Martin Building Co. Plans $60MM Apartment Project in Downtown San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Martin Building Co. owner Patrick McNerney says he is in no way spooked by the fat pipeline of new apartments slated for delivery in San Francisco over...
Google, Mountain View, CBRE, NetApp, Rockwood Capital, Walnut Hill Capital, Applied Micro, Marin County Employees' Retirement Association, Iron Construction

Last Longtime Google Connection Leaves Mountain View City Hall

By Sharon Simonson Mountain View Economic Development Manager Ellis Berns is leaving the city after nearly two decades to pursue a career in the private sector as a real estate...

Tech Companies Grow Node by Node; Campus May Be Thing of Past

| By Sharon Simonson | Apple Inc. may rue the day it spent an estimated $3 billion to build its new mothership headquarters in Cupertino. Because, according to a globe-hopping futurist,...

Health Care Company Buys San Francisco Building

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based North East Medical Services has paid $2.85 million, or $258 a square foot, to acquire the approximately 11,000-square-foot office building located at 369 Broadway St....

Equity Residential Plans Historic Rehab in Downtown Berkeley Community

By Jon Peterson As if the nearly 5,000-unit Bay Area apartment portfolio it is acquiring in the Archstone sale weren’t enough for Equity Residential, the Chicago landlord continues its steady...

Brokerage: 2013 Pivotal Year for Bay Area Apartments

By Sharon Simonson Bay Area apartments may remain the darling of the investment world, but conditions are changing rapidly on the ground. Even as the pace of rent increases has...
San Francisco, housing, Bay Area news, San Francisco real estate news, Perkins Coie, Trumark Urban, Polaris Pacific, planning commission

Sutter Street Corner Slated for Housing To Remain Retail

By Sharon Simonson A Chicago-based private equity real estate investment firm plans to eschew zoning that would allow it to build up to 44 condominiums on a prominent corner at...

Dunkin’ Donuts Looks North Next

By Jon Peterson The Bay Area, Sacramento and Redding are the obvious next California expansion targets for Dunkin’ Donuts, the vice president of development told The Registry. Massachusetts-based Dunkin’ Brands Group...
Bay Area, McNellis, Newmark Realty Capital, Sares Regis Group, SummerHill Housing Group, The Mark Company, ULI, Colliers International, Richmond, Palo Alto, Cassidy Turley

Cassidy Turley: Strong Workspace Demand to Pause In Early 2013

By Sharon Simonson The San Francisco Bay Area office market gained more than 5.3 million square feet of occupancy in 2012, according to new year-end numbers from commercial real estate...

Hewlett-Packard’s Whitman: Executive Center Brings A New Day

By Sharon Simonson A new Gensler-designed Executive Briefing Center at Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Palo Alto headquarters signifies HP’s renaissance, Chief Executive Meg Whitman said Jan. 16. With a massive, craggy California oak...