Opponents Vow Appeal to San Francisco Judge’s Ruling to Allow $2.3 Billion State Building...

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By Sharon Simonson The state of California is free to proceed with the $2.33 billion sale of 11 office buildings under an order that was to be signed by state...

San Francisco Superior Court to Hear Challenge to State Buildings Sale

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By Sharon Simonson A lawsuit opposing the $2.3 billion sale of 11 state buildings to a Hines company partnership has its first hearing at 11 a.m. Nov. 22 in San...

Commercial Lenders Nibbling At the Edges

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By Sharon Simonson   Commercial real estate property lenders are back in the market, but their attention is selective and their demands are great. While interest is high in lending money,...

BioMed: New South San Francisco Properties’ Yield Approaches 10 Percent

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By Jon Peterson San Diego-based BioMed Realty Trust anticipates higher than 9 percent cash-on-cash initial return from its $298 million South San Francisco acquisition of two life-science properties. Kent Griffin, president...

CalPERS Drops BlackRock as Apartment Manager

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By Jon Peterson Eighty-five hundred employees in 24 countries were not enough to allow asset-management behemoth BlackRock Inc. to hang on at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. CalPERS announced Oct....

TMG Partners Makes the Grade

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By Jon PetersonSan Francisco-based TMG Partners has survived a review of investment managers by the California Public Employees' Retirement System. CalPERS, the largest public pension fund in the country,...

CalPERS Evaluates Future of CalSmart Investment Program

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By Jon Peterson CalPERS, the country’s largest public employees retirement system, may be abandoning a real estate investment vehicle at the heart of a decade-long thrust to acquire urban real...

CalPERS’ Real Estate Value to Slide Another Year

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By Jon Peterson The multi-billion-dollar real estate investment portfolio held by California’s huge public pension fund has dropped an additional 16 percent in the last year and is expected to...

CalPERS Expands Real Estate Consultant Pool

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By Jon Peterson The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has more than tripled the size of a standing pool of real-estate consultants from 10 to 32, though it has not...

Cupertino’s Cypress Hotel Note Trades at Discount

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By Jon Peterson Boston-based AEW Capital Management has taken ownership of the 224-room Cypress Hotel in Cupertino by buying the property mortgage and acquiring title via deed in lieu of...

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