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Market insight is the essential ingredient in all of the services we offer. By tracking the Silicon Valley region and the sub-markets within it, our researchers provide the foundation on which accurate market analysis can be built and critical business decisions can be made. As the technology driver of the global economy, what happens in Silicon Valley makes a difference. We monitor local, national and global trends and continuously source and analyze data, helping you adapt to drivers outside your industry and region that could impact your business.

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Downtown San Jose
Teed Up- Solid Activity Opens The Year With Substantial Gains

Silicon Valley Q1 2015 Market Research Report
The first quarter came to a close with all indicators pointing towards continued growth. First quarter venture capital investments in the Silicon Valley totaled $5.4 billion in 327 deals, representing nearly one quarter of all VC investments globally, according to data released by Pitchbook. The S&P 500 recorded its eighth straight quarter of gains, closing at a 1.3% gain and encroaching on its longest quarterly winning streak in seventeen years. The number of workers employed in the Silicon Valley topped 1.0 million people in February according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, adding more than 93,600 jobs over the twelve month period between February 2014 and February 2015, a 10.3% increase year over year.

Coming off a strong finish to 2014, the Silicon Valley recorded another robust quarter to kick off 2015. Measuring 7.8 million square feet of new leasing and user-sale activity during the first quarter, this is a 2.1% increase from levels recorded during the fourth quarter of 2014. The Silicon Valley also measured a decrease in the amount of space being vacated during the quarter. Just over 4.8 million square feet of pre-improved space came onto the market in Q1. With a shift in these two pieces of the formula, the Silicon Valley recorded 2.4 million square feet of net absorption during the year’s first quarter, a 20.9% increase quarter-over-quarter, and the largest occupancy gain measured since the second quarter of 2013.

To read more, download the full Q1 Silicon Valley Market Research Report.

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