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Index for Bay Area House Values Climbs, Up 12.2 Percent YOY

Index for Bay Area House Values Climbs, Up 12.2 Percent YOY

Having ticked up 2.1 percent in February, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – climbed another 3.2 percent in March.  And as such, the Bay Area index is up 12.2... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland Inch Up, But…

Asking Rents in Oakland Inch Up, But…

Having slipped back under $2,300 a month a few weeks ago, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has since inched up around 2 percent to a little over $2,300 a month but is still 12 percent lower than at the same time last year and... Read More »

MLB Instructs the Oakland A’s to Explore a Move

MLB Instructs the Oakland A’s to Explore a Move

Citing “ with the rate of progress on the A’s new ballpark effort with local officials and other stakeholders in Oakland,” Major League Baseball has instructed the Oakland Athletics “to begin to explore other markets” in parallel to pursuing approval of their plans for a proposed stadium, residential and... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland Slip, Implied Vacancy Inches Up

Asking Rents in Oakland Slip, Implied Vacancy Inches Up

Having inched up a little under 2 percent at the end of the first quarter, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has since inched down a little over 2 percent and is back under $2,300 per month, which is 13.6 percent lower than at the... Read More »

Index for Bay Area House Values Ticks Up, Condo Index Too

Index for Bay Area House Values Ticks Up, Condo Index Too

Having inched up an upwardly revised 0.6 percent in January, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – ticked up 2.1 percent in February and was up 11.0 percent on a... Read More »

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Nearing 17 Percent

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Nearing 17 Percent

With the office vacancy rate in San Francisco nearing 19 percent, with nearly 16 million square feet of vacant space, the vacancy rate for office space in the East Bay, not including Walnut Creek or further east, has ticked up to 16.8 percent, with 4.3 million square feet of... Read More »

Bay Area Employment and Labor Force Slip

Bay Area Employment and Labor Force Slip

With the State’s Stay Home Order having been lifted in January, and local restrictions on indoor dining, gyms, museums and other indoor attractions having been relaxed in early March, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck inched up by 300 in March to 513,100. And... Read More »

Bay Area House Values Hold, Condos Slip, Again

Bay Area House Values Hold, Condos Slip, Again

Having held in December, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – inched up 0.2 percent in January for 9.1 percent year-over-year gain versus a 11.2 percent year-over-year gain nationally. At... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland Tick Up

Asking Rents in Oakland Tick Up

While the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has continued to inch down, despite some recent misreports to the contrary, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has inched up around 2 percent over the past month to a four-month high of... Read More »

Over 320,000 Bay Area Jobs Have Been Recovered, But…

Over 320,000 Bay Area Jobs Have Been Recovered, But…

Having dropped in January, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck increased by 7,100 in February to 510,200, which is 31,500 more employed people than there were last April, at the height of pandemic unemployment locally, but still 60,600 fewer employed residents than there were... Read More »