Macro-Level Factors Drive Toronto’s Commercial Real Estate Market

By Ray Lyons, CCIM, MRICS, SIOR, Realty Advisors Ltd., Brokerage/CORFAC International, Toronto, ON Currently, there are a wide range of macro-level factors driving Toronto’s commercial real estate market. The balance of supply and demand is driven largely by the strength of the economy and job creation, which affects the demand for various types of real estate and office space trends. Shifting Market Trends Current workplace trends […]

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Global Corporations Set Sights on Orange County, CA

By Eric Hinkelman, Voit Real Estate Services/CORFAC International, Irvine, CA Over the past 36 months, the type of company that has targeted the North Orange County’s commercial real estate space (traditionally this region’s industrial real estate market) has shifted from aerospace and defense-centric, to a more diverse, international blend of service-related companies. Many of the attributes that made this region desirable to large companies over […]

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San Francisco Commercial Real Estate: The Non-Tech Squeeze Is On

By Tom Martindale, SIOR, TRI Commercial/CORFAC International, San Francisco, CA San Francisco’s commercial real estate market continues to be fueled by the tech industry, but a range of factors indicate a cooling trend could be on the horizon. Tech Continues to Rule the Office Market Just when it seemed 3 million square feet of deliverable office construction was more than enough to meet 2017’s demand and […]

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Brexit and Beyond: London Office Market Thrives

— By Alistair Subba Row, Farebrother/CORFAC International, London The United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union — commonly known as Brexit — was expected to have adverse effects on London’s office property market. These predictions initially proved accurate as London turnover and transaction volumes sank to a four-year low in the quarter following the referendum which passed in June 2016.  (Note: The UK is scheduled […]

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Trending Topics in CRE: CORFAC International’s Fall 2017 Thought Leadership Series

Read about the factors driving commercial real estate market activity in the San Francisco; Orange County, CA; London, United Kingdom; and Toronto, Canada, markets in CORFAC International’s fall 2017 thought leadership piece. CORFAC Thought Leadership Series – Fall 2017

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