Bell Partners, Northern California, Bay Area, Bell Institutional Fund VI, Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System

Global Talent Search Jump-Starts Age of Distributed Real Estate

By Sharon Simonson Thomas Friedman told us in 2005 that the world is flat, earning accolades and book awards for his prescient insight. Barbara Donaldson, vice president of real estate and...

TMG Sells Emeryville Center in Latest Bay Area Disposition

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based TMG Partners and White Plains, N.Y., -based Rockwood Capital have sold the 270,000-square-foot Public Market Emeryville at 5959 Shellmound St. TMG had owned the mixed-use...

Tech Company Fishes for Talent in Less Crowded Pond

By Sharon Simonson The search for talent is pushing a Menlo Park maker of commercial-grade touch screens and touch monitors to move its headquarters south to the state Highway 237...
Atlas Hospitality Group, California Hotel Sales Survey, Northern California, San Francisco, Alameda County, InterContinental, Sonoma County, Oakland, Marriott City Center,

Just Can’t Get Enough of San Francisco Hotels

By Jon Peterson Two more San Francisco boutique hotels are trading hands, both within the same block of Sutter Street within short walking distance of Union Square. The 94-room Hotel Rex...
Westcore, DRA Advisors, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Fremont, Northern California, Oakland, M West, DivcoWest, TPG Real Estate, Mission West Properties

Sunnyvale Rethinks Development of Popular Business Park

By Sharon Simonson Redevelopment pressure is driving the city of Sunnyvale—a big beneficiary of the technology industry boom—to undertake a major rethink of land-use prescriptions in the highly popular business...

Kennedy Wilson Buys First Oakland Apartments

By Jon Peterson Beverly Hills-based Kennedy Wilson captured a 5.7 percent going-in yield on its newly acquired Regency Tower Apartments in the Lake Merritt neighborhood of Oakland. Now the international real...

North San Jose in Grand Funk?

By Jon Peterson Molasses-slow leasing velocity in North San Jose in the third quarter has landlords and brokers watching the numbers, hoping the performance is a blip rather than the start...
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Hill International, Silicon Valley, Bay Area

Mountain View Apartments Sell for Sub-5 Percent Yield

By Jon Peterson Boston-based fund manager Rockpoint Group has paid not quite $30 million all cash to buy a 127-unit Mountain View apartment complex built in 1969. The Matteson Cos.,...

Kilroy Realty Corp. Willing to Go Spec All the Way

333 Brannan Street in San Francisco By Sharon Simonson Office landlord Kilroy Realty Corp. would begin construction next year on a speculative basis at both of the San Francisco office-development sites...
Invesco, San Francisco, Bay Area, Contra Coast, Employees` Retirement Association, Campus Drive, San Mateo, Hanover Cannery Park, San Jose, San Diego

Drawbridge Makes the Connection

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Almanac Realty Investors has finalized a $150 million equity investment in San Francisco-based Drawbridge Realty Trust, a privately held investment and development company that...