Exclusive: With headquarters lease expiring, will Charles Schwab stay in San Francisco?

| July 7, 2016

article image
Charles Schwab's lease for its headquarters in downtown San Francisco is expiring in May 2018, and brokers have begun marketing the space to potential new tenants, reflecting the possibility that the financial services giant will relocate elsewhere in the city or the Bay Area.

Spotlight

Michels Construction

Michels Construction is a construction services company that provides general contractor or sub-contractor capabilities for seamless execution of excavation/grading, concrete, pipe and asphalt projects for residential and commercial projects. From construction pre-planning through completion, Michels Construction has a team of industry experts in place that can tackle the largest, most complex, and highly specialized development projects in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky from start to finish.

OTHER ARTICLES

How Coronavirus (COVID-19) Could Affect Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Article | March 16, 2020

The long-term effects of the coronavirus on the economy remain unknown, but we can predict some acute short-term effects on the commercial real estate market in general, and in particular on contractual relationships in this arena. There are many different implications of the force majeure concept described above for the commercial real estate world, but here we will describe just a few of them. The coronavirus outbreak has already had an impact on the supply chain for various materials required for construction. Similarly, government restrictions, such as curfews or lockdowns, could interfere with the ability of contractors to have the labor needed for construction, and there may also be delays in the issuance of construction approvals and permits. Suspension of or delays in the ability of contractors to complete construction could be covered by force majeure provisions in construction agreements.

Read More

How Digital Media Is Transforming Real Estate

Article | February 27, 2020

Digital media is a part of everyday life for the great majority of consumers. We use digital media on our phones, computers, tablets, and other devices. In some cases, it makes our life easier while in others, it can seem to make things more complicated. Digital media can be entertaining and informative, but it can also be distracting and unproductive. Screen time can increase some types of social interaction while interfering with face-to-face contact and personal relationships. Whether you love or loathe digital media, screen time is here to stay.

Read More

How the Eco-Friendly Trend is Changing Real Estate

Article | February 13, 2020

As the eco-friendly movement gains traction, many industries are adapting—and adopting green solutions to reduce their carbon footprint. This happens at an individual level, as well, when people choose the more environmentally conscious option despite the higher cost. As renters became more aware of their behavior and the effects of it on the planet, they prompted a movement that changed the rental industry. Developers and investors now push toward green construction and green living; they also use more sustainable materials in their buildings and offer green amenities, such as recycling options and energy-efficient appliances.

Read More

WHAT IS REAL ESTATE SYNDICATION AND HOW TO START ONE?

Article | March 3, 2020

Real estate syndication, also referred to as real estate crowdfunding, is an investment model where multiple real estate investors pool their capital for the common objective of financing a property investment. This way, real estate investors can invest in real estate projects that are considerably larger than they could have afforded as individual investors. Real estate syndications are usually led by a sponsor (or syndicate) who oversees the financing, acquisition, and management of investment properties on behalf of the investors. Therefore, the success of a real estate syndication will greatly depend on how competent the sponsor is. They earn active income through rental property management fees. They may also provide a small portion of the investment capital.

Read More

Spotlight

Michels Construction

Michels Construction is a construction services company that provides general contractor or sub-contractor capabilities for seamless execution of excavation/grading, concrete, pipe and asphalt projects for residential and commercial projects. From construction pre-planning through completion, Michels Construction has a team of industry experts in place that can tackle the largest, most complex, and highly specialized development projects in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky from start to finish.

Events