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Voracious Essex Continues To Buy

By Sharon Simonson Palo Alto landlord Essex Property Trust Inc. has acquired Park West apartments in San Francisco and the former Waterstone Santa Clara in Santa Clara for not quite...

Clif Bar Headquarters Changes Owners

By Jon Peterson The Emeryville home to the Clif Bar & Co. headquarters has gained a new capital source: The New York State Common Retirement Fund. The giant pension fund has...
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Divco, Swift Realty Tie the Knot in Concord

By Sharon Simonson San Francisco commercial property investor Divco West has acquired 600,000 square feet of Class A office space in Concord from Swift Realty Partners, paying $94 million, or...

Jamestown Buys 799 Market Street in San Francisco for $93.5MM

By Jon Peterson Atlanta-based Jamestown Properties has paid $658 a square foot, or $93.5 million, to buy 799 Market St., a retail and office building with 142,000 square feet and...

Cassidy Turley Snags East Bay Industrial Listing

By Sharon Simonson A joint venture that plans a 575,000-square-foot speculative industrial building in Newark has selected Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services and a team of brokers including Oakland...

Chinese Investors Buy Burlingame Hotel

By Jon Peterson A Chinese investment group has acquired the 309-room Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport Hotel at 1177 Airport Blvd. in Burlingame, paying more than $29 million, or...

Chicago REIT Buys More Peninsula Apartments

By Sharon Simonson Chicago-based Equity Residential, a huge owner of U.S. apartments, has acquired a 241-unit, two-tower complex in downtown San Mateo and plans a major renovation. The Townhouse Plaza and...

CityView Buys Berkeley Apartment Note at Steep Discount

By Jon Peterson Los Angeles-based institutional real estate investor CityView has paid $66.8 million to acquire Berkeley’s 143-unit Arpeggio apartment complex, a cost well below the $91 million mortgage balance...
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Mississippi REIT Buys More Hayward Industrial

By Jon Peterson Jackson, Miss., -based EastGroup Properties Inc. has increased its East Bay industrial market presence with the purchase of the Wiegman Distribution Center II in Hayward for $7.5...

Barry Swenson Builder, Bridge Bank Take Hotel Plunge

By Sharon Simonson Buoyed by locally thriving commercial property markets, San Jose-based Barry Swenson Builder is beginning construction on two extended-stay business hotels in Silicon Valley, adding 138 rooms to...

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