$100MM Nets Prudential Less than 4 Percent at 100 Spear St.

By Jon Peterson Prudential Real Estate Investors accepted an initial yield of less than 4 percent on its $100 million purchase of the 100 Spear Street office building in downtown...
100 Spear, LEED, San Francisco, Bay Area, Vanbarton, 101 Mission

Prudential Buys San Francisco’s 100 Spear for $100 Million

By Jon Peterson Newark, N.J., -based Prudential Real Estate Investors has acquired the 203,260-square-foot 100 Spear St. office building in downtown San Francisco for $100 million, or not quite $492...

Kimpton Raises $200MM in Equity For More Hotels

By Jon Peterson Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group LLC has raised $203 million in equity for its latest hotel investment fund and has plans to acquire properties valued in excess...

Banking into the Teeth of the Storm

The tech boom has drawn capital galore. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN JANUARY 2013 By Sharon Simonson That local developers track lending markets is axiomatic....

Lenders Still Fear Condo Construction Market

By Jon Peterson Who will Tishman Speyer Properties Inc. and its Chinese development partner find to lend them the hundreds of millions of dollars that they hope to obtain to...
San Francisco, housing, Bay Area news, San Francisco real estate news, Perkins Coie, Trumark Urban, Polaris Pacific, planning commission

Essex Still Bullish on San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Essex Property Trust Inc. just can’t get enough of San Francisco. The Palo Alto-based real estate investment trust historically has had limited exposure to the city, stymied by...

Bay Area Retail Fractures Along New Economic Lines

By Sharon Simonson Strong merchant demand for premium Bay Area retail locations is escalating rents for newly built shop space from San Jose to San Francisco to housing-boom levels and...

Texas REIT Buys First San Francisco Hotel

By Jon Peterson Austin, Texas-based Summit Hotel Properties has moved into the San Francisco hotel market for the first time with its $60.5 million acquisition of the 252-room Holiday Inn...
One Market, San Francisco, Visa, Autodesk, Blackstone, Morgan Stanley, The Paramount Group, Bay Area news, San Francisco real estate

Paramount Group Raises Millions to Buy in San Francisco

By Jon Peterson A New York City-based real estate investor with a history of ownership in the region plans to invest as much as $250 million in equity in trophy...
Intero, San Francisco, Bay Area, Berkshire Hathaway, HomeServices of America,

Denver Industrial REIT Wants More San Francisco Bay Property

By Jon Peterson Denver-based DCT Industrial Trust has paid $30.1 million, or $89 a square foot, to acquire an Oakland industrial building at 5800 Coliseum Way, according to market research...