Monday, December 10, 2018
San José, Green Building Council, LEED for Cities, LEED Platinum, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Zero Waste Strategic Plan

San Jose Approves Sale of Land to Google for $67MM

By Vladimir Bosanac The city council of the City of San Jose voted Tuesday 11-0 to approve the sale of of five former redevelopment properties near Diridon Station to Mountain...
Weingarten Realty, Cambrian Park Plaza Shopping Center, Camden Community Center, Weingarten Realty Investors, Cambrian Park Plaza, Schaffer Land Trust, Kenneth Rodrigues, Partners of Mountain View, Campbell, Los Gatos, Main Street Cupertino, San Jose Planning Department

After Spending $49MM on San Jose Property, Developer Brings Plans to Light

By Michele Chandler The site of a folksy but aging shopping strip and one-time Christmas tree lot in San Jose could transform into a modern “urban village” containing townhomes and...
Bay Area, Lennar Multifamily Communities, 2 Kaiser Plaza Project, City of Oakland Bureau of Planning, Central Business District, Village Glen Oakland 2

New 28-Story Mixed-Use Development Planned for Downtown Oakland

By Meghan Hall As the housing market improves and job opportunities in the Bay Area have increased, so has development in downtown Oakland. The East Bay city is in the...
UBS, Oakland, Signature Development Group, Brooklyn Basin, Terrace Apartments, San Francisco, BAR Architects, Bruce Jett Associates, BKF Engineers, Zarsion America, MidPen Housing

Oakland’s Massive Brooklyn Basin Development Set to Break Ground in April

After securing a financing agreement with Swiss banking giant UBS, Oakland-based Signature Development Group will finally break ground on a $1.5 billion, 65-acre project that when finished will feature...
CBRE’s Workplace Strategy, Seattle, CoreNet Global Summit, Washington State Convention Center, Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, HGA Architects & Engineers

Enough of the Millennials, Gen Z is Now the Forefront of Workplace Design Strategies...

By Jack Stubbs “When people in the new generation say they want a private office, sometimes they just mean that they want private space when they want it. A lot...
Redwood City, Inner Harbor, San Francisco, Peninsula, Silicon Valley, Watt Communities, Strada Investment Group, Redwood City Council, Los Angeles, Bay Area

Redwood City Council Approves First Development in New Waterfront District

By Meghan Hall Redwood City’s waterfront — specifically the Inner Harbor — has long sat underutilized and undeveloped, despite its easy access to the San Francisco Peninsula and Silicon Valley....
Trinity Properties, Trinity Place, Trinity Plaza, Mid-Market district, Orpheum Theater, Westfield Shopping Center, Union Square, Wells Fargo Bank

502-Unit Phase 4 of Trinity Place in San Francisco Breaks Ground

By Jon Peterson Trinity Properties, founded by Angelo and Yvonne Sangiacomo in the early 1960s, has started construction on the fourth phase of the Trinity Place apartment complex in San...
AvalonBay, BRIDGE Housing, San Francisco, Bay Area, Sares Regis Group, Curtis Developmen, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, Emerald Fund, Mercy Housing

San Francisco Selects AvalonBay and BRIDGE Housing Development Proposal for Balboa Reservoir Project

By Vladimir Bosanac The City of San Francisco’s planning department announced yesterday the selection of a development team to lead the building of up to 1,100 units at the Balboa...
IKEA, Napa Logistics Park, American Canyon, San Francisco, Bay Area, Emeryville, Walnut Creek, JLL

IKEA Leases 650,000 SQFT Fulfillment Center in American Canyon

By Jon Peterson The Swedish furniture design and retail conglomerate IKEA has agreed to lease 650,000 square feet of warehouse space in the Napa Logistics Park in American Canyon. The company...
San Jose, Silicon Valley, Trammell Crow, Diridon Station, Google, Sunnyvale, Moffett Park, Bjarke Ingels Group, BIG, Clive Wilkinson Architects, Olin, Devcon Construction, KPFF, San Mateo, Sares Regis, Loisos + Ubbelohde, Point Energy Innovations, Aterlier Ten, Holmes, Kier & Wright

Google Proposes One Million Square Foot Project in Sunnyvale for 4,500 Employees

By Vladimir Bosanac The second half of 2017 brought some much-desired attention to San Jose, the self-proclaimed capital of Silicon Valley. It all started when Trammell Crow announced that its...