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In-Depth Reports are periodic analyses on a broad array of local and national topics that affect commercial real estate markets.

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How the Legal Industry Landscape is Shaping Occupancy Trends

September 22, 2016

The economic pressures facing the legal sector have inspired firms large and small to rethinking who they are and how they work.

 

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What the Tax Bill Could Mean for Commercial Real Estate

What the Tax Bill Could Mean for Commercial Real Estate

December 08, 2017

Will the competing tax reform bills wending their way through the House and Senate bring holiday cheer for the American taxpayer?  

 
 
 
Perspectives from the CFO: Four key areas for strengthening alignment

Perspectives from the CFO: Four key areas for strengthening alignment

October 02, 2017

Savills Studley recently conducted one-on-one interviews with several chief financial officers (CFOs) in consulting, financial services, consumer products and technology to gain their insights on managing corporate real estate (CRE) effectively in the current environment. Participants represented both global and U.S. experience and the viewpoints of large, medium and start-up firms. This article was originally published in the September 2017 issue of CoreNet Global's The Leader.

 
 
 
Five Strategies for Balancing Your Top and Bottom Lines

Five Strategies for Balancing Your Top and Bottom Lines

September 18, 2017

For today’s employers, the largest expense isn’t real estate—it’s humancapital.

 
 
 
Objective analysis for tenants in Manhattan

Objective analysis for tenants in Manhattan's current office market

September 07, 2017

In this paper, Savills Studley describes the varying perspectives of tenants, landlords, landlord agents and tenant advisors on Manhattan's current office market and offers advice to executives operating in the current environment. 

 
 
 
Expense Analysis for Companies in the S&P 500

Expense Analysis for Companies in the S&P 500

September 05, 2017

In this paper, Savills Studley analyzes rent expense for companies in the S&P 500. We explore trends by industry on both an individual company and aggregate basis. We find that while companies are largely spending more on rent in absolute dollar terms, rent expense as a percentage of total operating expense and revenue has fallen.

 
 
 
Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q2 2017

Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q2 2017

August 03, 2017

The Savills Prime Office Cost (SPOC) Index presents aquarterly snapshot of occupancy costs for prime office spacethroughout the world as provided by our expert, local tenantrepresentation professionals.

 
 
 
Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q4 2016

Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q4 2016

October 01, 2016

2016's turbulent geopolitical referendums rippled throughout many industries including real estate. Resulting currency exchange volatility impacted the Savills Prime Office markets and subsequent costs for global occupiers.

 
 
 
How the Legal Industry Landscape is Shaping Occupancy Trends

How the Legal Industry Landscape is Shaping Occupancy Trends

September 22, 2016

The economic pressures facing the legal sector have inspired firms large and small to rethinking who they are and how they work.

 
 
 
Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q3 2016

Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q3 2016

July 01, 2016

Quantifying Brexit occupancy cost impact for US companies with UK subsidiaries can be straight forward if one assumes no relocation outside of London. Understanding how to capitalize on current market uncertainty is unclear.

 
 
 
Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q2 2016

Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q2 2016

April 01, 2016

Most organizational occupancy decisions were postponed to the latter half of 2016 due to “Brexit” uncertainty. The resulting slowdown in leasing velocity caused prime office headline rents and concessions to remain flat.