Gensler, Swig, San Francisco, Plant Construction, SoMa, CBRE 633 Folsom

Swig’s Remake of 633 Folsom in San Francisco Takes Shape, and Notice

By Vladimir Bosanac It is a rare instance when a landlord has an opportunity to reimagine an aging asset. Demolishing and building from scratch almost seems too easy. Taking what...
Uber, Oakland, CIM Group, San Francisco, Newmark Knight Frank, Sears Building, Menlo Park, Lane Partners, Walton Street Capital, Ellis Partners,

Strong Interest for Uber’s Oakland Building as Bidding Pool Thins

By Vladimir Bosanac As Uber is looking to offload its property in Oakland, as many as 35 investors are working hard to help the ride-sharing company dispose of its asset. Uber...
Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Northern California, PGGM, Ivanhoé Cambridge, GIC, APG Asset Management, Monogram Real Estate, Bay Area, PGIM, Talus, Walnut Creek, SWA Group, WRNS Studio, BDE Architecture, San Francisco, Caltrain, El Camino Corridor, Peninsula, Redwood City, Greystar

Greystar Proposes Massive 6-Block, 590,000 SQFT Office and 272-Unit Residential Project in Redwood City

By Vladimir Bosanac Charleston, SC-based Greystar is no stranger to Redwood City. But the company’s newest proposal for a massive mixed-use development on El Camino Real will look to redefine...
NKF Capital Markets, Mountain View, TA Realty, Miramar Capital, East El Camino Real, Silicon Valley, Facebook, Google, Oracle, Cisco,

50,000 SQFT Mountain View Property Sells for $40MM

(EDITOR’S NOTE: According to public documents, the sale closed for $40 million on September 7, 2018. This brings the per square foot pricing to just under $807 per square...
Lennar, San Francisco, Fashion Outlets of San Francisco, Macerich, Candlestick Point, Five Point Holdings

500,000 SQFT Candlestick Point Retail Development in San Francisco On Hold

The Five Point Holdings and Macerich reviewing their 500,000 square-foot urban mixed-use, retail development; joint venture may be terminated By Vladimir Bosanac There has been some talk around the industry since...
Silicon Valley, Microsoft, San Jose, Alviso, Cilker Orchards Management Group, land banking, Bay Area, technology development

Microsoft Buys Cilker Family 64.5-Acre Site in San Jose for $73.2MM

By Vladimir Bosanac Landbanking in Silicon Valley is a thing again. In another transaction in San Jose, yet another technology giant is making a big bet and staking a claim...
Mountain View, Bohannon Development, Sunnyvale, Jay Paul, WeWork, Alameda, Contra Costa, Facebook, East Bay, Redwood City, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, Newark, SamTrans Dumbarton Corridor Study, Sobrato Organization, Peery Arrillaga, Fremont, San Francisco, Park Tower

Facebook Leases 750,000 SQFT in Fremont

By Vladimir Bosanac The social media giant has taken the title of King of San Francisco last month when it leased the entire 750,000 square feet at Park Tower in...
San José, Coyote Creek, Emergency Operations Center, Fremont, Milpitas, Newark, Santa Clara

San Jose Approves Sale of Land to Google for $67MM

By Vladimir Bosanac The city council of the City of San Jose voted Tuesday 11-0 to approve the sale of of five former redevelopment properties near Diridon Station to Mountain...
Weingarten Realty, Cambrian Park Plaza Shopping Center, Camden Community Center, Weingarten Realty Investors, Cambrian Park Plaza, Schaffer Land Trust, Kenneth Rodrigues, Partners of Mountain View, Campbell, Los Gatos, Main Street Cupertino, San Jose Planning Department

After Spending $49MM on San Jose Property, Developer Brings Plans to Light

By Michele Chandler The site of a folksy but aging shopping strip and one-time Christmas tree lot in San Jose could transform into a modern “urban village” containing townhomes and...
San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, CBRE, Orlando, San Diego, Bay Area, Washington D.C., Tucson, Waterloo, Las Vegas, Hamilton

Ken Rosen: A Look at What Lies Ahead for the National Economy and the...

By Jack Stubbs “The black swan event that could change the economic outlook is asset bubbles that are caused by easy money. Tax cuts are being proposed in a full...