This annual special report covers the top issues and concerns facing today's commercial real estate industry, as well as projections for the coming year.

  • Grubb & Ellis|BRE Commercial's Financial Advisory Services Group expands

    Grubb & Ellis|BRE Commercial, one of the leading providers of integrated real estate services, today announced the addition of Jay Boyle and Brent Rivard to its Financial Advisory Services Group.

  • New R&D buildings available at Opus Point in Carlsbad

    The six R&D buildings of Opus Point are located within the 43-acre Carlsbad Raceway Business Park in the city of Carlsbad. Colliers International has been appointed to market the 207,665-square-foot Opus Point project.

  • Office condominiums offer distinctive amenities with luxury atmosphere

    Hacienda Del Mar, a new luxury office condominium project located at 12625 High Bluff Drive, offers business professionals premium services and amenities.

  • New 1.5 million-square-foot business park for Oceanside

    Colliers International has been appointed to exclusively market the 120-acre Pacific Coast Business Park in Oceanside. One of Southern California's premier business environments, the development will feature 1.5 million square feet of office, industrial and R&D buildings.

  • Psychology at play in commercial market

    It has become de rigueur among those in the local commercial real estate market to predict how long the economy will remain on the downward path, and many have offered opinions on what's holding up leasing transactions in San Diego.

  • The great tenant bailout of 2009

    If you are an owner, broker or manager of commercial real estate, it is a matter of when -- not if -- your commercial tenants will look to you for rent relief to help them survive these unprecedented times.

  • Voit Commercial Brokerage congratulates top producing brokers in San Diego

    Much of what makes Voit Commercial Brokerage one of San Diego's leading commercial real estate brokerages is its impressive list of top-performing brokers. Large and small companies look to Voit for their extensive experience and vast real estate knowledge. Voit would like to congratulate its highest producing brokers in 2008 in the San Diego region for their exemplary efforts, which continue to reinforce Voit Commercial Brokerage's exceptional reputation for providing people with the solutions to their real estate needs.

  • San Diego County retail opportunities are coming

    With a tumultuous second half of 2008 behind us, let's reflect back on several bright spots that occurred in the later part of the year.

  • More real estate professionals considering graduate study in uncertain market

    With real estate market conditions at the lowest point they've been in years, an increasing number of industry professionals are considering real estate graduate school as a place to gain valuable skills that will position them for success when the market returns.

  • Intent and consequences of SB 375

    A suburbanite may become the next "endangered species," now that Senate Bill 375 has been signed into law. This landmark legislation, which Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called "the most sweeping revision of land-use policies since Gov. Ronald Reagan signed the California Environmental Quality Act," is designed to fight "sprawl."

  • I-15 corridor absorbs new space, showing signs of fighting slowdown

    The I-15 corridor in San Diego is a market that has experienced a substantial surge of growth and development over the past few years. Even with restrictions on multitenant office development imposed by the city, the area has flourished as a corporate business hub, with many medium- to large-scale companies expanding and relocating their headquarters or operations to this region.

  • Global corporate perspectives on sustainable real estate

    Jones Lang LaSalle and CoreNet Global jointly conducted the 2008 Global Trends in Sustainable Real Estate survey in September and October 2008. The survey is aimed at gauging corporate awareness, understanding the key issues driving sustainability in real estate and investigating some of the perceptions shaping corporate action.

  • San Diego industrial market still touts single-digit vacancy despite slow leasing activity

    A just released report by Cushman & Wakefield shows that, while the San Diego County industrial market is feeling the effects of the slow economy, it is faring better than other commercial real estate sectors, with the regional vacancy rate projected to stay in the single digits through 2009.

  • Building your business in a tough real estate market

    Last month I proposed a challenge to all local commercial brokers, candidates and the general real estate community to get better educated and improve your skill set. You may not be aware that the CCIM courses cover more than the CI-101 Cash Flow Analysis of commercial real estate investments. While cap rates, internal rates of return and after-tax income are some of the focuses of the 101 course, this class gives you much more in-depth analysis of all the other aspects involved in your commercial investment transaction. Our other courses cover the balance of the real estate industry, as follows.

  • Office vacancy rates climbing, according to reports

    This past year was not a pretty one for San Diego's office market, but the vacancy hasn't reached 20 percent -- at least not yet.

  • Retail vacancies still low, but chain failures mounting

    Three market reports placed the fourth quarter countywide retail vacancy rate between 3 and 3.55 percent, but with five major retailers having shuttered their doors, 2009 could be a tough year.

  • Broker Sperry Van Ness consolidating six Southern California commercial offices

    Sperry closing offices here and while it is opening another, many brokers will be working out of their homes.

  • Circuit City joins ash heap of history, local brokers not worried

    Circuit City is liquidating, including eight local stores, but brokers don't seem too worried.

  • Commercial late payments may rise in '09

    NEW YORK -- Commercial landlords with good credit are finding themselves increasingly unable to refinance their properties, said Sam Chandan, president and chief economist of Real Estate Economics LLC.

  • Retail brokers consider next step after lackluster holiday season

    After the worst Christmas season in 40 years, brokers discuss how to hold onto retail tenants.

  • Commercial construction likely to drop, says AIA

    WASHINGTON -- Construction spending on offices, shopping centers, hotels and industrial buildings in the U.S. will fall this year and next as the recession prompts businesses to delay or cancel plans, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) said.

  • Former auto dealership properties rapidly finding new uses

    Although a number of car dealerships are closing, several of their properties are already in escrow, being planned for new use.

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  • Commercial late payments may rise in '09

    NEW YORK -- Commercial landlords with good credit are finding themselves increasingly unable to refinance their properties, said Sam Chandan, president and chief economist of Real Estate Economics LLC.

  • Commercial construction likely to drop, says AIA

    WASHINGTON -- Construction spending on offices, shopping centers, hotels and industrial buildings in the U.S. will fall this year and next as the recession prompts businesses to delay or cancel plans, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) said.

Archived Reports

Commercial Real Estate Report - 2011

Read about projections for the coming year, industry leaders, lease negotiations, projects and more in the annual Commercial Real Estate Report.

Commercial Real Estate Report - 2010

Read about highlights, projections for the coming year and the top issues and concerns facing the industry in the Commercial Real Estate Report.

Commercial Real Estate Report - 2008

This annual special report covers current market conditions, new projects, industry highlights and projections for the coming year.

Commercial Real Estate Report - 2007

This annual report covers the latest in leasing negotiations, space availability, industry highlights, new projects, top issues and concerns facing today’s commercial real estate industry, as well as projections for the coming year.

Commercial Real Estate Report - 2006

This annual special report covers leasing news, commercial sales, industry highlights and new projects. This publication will be delivered to CCIM's Real Estate Investment Forum on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and the USD Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate Conference on Tuesday, Jan. 31.

Commercial Real Estate Report - 2005

In this special section, The Daily Transcript partners with the San Diego CCIM Chapter to provide a comprehensive report on the county's commercial real estate market.