Market Updates



  • San Francisco Multifamily Rents Poised to Grow 9.5% This Year

    San Francisco Multifamily Rents Poised to Grow 9.5% This Year

    May 17, 2022

    The San Francisco multifamily market is poised for broad recovery, according to data from Marcus & Millichap. At the start of the second quarter,…

  • People Want to Live in Big Cities, Not Just Work in Them

    People Want to Live in Big Cities, Not Just Work in Them

    March 23, 2022

    People are flocking back to the urban core, even if their job allows them to work remotely.

  • San Francisco Bay Area Employment Markets Post Solid Gains

    San Francisco Bay Area Employment Markets Post Solid Gains

    December 1, 2021

      The San Francisco Bay Area showed healthy employment gains in October with a monthly jobs gain of 15,000, one of the strongest months of…

  • Bait Signs Retail Lease on Market Street

    Bait Signs Retail Lease on Market Street

    February 3, 2021

    A retail lease in San Francisco, California, will have Bait Inc. moving to 1089-1093 Market Street. The tenant will occupy 100% of the…

  • SF Multi-Family Residential Market - Compass Commercial

    SF Multi-Family Residential Market - Compass Commercial

    October 19, 2020

    The inventory of active listings is up, and the number of sales and the percentage of listings selling are well down since the pandemic struck. Values and value metrics - median sales prices, average dollar per square foot, average cap rate and GRM - remain relatively stable. Unemployment and the "work from anywhere" phenomenon have caused vacancy rates to surge and rent rates to plunge. Tenant-landlord and property showing regulations continue to be extremely restrictive. It is undoubtedly a challenging market, but deals continue to be made.