Technology and Innovations in Development Enhance Sacramento’s Value Proposition

Sacramento has followed a consistent trend of economic, social, and political growth for the last few years. As new opportunities arise, non-government jobs are being created while the population increases every year. To keep up with the increased demand, High Density Residential (HDR) urban housing projects are cropping up throughout Sacramento’s CORE. Nikky Mohanah’s Micro

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Opportunity Zones – Ten years of Hard Time.

Opportunity Zones might help you defer Capital Gains taxes, but read the fine print!  You have probably heard about Opportunity Zones: Opportunity Zone Investments allow the investor with a capital gain to defer and reduce their tax liability.  The longer you hold the investment the better the tax consequences. Investing in Opportunity Zones does not eliminate your gain-

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What do you get when you cross a log-splitter with a mechanical bull?

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

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Rotary is not Just Lunch

Rotary Is Not Just Lunch Sacramento Rotary currently has about 300 members. Worldwide there are over 1.2 million Rotarians. Rotary International is tackling Polio, helping impoverished villages in third world countries build irrigation infrastructure and teaching children to read.  In Sacramento, since the 1920s, Rotary has been helping many deserving charities. Today we are in

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Sacramento Office Market – The Tale of two Sub-markets

What keeps you up at night?  Your kid’s latest Instagram post or their curfew violation?  How about Croatia’s upcoming match versus England? For me it is Sacramento office leasing and sales.  Last week I got up around 3:00 AM with the question: How have office values behaved in Midtown and Downtown over the last 3

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Sacramento Rent Control?

The Costa Hawkins Repeal & Rent Control There has been a lot of talk lately about repealing the Costa Hawkins Rent Control law that was passed in the 1990’s. Costa Hawkins essentially curtailed a jurisdiction’s capacity to impose rent control. Now Unions and Tenant organizations are seeking to repeal Costa Hawkins (CA). What is puzzling

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“If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who you are”

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

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Amazon HQ2 Takeaways

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

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