199 Fremont DivcoWest CalSTRS California State Teachers Retirement System Newmark Knight Frank GLL Real Estate Partners Wells Fargo San Francisco

DivcoWest and CalSTRS Buy 49% Interest in 199 Fremont in San Francisco for $186.2MM

By Jon Peterson DivcoWest Properties and the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) have purchased a 49 percent interest in the office building in San Francisco located at 199 Fremont....

BioMed: New South San Francisco Properties’ Yield Approaches 10 Percent

By Jon Peterson San Diego-based BioMed Realty Trust anticipates higher than 9 percent cash-on-cash initial return from its $298 million South San Francisco acquisition of two life-science properties. Kent Griffin, president...

Allrise Capital Acquires Mixed-Use Portfolio in San Francisco & Berkeley with $500MM Developable Value

Allrise Capital today announced that it has gained full control of a portfolio of mixed-use real estate properties and sites in San Francisco and Berkeley through the acquisition of...
Hudson Pacific, LBA Realty, San Francisco, Bay Area

Hudson Pacific Sells 222 Kearny to LBA Realty for $51.8MM

By Jon Peterson Los Angeles-based Hudson Pacific Properties has sold the 148,797 square foot 222 Kearny Street office building in San Francisco for $51.8 million or $348 per square foot...
San Francisco, Seattle, Stessa, Jones Lang LaSalle, JLL Spark, multifamily property, real estate, iPhone, online platform

TechView: Stessa Helps Smaller Multifamily Investors Automate Portfolio Management

By Meghan Hall As prices for single-family homes continue to skyrocket in rapidly growing metropolitan areas near cities like San Francisco and Seattle, more people are renting, contributing to the...
888 Brannan, San Francisco, Beacon Capital Partners, California State Teachers Retirement System, CalSTRS, commercial real estate, AirBnB

Beacon Capital to Test the Market in San Francisco With Sale of 888 Brannan

By Jon Peterson Boston-based Beacon Capital Partners will test the office building sales market in San Francisco as it has plans to bring to market for sale the 445,395 square...
Northern California, San Mateo, Peninsula Office Park, 2180 Sand Hill, Embarcadero Place, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Hudson Pacific Properties

CalPERS Study Notes $6.5 Billion Invested in California Real Estate

By Robert Carlsen Though economic activity generated by retirement benefits paid by the California Public Employees Retirement System remained flat compared to the last CalPERS Economic Impact study—$30.4 billion in...
Roche Molecular Systems, Santa Clara, Presidio Investments, Rockpoint Group, Colliers International, Bank of America Financial Center, ServiceNow, Huawei Technologies

Roche Molecular Systems Buys Santa Clara’s Central Campus Office Park for $140.5MM

By Meghan Hall In a move that could signify future expansion, Roche Molecular Systems has purchased the five building Central Campus office park in Santa Clara, Calif., for $140,475,500, or...
NorthMarq, Oakland, Fannie Mae, Maya Apartments

NorthMarq Secures $12.25MM Fannie Mae Loan for 47-Unit Maya Apartments in Oakland

SAN DIEGO – Aaron Beck, vice president of NorthMarq’s San Diego regional office, arranged a $12.25 million refinance of a newly developed mixed-use property located in Oakland, California. The financing was...
San Francisco, Embarcadero, Gerson Baker and Associates, Levi’s Plaza, Jamestown, CBRE, KGO Television, Walt Disney Company, San Francisco Port Commission,

900 Front in San Francisco up for Sale, Seeking Pricing in the Range of...

By Jon Peterson The current owner of the ground lease property located by San Francisco’s Embarcadero at 900 Front Street has put the office building up for sale. The potential...

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