Zurich Buys First Industrial Asset in San Francisco

By Jon Peterson An affiliate of Zurich North America, advised by New York City-based Zurich Alternative Asset Management, has bought its first industrial property in the San Francisco Bay Area....
Houston, Transwestern Develpment Company, San Francisco Bay Area, West Coast, Orange, Seattle, Panattoni Development Company, Inland Empire, Los Angeles

Mitsui Fudosan and SKS to Develop 270 Brannan Street

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Mitsui Fudosan America and San Francisco-based SKS Partners have formed a joint venture for the development of 270 Brannan Street office building in the...
Bell Partners, Northern California, Bay Area, Bell Institutional Fund VI, Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System

Prologis to Sell Portfolio That Includes 8 Properties in the Bay Area

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Prologis has signed an agreement with Oslo, Norway-based Norges Bank Investment Management sell them a 45 percent interest in 66 industrial properties in the United...

PS Business Parks Buys 8 Office Buildings in San Mateo

By Jon Peterson Glendale, Calif.-based PS Business Parks has paid $60.5 million to acquire the 340,000 square foot Bayshore Corporate Center office building in San Mateo. The eight-building office park was...

Retailers Use Bay Area to Test Radically Different Models

By Nancy Amdur Ever since H. Gordon Selfridge moved from Chicago to London in the late 1800s to open the first department store designed especially for women, brick-and-mortar retailers have...

USAA Buys Asset in North San Jose for $190MM

By Jon Peterson San Antonio, Texas-based USAA Real Estate Company has acquired the two-phase America Center Class A office property in North San Jose. The first phase of the project is...

Kilroy Breaks Ground at 333 Brannan, Reflects New Corporate Urban Movement

By Neil Gonzales It wasn’t until 2010 that the Los Angeles-based Kilroy Realty Corp. made its presence known in the Bay Area. Since then, the real-estate investment trust has invested in...
Bell Partners, Northern California, Bay Area, Bell Institutional Fund VI, Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System

High Rents Not Slowing Bay Area Office, R&D Markets

By Rob Goszkowski The thriving Bay Area economy has set fire to the market for office and research and development space. Each submarket has been exposed to somewhat unique circumstances,...

A Green Roof Over Your Head

The ecology-minded Bay Area is catching up in the green-roof and green-wall movement. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN OCTOBER 2013 By Maria Shao In an...
Bell Partners, Northern California, Bay Area, Bell Institutional Fund VI, Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System

Bay Area Works In Spite of Itself

The concentration of business, professional and scientific services in the Bay Area will grow. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN OCTOBER 2013 By Sharon Simonson Even...