10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move
Dec19

10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move

Maybe you’re happy where you are and have a good relationship with your landlord. Or perhaps you consider yourself a good negotiator. Should you still use a broker? Yes. The “golden rule” of real estate negotiation is:  Time + Options = Leverage. Unless you have unlimited time and a knowledge of all opportunities in the market, you’re likely to leave money and flexibility on the table. In order to maximize your time and money, here...

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Plan for your next office move with this easy three-step process
Nov30

Plan for your next office move with this easy three-step process

Looking for new office space can be a daunting task filled with many questions. Should you stay in your current building? Should you expand into a new location? Will renovating your existing space provide you with the attributes you need to be successful? No matter your situation, one thing is true: it’s important to plan for the future. Typical leases can be three to five years—sometimes as long as ten years—and a lot can change in...

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The Emergence of the Warehouse District as a Primary Tech Hub in Phoenix
Nov07

The Emergence of the Warehouse District as a Primary Tech Hub in Phoenix

Tempe and Scottsdale are known as Phoenix’s “traditional” Valley tech hubs due to their live, work, and play environments. But if the Warehouse District isn’t on your radar, you may not be as cool as you think. Heavy tech company activity in the Tempe and Scottsdale submarkets over the last several years has caused a dramatic rise in rental rates. Rents at Galleria Corporate Centre in Old Town Scottsdale, for example, have increased...

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The Rise of the Silicon Desert: Why Tech Companies are Moving Here
Oct14

The Rise of the Silicon Desert: Why Tech Companies are Moving Here

Move over, San Francisco: the “Silicon Desert” is becoming a major hot spot for technology companies. According to JLL’s U.S. Technology Outlook, Phoenix has become a magnet to tech entities for three main reasons: a lower cost of doing business, a more affordable quality of life and a strong and growing talent pool. Office rents in Phoenix average $24.22 per-square-foot (PSF), a significant savings compared to markets like Silicon...

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