Commercial Uses

January 26, 2019, 5am PST
Some renters of commercial renters in Manhattan will get the equivalent of a month's rent back if the city approves a change to the commercial rent tax.
Crain's New York Business
November 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
A new report from CBRE identifies the extent of the tech industry's expanding footprint in the United States, and where it might be headed next.
CBRE
May 26, 2018, 7am PDT
The debate about the Small Business Jobs Survival Act continues in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
December 6, 2017, 6am PST
Despite reports that the office market is shifting to the center city, the suburbs will dominate the office market in 2018, according to analysis from Yardi Systems.
The Dallas Morning News
October 3, 2017, 11am PDT
The vision for Aurora-Licton Springs includes more pedestrian-friendly housing developments—not the drive-in businesses, recycling and solid waste, vehicle sales, and mini-storage business that currently get permitted and built.
The Urbanist
September 21, 2017, 10am PDT
While everyone's attention in recent weeks has been on Amazon, another huge tech company has made a big bet on San Francisco.
San Francisco Business Times
August 8, 2017, 7am PDT
Commercial vacancies have "ballooned" in Houston, according to the Houston Chronicle, as the energy slump takes hold of the real estate market. The last time vacancies were this high: the oil bust of the 1980s.
Houston Chronicle
July 24, 2017, 2pm PDT
The first study to make an attempt at quantifying the value of "eyes on street"—an idea most eloquently described by Jane Jacobs—offers reason to support a mix of uses, with businesses operating later in the evening.
Next City
May 5, 2017, 9am PDT
With so much attention paid to the nation's housing crisis, it's still important to keep an eye on other kinds of uses. The office market is full of surprises, like cheap office build out costs in a city infamous for residential gentrification.
Globe St.
November 22, 2016, 7am PST
Ryan Packer argues that Seattle could do more to improve its retail districts by updating its building codes to encourage dense, welcoming shopping districts.
The Urbanist
July 24, 2016, 9am PDT
The market for office space has more and more companies looking to lease, according to an industry report.
The Dallas Morning News
July 19, 2016, 1pm PDT
A recent spate of reports has examined the up-and-down U.S. economy and predicted the need for more office space to fuel the growing workforce.
National Real Estate Investor
April 28, 2016, 5am PDT
City Observatory illustrates a key contributor to a vibrant urban environment by mapping all of the businesses in the urban cores of the nation's 51 largest cities.
City Observatory
January 12, 2016, 8am PST
You wouldn't be alone if you thought the tech industry had shifted its base of operations from the Silicon Valley to San Francisco. A new study of the tech industry's real estate footprint, however, reveals the South Bay's entrenched dominance.
Silicon Valley Business Journal
December 9, 2015, 7am PST
London is the stage for one of the problems that arises when encountered with a dearth of accommodations for housing and offices.
Centre for Cities