Giant Transbay Transit Center Also Giant Engineering Feat

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By Sharon Simonson As anyone knows who has dug a hole at the beach or even the backyard, one of the challenges is preventing the surrounding earth from falling back...

The Incredible Shrinking Store

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Bricks and mortar outlets won’t go away but are changing and getting smaller. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN JANUARY 2013 By Maria Shao Shopping is...

Samsung Jumpstarts North San Jose with Headquarters

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By Sharon Simonson San Jose’s City Council has approved a trio of agreements with Samsung Semiconductor Inc. to build a 680,000-square-foot research and development campus and new North American headquarters...

Silicon Valley Contract Manufacturer Grows to Meet Demand

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By Sharon Simonson Another contract manufacturing-services company is expanding in Silicon Valley, offering the latest bit of evidence of a re-shoring trend that began in the current recovery. Bestronics, a San...

Canadian Investor Plans Overhaul of Mission West Portfolio

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By Jon Peterson Two Canadian companies investing pension fund money have acquired all but a sliver of the equity in the former Mission West portfolio acquired by San Francisco’s Divco...

Buildings Learn To Talk

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Technology locates people and objects to help the mobile workforce work. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN JANUARY 2013 By Doug Caldwell It’s one of those...

New National Appraisal Firm Challenges Big Broker Incumbents

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By Sharon Simonson San Jose-based Hulberg & Associates Inc., the largest independent commercial appraisal firm in California, has joined 41 other like firms to form Valbridge Property Advisors, a national...

FelCor Seeks Buyers for Embassy Suites in Milpitas

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By Jon Peterson Irving, Texas, -based FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. has put the 266-room Embassy Suites Milpitas-Silicon Valley on the market for sale as part of a larger repositioning of...

High Pricing Pulled Loja to Market

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By Jon Peterson Strong buyer interest and a belief that the pricing for core retail assets in the Bay Area has reached a cyclical high drove Walnut Creek-based Loja Real...

Signature Hopes to Give San Jose Wings

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By Sharon Simonson The Florida company proposing an $82 million private terminal and seven new hangars at the San Jose airport is so eager to begin that it has issued...

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