LaSalle, 450 Sansome, San Francisco, LaSalle Investment Management, ornerstone Real Estate Advisors, Orange County Employees Retirement System

LaSalle to Buy 450 Sansome in San Francisco for $89MM

By Jon Peterson Chicago-based LaSalle Investment Management has been chosen as the buyer of the 133,000 square foot 450 Sansome Street office building in San Francisco. The purchase price will...
El Camino Real, California Avenue, CIM Group, Clarion Partners, Invesco, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Stanford Research Park, Silicon Valley, Carrasco & Associates, AIA Santa Clara Valley 1988 Design Award

Clarion Buys Palo Alto Asset for $1,120 Per Square Foot

All sub-markets are not created equal, and in Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is one of those markets that not only carries a lot of cache, but also has a...
888 Brannan, San Francisco, Beacon Capital Partners, California State Teachers Retirement System, CalSTRS, commercial real estate, AirBnB

TIAA-CREF Puts 888 Brannan Under Contract at Around $700 Per Square Foot

By Jon Peterson New York City-based TIAA-CREF has put under contract for purchase the 888 Brannan Street office building in San Francisco for around $700 per square foot or almost...
Ellis Partners, San Francisco, Woodside Office Center, Novato, 7250 Redwood Boulevard, Artemis Real Estate Partners, JLL

Ellis Partners Buys Novato Office Building for Approx. $16.25MM

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Ellis Partners has acquired the 87,000 square foot Woodside Office Center located at 7250 Redwood Boulevard in Novato for approximately $16.25 million, according to sources...
Spear Street, San Francisco, Santa Clara, DTZ, Stadium TechCenter, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Silicon Valley, Golden Triangle, 237 corridor

Spear Street Earns Impressive Return on Two-and-Half-Year Santa Clara Investment

An investment in a complex of three, fully-leased buildings at 5450-5480 Great America Parkway in Santa Clara, just landed San Francisco-based Spear Street Capital $44MM in gross profit—this does...
1155 Market, San Francisco, Patson Companies, CBRE, Mid-Market, Lighthouse of the Blind and Visually Impaired,

1155 Market Could be Sold for As High As $700 per Square Foot

By Jon Peterson The sale of the 1155 Market Street office building in San Francisco could be sold for somewhere in the range of $700 per square foot or $72.5...
San Mateo, ACCO, Bridgepointe, Cushman & Wakefield, Commercial Real Estate News, NGKF, BGC Partners, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

New York Life Buys San Mateo Office Park for $49MM

Bridgepointe Office Park, a 130,000 square foot office complex in San Mateo built in 1982 has reportedly sold to New York Life Real Estate Investors for $49 million, or...
John McNellis, McNellis Partners, Safeway, Cerebrus Capital, Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, retail, private equity, layoffs, operational efficiency

McNellis: In Praise of Inefficiency

By John McNellis A lender on one of our projects wrote last week, demanding we post an $800,000 letter of credit to further secure its loan because the credit rating...
CalPERS, California Public Employees Retirement System, Park Hill Group, Starwood Capital, Rockpoint Real Estate, disposition

CalPERS Plans to Sell Out of Its Legacy Commingled Fund Portfolio

By Jon Peterson California Public Employees Retirement System is planning to sell its limited partnership interests that it currently holds in commingled funds that are part of its legacy portfolio. “The...
Bay Area, Rosen Consulting Group, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, Austin, Denver, Portland, Nashville, Google, Apple, Facebook,

AEW Plans Two Apartment Developments Costing Nearly $400MM

By Jon Peterson Boston-based AEW Capital Management has plans to development apartment projects in San Francisco and San Jose that have total development costs of $399.6 million, according to sources...