Dylan Simon -- Colliers International
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Dylan Simon -- Colliers International
I specialize in the sale of apartment buildings in Seattle and the greater Puget Sound region. I focus on the sale of both apartment buildings and developable land ranging from $3M to $100M. I am passionate about real estate investment and development, economics, technology and urbanism. Through brokerage I assist apartment investors and developers in achieving the highest possible levels of return and build an advisory relationship that lasts ownership life-cycles instead of just a transaction.
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COLLIERS SMT RESEARCH:  Small apartments, big profits: A wave of SEDUs are coming to Seattle

COLLIERS SMT RESEARCH:  Small apartments, big profits: A wave of SEDUs are coming to Seattle | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Lots more efficiency units are coming to Seattle. Here's where an expert thinks they'll be built.
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Suburban Office Markets With Urban Settings Provide Nice Returns in U.S.

Suburban Office Markets With Urban Settings Provide Nice Returns in U.S. | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
According to CBRE, suburban U.S. office markets that provide an urban-like live-work-play environment are well positioned to capture strong demand from office users.
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The Top 10 Markets for Investment Sales

The Top 10 Markets for Investment Sales | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
The top 10 markets with the highest first half of the year sales volume include the following:
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Seattle Surpasses Silicon Valley for Tech Job Openings

Seattle Surpasses Silicon Valley for Tech Job Openings | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Seattle ranks higher than San Jose and San Francisco when it comes to tech job openings in higher-salary roles.
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Multifamily Assets in Smaller Markets Can Deliver Big Yields

Multifamily Assets in Smaller Markets Can Deliver Big Yields | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Tertiary markets can be fragile. Investors who have local knowledge of the market may be best positioned to succeed.
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Study: Here’s how many hours Seattle drivers spend looking for parking

Study: Here’s how many hours Seattle drivers spend looking for parking | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Seattle ranks 5th among big U.S. cities for the amount of time motorists spend searching for open parking spaces, a new report finds. Drivers here spend an average 58 hours each year looking for a parking space.
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Little relief in sight for Seattle's sizzling housing market as prices keep climbing - Puget Sound Business Journal

Little relief in sight for Seattle's sizzling housing market as prices keep climbing - Puget Sound Business Journal | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
It used to be unusual for employees of Amazon and other tech companies to hunt for houses in less expensive outlying areas. Not anymore.
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Washington state workers finally get good pay bump, but housing costs soar twice as fast

Washington state workers finally get good pay bump, but housing costs soar twice as fast | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
The average Washingtonian last year made 4.8 percent more in wages, though home costs grew about 11 percent and rent grew about 6.5 percent.
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The 10 Worst Multifamily Markets for Investors

The 10 Worst Multifamily Markets for Investors | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
This roundup takes a look at markets that have a ways to go before they become investor favorites.
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More Renters Are Expected to Choose Homeownership in 2017, New Study Reveals

More Renters Are Expected to Choose Homeownership in 2017, New Study Reveals | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
As the U.S. economy improves, some renters may finally turn to homeownership, provided they qualify for home loans.
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Here's more evidence Seattle is the hottest office market in the country

Here's more evidence Seattle is the hottest office market in the country | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Of all the newly "absorbed" office space in the country, 29 percent is in Seattle and Bellevue.
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Booming Seattle is adding cars just as fast as people

Booming Seattle is adding cars just as fast as people | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Will Seattle ever kick its addiction to the car? Transit, zoning and a culture change would need to happen first, FYI Guy explains.
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As Redfin IPO leaps 44 percent, CEO worries Seattle will become like Bay Area

Redfin is the third-most-popular real-estate website in the country, but its brokerage business hasn’t upended the industry the way the company hoped — it sells just 0.6 percent of U.S. homes.
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Which Potential Tax Reforms Worry Apartment Industry Experts

Which Potential Tax Reforms Worry Apartment Industry Experts | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Advocates for commercial real estate are eager to preserve the kinds of ownership entities like partnerships or limited liability companies.
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Slack demand for office space means lots more housing at $900M development by Microsoft - Puget Sound Business Journal

Slack demand for office space means lots more housing at $900M development by Microsoft - Puget Sound Business Journal | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
The 28-acre Esterra Park project could have up to 2,900 apartment units, more than twice what was originally planned.
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Shortage of office space looms over the Puget Sound region - Puget Sound Business Journal

Shortage of office space looms over the Puget Sound region - Puget Sound Business Journal | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
The coming "office crisis" mirrors region’s housing crunch.
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Seattle has most cranes in the country for 2nd year in a row — and lead is growing

Seattle has most cranes in the country for 2nd year in a row — and lead is growing | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
With about 150 projects starting this year or in the pipeline just in the core of the city, construction is as frenzied as ever.
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This is America's Top State for Business in 2017

This is America's Top State for Business in 2017 | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Washington is the No. 1 state for business, based on its fast-growing economy, according to CNBC's Top States for Business 2017 ranking, revealed today.
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U.S. Economy Posts Strong Jobs Gains In June, Keeping Fed On Track To Exit Crisis-Era Playbook

U.S. Economy Posts Strong Jobs Gains In June, Keeping Fed On Track To Exit Crisis-Era Playbook | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate was 4.4%. The data means the U.S. economy is consistently adding nearly 200,000 jobs a month and unemployment remains low, allowing the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates in the second half of 2018.
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A newcomer's guide to Seattle commercial real estate: Look off market, and transit is king

A newcomer's guide to Seattle commercial real estate: Look off market, and transit is king | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
How do you break into the booming Seattle-area commercial real estate market? One newcomer has some tips, while some long-time players weigh in on what's working for them.
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GDP beats estimates as consumers spend more

GDP beats estimates as consumers spend more | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
Stronger consumer spending and exports led the upward revision to gross domestic product.
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Mortgage Credit Availability in U.S. Decreases in May

Mortgage Credit Availability in U.S. Decreases in May | Dylan Simon -- Colliers International | Scoop.it
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability decreased in May 2017. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) decreased 1.1 percent to 181.0 in May.
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