Category Archives: Chart of the Week

Big Box tenants snap up Inland Empire East’s expanding inventory

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Inland Empire East’s growing inventory has started to level the playing field between the two submarkets. Construction completions in the East account for 40 percent of the total inventory base for buildings 100,000 square feet and above.

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Leasing activity remains strong with 9.1 million square feet in year-to-date… Read More

Comparing top retail spending neighborhoods in Los Angeles

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Within Los Angeles, Venice leads the pack with $17,351 per capital spent on retail annually.

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We could expect increases in per capital spending on retail goods in downtown as retailers continue to flock to the area.

For more information contact Kevin Carroll

Visit the JLL Los Angeles Research webpage for additional market insight.

Source: JLL Researchand ESRI Business Analyst Online
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The Los Angeles metro area represents the largest economy on the west coast

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Not only does the Los Angeles metro have one of the largest population on the west coast, the region generated $866.7 billion in economic output (Gross Metro Product) placing Los Angeles at the top of the leading west coast markets. COW_LA_22Aug2016

The metro maintains a highly diversified economy supported… Read More

Logistics & distribution are driving industrial leasing activity in the LA basin, mid-year 2016

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There is a growing presence of online-based retailers and logistics companies providing same-day or next-day delivery service to consumers which is affecting the Los Angeles industrial market.

The logistics and distribution sector accounted for 39.4 percent of the top 25 leases during… Read More

Los Angeles’ tech industry hits the mark on multiple growth indicators

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The Los Angeles tech sector continues to expand, ranking on multiple national growth indices, including ranking 7th in employment count, 10th in technology wages, and 2nd for venture capital investment in the most recent quarter.

While VC funding is slowing in some key tech markets across the country,… Read More

Industrial demand in Inland Empire East already surpasses demand for all of 2015

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Industrial construction volumes remain high as small box development accelerates with 16.3 million square feet of year-to-date deliveries. Vacancy rates continue to fall given current tenant demand and availabilities in the market.

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Year-to-date absorption totaled 12.8 million square feet for the entire market. IE East led the market… Read More

Los Angeles unemployment rate lowest in 10 years

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Los Angeles unemployment reached 4.3 percent in May, the lowest level in 10 years, signaling full employment. The region’s economic recovery typically lags the state and the nation, but now boasts the lowest unemployment rate.

How much further can the LA economy grow? The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation… Read More

A mid-year glance at industrial leasing in the LA basin

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Leases between 10,000 and 25,000 square feet accounted for more than half of the total transactions completed in the Los Angeles industrial market in the first half of 2016.

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Leasing activity is highest in the LA Central market with 118 deals, demand… Read More

Full floors dwindle as tenants migrate to and expand within Century City

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Full-floor availability continues to decline as tenants both expand and migrate into Los Angeles’ largest cluster of trophy assets outside of the CBD.

Shrinking availability has led to improved fundamentals; vacancy has declined 50 basis points year over year, and rental rates have increased by 6.2 percent. COW_los-angeles-June6 2016

For more information contact Devon Parry

Visit the JLL Los Angeles Research webpage for additional market insight.

Source: JLL Research
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Need more housing? Build! Build! Build!

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Los Angeles has been transforming into an increasingly unaffordable city as home prices and rents have continued to rise and the housing supply has not been able to keep up with demand.

One solution is to build more housing, and since 2015 the City of Los Angeles has seen over 300 building permit requests for new apartment building construction with a potential for almost 11,000* new residential units.

Requests for buildings with a large… Read More