Alexandria Real Estate Equities, 260 Townsend, San Francisco, CIM, Newmark Knight Frank, Swinerton Builders, Battery Ventures, SoMa

Alexandria Pays $66MM for 260 Townsend in San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Pasadena-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities has closed on the acquisition of the 66,692 square foot 260 Townsend...
Google, John Arrillaga, Richard Peery, Brokaw Road Office Development, Mountain View, San Jose, Diridon Station, Chesapeake Commons, Sunnyvale, Kilroy Realty, The Carlyle Group

Google Purchases Three Buildings in Mountain View for $250MM, Leases Four in San Jose

By Meghan Hall Google’s seemingly insatiable thirst for space throughout the Bay Area continues, as the tech giant has purchased three older office buildings...
Federal Realty Investment Trust, San Jose, Santana Row, Hatton Public Parking Garage, Splunk, Tesla

Santana Row Officially Opens New 1300-space Garage and First New Public Plaza in Years

San Jose (May 2, 2019) -- Federal Realty Investment Trust announced the opening today, May 2, of two new features for its Santana Row shop-work-play destination in...
Newmark Knight Frank, San Ramon, NKF Capital Markets, Cannae Partners, New York Life Investors, Madison Marquette, Tri-Valley, City Center Bishop Ranch

Madison Marquette Spends $37.25MM for San Ramon Property

San Ramon, CA – Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has announced the sale of a 2-story, state-of-the-art 103,182 square foot R&D building in San Ramon located at 4600...
San Francisco, Instacart, Paramount Group, JLL, CBRE, Glassdoor, Bechtel Corporation, Blue Shield of California, Oakland, Beacon Capital Partners, PlanGrid

Instacart Expands Footprint at 50 Beale Street in San Francisco by 30,000 SQFT

By Meghan Hall Same-day grocery delivery platform Instacart is expanding its footprint at 50 Beale St. in San Francisco, taking an additional floor nearing...
Google, San Jose, Fire Department Training Center, The Mercury News, Bay Area, Diridon Station, Trammell Crow, Mountain View. San Francisco

Google Purchases San Jose’s Fire Department Training Center for $41.2MM

By Meghan Hall In a transaction dating to June 6, Google has acquired San Jose’s Fire Department Training Center located...
Ziegler, Bond Dealers of America, Chicago State Foundation Board, Just 4 GirlFriends, Chicago

Big & Bold Visions By The Dozen: MTC and ABAG Announce Transformative Project Finalists

SAN FRANCISCO, (Oct. 22, 2018) - The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today announced the selection of six Transformative Transportation Projects —...
Cupertino, The Sobrato Organization, San José, Market Street Towers, Arquitectonica, Davidson Plaza Towers, Trinity Place, San Francisco,

The Sobrato Organization Proposes 560,000 SQFT of Offices in San José’s Block 8

By Meghan Hall Cupertino, Calif.-based The Sobrato Organization has finally submitted plans to redevelop a highly sought-after piece of property in the downtown portion of San José known as Block...
VergeSense, Boston University, Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center, ByteLight, Acuity Brands Lighting, WeWork, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston

TechView: AI Platform VergeSense Measures Use of Office Space

By Meghan Hall Modern offices have rapidly evolved as companies transitioned from traditional cubicles to open concept workspaces. VergeSense is a sensor-as-a-system platform that tracks office usage to equip companies...
San Francisco, Hanson Bridgett, SOMA, Transferable Development Rights, Caltrain, Rincon Hill, San Francisco Board of Supervisors

San Francisco Officially Passes its Long Awaited Central SOMA Plan

By M. Brett Gladstone, Esq., Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP, San Francisco . On December 4, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (on its second and final reading) approved the...