Oncoming [Cal]Train

Developers make tracks to Caltrain stations from San Francisco to Silicon Valley THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN AUGUST 2013 By Neil Gonzales Proximity to transit...

Google’s George Salah to Become CEO at Smart Grid Startup

By Sharon Simonson George Salah, long-time Google Inc. director of facilities, is leaving the company to become the chief executive of Apparent Inc., a Novato-based smart-grid and solar-energy startup. Salah is...
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Swift Realty Fundraising Reaches Capital Benchmark

By Sharon Simonson San Francisco-based Swift Realty Partners has secured approximately $75 million in investment commitments for its first private real estate fund, which is targeting value-add opportunities in West...
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East Bay Industrial Draws Private Equity Interest

By Jon Peterson New York City-based KTR Capital Partners is on the cusp of investing more than $56 million in two East Bay industrial properties in Hayward and San Leandro. The...

Retail Remakes the Silicon Valley Skyline

By Neil Gonzales Silicon Valley’s affluent and tech-oriented consumers are driving millions of dollars of investment in redevelopment and new construction of retail and mixed-use projects from the West Valley...

Tweet This: 795 Folsom For Sale for Third Time Since 2006

By Jon Peterson Hartford, Conn., -based Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers is selling 795 Folsom St., the former Twitter Inc. headquarters in the Yerba Buena district of downtown San Francisco. Cornerstone has...

San Francisco’s BRE Properties Subject of Purchase Offer

By Sharon Simonson Connecticut-based real estate investment advisor and shareholder Land and Buildings is seeking to acquire San Francisco-based apartment landlord BRE Properties Inc., offering $60 a share, a 16...

Kaiser Buys Mission Bay Medical Office Building from Alexandria

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Kaiser Permanente Northern California has agreed to acquire a 210,000-square-foot, to-be-developed medical office building from Pasadena-based Alexandra Real Estate Equities for $55.2 million at 1600...

Bay Area-Wide Bicycle Program to Kick Off Shortly

By Neil Gonzales The transit-conscious Bay Area is finally hopping on the bike-sharing concept. Already popular in Europe and catching on in other American cities, public bike sharing makes its...

Tenant Interest Strong at Speculative Santa Clara Office Campus

By Sharon Simonson Palo Alto-based Menlo Equities LLC and Boston-based Beacon Capital Partners are close to signing the first tenants for their speculative 750,000-square-foot office campus at 3333 Scott Blvd....