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2081b075156fe33230f77e6a26d52808?s=96 By Patrick Leiser in Commercial Real Estate and Phoenix on May, 5, 2015

  Among the most desirable commercial real estate properties in the Phoenix metro area are not surprisingly, Old Town Scottsdale and the Mill Avenue region of Tempe. On their quest to find walkable neighborhoods and exceptional Class A Phoenix office spaces, companies will have to look elsewhere during this current submarket upsurge. “Both areas are […]

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2081b075156fe33230f77e6a26d52808?s=96 By Patrick Leiser in Commercial Real Estate and Phoenix on April, 7, 2015

By most metrics, the Greater Phoenix Area has rebounded from the latest recession. Four years ago, the unemployment rate in Phoenix peaked at 12%; by the end of 2014, it had fallen to 5.8%. In Scottsdale, where economic growth has been especially strong, the unemployment rate is just 4.4%. And with this growth, the city’s commercial real estate market has experienced an upswing.

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2081b075156fe33230f77e6a26d52808?s=96 By Patrick Leiser in Phoenix on March, 27, 2015

Spring training is almost over in Scottsdale. Although the offseason gives local baseball fans a chance to snack on a hot dog and bathe in the sun, spring is also the time of year for teams to reflect on their 2014 performances.

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21847dea7f9ca56459b33a554896c5cb?s=96 By Jason Freedman in Uncategorized on March, 3, 2015

Over the past few months, 42Floors has experimented with being a brokerage in addition to being a commercial real estate data and search website. We’ve decided today to stick with what we’re best at: providing a great online search experience for commercial real estate. While we enjoyed working with clients directly and helping them find […]

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7ce02977c2bf7105b815762e98484965?s=96 By Emily Spady in Musings on February, 27, 2015

I always take our Subaru to get the oil changed. I take it to the same place because they do a good job. Every time, I pull the car into the bay and ask for synthetic oil. Every time I tell them with confidence, “I don’t want anything else.”

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77608a86eb33b5c142f603ce6e25d9fe?s=96 By Darren Nix in Musings on February, 4, 2015

I have been completely deaf in my left ear since being hit by a car when I was two years old.  Since I’m operating with no backup, I do basic things to protect my one good ear like carrying ear plugs to concerts and plugging my ear when a fire engine drives by. Flying is always a loud […]

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77608a86eb33b5c142f603ce6e25d9fe?s=96 By Darren Nix in Musings on January, 6, 2015

The race I’m training for, an Ironman, consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike, and a 26.2 mile run.  Pros will average around 9 hours and 20 minutes to the finish line, but I’m an age group triathlete. That means that just finishing the race is often enough; finishing in the top third of my age […]

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21847dea7f9ca56459b33a554896c5cb?s=96 By Jason Freedman in Musings on December, 27, 2014

Some of you know, I’ve dealt with some pretty significant sleep issues, including some pretty bad delayed sleep phase syndrome. My long term solution is light regulation. And light regulation, along with lots of other healthy sleeping habits generally works for maintaining a healthy, consistent sleep schedule. All those efforts keep me within the normal […]

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21847dea7f9ca56459b33a554896c5cb?s=96 By Jason Freedman in Startups on December, 22, 2014

  Two years ago, my cofounder Justin came to me and told me that our listings data was a complete shit show. We were getting office space listings from landlords through email blasts, websites and phone calls. We were also getting office space listings from brokerages through different websites, emails, and phone calls. And everything […]

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21847dea7f9ca56459b33a554896c5cb?s=96 By Jason Freedman in Startups on December, 15, 2014

  In May 2009, I walked into Y Combinator. My company, FlightCaster, had just gotten accepted and this was our intro session to the group. And kind of like the Dean of Admissions on the first day of freshman orientation, Jessica got up and recounted a bunch of stats about how cool our summer 2009 […]

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