Westcore Plans Upgrades In Union City

By Jon Peterson San Diego-based Westcore Properties expects to invest $2.5 million in a Union City distribution center for which it paid $13 million, or $76 a square foot. The three-building, multitenant...

Caltrain Upgrades Should Electrify Property Markets As Well As Trains

By Sharon Simonson The value premium for real estate adjacent to Caltrain stations, which has grown noticeably during the current property recovery, is likely to grow even more after the transit...

J.P. Morgan: Better Early Than Late for Spec Development

By Jon Peterson New York City-based J.P. Morgan Asset Management, the money source behind Tishman Speyer Properties’ grand office plans for San Francisco, has its fingers crossed that by being in...

Mountain View’s Mayfield Mall In Play Again

By Sharon Simonson How tight is the Peninsula commercial real estate market for users that need big blocks of space? So tight that a former Hewlett-Packard Co. campus on the Palo Alto-Mountain...

Capri Capital Buys San Jose Apartments Far Below Replacement Cost

By Sharon Simonson San Jose’s strong job growth, the quality of the asset and the attractiveness of neighboring amenities such as the California Theatre led Chicago-based Capri Capital Partners LLC...

Pension Fund Tags Santa Clara Industrial For Sale

By Jon Peterson A Santa Clara warehouse and distribution facility owned by the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System has been slated for sale as part of a larger disposition program that involves...

Judge Takes Key Ruling in Sunnyvale Center Case Under Consideration

By Sharon Simonson Once again, Peter Pau’s attorneys in the Sunnyvale Town Center case appear to have circumvented catastrophe on their client’s behalf. A motion by Wells Fargo & Co. to extricate...

Sun Life Looks to Sell Walnut Creek Offices

By Jon Peterson Toronto-based Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada is calling for offers on the 197,500 square-foot Centre Pointe Business Park in Walnut Creek. The six-building, two-story property is located...
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What Value A Good Name? A Lot

By Jon Peterson A Seattle-based real estate investment firm has learned what every Silicon Valley landlord already knows: Having names like Google Inc. and Apple Inc. associated with your property can...

First Homebuilder Buys at Bay Meadows

By Sharon Simonson San Francisco’s Wilson Meany Sullivan has sold its first residential parcel in San Mateo’s Bay Meadows to TRI Pointe Homes. The Irvine-based homebuilder plans to complete its...