In the beginning of 2014, I ran a five-part series on the new gigantic and expensive corporate headquarters that are being designed and built by the leading tech companies in the world. As we close the year, the NYT ran an updated article (we have included it below) on most of the headquarters we researched. They also had a … Continue reading Another Look at the Corporate HQ for Tech Companies
Open office design, benching, and cool space layout have been topics we have discussed over the past few years. Below is a very interesting article on the start of the open office space movement and why it failed miserably. Today, we are seeing open office layouts in over 70 percent of new space designs. That does not mean the C-Suite … Continue reading Cozy in Your Cubicle? An Office Design Alternative May Improve Efficiency
We were proud to represent the National Park Service in negotiating their new lease at 3636 N. Central Avenue in Phoenix.
Congratulations to ABM Management Services in their renewal at 101 Corporate Center. Coppola-Cheney have represented ABM in both of their office leases.
We were fortunate to represent Circle The City in the purchase of 3522 N. 3rd Avenue in Phoenix, their new office location beginning this spring. Circle the City is Arizona’s first medical respite center and provides care to people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County.
My favorite economist who tracks the national economy and the US office market is Peter Linneman. He produced the graph below which shows job loss and gain during the recession. This graph demonstrates exactly why I follow the jobs market so closely and why most office markets in the US have been slow to recover. Surprisingly, there are just a few … Continue reading Employment Growth – Employer Payroll Survey vs. Household Survey
Crowdfunding has become a hot market for all kinds of ideas, such as the potato salad guy who raised over $55,000 for his recipe (Click here to learn more). The commercial real estate market is not immune to this new trend. With the passage of a new law, there has been a 334% increase of crowdfundings in commercial real estate properties year … Continue reading One Commercial Real Estate Tech Industry to Watch Close for the Good AND the Bad
Every now and then I see cool graphs that grab my attention. Site Selection magazine ran the below graphs showing the top industries and the top projects of the year (2013). I found the following insights: –Where companies are headquartered and the size of each company are very interesting. There is some clustering, but not always. –Transportation is driving the … Continue reading Spheres of Influence