Mission Bay Is Alive!

Life-science hub Mission Bay reaches ‘critical mass.’ THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN AUGUST 2013 By Barbara E. Hernandez While the financial crisis halted most commercial...

Surging Wine Sales Uncork Industrial Development In Napa

By Jon Peterson The first new warehouse and distribution project to break ground in Napa in years is expected to begin later this fall or early in 2014 on 19...

Attention, Silicon Valley Landlords: Wal-Mart Expanding Again

By Sharon Simonson Wal-Mart Stores Inc. can’t get enough of Sunnyvale. The Arkansas-based mass-market retailer is eyeballing for lease a 107,000-square-foot office building now under construction at the Sunnyvale Business Park. The...

An ‘Idea Tree’ Grows in San Jose

By Sharon Simonson SAN JOSE—The long-awaited expansion and renovation of the tired San Jose McEnery Convention Center is unveiled Oct. 10, adding modernity, 125,000 square feet and a thrust of...

Trammell Crow Says Silicon Valley Needs New Manufacturing Space

By Sharon Simonson ALVISO—Fifty-seven acres in North San Jose could be developed into enough offices and “clean manufacturing” to accommodate as many as 2,500 workers, including 1,200 high-tech-device assembly jobs. The...

Palo Alto Building Sells for First Time in Four Decades, Exceeds $900 a Square...

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based C.M. Capital Corp. has paid in excess of $900 a square foot to buy a downtown Palo Alto office building a stone’s throw from its...

Pampered Tech Workers Push Office Builders to Go All Out

By Sharon Simonson LOS ANGELES—Bay Area landlords will compete for tenants with offerings such as bike concierges, indoor air quality and zero-carbon-emissions technology in the next generation of offices, San...

Construction Around Bay Area Surges

Billions of dollars in new construction—public and private—defines commercial real estate in 2013. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN AUGUST 2013 By Robert Celaschi It doesn't...
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Texas Teachers Anoints Swift Realty an ‘Emerging’ Manager

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based real estate investor Swift Realty Partners has attracted a $15 million commitment from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for its Swift Real Estate Partners...
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Anticipating Change, SPUR Prepares San Jose for Growth

By Sharon Simonson Housing and job growth in San Jose, particularly downtown and North San Jose, signify wholesale change in the city’s built environment in the next 25 years. Development density...