Santa Clara County Median Home Value Dips in June

By Sharon Simonson More evidence that the regional housing market is taking a breather: For the first time since 2008, the median price of a single-family home dropped from May...

Developments Rise Like Dandelions Near San Francisco Transit Center

By Sharon Simonson Tishman Speyer and its Chinese development partner China Vanke Co. Ltd. begin construction next week on what is being billed as the largest residential development project ever...

Bay Area Housing Market on the Cusp of Change

By Sharon Simonson The Bay Area housing market is starting to slow. Agents doing business in downtown San Jose, on the Peninsula and in the East Bay report a tapering off...
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Midwest REIT Pays $44MM for Apartment Land South of Market

By Jon Peterson Cleveland-based Associated Estates Realty Corp., an apartment landlord with 51 complexes and 13,107 units in 10 states, has acquired a fully entitled apartment site in San Francisco...

Dolmen Braves San Francisco’s Tenderloin to Offer Starter Housing

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Dolmen Property Group plans rents beginning as low as $1,450 a month for studios as small as 275 feet at The Lofts at Seven, an...

Pritzker and Sares Regis Partner in Northern California

By Jon Peterson Chicago-based Pritzker Realty Group LLC has partnered with San Mateo’s Sares Regis Group Northern California to be its West Coast developer for three Bay Area apartment projects already underway...

BRE Starts Construction on Mission Bay Project

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based BRE Properties Inc. has begun vertical construction on its 360-unit MB360 apartment development in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco. The publicly traded real estate...

Bay Area Housing Goes Boom

By Sharon Simonson How hot is the San Francisco Bay Area housing market? So hot that the area’s median home sales price has risen 45 percent compared to a year ago—up...
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Kennedy Wilson Gooses Yields with East Bay Buys

By Jon Peterson Beverly Hills-based Kennedy Wilson expects to earn nearly a 6 percent going-in yield on its purchase of the 188-unit Montelena Apartments in Hayward. The real estate investment company...

CBRE Global Bets $184MM on Bay Area Apartments

By Jon Peterson Atlanta-based Wood Partners plans to begin construction on a $140 million Hayes Valley apartment complex at 55 Laguna St. in San Francisco in the next 90 days. The...