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....

Union Square Hotel and Shop Space Come to Market

By Jon Peterson A Union Square district boutique hotel at 33 Powell St. with a large ground-floor retail space is being offered for sale by an Asian investor who has...
Murphy Crossing, Milpitas, CBRE Global Investors, San Francisco, Embarcadero Capital Partners, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 6, BART

CBRE Investors Buy Milpitas’ Murphy Crossing

By Jon Peterson Los Angeles-based CBRE Global Investors has acquired the Murphy Crossing office and research and development campus in Milpitas from San Francisco-based Spear Street Capital. The company paid $262 a...

Palo Alto Campus Sells to Google

By Jon Peterson Menlo Park-based California Pacific Commercial Corp. has sold a 200,000-square-foot portfolio of manufacturing and office properties on East Meadow Circle in Palo Alto to Google Inc. The...

Alpha Tech Buys San Jose Building for Headquarters

By Jon Peterson Campbell-based South Bay Development Co. has sold 1321 Ridder Park Drive in San Jose for $3.32 million, or $92.50 a foot, to San Jose-based Alpha Tech Consulting...
Google, Mountain View, CBRE, NetApp, Rockwood Capital, Walnut Hill Capital, Applied Micro, Marin County Employees' Retirement Association, Iron Construction

Google Puts Bayview Campus Construction On Hold

By Sharon Simonson UPDATED: 4:20 pm Google Inc. is postponing construction on its Bayview campus at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. The company has told its contractors and construction workers...

Samsung Starts North San Jose Campus with 2015 In Mind

By Sharon Simonson In what promises to be a watershed event for the city of San Jose and its North San Jose industrial base, Samsung Semiconductor Inc. broke ground July...
Bay Area Council, San Francisco, Bay Area, East Bay

JLL: San Francisco Leasing Slowdown Not A Disaster for Office Developers

By Sharon Simonson Even under a worst-case scenario that assumes 2015 and 2016 employment losses consistent with those in the Great Recession, the San Francisco office vacancy rate would reach...

San Francisco’s Downward Turn Doesn’t Rattle Hudson Pacific Chief

By Jon Peterson With its lease to on-demand luxury-car service Uber, Los Angeles-based Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. has successfully filled 1455 Market St. in the last two-and-a-half years, taking occupancy...
San Francisco Employees' Retirement System, Downtown Properties, Gaw Capital Partners, Downtown Properties, San Francisco real estate, Bay Area news

Developer David Choo Keeps A Piece of the TMG Transbay Action

By Jon Peterson and Sharon Simonson As part of a settlement reached in federal bankruptcy court, San Francisco real estate developer and investor David Choo will participate in profits from...

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