High Pricing Pulled Loja to Market

By Jon Peterson Strong buyer interest and a belief that the pricing for core retail assets in the Bay Area has reached a cyclical high drove Walnut Creek-based Loja Real...

Hines to Earn 5 Percent on Rialto Building

By Jon Peterson Houston-based Hines expects to achieve an initial return of approximately 5 percent on its purchase of the 135,500-square-foot Rialto Building at 116 New Montgomery St. in San...

Ohio REIT Buys Oakland Whole Foods

By Jon Peterson Beachwood, Ohio, -based DDR Corp. has paid $41 million to acquire the 57,000 square-foot Whole Foods store in Oakland located at 230 Bay Place at the intersection...
TIAA-CREFX NewarkX Newark Technology ParkX Palo AltoX Broadreach Capital PartnersX Bay AreaX East BayX TIAA-CREF Global Real Estate

Urdang Sells Newark Industrial Building to User

By Jon Peterson Plymouth Meeting, Pa., -based Urdang Capital Management Inc. expected a long-term hold when it bought Newark’s 238,000-square-foot 39889 Eureka Drive industrial building last year. Instead, the private equity...

$100MM Nets Prudential Less than 4 Percent at 100 Spear St.

By Jon Peterson Prudential Real Estate Investors accepted an initial yield of less than 4 percent on its $100 million purchase of the 100 Spear Street office building in downtown...
100 Spear, LEED, San Francisco, Bay Area, Vanbarton, 101 Mission

Prudential Buys San Francisco’s 100 Spear for $100 Million

By Jon Peterson Newark, N.J., -based Prudential Real Estate Investors has acquired the 203,260-square-foot 100 Spear St. office building in downtown San Francisco for $100 million, or not quite $492...

Kimpton Raises $200MM in Equity For More Hotels

By Jon Peterson Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group LLC has raised $203 million in equity for its latest hotel investment fund and has plans to acquire properties valued in excess...

Banking into the Teeth of the Storm

The tech boom has drawn capital galore. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN JANUARY 2013 By Sharon Simonson That local developers track lending markets is axiomatic....

Lenders Still Fear Condo Construction Market

By Jon Peterson Who will Tishman Speyer Properties Inc. and its Chinese development partner find to lend them the hundreds of millions of dollars that they hope to obtain to...
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Essex Still Bullish on San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Essex Property Trust Inc. just can’t get enough of San Francisco. The Palo Alto-based real estate investment trust historically has had limited exposure to the city, stymied by...

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