This special report, produced in partnership with the San Diego chapters of BOMA and IFMA, looks at local remodeling and tenant improvement projects.

  • IFMA San Diego springboards facility managers toward career success

    The International Facility Management Association is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 22,655 members in 78 countries.

  • Burger Construction improving tenants' environments

    After 20 years of providing high-end construction services to a diverse range of industries and organizations throughout San Diego County, Jack Burger, founder and president of Burger Construction, sees some very promising economic trends and developments on the horizon.

  • Law firms on the move in San Diego

    Law firms, for the most part, continue to congregate around downtown San Diego, but it might not always be San Diego's legal epicenter.

  • Wal-Mart revamps old Farmers Market building into ‘neighborhood market’

    Construction recently began on a Walmart Neighborhood Market in San Diego — the first of the company’s smaller-sized version of its stores to open in the county.

  • New design trends show companies want collaborative spaces

    Commercial design and tenant improvement work, which continued to be strong right through the recession, can make the difference between leasing a space or having it remain dark.

  • ConVis TI project demonstrates importance of strategic relationships

    When the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau (ConVis) moved to its 20,000-square-foot, redesigned office space on the 15th floor of Irvine Company’s Symphony Towers building late last year, it did so on schedule and under budget.

  • The changing landscape of office space

    Collaboration. Efficiency. Flexibility. These are just a few of the buzz words used when companies describe their desired office space. Whether a company is moving or re-modeling, at some point they inevitably begin to re-assess how their office performs with regards to space and efficiency.

  • New ‘co-working’ spaces offer alternatives to working at home, cafes

    When Kim Richards began her public relations consultancy, KDR PR, in March last year, she worked from home every day. But she missed being around people and the support network, having worked in an office until she struck out on her own.

  • Nominations for ‘The Outstanding Building of the Year’ Award now under way

    Each year, BOMA San Diego presents The Outstanding Building of the Year Awards (TOBY), the most prestigious and coveted awards in the commercial real estate industry. The TOBY Awards honor buildings that demonstrate excellence in overall building operations and management. All facets of a building’s operations and programs are thoroughly evaluated, including building management, operational efficiency, tenant retention, emergency planning and community impact.

  • Commercial real estate leaders face full legislative agenda

    Every year BOMA San Diego tracks dozens of issues at the local and state level that can impact BOMA members. This year is no different — fee and tax increases, the future of redevelopment, energy conservation mandates and new water policies are all under consideration. Add in the fact that 2012 is also an election year, and it’s easy to see the important role BOMA will play in actively representing the interests of our members.

  • ‘Greening’ your property gives you a competitive edge

    If you want to build value and boost income for your commercial property, think “green.” Besides lowering costs and improving building performance, greening your property gives you a competitive edge. It makes your space more desirable and opens the door to long-term earnings.

  • Hard work, accountability propels industrial broker to the top

    Like most people at the top of their field, Bryce Aberg has an old-fashioned work ethic. He believes in education, accountability and hard work, and most days he puts in 10 to 14 hours on the job.

  • 8 steps for creating a workplace recycling program

    Most people you speak with will agree that having a recycling program in their workplace would be a great idea — however not everyone has a plan for creating one. Sometimes the most difficult part in creating a recycling program is just answering the question, “Where do I start?”

  • Venture capital fueled demand for biotech space in SD

    While reports by Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) and Cushman & Wakefield have somewhat different conclusions, both agree venture capital fueled biotechnology space demand in 2011.

  • BOMA Earns Fifth ENERGY STAR Award for protecting the environment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded BOMA International a 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

  • Developing the collaborative process for project success

    Early involvement by all team members is the key to planning and executing projects in the most efficient manner. As tenants continue to demand more of their property owners and lease negotiations are analyzed by more individuals, each team member should have a broad understanding of all of the project components and work together to meet the goals of the client.

  • How to support SD’s emerging growth industries

    Commercial real estate users spoke loud and clear at a recent panel discussion hosted by NAIOP San Diego, the commercial real estate development association. A majority of the attendees shared the sentiment that they wanted innovative, sustainable real estate that shows an understanding of San Diego’s industries.

  • Proposed lease accounting standards to cost 190,000 American jobs

    A coalition of several leading nonprofit and commercial organizations, including the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, released a report that examines the economic impact of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) proposed lease accounting standard today. The study, “The Economic Impact of the current IASB and FASB Exposure Draft on Leases,” specifically looks at how the proposed standard would negatively impact job creation, the health of the U.S. real estate sector, and liabilities of U.S. publicly traded companies.

  • Class B office space in county still slow to absorb

    Reports by Colliers International and Jones Lang LaSalle say while there was respectable office space absorption in the first quarter of 2012, Class B space absorption was still slow.


Archived Reports

Commercial Space - 2015

Find out the latest trends as we explore commercial space and real estate.

Commercial Space - 2014

Find out the latest trends as we explore commercial space and real estate.

Commercial Space - 2013

This special report, produced in partnership with the San Diego chapters of BOMA and IFMA, looks at local remodeling and tenant improvement projects.

Commercial Space - 2011

Read commercial real estate leaders' industry projections for the remainder of 2011 in this special report.

Commercial Space - 2010

Find out the latest trends as we explore commercial space, tenant options and market reports in Commercial Remodeling & Tenant Improvements.

Commercial Space - 2009

Find out the latest in commercial remodeling and TI as the Transcript partners with the San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association to bring you news, views and market trends.

Commercial Space - 2008

Find out the latest news, views and market trends in commercial remodeling and tenant improvement.

Commercial Space - 2007

This special report looks at local remodeling and tenant improvement projects recently completed or under way.

Commercial Space - July 2006

In this special report, the Transcript looks at San Diego's commercial real estate industry, including some of the local remodeling and tenant improvements projects that have recently been completed or are under way. The Transcript collaborated with BOMA San Diego to present this section.

Commercial Space - 2005

In this special report, sponsored by BOMA San Diego, we'll take a look at San Diego's commercial real estate industry —especially at some of the local remodeling and tenant improvement projects that have recently been completed or are under way.