Sacramento’s office sales market surpassed $500 million in the first quarter of 2020. Then the Pandemic hit. In the short run, the office market will probably experience an increase in leasing “activity.” However, the activity will probably result in negative net absorption Downtown, while suburban markets will experience minimal positive net absorption. For example, a
A New Year’s Message From Bacon Commercial Real Estate Business goal setting and New Year’s resolutions can be tough. Both require some extra introspection, and that’s typically easier when everything is going just right. New Year’s resolutions are usually personal, while business goal setting is clearly about business. But let’s face it – business and
Sacramento Office Market Review November 2020 Since March 2020, the Sacramento office market has maintained occupancy levels. Sacramento tenants – from the State of California to law firms – are beginning to take steps to reinvent how they operate and what the corresponding office solutions will be. Over the last 5 years, Sacramento’s average rents
Uptown Studios HQ, Broadway Corridor, Sacramento “If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who you are” – Wendell Berry When negotiating a lease, you have to pay attention to the bottom line, but you cannot forget about your team. No longer is it just about price and how many cubes you can
Amazon Moving to Sacramento? No, but other Unicorns will! Last year, 238 Bidders for Amazon’s 2nd headquarters submitted proposals to induce Amazon to locate 50,000 employees in their regions. Everyone I am certain had reasons but according to CCIM’s chief economist, K.C. Conway, only 50 bidders met the base criteria. If it were not for
Go Green or Go Home! Being from California, going Green is not longer optional. From 1978 for residential – and 1980 for non-residential – the EPA has gradually accelerated the energy regulations around new construction. These regulations are Title 24. The Code for all the regulations is Title 24. The original intent of Title 24
Sacramento CA: About a week ago, 621 Capitol Mall sold for $161,000,000. This amounts to $439 per square foot; nearly $100 a square foot more than what Wells Fargo Center sold for 14 months ago. 621 Capitol Mall (aka US Bank Tower) was built in 2008 and is home to Downey Brand, US Bank and
For decades, Sacramento has been considered a secondary or tertiary market. For those who bought-in 3 to 5 years ago, they are now reaping the benefits. Now that the office market has reached equilibrium, it is only a matter of a couple years until we will see meaningful uptick in construction of speculative office product.