Monthly Archives: August 2014

San Diego biotech cluster has recorded some of the strongest leasing activity in over a decade.

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After a lackluster 2013 that recorded only 641,000 square feet of completed lease transactions – a 93 percent decrease from the average over the prior two years – activity during the first half of 2014 has been extremely robust.  The San Diego life sciences cluster (Torrey Pines, UTC, Sorrento Mesa and Sorrento Valley)… Read More

Hoppy to announce San Diego craft brew industry growing in three concentrated areas

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Consistent with national trends, the craft beer industry in San Diego has experienced unprecedented growth in the past couple of years. According to the Brewers Association, a Colorado-based industry group that advocates for craft breweries, in 2013 California had 381 craft breweries producing over 2.9 million barrels per year. With nearly… Read More

JLL recognized as one of 2014 Best Places to Work in San Diego

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2014BPTWlogoJLL was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in San Diego.  The awards program was created in 2009 and is a project of the San Diego Business Journal and Best Companies Group.

This county-wide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in San

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San Diego ranks 16 among top 100 metros for total value of exports with $21.6 billion in 2012

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The Irvine Company’s UTC/Eastgate Class A rents beat submarket average in 2014

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When it comes to the customer experience, renovation is inevitable

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Perhaps no category has undergone a more radical transformation than retail has in recent years. Near-global access to the Internet and speedy adoption rates of smartphones have spawned countless changes to the way we shop and how retailers compete. With a recent US Census report putting e-commerce at less than 6% of overall sales, the in-store experience is as important as ever. Customers are expecting the same experience as they shop across… Read More

What’s ahead for San Diego’s multifamily market?

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In an article featured in the Daily Transcript, JLL’s Darcy Miramontes wrote about the four primary trend drivers affecting the multifamily market right now: jobs, the overall housing market, baby boomers, and cap rates.

The largest renting demographic is made up of millennials 25-34 years old who are benefiting the most from the economy’s accelerating recovery.

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Bigger is better and slow & steady: Today’s shipping headlines will impact tomorrow’s industrial real estate markets

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Larger vessels allow carriers to maximize efficiencies and therefore lower per-container expenditures, which has resulted in an industry-wide push to go bigger. Although, larger vessels and mega-alliances suggest fewer ships in the water and less frequent port calls. Resulting in carriers choosing industrial corridors with excellent connectivity to inland ports and those seaports able to quickly (and efficiently) off-load cargo. Read this weeks IndustrialImpact series to learn how shipping trends could impact the industrial real estate market.

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