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The World`s Best Workplace in 2021

Considering how many companies have opted to allow employees to work from home since the pandemic, it’s good to know that many are still investing in workplaces, creating designs that are not only aesthetically pleasing but with features that are beneficial for the employees and the environment. The list below features multiple workplace designs from …

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The pandemic has created some new trends (mask wearing, expanded home delivery, ghost restaurants, etc.).  That said, there has been even more acceleration of existing trends including last mile logistics, flex work schedules, and the rise of second-tier cities like Phoenix. Second-tier cities are growing like crazy and drawing the notice of institutional investors as well …

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Lee & Associates corporate just released a nice summary called  7 Things to Know About Commercial Real Estate — a national overview of what you need to know about the market going into 2022.  Here are my takeaways: –Industrial is ROCKING. And it will continue in 2022. –Multi Family is ROCKING (and has been for …

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One of the craziest office building trends I have witnessed in the past decade is now accelerating.  The trend:  Office land and office buildings are being built out for other uses.  Office used to be the highest and best use….not anymore. Years ago, I wrote this narrative on apartments taking office sites. Today, developers are: –Rezoning …

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The big news from the 2021 year-end report is The Metro Phoenix Office market recorded 807,000 SF of positive net absorption.  It’s also noteworthy for a couple reasons: 1—We finished the year in the black despite COVID, despite the lock down, and despite work from home.  Second, it was the second straight quarter of positive …

1-Minute Phoenix Metro Office Market Update: End of Year 2021 Read More »

For the past decade, all eyes have been on the Millennial Generation, the first to grow up in the Internet Age. Now, the next generation after Millennials is graduating college and entering the workforce: Gen Z is starting to make its mark. Comprising 35% of the global population, they are a force to work with. …

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Thank you for reading our narrative, working with us and helping make our team the #1 office team in Lee and Associates history.  We had a very nice year despite the ongoing pandemic and its effect on office space. Thank you for reading our narrative and all the comments throughout the year. Craig PS: I was …

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2021 has been a wild and crazy year for everyone.  We are proud of the work we did this year especially with the uncertain circumstances in the office market.  Our clients have been amazing and we are grateful for each of you who worked with us this year. We spent 2020 locked down in Arizona….NOT …

2021 Holiday Video–Our Travels this Year (1 minute 57 seconds) Read More »

Parking is not the most exciting topic, but for office developers and users it’s critical. Technology is changing everything in our lives and parking is no different. Yes, Uber and Lyft have already started the change as people can now get to and from locations without having to worry about parking.  And autonomous driving is …

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A few weeks ago I wrote a narrative about rankings, and what I look for in markets where I believe companies will thrive. I posed four questions to ask with the number one question being:  Is the market growing? Below is a great article from the Washington Post on where America is growing by new land …

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