Drawbridge Moats $125 Million

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Drawbridge Partners LLC has inked a deal with New York City-based Almanac Realty Investors LLC for an equity investment of up to $125 million to fuel...

CalPERS Sells Vacaville Apartments to Sequoia

By Jon Peterson The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has sold the 312-unit River Oaks Apartments in Vacaville for $52.4 million on an all-cash basis to Sequoia Equities Inc., a real...

CalPERS Sells Vacaville Apartments to Sequoia

Jon Peterson The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has sold the 312-unit River Oaks Apartments in Vacaville for $52.4 million on an all-cash basis to Sequoia Equities Inc., a real...

Bay Area Hotel Sales Rise Smartly in 2011

By Jon Peterson The largest and most expensive hotel sold in San Francisco County last year was The Westin San Francisco Market Street. The 676-room behemoth traded for $172 million, or...

Bay Area Hotel Sales Rise Smartly in 2011

Jon Peterson The largest and most expensive hotel sold in San Francisco County last year was The Westin San Francisco Market Street. The 676-room behemoth traded for $172 million, or...

Republic Urban Secures First Financing for San Jose Apartments

By Jon Peterson Washington, D.C.-based Republic Urban Properties has secured more than $8 million in financing to forward the development of its Meridian apartment complex at 1400 W. San Carlos St....

Zynga Buys San Francisco Digs

By Sharon Simonson Social gaming company Zynga Inc. has entered into a purchase-and-sale agreement to buy the building that houses its corporate headquarters at 650 Townsend St. and 699 8th St....

Kilroy Realty Moves South

By Jon Peterson The all-cash purchase of Menlo Corporate Center by Kilroy Realty Corp. won’t be the Los Angeles company’s last in the Silicon Valley, its chief investment officer said. After buying...

Stockbridge Shifts Sights With New Fund

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Stockbridge Capital Group is raising money for a new fund that would embrace the smart and small, and eschew the popular. The Stockbridge Smart Markets Fund, which...

Kinship Harvests a Pioneer

By Sharon Simonson Harvest Properties and a Chicago money partner have acquired the 34,000 square-foot Pioneer Building in San Francisco’s Mission District with a plan to renovate and reposition the 1902...