San Jose Office Building on North First Goes to Auction

By Jon Peterson Civic Center Tower, a 109,850-square-foot office property at 675-695 N. 1st St. in San Jose, will be sold at auction in a process that begins July 22...

New York Private-Equity Firm Buys First San Francisco Building

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Brickman, a real estate private equity company, has agreed to buy 550 Kearny St., its first San Francisco Bay Area property. The company is...

Rising Rents Push Manufacturer to Buy in Silicon Valley

By Sharon Simonson Skyrocketing rental rates in its Sunnyvale hometown drove biomedical device-maker Zoll Medical Corp. to search for alternate digs and ultimately to buy a manufacturing building in San...

Expert: Silicon Valley Manufacturing Leads New Thinking

By Sharon Simonson Want to know the source of Bay Area innovation? Look no further than its manufacturing base, argues Howard Wial, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and...

Apple, Twitter Begin Big Sunnyvale Tenant Improvements

By Jon Peterson and Sharon Simonson The Moffett Park submarket of Sunnyvale, where Jay Paul Co. has worked its magic, continues to attract investor interest as tenants including Apple Inc.,...

Macerich Plans Rebuild, Expansion of Walnut Creek Mall

By Jon Peterson The Macerich Co. plans to invest up to $260 million in expansion and redevelopment of the 778,000-square-foot Broadway Plaza Shopping Center in downtown Walnut Creek. This would...
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Lumosity Expands in San Francisco with Lease at 140 New Montgomery

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Lumosity, the online brain-training company, expects to sign a lease to occupy 36,000 square feet at 140 New Montgomery St. in San Francisco, a historic...

Kilroy Wants San Francisco’s First Net-Zero Office Building

By Sharon Simonson Kilroy Realty Corp. is seeking to create San Francisco’s first office building capable of operating on a net-zero-energy basis, hiring respected architect William McDonough to work the...

Rockwood Capital Pursues San Francisco Design District Redevelopment

By Jon Peterson White Plains, N.Y., -based Rockwood Capital LLC has paid $4.1 million an acre for a Showplace Square site near the California College of the Arts where it...

Urban Commons Buys San Jose Airport Hotel

By Jon Peterson Los Angeles-based Urban Commons LLC has closed on its first San Francisco Bay Area hotel acquisition with the $15.2 million purchase of the 196-room Radisson Plaza San...