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Marin County Pension Fund Plans Sale of $129MM Bay Area Portfolio

By Jon Peterson The Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association is making plans to sell off its $129.2 million direct real estate portfolio that the pension fund owns in the San...
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CalPERS Awards $20MM Allocation to Sack Properties

Updated June 27, 2014 By Jon Peterson California Public Employees Retirement System has awarded an additional $20 million of equity to San Francisco-based Sack Properties as part of its emerging manager...
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Clarion Partners Buys Santa Clara Office/R&D Building for $26MM

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Clarion Partners has paid just over $26 million or $316 per square foot to buy the 82,278 square foot 2901 Patrick Henry office/R&D building...
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Sand Hill Extends its Reach in Palo Alto’s Tony Stanford Research Park

By Nancy Amdur Sand Hill Property Co. scooped up more pieces of Palo Alto’s desirable Stanford Research Park with the recent acquisition of an office building on Hanover Street and...
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Laurus Earns Sub 6 Cap Rate on Sale of 1155 Market St. in San...

By Jon Peterson Los Angeles-based Laurus Corporation has sold the 140,000 square foot 1155 Market Street office building in San Francisco at a sub 6 percent cap rate. “This return is...
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Jamestown Sells Pacific Place in San Francisco to J.P. Morgan for $415MM, $965 per...

By Jon Peterson Atlanta-based Jamestown has sold the 430,000 square foot Pacific Place mixed-use project located at 22 4th Street in San Francisco to New York City-based J.P. Morgan for...
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Embarcadero Capital Pays $18.8MM for Office/R&D in Pleasanton

By Jon Peterson Belmont-based Embarcadero Capital Partners has bought the 104,741 Square foot Arroyo Center in Pleasanton for $18.8 million or about $180 per square foot, according to sources familiar...
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Chatham Buys Into Strong Performing Silicon Valley Hotel Portfolio

By Jon Peterson Palm Beach, Fla.-based Chatham Lodging Trust believes it’s buying into a very strong hotel portfolio by becoming the sole owner of four Residence Inn by Marriott Hotels...
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Rockwood Banking on Mountain View’s Continued Appeal

By Jon Peterson With offices San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles, Rockwood Capital has paid approximately $154 million to buy the 230,000 square foot 301-381 East Evelyn Avenue office...
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Facebook $101MM Menlo Park Acquisition Signals Firm’s Commitment to Silicon Valley

By Nancy Amdur Facebook, Inc. reinforced its commitment to Silicon Valley while preparing for future growth with a recently completed agreement to purchase a 59-acre office complex next to its...