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ada Partners, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Gensler, Peterson Institute for Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research

Rebirth of a City: Why Primary Markets are Primed for Revitalization

By Ryan Swehla 5 predictions on the far-reaching impact of pandemic cultural shifts Primary markets are primed for revitalization, and this is directly correlated to many individuals and families having the...
CVS, Lowes, Walgreens, Costco, Home Depot, John Cumbelich & Associates retail

Essential Truths of Retail

By John Cumbelich Among the many radical and fundamental changes wrought in retail through the COVID crisis, perhaps none has been more widely accepted than the notion that what we...
Newmark, San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle

The Conversion Conversation: Factors Driving Office-to-Lab Repositioning in Key Life Science Markets

The National Trend: Robust Demand for Lab Space is Sparking Conversions By Liz Berthelette, Matt Kruczlnicki and Lisa DeNight Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., the nation’s...
Juniper Square, San Francisco, Austin, Deloitte Insights

Juniper Square: As the Country Opens Up, Commercial Real Estate Use Will Evolve

By Alex Robinson, CEO and Co-founder at Juniper Square With the hope that widespread distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine brings to reopening our country also comes the opportunity for companies...
Covid-19

C’mon Office Landlords – Get Real

By Dan Mihalovich It's been a tough year for everyone for all kinds of reasons. My sympathies and condolences to all who've suffered, and many have. This note, though, is...
The War of the Roses, Nash Hurley Architecture Studio, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles

Measure What We Value: New Metrics for Commercial Office Building Design

By Nash Hurley Humans tend to measure what we value. For many of us that means money. We equate more money to increased autonomy and greater happiness. For others it...
XL Construction, Genesis Tower, Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, South San Francisco

Bay Area Builders Convert General Office Space for Life Sciences Tenants

The Trend is Enticing Many, but is it Right for Your Asset? By Tate Chandler, Project Executive, XL Construction Design and construction firms are seeing a strong rebound out of the...
Cushing Terrell, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yellowstone, GAOA, Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, USFWS, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor

Future-Proofing Our Protected Lands: Sustainable Design Solutions for Delicate Natural Environments

By Shawn Pelowitz Few places can boast the range of natural environments that the U.S. can. From the rocky peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the gulf wetlands—and all the...
John Cumbelich & Associates

My Corona: A Retail Adaptation

By John Cumbelich The past year was a trial by combat in the scorched earth environment of the commercial real estate industry.  The government-mandated closure of retail and dining establishments...
California Association of Realtors, Central Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco County, Southern California, Central Valley, Sacramento County

Single-Family Rental and Build-for-Rent — So Hot Right Now

By Danielle NguyenManager, Research - John Burns Real Estate Consulting Investors continue to ink deals in the single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space, despite a global pandemic. With already...

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