Swift Jumps North of Market Street for Latest San Francisco Buy

Sharon Simonson San Francisco-based Swift Realty Partners has bought 260 California St., a 55,000-square-foot historic office building in the heart of the city’s North Financial District. Swift paid $308 a foot...

Cushman: San Francisco Recovery Here to Stay

By Sharon Simonson Can San Francisco and its technology companies remain an island of calm in the ongoing economic storm? Yes, say researchers and an economist for global brokerage and...
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Canadian Pension Fund Buys Interests in Bay Area Apartments

By Jon Peterson The Toronto-based Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has acquired a 45 percent interest in three San Francisco Bay Area apartment complexes now under construction or soon to...
San Francisco real estate investment

Bristol Group Raises $25 Million from Tennessee Pension Fund

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Bristol Group Inc. has been awarded a $25 million commitment from the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System for its Bristol Value Fund II, a value-add investment...
Alameda County Pension Fund real estate investment

Alameda County Pension Fund Invests $30 Million In Real Estate

By Jon Peterson The Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association has approved $30 million in new investment for two real estate funds: $20 million for the Jamestown Premiere Property Fund L.P....
Sunnyvale real estate

Sunnyvale Nabs Two More Big Leases

By Sharon Simonson After a quiet second quarter in which the Silicon Valley office market saw a net loss in occupancy after six consecutive quarters of gains, the market is...

Bond Expert: San Jose Redevelopment Successor Agency ‘Insolvent,’ Or Close

By Sharon Simonson Business people have calculated the merits of strategic debt default and bankruptcy-protected reorganization for a long time. The financial and housing crises have introduced the tactic to...

Pau Suit Against Wells Fargo, RREEF Survives Legal Challenges

By Sharon Simonson Peter Pau fought legal challenge in Superior Court from two sides this week in his ongoing battle to control and develop the Sunnyvale Town Center. But separate jabs...

Broker: Valley Shopping Center May Sell Below 5 Percent Yield

By Jon Peterson A Mountain View shopping center developed in 2006 that is a stone’s throw from Google Inc.’s campus may trade based on a yield of 5 percent or...

AEW Buys North San Jose Properties

By Jon Peterson Boston-based AEW Capital Management L.P. has bought a 126,000-square-foot Orchard Parkway office and research and development complex in San Jose from San Francisco-based DivcoWest Real Estate Investments. DivcoWest...