City Center Bishop Ranch, San Ramon, Sunset Development Company, Sephora, Sunglass Hut, GEORGE, GIO Gelati, BAR Architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Work Begins on City Center Bishop Ranch

Demolition Activities Signal Start of Long-Planned Effort to Bring Distinctive New Shops, Restaurants and Services to East Bay Employees and Residents San Ramon, CA – February 17, 2016 – Bishop...
Carey Watermark Investors, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, Sonoma Valley, Fairmont, San Francisco, Napa, Boyes Hot Springs Hotel

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires Remaining Interest in Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Brings ownership of AAA Four Diamond resort to 100 percent NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2016 -- Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI 1) announced that it has acquired from Fairmont Hotels...
Marcus & Millichap, Oakland, East Bay, Bay Area, San Francisco

Marcus & Millichap Arranges the Sale of a 30-Unit Apartment Building in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA, February 16, 2016 – Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, today announced...
Oyster Point Development LLC, Oyster Point, South San Francisco, San Francisco, Bay Area

HCP Buys Life Science Property in South San Francisco for $83MM

By Jon Peterson Irvine-based HCP has paid $83 million or $488 per square foot to buy the 170,000 square foot Edgewater Science & Technology Park in South San Francisco. The...
Berkeley, San Mateo, Building Energy Savings Ordinance, Bay Area, San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Fremont, Georgetown University Energy Prize

Six Bay Area Cities Participate in Energy Efficiency Competition

By Adam Steinhauer Six Bay Area cities are among 50 nationwide competing for $5 million in a contest to see who can achieve the biggest improvements in energy efficiency. Berkeley, Davis,...
Unicorn, Residential Real Estate, Compass Real Estate

Net-zero Energy Homes Building Momentum

By Neil Gonzales Homes that produce as much renewable energy as they consume appear to be gaining traction in North America, particularly California. That momentum is being fueled by government policies...
NorthMarq Capital San Francisco Schafer Park Hayward

NorthMarq Capital’s San Francisco Office Secures $5.675MM Refinance of Schafer Park in Hayward

SAN FRANCISCO – Dennis Williams, senior vice president/managing director of NorthMarq Capital’s San Francisco office, arranged the $5.675 million refinance of Schafer Park, a 38,513 sq. ft. retail property...
Downturn, Lessons, Hemming Morse, San Francisco, Bay Area,

Veritas Investments Closes $815MM Financing of Multifamily, Urban Retail and Mixed-use Properties in San...

San Francisco, CA -- San Francisco-based Veritas Investments, Inc. announced today the closing of an $815 million financing of a portfolio of multifamily, urban retail and mixed-use properties it...
Hillsdale, San Mateo, Bay Area, Hillsdale Mall, Bohannon Development Company

San Mateo’s Planning Commission Approves Bohannon’s Hillsdale Mall Redevelopment 4-1

After several years of building submissions, revisions, public meetings and commentary, the Bohannon Development Company finally received a green light from the city of San Mateo’s planning commission for...
CityView, Union City, Bank of America, Windflower Properties, San Francisco, East Bay, Silicon Valley, CityView Bay Area II commingled fund, Los Angeles

CityView to Develop $75MM Apartment Project in Union City

By Jon Peterson Los Angeles-based CityView is planning to start this month on the development of a 243-unit apartment project in Union City located at 34588 11th Street in Union...