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  • Negotiating your signage

    Drive down any major street in San Diego and you will undoubtedly see signs on buildings that simply state tenants’ names. Whether a two-story headquarters or a 20-story office building , applying a company’s name to the side of a building is a popular use of otherwise empty space and is an excellent way for companies to use their real estate holdings to stretch their marking budget. When it comes to which tenants should have signage, the best advice is: If you are big enough to have it, get it.

  • The importance of tenant relations today, tomorrow and into the future

    In today’s difficult economic times and challenging real estate markets for both residential and commercial real estate throughout the country, it is important for management companies and owners of multifamily and commercial real estate to look for ways to trim expenses, maintain cash flow and survive until the markets can improve.

  • Flocke & Avoyer hires Rick Puttkammer as senior vice president

    Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce Rick Puttkammer, CCIM, has joined its retail team as senior vice president, specializing in retail brokerage including leasing, sales, tenant representation and investments.

  • Commercial space planning firm changes name to RBNDesign with addition of new partner

    Roberts Bennett Norton, also to be known as RBNDesign, formerly Roberts & Bennett, is a local commercial interior design firm established in 1980. Jennifer Roberts and Tina Bennett acquired the company in 1999 and on Jan. 1, Tara Norton became the third partner and principal forming Roberts Bennett Norton.

  • San Diego shopping center redevelopment -- what the future holds

    Consumer confidence has been inching up, giving a small boost to retail sales, but until the unemployment rate drops significantly, San Diegans, along with their counterparts nationwide, are likely to continue scaling back their retail spending.

  • CBC Almar Group aims to exceed expectations again in 2011

    Coldwell Banker Commercial Almar Group overcame adverse market conditions in 2010 to significantly outperform the overall market in land sales, leasing activity and in the overall number of transactions for 2010.

  • More professionals considering real estate graduate school in down market

    While the commercial real estate market continues to struggle, more real estate professionals are considering strengthening their resumes by pursuing graduate school so they can be better positioned when the economy recovers. Admissions counselors at the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, which offers a Master of Science in real estate degree, say that numbers are up for fall 2011 applications, and apparently not despite current economic woes, but because of them.

  • NAIOP program engages young talent in commercial real estate industry

    When the commercial real estate development association NAIOP San Diego launched its Developing Leaders (DL) program, it was heady times for real estate. Many were attracted to the profession, and the NAIOP board saw a chance to help younger members just getting started in their commercial real estate careers by giving them access to resources and the wisdom of more seasoned members of the association.

  • Leveling the playing field in commercial real estate

    With women outpacing men in many professions, why is it that Wendy Lanahan, director of real estate for Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM), is often the only woman in a room when she attends a business meeting? In the last decade, women have broken down the barriers in male dominated areas such as medicine and law to make the playing field more level. Yet why is the commercial real estate field still so tilted in the male direction?

  • Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate releases green building study

    The University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate has published the next phase in its multiyear national study of commercial office building tenants in green and non-green buildings. The first phase of the study looked at the difference in rents between tenants in green and non-green buildings. The new phase, which was recently presented at GreenBuild 2010, focuses on the attitudes toward sustainability among commercial building tenants.

  • Long slide in retail market may have stopped

    San Diego County's retail market was basically flat during the fourth quarter as landlords continue to struggle to hold onto their tenants.

  • Office, industrial activity improving, but major construction likely years away

    While office and industrial markets continue to strengthen here, it appears it will be a long time before significant new construction may be justified.

  • Online retailing keeps future of brick-and-mortar stores uncertain

    Despite a less than stellar economy, the retail market is making a comeback, but the long-term survival of many brick-and-mortar stores appears less certain.

  • Council OKs Horton Plaza park expansion

    A plan to develop a public park in front of Horton Plaza moved forward on Tuesday, and a few more details of the plan were revealed.

  • Commercial property deals expected to increase in '11

    LOS ANGELES -- Sales of office, retail, industrial and apartment buildings are likely to rise as much as 40 percent in 2011 as the U.S. economy recovers, said Peter Roberts, chief executive officer of the Americas at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.

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  • Commercial property deals expected to increase in '11

    LOS ANGELES -- Sales of office, retail, industrial and apartment buildings are likely to rise as much as 40 percent in 2011 as the U.S. economy recovers, said Peter Roberts, chief executive officer of the Americas at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.

Archived Reports

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 - 2009

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.

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.