2121 El Camino San Mateo

Investcorp Buys San Mateo’s Tower Plaza for $67.5MM

A Bahrain-based manager of alternative investment products, for private and institutional clients, Investcorp, purchased the 12-story San Mateo building on 2121 El Camino Real for a reported $67.5 million...
Opportunity Zone Fund, NES Financial, Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, Urban Catalyst, EJF Capital, Oakland, California

Pacific Urban Residential Gets New $387MM Commitment from CalPERS

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based Pacific Urban Residential has received a new $387 million equity allocation from the California Public Employees Retirement System to invest in apartments, according to a...
Industrial, DCT, Prologis, Bay Area, San Francisco, DCT Holdings Corp., Hathaway Avenue, Colliers, Lee & Associates, Lagomarsino, Hagglund

Industrial In and Out Moves

Bay Area industrial space hits high demand. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ – THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION – IN JULY 2015 By David Goll Assuming their accustomed spot as trailblazers, Bay Area companies...

McNellis: Autographing the Deal

Making it in Real Estate (Part Eight): Autographing the Deal By John McNellis It seems we all lie. Depending on which lying study you choose to believe, we tell somewhere between...

Palo Alto’s Epiphany Hotel Sells for $71.6MM

Sales of hotel properties in California reached a record dollar volume of more than $4.4 billion in the first six months of 2015, a 64 percent increase over the...

Palo Alto’s 530 Lytton Sells for $52.9MM, or $1,074 PSF

Palo Alto is by most measures one of the tightest submarkets of the Bay Area, so when an opportunity to own a building in the city’s downtown area opens...

Axis Development Pays $18MM for Un-entitled Apartment Site in San Francisco

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Axis Development Group is the new owner of the apartment development site located at 2675 Folsom in San Francisco, according to sources familiar with the...

Loja Real Estate Buys Shopping Center in Tracy for $15.25MM

By Jon Peterson Walnut Creek-based Loja Real Estate has acquired the 86,943 square foot Tracy Corners Shopping Center in Tracy for $15.25 million. The asset is located at 770-780 Clover...
Almaden Financial Plaza

KBS REIT III to Acquire Prime Downtown San Jose Office Complex for $150MM

By Nancy Amdur KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III, Inc. plans to thicken its Silicon Valley portfolio with the purchase of a prominent three-building office complex in downtown San Jose. The...

McNellis: Back to School

Real Estate Jargon Demystified By John McNellis Whether a lawyer, architect, engineer or broker, a young professional in real estate often hears expressions—some slang, others simply arcane—that neither the finest education...