Market Reports

Washington DC Year End 2013

The McBride Market Report Washington DC Year End 2013 Growing Pains: New Development + Tepid Demand The final quarter of 2013 saw growth on multiple levels: inventory, absorption and vacancy. 1.7 Million square feet of office space was added to the Washington, DC Metro Area inventory, which now consists of 10,000 buildings totaling of over…

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Third Quarter 2013 Market Report

The McBride Market Report Washington DC – Third Quarter 2013 Space Wave It’s often said that life is cyclical. I believe it’s more wavelike. By nature, waves (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waves) are defined by their repeating rhythm as they swing from trough to top in terms of size and frequency. In the water, wave shapes echo the sea…

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Washington DC Year End 2012

Closing 2012 with a Slower, Bumpy Ride When you’re driving off-road, slowing down is the best way to navigate hazards without destroying your suspension. Of course, the kind of vehicle you’re driving also makes a huge difference in the ease at which you can make your way through the tough spots. Fortunately for the Washington,…

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Washington DC 2nd Quarter 2012

Savoring the Sweet Spot At some point in every market shift there’s usually a “Sweet Spot” where opportunities exist before the market adjusts its pricing. Dan Akroyd and Eddie Murphy had an uncanny sense for finding the Sweet Spot on the trading floor of the Commodities Exchange as they bested the Duke Brothers in “Trading…

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The McBride Market Report Washington DC Year End 2011

Rumble in the Markets Muhammad Ali truly was the Greatest Heavyweight Champion of the World. A demonstration of his greatness unfolded when he battled and bested George Foreman at the Mai 20 Stadium in Kinshasa, Zaire in the immortal 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle”. The George Foreman of ‘74 was a chiseled specimen of heavyweight…

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