American Realty Buys North San Jose Retail, Residential Revolution

By Jon Peterson Glendale, Calif., -based American Realty Advisors has paid $46.55 million for the @First shopping center at Highway 237 and 4180 N. First St., in San Jose’s rapidly...

Investors Aggregate Single-Family Home Portfolios For Rentals

By Sharon Simonson Two Bay Area companies are trying to amass large portfolios of single-family homes as part of a national thrust by multiple players to create the next class...

TMG, Alcion Buy Beer Brewery At Half Replacement Cost

By Jon Peterson and Sharon Simonson San Francisco-based TMG Partners and its capital source, Alcion Ventures, have received six letters of intent from existing tenants looking to expand and other...

TMG Pursues New Silicon Valley, San Francisco Adventures

Sharon Simonson & Jon Peterson San Francisco-based TMG Partners continues its ambitious Bay Area expansion with two large-scale development projects in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. The real estate development...

Rosen on Real Estate: Let the Good Times Roll

By Sharon Simonson The Bay Area economy is the strongest in the nation with the exception of oil-booming North Dakota, and commercial real estate is well positioned to take advantage,...

Jay Paul Pursues Huge New Sunnyvale Office Development

Sharon Simonson And the beat goes on. Jay Paul, the mastermind behind the wildly successful 1.8 million-square-foot Moffett Towers development in Sunnyvale, is at it again. The San Francisco-based developer has filed...

Kimpton Raising Capital for New Hotel Fund

The University of Michigan Endowment in Ann Arbor, Mich., had committed $20 million to the KHP Fund III L.P., the latest investment fund being sponsored by San Francisco-based Kimpton...

DivcoWest Tests Appetite for North San Jose Offices

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based DivcoWest Real Estate Investments is marketing a two-building, fully leased office complex in North San Jose. The 126,000-square-foot property is expected to sell for roughly...

San Francisco Office Sales Reaching New Price Highs

By Sharon Simonson Calling the San Francisco commercial real estate market “a powerful brew,” one of the city’s best-connected property brokers told a city audience April 30 that two South...

Sacramento County Puts BlackRock on Watch List

By Jon Peterson Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System has retained Atlanta-based Mercer Investment Consulting to review its portfolio of real estate investments under the management of BlackRock Inc. “There was a...