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Recent Reports | New York City

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2Q2016 Brooklyn Office Market Report

Availability in Colliers’ “Brooklyn 30” statistical sample was down 2.0pp (percentage points) to 21.6% in the second quarter and 2.9pp below this same point last year.

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2Q2016 Manhattan Tech Report

Manhattan’s tech sector ended 2Q 2016 with strong year to date leasing activity. Tech is on pace to finish 2016 with higher leasing volume than 2015 and a new record high.

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2Q2016 Manhattan Construction Report

As of the second quarter, there are tenant commitments for slightly more than 20.0% of Manhattan’s 35.52 MSF pipeline of new office space, with some buildings already fully leased before completion.

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1Q2016 Manhattan Construction Report

Progress continues on the 35.21 MSF pipeline of new Manhattan office inventory. Looking ahead, nearly 9% of the total is expected to be completed this year.

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1Q2016 Manhattan Tech Report

Manhattan's technology industry sector had a strong start in 2016. Despite a slight decline in employment, year-to-date leasing activity was up.

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1Q2016 Manhattan Office Market Report

The Manhattan office market began 2016 with stronger leasing activity, but higher availability and negative absorption as compared to year-end 2015.

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1Q2016 Brooklyn Office Market Report

Among the buildings in the Colliers “Brooklyn 30” statistical sample, the quarterly availability rate was up 1.7pp (percentage points) to 23.6%, but was still less than the 28.0% availability rate during 1Q 2015.

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4Q2015 Manhattan Capital Markets Report

Office sale prices and asking rents in Manhattan reached peaks in 2015, overshadowing the prior cyclical high set in 2008. The average sale price was $996 psf largely driven by sales of core properties with valuable retail components. Demand for Manhattan office properties from both local and foreign investors was robust.

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4Q2015 Manhattan Office Market Report

At the close of 2015, Manhattan’s availability rate was lower than at any time in the last seven years; net absorption was positive for the sixth consecutive year and asking rents set new records in Midtown South and Downtown.

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4Q2015 Midtown Office Market Report

Midtown’s availability rate was down for the year, yearly net absorption was positive and the average asking rent was up over year-end 2014.

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4Q2015 Midtown South Office Market Report

In Midtown South, at the close of 2015, the market was tighter than at any point since 2007, absorption was positive and asking rents have never been higher. At 10.53 MSF, leasing activity was off 19.2% from 2014’s 13.02 MSF.

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4Q2015 Downtown Office Market Report

2015 was a challenging year for Downtown. Availability increased year over year and net absorption, while positive, was weaker than in either Midtown or Midtown South.

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Recent Reports

Colliers International Q1 2016 U.S. Industrial Market Outlook Report
Q1 2016 U.S. Industrial Report

U.S. Industrial Vacancy Lowest in Over a Decade. Colliers predicts absorption positive and rents ascending for the foreseeable future.

US Capital Flows Year-End 2015 Report

Another banner year for commercial real Estate transactions. Strongest fourth-quarter gains since 2012 fuel near-record annual transaction volumes.

Q4 2015 Industrial Report

The U.S. industrial market remains at a post-recession high, recording the lowest levels of vacancy coupled with record construction activity.

Q4 2015 Office Report

Nearly 40% of the 80 markets Colliers tracks have vacancy rates at or below their pre-recession lows.

The California Water Crisis

It has been four years since significant rainfall graced the Golden State; what was once fodder for Late Show jokes about designer bottled water is now a serious problem for residents of the western coast of the United States

Positive Outcomes and Positive Returns: The Resurgence of the Medical Office Market

“The U.S. healthcare industry and medical office market are in transition due to several sea change issues: the Affordable Care Act; the aging baby boomer population; and advancements in technology that are profoundly impacting healthcare delivery. This report examines these trends in detail and their impact on healthcare real estate and the investment climate.”

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Knowledge Leader Spring/Summer 2015

The Retail Issue

In our Spring/Summer 2016 Knowledge Leader, we talk to industry experts about the evolution of the retail industry and explore some of the projects that are setting the pace for its future.

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