Crucial Court Decision Approaches For Sunnyvale Town Center

By Sharon Simonson All eyes turn to receiver Jerry Hunt in the legal brawl to control the Sunnyvale Town Center. On March 15, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Peter Kirwan is...

CalPERS Increases Multifamily Bet

By Jon PetersonThe California Public Employees’ Retirement System has committed $631.8 million in new equity to an investment fund that specializes in apartments and already owns six Bay Area...

Skanska Wants More of Nor-Cal Pie

By Sharon Simonson Swedish construction giant Skanska AB is stepping up the intensity of its pursuit of Bay Area business. Already, at the end of last year, the company booked $347 million...

Boston Properties Buys In Mountain View

Jon Peterson Boston-based Boston Properties Inc. has paid $71.5 million to acquire 2440 W. El Camino Real in Mountain View, a 140,000 square-foot office building. The publicly traded real estate investment...

Apple Inc. Takes Sunnyvale Town Center Offices

Sharon Simonson Apple Inc., the rapidly growing consumer electronics maker that has its headquarters in neighboring Cupertino, has again jumped the city boundary to lease a 156,000 square-foot building at...

Apartment Owner Tries Concord Mobile Homes

Sharon Simonson A Concord mobile home park with 178 spaces has sold for $9.3 million to a private apartment investor looking for yield. Joel Kelly, a principal with Oakland’s Bay Apartment...

Interiors Star Irving Joins HOK in San Francisco

By Sharon Simonson Richard Irving, an interior designer whose history includes work for The Getty Center in Los Angeles and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck, has joined the San Francisco office of global...

Angelo Gordon Buys in Downtown Palo Alto

Jon Peterson New York City-based Angelo Gordon & Co. has acquired a leasehold interest in a shuttered assisted living facility in downtown Palo Alto with the intent of converting it...

CalSTRS Sends $47 Million to Apartment Fund

Jon Peterson The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has approved a $47.2 million commitment to a new apartment investment fund being managed by San Diego-based Fairfield Residential Co. LLC. The commingled...

Behringer Harvard Puts Hitachi-Leased Properties on the Block

Jon Peterson Dallas-based real estate firm Behringer Harvard and San Francisco’s Digital Realty Trust Inc. are selling two Santa Clara office-R&D buildings that the companies own in a joint venture...