Posts by Connor Blick

“Stress Testing” The Oakland Class A Office Market

on May 07, 2024

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Every other year the Federal Reserve performs a “stress test” on the nation’s largest banks in order to assess and, hopefully confirm, the resiliency of the U.S. banking system. I ran my own version of a stress test on the Oakland Class A office market using publicly available data to assess the financial health, if not resiliency, of the Class A buildings in downtown Oakland and their prognosis in today’s challenging leasing and lending environment. First, some background for context as to what is at the root cause:

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Connor Blick

Connor Blick (Blickensderfer) is a vice president of Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate company specializing in tenant representation and building purchases with offices across the country. Contact Connor at 1-617-356-0111 or to learn more.