As the largest office landlord in San Diego, as well as Southern California, Arden Realty understands that tenants are the core of our business. It is common knowledge that it costs more to lose a tenant than to renew one. In fact, it can cost as much as three times more to bring in a new tenant.
Lessees of commercial property don't have to be told: Next to payroll, the largest cost associated with doing business will be for their workspace.
The onset of spring is traditionally a time of starting fresh and is the perfect time for office spring cleaning. It also provides a good opportunity for property managers to reassess their buildings' cleaning and janitorial needs.
First Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge will be the keynote speaker at the North American Commercial Real Estate Congress and the Office Building Show, presented by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International, to be held June 25-28, in Anaheim, Calif.
The typical advice given to companies when relocating their offices is to secure competitive bids from several general contractors before building out their spaces.
The city of San Diego, purportedly under pressure from the state waste management board, continues to press for a mandatory trash recycling ordinance for both construction and demolition debris, as well as office trash.
One of the most striking economic trends of the past 12 months has been the amount of investment capital that continues to flow into Southern California in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.
While San Diego has experienced several investment and economic cycles in the past two decades, the current real estate investment trust (REIT) investment cycle will certainly go down in history as one of the most influential.
There is a side to San Diego that most people who live and work here don't want to think about -- the rats, mosquitoes, flies and fleas that live among dense populations. Most people are not usually faced with these unwanted creatures but it is not because they do not or would not naturally exist in America's Finest City.
The 2002 National Electrical Code (NEC) will become part of the local building codes in California effective Aug. 1. This new version of the NEC includes provisions for the removal of abandoned cabling from office buildings, since cabling materials can be highly combustible and are considered a fire hazard.
The lease has been signed, the tenant's moved in - now how do you make sure he or she doesn't go anywhere?
Tenant improvements (TI) to existing office space can be a costly and complicated endeavor for building managers who are looking to not only provide amenities that will attract and retain tenants, but that will also stand the test of time.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Schools, universities and other public buildings in the state would have to be built to meet energy efficiency, water conservation and other environmental standards under a bill given final approval by the Washington Legislature on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court said Monday it will use a renters' lawsuit claiming personal injury from toxic mold in apartments to clarify when plaintiffs can sue in federal or state court.
This special report, produced in partnership with the San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association, examines the issues and trends facing property managers and commercial real estate owners today.
The Daily Transcript is pleased to partner with BOMA San Diego to present the annual Property Management report. This feature takes a look at the firms and people involved, as well as the issues and trends in commercial real estate.