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Client in the News: Inside Indiegogo’s Offices

Steven Searer and his team at Office Snapshots visited the Indiegogo offices here in San Francisco and the pictures are beautiful.  I am very fortunate to be able to claim Indiegogo as a client and had a wonderful experience working with them to grow into their last two spaces.  Their newest home, captured in the [...]

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Grit: My 2014 Personal Business Model

The internet has changed, permanently, the way we do business.  It has altered the manner in which decisions are made.  Meritocracy now rules, and you will fail or succeed because of your true track record.  Clients are no longer forced to make decisions based solely on what you want them to see.  They see everything. [...]

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The Q1 2014 Tom Poser Networking Event Approaches…

Hello to all! I am certain 2013 was incredible for you, as was predicted on this very website this time last year.  Congratulations.  In order to properly get a jump on 2014, I strongly suggest you join me for the first of four quarterly networking events I will be running this year.  We have had [...]

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BioMarin to buy San Rafael office complex for $116.5 million

I was fortunate to have been associated with the San Rafael Corporate Center the past year.  My firm, Jones Lang LaSalle, handled agency leasing on this asset and I was asked to help due to the fact that I used to live about 4 blocks away.  BioMarin, already the largest tenant in the complex, is [...]

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No vacancy: S.F. sublease space falls to 13-year low

J.K. Dineen from the San Francisco Business Times does a nice job this week covering the dramatic decline of sublease space available in San Francisco.  This reduction in opportunities shows up in the statistics certainly, and it is very much felt from a “Boots on the Ground” perspective as well.  It was not too long [...]

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The REITs that ate San Francisco

Jones Lang LaSalle (my firm) released an interesting research piece this week that speaks to the changing face of office building ownership in San Francisco.  The intel was then covered by The San Francisco Business Times, who did a nice job explaining the relevance, including this paragraph: “Today the four biggest REITS control 12 million [...]

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Jones Lang LaSalle’s Q3 San Francisco Office Stats Released

Jones Lang LaSalle released its quarterly stats last week and the results speak to the white-hot state of the San Francisco market.  Our great city continues to thrive from an economic perspective, with unemployment decreasing, property valuations increasing, and wealth being created.  The driving force continues to be the technology sector, as companies like Twitter, [...]

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Luxembourg Pension Fund Buys 420 Taylor in San Francisco

The Registry covered the acquisition of 420 Taylor Street in San Francisco this morning PRES out of Newport Beach, on behalf of a pension fund based in Luxembourg.  Link to the original article below.  The property is 100% leased to Practice Fusion, which as grown dramatically across the past three years.  The article speaks to [...]

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Square moves in, now Twitter’s neighbor

The San Francisco Business Times today covered Square taking its 150K square feet at 1455 Market Street.  This trend of technology companies moving into the mid-market area has been ongoing for two years now, with Twitter being the tip of the spear when they took space next door at 1355 Market Street.  Square is founded [...]

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Jones Lang LaSalle’s Sustainability Report Released

The Energy and Sustainability Services (ESS) group at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL, my firm) released its 2012 Sustainability report, and the results are fairly amazing in my opinion.  This group is led by Dan Probst, Chairman of ESS, and the report details the efforts our firm has made to grow the practice group, and help [...]