CBRE: Leasing Pause in First Quarter Belies Surge to Come

By Sharon Simonson Bay Area office markets held their own in the first quarter neither gaining nor losing much occupancy overall, but the surface calm reflected in the numbers conceals...
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DivcoWest Joins Rush to Sunnyvale

By Jon Peterson Silicon Valley’s Sunnyvale, which has experienced a development boom in the current economic recovery, continues to draw investor interest with San Francisco-based DivcoWest Real Estate Investments buying...

Silicon Valley’s Dueling Campuses

By Sharon Simonson Call it Star Wars. By multiple accounts, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is an efficiency-minded company. Its products are about helping people to more easily manage their lives, and the...

Foreign Pension Fund Extends Debt On San Francisco Offices

By Jon Peterson Newport Beach-based Buchanan Street Partners, on behalf of a foreign pension fund, has provided a $14 million mezzanine loan to upgrade and re-tenant 1155 Market St., an...

Real Estate Titan Marcus Lets Loose In San Francisco

By Sharon Simonson As Bay Area real estate magnates go, George Marcus is probably the most famous. Hamid Moghadam of Prologis might give him a run. So might Carl Berg...
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Investor Nabs Silicon Valley Offices for $119 Million

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, formerly known as RREEF Real Estate, expects to achieve an initial yield of 6 percent on the 431,490 square-foot...

Giant Transbay Transit Center Also Giant Engineering Feat

By Sharon Simonson As anyone knows who has dug a hole at the beach or even the backyard, one of the challenges is preventing the surrounding earth from falling back...

Samsung Jumpstarts North San Jose with Headquarters

By Sharon Simonson San Jose’s City Council has approved a trio of agreements with Samsung Semiconductor Inc. to build a 680,000-square-foot research and development campus and new North American headquarters...

Prologis Buys South San Francisco Truck Terminal

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Prologis Inc. has paid $15.6 million, or $654 a square foot, for a 23,840-square-foot industrial property on 201 Haskins Way in South San Francisco. According to...

Silicon Valley Contract Manufacturer Grows to Meet Demand

By Sharon Simonson Another contract manufacturing-services company is expanding in Silicon Valley, offering the latest bit of evidence of a re-shoring trend that began in the current recovery. Bestronics, a San...