Research Center - West

  • Development’s Return in Los Angeles

    Office development reached a cycle high of 2.3 million square feet in 2017, marking a 53.7 percent year-over-year increase. Construction has picked up in less popular areas such as Jefferson Corridor and downtown Long Beach, while North Hollywood emerged as the most active suburban submarket.

    07 March 2018 13:14
  • Riding the Tech Boom in Seattle

    Amazon and Google continue to boost office construction and leasing activity across the metro, drawn by a skilled workforce and booming economy.

    06 March 2018 13:34
  • San Diego Remains a Landlord’s Market

    Demand continues to be healthy in the area, sustained by demographic expansion and a sluggish pipeline. Rent growth ended 2017 at 4.6 percent, nearly double the U.S. average.

    05 March 2018 14:29
  • Oversupply Softens Rent Growth in Portland

    A healthy job market and strong population gains continue to sustain multifamily demand across the metro, where more than 5,000 apartments are scheduled for delivery in 2018.

    01 March 2018 14:42
  • Albuquerque Struggles on Recovery Path

    Despite a slowdown in 2017, the metro’s multifamily market performance is in line with its historical averages. Core submarkets are leading growth, while the suburbs gradually recover from the most recent downturn.

    27 February 2018 19:44
  • Riding the Tech Wave in Phoenix

    Multifamily development is not slowing down across the metro, as population growth and a thriving job market continue to fuel apartment demand.

    27 February 2018 14:52
  • Maintaining Balance in Portland

    As the local economy is shifting from electronics hardware and manufacturing toward software and web services, demand for office space remains strong across the metro, especially in high-profile submarkets such as the CBD and Pearl District.

    22 February 2018 15:30
  • Strength of the Inland Empire

    Rents continue to grow at a solid rate, thanks to steady job gains as the region’s economic cornerstone, the industrial sector, is surging.

    05 February 2018 16:42
  • Economy Watch: CA Real Estate Execs More Optimistic About Industry

    A strong belief that recent tax reform will benefit commercial real estate has encouraged many market participants to feel more optimistic about the industry's future than they did six months ago, according to the latest Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson survey.

    31 January 2018 15:45
  • Job Diversity Sustains Denver’s Economy

    Employment and population gains are pushing up demand for apartments across the metro, which had roughly 26,000 rental units under construction as of November.

    23 January 2018 15:38
  • Sacramento Office Market Gains Momentum

    The sector is picking up, fueled by recovering office-using industries, growing demographics and increasing leasing activity, Yardi Matrix data shows.

    17 January 2018 11:24
  • Companies Compete for Space in Denver

    Led by technology, telecommunications and energy, businesses are expanding across the metro, intensifying competition for office space in both the CBD and the suburbs.

    16 January 2018 13:02
  • Cranes Drive Growth in Las Vegas

    Following a silent spell for significant real estate development in the Las Vegas Valley, the market is now flooded with major projects that the construction sector is struggling to deliver.

    28 December 2017 14:38
  • Landlords Hold Pricing Power in Orange County

    Demand for apartments continues to be strong in the area, where high construction costs and surging land values maintain the housing market as one of the most expensive in the country.

    27 December 2017 14:23
  • Tech Scene Continues to Thrive in Seattle

    Fueled by the continued expansion of the technology sector and population growth, the city's multifamily market remains healthy.

    26 December 2017 15:59