• Seattle Area Retail Vacancy and Rental Rates

    By on December 1, 2011

    Officespace.com put together an interesting chart showing the vacancy and rental rates for nearly 2400 retail buildings in the Seattle MSA.  There’s lots of space still available…almost 6.2 million square feet.  Tacoma’s vacancy is at a whopping 14% and the Northend (Shoreline, Lynnwood, Everett) is over 10%. Not surprisingly the urban downtown areas have fared much...

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  • Kidder Mathews Bolsters Retail Team

    By on September 29, 2011

    Kidder Mathews has strengthened its retail group in recent weeks with the addition of veteran retail specialists Rune Harkestad, Tom Dillon, Eric and Brad Bissell, and Brian Engleking. Eric Bissell spent the majority of his 28-year career at CB Commercial and First Western Properties, but was most recently at Cascade Commercial/Wallace Properties.  Brad was also at Cascade...

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  • KM’s Seattle Market Update

    By on September 20, 2011

    Kent Mueller, Manager of Strategic Research at Kidder Mathews puts together a nice piece that details market activity for the Apartment, Industrial, Office and Retail sectors here in the Puget Sound. Check it out by clicking on the graphic below.  

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  • Puget Sound Investment Review – September 2011

    By on September 19, 2011

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  • Anchored Retail Draws Buyers

    By on August 9, 2011

    The appetite for grocery anchored retail investments remains strong. Two area centers traded hands over the last couple of weeks.  Gerrity Holdings purchased the QFC anchored North Lynnwood Shopping center for $10.2 million which is roughly a 7.25% cap rate. The property was originally listed for sale last year at $10,600,000  a...

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