Influx of businesses causes landlords to lose bargaining power

Commercial landlords in San Francisco are losing their upper hand.

A new report shows that due to the influx of tech start-ups locally, the demand for creative space is growing and growing, giving landlords less and less of the negotiating power.

This is part of a larger U.S. trend showing that leasing activity has started to recover with pockets of growth in parts of the market, according to San Francisco-based Jones Lang LaSalle.

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