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The Walkability Premium – How Walkability is Impacting #CRE Value

by Evan Santos, Partner Relations at RealMassive As urban commercial real estate markets continue to see growth, the concept of “walkability” is playing a critical role in the evaluation of new opportunities. Today, walkability is a well known concept. The benefits of walkability are well documented and range from reducing greenhouse gases emissions to improving public

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Multifamily Construction in Seattle

by Mark Daniel, Vice President of Partner Relations at RealMassive, A.B. Economics Stanford University     When you arrive at the website Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections and click on “apply for a permit” one of the first things you see is the following warning: “Due to an unusually high volume of permit applications, our reviews

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Spark District – Urban Core in #DTJAX

by Evan Santos, Partner Relations at RealMassive   Downtown Jacksonville has emerged as the region’s Innovation District – a dense urban environment where anchor institutions and companies cluster and connect with start-ups, business incubators and accelerators. Physically compact, transit-accessible, technically-wired and blossoming with arts and culture, Downtown Jacksonville offers the right resources to foster creativity, ideas,

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Los Angeles Office Long Term Trends – 1920 to 2015

by Mark Daniel, Vice President of Partner Relations at RealMassive, A.B. Economics Stanford University     Using data available through the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor I have created a map showing the distribution of “investable” office space in Los Angeles by zip code. This excludes the category for small office and includes the following: Office, Hi-rise,

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Los Angeles Warehouse Long Term Trends

by Mark Daniel, Vice President of Partner Relations at RealMassive, A.B. Economics Stanford University     There are 4,997 distribution warehouses in Los Angeles county of at least 10,000 square feet totaling $21.5 billion in assessed value (land included). The total square footage comes to 302 million, and the average year built is 1978. This covers a

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Los Angeles Apartment Distribution & Long Term Trends

by Mark Daniel, Vice President of Partner Relations at RealMassive, A.B. Economics Stanford University   The Los Angeles apartment market has always been characterized by large numbers of projects with low average units per project – lots of properties at smaller sizes than the national average. For purposes of this analysis, I have excluded any property with

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Austin Office Distribution & Long Term Trends

by Mark Daniel, Vice President of Partner Relations at RealMassive, A.B. Economics Stanford University     Using data available through the Travis Central Appraisal District we have created a map showing the distribution of “investable” office space in Austin by zip code. This excludes the category for small office and includes the following: Office, Hi-rise, >= 6

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