The global expansion of mobile devices and social network applications supports further adoption and new technological innovation, much of which stems directly from Bay Area firms. As the largest and fastest growing occupant of office and R&D space, demand from tech firms boosts rents, property values, and spurs new development throughout the year.

Commercial real estate in the Bay Area is supported by strong economic fundamentals and active venture capital investment. Throughout this report we will analyze industry trends across the Bay Area markets to uncover office market dynamics that expose potential future market performance.