Hard to Find: Affordable Office Space In DC

 

[FBI headquarters soon to be vacant and redeveloped. Photo credit: FBI.gov]
Per a recent article in Bisnow, tenants in downtown DC office space–particularly from creative and nonprofit sectors–are feeling a sense of urgency to find affordable space. Here’s a quote from the article:

As office landlords look to increase their profits in a city that does not […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 State of Real Estate Washington D.C. a Success!

Cushman & Wakefield’s Washington, DC office recently held its 2017 State of Real Estate® event at the Ritz-Carlton. The event served as an opportunity to examine what’s ahead for the local and national economy as well as capital markets and the office, industrial, multifamily, and retail commercial real estate sectors.

This year’s event, held at Washington’s Ritz-Carlton, […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Off Duty: Cushman & Wakefield Broker Has Art Contained

Washingtonian Magazine recently published a piece about Cushman & Wakefield’s Aaron Pomerantz and his innovative ‘solution’ for storing his art collection, an art gallery in his backyard built out of a shipping container–obviously. See excerpt below:
Wandering the streets of Prague, Aaron Pomerantz spied a large, post-Impressionist oil painting through a gallery window. “I walked in, and […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

What’s a typical tenant improvement budget in the DC Metro area?

Real estate today is all about creating the best experience possible. Companies and individuals alike want authenticity, diversity, connectivity, amenities, convenience, accessibility, and technology-enabled space. With all of that in mind, what does the typical tenant improvement budget look like in the DC area?

This handy infographic courtesy of our Project & Development Services (PDS) team […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Featured|0 Comments

Sustainability as a differentiator in recruiting

by Katie Ross

The goal of Cushman & Wakefield’s Sustainability Services team is simple: helping clients save money while being kinder to the environment. But, that means much more than simply reducing how much companies spend on electricity. Now sustainability is also a key part of how companies can attract, and keep, millennial talent.

Let’s start off […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Featured|0 Comments

Good, Bad, and Interesting news

Here are some news clips from the past few weeks that caught our eye.

The Good..

U.S. economy surges to strongest growth in two years This is good news, let’s hope the trend continues.

Blackboard Shows Off New HQ, Discusses Why It Chose To Stay In DC A great look at an important local company. 

These 8 DC-area tech companies made […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

SmartSpace: Where ‘Small’ Numbers Mean Big Business

For most organizations, real estate is usually a huge expense, second only to personnel as a share of total expenditures. Finding ways to maximize this cost is even more critical for smaller organizations who often operate with fewer resources and under greater constraints than larger ones.

Technology start-ups, boutique-to-mid-sized law firms, retail, and particularly in the D.C. […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Blog, Featured, Smart Space|0 Comments

Numbers Game: What’s happening in the DC multi-family market, Q2 2016?

Let’s start with 4,308…

That’s the net absorption at mid-year of units totaled within the region, which is broken into the three jurisdictions of the District of Columbia 1,479 units, Northern Virginia 1,025 units, and Suburban Maryland 1,804 units.

The Washington, DC Metropolitan area continued to experience strong multi-family market fundamentals throughout the first half of 2016. Strong job creation coupled with record population growth has led to an increase […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Blog, Featured, Numbers Game|0 Comments

Numbers Game: What are the important numbers for the DC economy in Q2 2016?

Let’s start with 3.8%

That’s the region’s unemployment rate ending the second quarter of 2016. It is among the lowest among major metropolitan areas in the nation.

75,000

…is how many jobs the Washington DC Metro economy added from June 2015 to June 2016.

That’s well above the historical annual average of 36,000,   and the fourth highest number […]

By |August 12th, 2016|Blog, Featured, Numbers Game|0 Comments