Brookfield Residential, Standard Pacific, Dublin, East Bay, SunCal, Dublin Crossing, BrookCal, California State Teachers’ Retirement System, Camp Parks

Brookfield Residential, Standard Pacific Homes to Build Nearly 2,000 Units in Dublin

By Nancy Amdur Developers Brookfield Residential Properties and Standard Pacific Corp. announced that they have secured acquisition and development rights for a master-planned community at the 189-acre U.S. Army Reserve’s...
Concord, Fremont, Oakland, Richmond, San Francisco, Amazon, Bay Area, Bay Area Council, Concord Naval Weapons Station, Coliseum City, Warm Springs Innovation District, Hunter’s Point Shipyard, Richmond Field Station, Hilltop Mall, BART

DivcoWest Starts a $1.5 Billion Capital Raise for New Commingled Fund

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based DivcoWest Properties has just started the capital raising process for its next commingled fund, the $1.5 billion DivcoWest Fund V, according to sources that track...
Boston Properties, Salesforce Tower, McGrath Properties, The Skylyne, MacArthur BART station, North Oakland, Bay Area, Fruitvale Transit Village, Solomon Cordwell Buenz, Build Group,

Lack of Office Space in Oakland is a Major Barrier for More Relocations

By Neil Gonzales The big hurdle right now confronting technology firms wanting to do what Uber has done in Oakland is the dearth of modern Class A office space in...
Fairmont, Mirae Asset, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, Woodbridge Capital Partners, Oaktree Capital Management

Korean Asset Manager in Talks to Buy Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco for $450MM

A late Thursday report by The Korea Times states that Seoul, South Korea-based Mirae Asset is in negotiations to purchase the venerable Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco for $450...
Portland, Gerding Edlen, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, New York City, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Oakland

Sovereigns Building Real Empires

Sovereign wealth funds boost their investments in real estate across the region, as well as globally. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ – THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION – IN JULY 2015 By Greg...
Housing Trust Silicon Valley, Bay Area, Pure Storage, TECH Fund, Cisco, LinkedIn, San Jose, Mountain View, Redwood City, Silicon Valley

Berkshire To Seed New Investment Fund with Assets in San Jose and Seattle

By Jon Peterson Boston-based The Berkshire Group has seeded its new investment fund with properties in San Jose and in the Seattle area, according to a board meeting document from...
Ellis Partners, Cushman & Wakefield, Silicon Valley, commercial real estate, Bay Area, North San Jose

Apple Pays $165MM for 101 Tech Center in San Jose

By Jon Peterson Cupertino-based Apple has closed on the acquisition of 101 Tech Center in San Jose for approximately $165 million, according to sources that track the sale of major...
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...
Menlo Park, Lane Partners, Walton Street Capital, Oakland, Uber, True North Management Group, Ellis Partners, Colliers International, Gensler

Lane Partners & Walton Street Capital Make Over 5X Return on Uber Sale in...

A lot can happen in a year. And in the case of Menlo Park-based Lane Partners and their partner, Chicago-based Walton Street Capital, that meant a 5X gross return...
Trammell Crow, #Diridon, Bay Area, Adobe Systems, Trammell Crow, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Colliers International, HKS, San Francisco

Trammell Crow and Bentall Kennedy Acquire Development Site in San Jose for $58.5MM

Transportation Oriented Development just gained another major opportunity in the Bay Area. In a transaction valued $58.5 million, Adobe Systems sold a development site next to the Diridon Station...