San Francisco MarketBeat Reports

Derek Daniels • 2/3/2020
Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyze quarterly economic and commercial real estate activity including supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.


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The U.S. economy ended the year on an optimistic note. Businesses continued to add jobs at a healthy clip. Employment in the key office-using sectors increased by 150,000 jobs in the fourth quarter. Consumer confidence remains high. Wages are rising faster than inflation, yielding extra spending power, reflected in the 18.8% increase in online shopping over the holiday season.

Current Marketbeats

Office MarketBeat Report
Q4 2019 San Francisco Office Report

San Francisco's overall vacancy was just 5.4% at the end of fourth quarter 2019, increasing 10 basis points (bps) from the third quarter though down 100 bps from one year ago. Fully leased new construction deliveries over the past two years along with a dwindling supply of vacant large block space have put downward pressure on the vacancy rate in both the CBD and non-CBD markets.

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Retail MarketBeat Report
Q4 2019 San Francisco Retail Report

The retail vacancy rate in San Francisco remains one of the lowest among all major cities in the nation. The San Francisco retail market ended the fourth quarter of 2019 with an overall vacancy rate of 3.5%.

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Featured Insights: Current U.S. MarketBeats

Q4 2019 U.S. Office MarketBeat Snapshot
MarketBeat • Office

Office Reports

Remarkably stable vacancy rate reflects solid demand in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Revathi Greenwood • 1/16/2020
Q4 2019 U.S. Industrial MarketBeat Snapshot
MarketBeat • Industrial

Industrial Reports

After a slow start to the year, the industrial market finishes the decade strong.
Carolyn Salzer • 1/16/2020
Q4 2019 U.S. Retail MarketBeat Snapshot
MarketBeat • Retail

Shopping Center Reports

2019 ended on a positive note with consumer spending rising at a healthy pace and retail sales up.
Garrick Brown • 1/17/2020


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