Jones Lang: Smart-Grid Cities Perform Better

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By Sharon Simonson A new study of 10 cities that have adopted smart-grid technologies to better manage their electricity use shows that collectively their economies are outgrowing the nation and...

Clif Bar Headquarters Changes Owners

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By Jon Peterson The Emeryville home to the Clif Bar & Co. headquarters has gained a new capital source: The New York State Common Retirement Fund. The giant pension fund has...
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Divco, Swift Realty Tie the Knot in Concord

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By Sharon Simonson San Francisco commercial property investor Divco West has acquired 600,000 square feet of Class A office space in Concord from Swift Realty Partners, paying $94 million, or...

Court Awards $3MM Commission to South Bay Brokers

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By Sharon Simonson A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has awarded more than $3 million to three South Bay brokers and their brokerage house in association with a soured...

Jamestown Buys 799 Market Street in San Francisco for $93.5MM

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By Jon Peterson Atlanta-based Jamestown Properties has paid $658 a square foot, or $93.5 million, to buy 799 Market St., a retail and office building with 142,000 square feet and...

Cassidy Turley Snags East Bay Industrial Listing

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By Sharon Simonson A joint venture that plans a 575,000-square-foot speculative industrial building in Newark has selected Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services and a team of brokers including Oakland...

East Bay Landlords: Recovery Strengthens, But Not Everyone Lifted

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| By Mike Coppinger | OAKLAND–The robust economic recovery that seized Silicon Valley and San Francisco beginning in 2010 has largely eluded the Bay Area’s enormous East Bay. Signals of a...

Samsung To Bring 1,000 Workers To Mountain View

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By Jon Peterson Samsung Information Systems America Inc. plans to have as many as 1,000 employees at a new high-profile Mountain View campus fronting U.S. 101, according to developers. San Francisco-based...

Palo Alto Tells Jay Paul To Go Forward with Page Mill Development

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By Sharon Simonson Enticed by the chance to gain a $26 million down payment on the construction of a long-sought police station, the Palo Alto City Council has encouraged developer...

Barry Swenson Builder, Bridge Bank Take Hotel Plunge

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By Sharon Simonson Buoyed by locally thriving commercial property markets, San Jose-based Barry Swenson Builder is beginning construction on two extended-stay business hotels in Silicon Valley, adding 138 rooms to...

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