San Francisco, Bay Area, Paragon Real Estate Group,, The Civic, The Azure, Equity Residential, Essex Property Trust

San Francisco Apartments Start Offering Move-in Incentives as Tenant Demand Slows

By Neil Gonzales Offering rental incentives is not uncommon in the apartment industry generally. But it is if it is happening in San Francisco. “It’s a relatively recent phenomenon,” said Patrick...
Pacifica Quarry, Eenhoorn LLC, City of Pacifica, Preserve@Pacifica LLC, California Coastal Commission, Pacifica Chamber of Commerce

Pacifica Quarry Development May Go to Voters in November

By Jacob Bourne When mining ended at the Pacifica Quarry in 1987, legislation was passed shortly thereafter requiring voter approval for residential development on the land. Within the last 15...
California Association of Realtors, Central Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco County, Southern California, Central Valley, Sacramento County

MLS Innovations Emerge As Industry Shifts

By Jacob Bourne Some regulations for real estate brokers utilizing multiple listing services that consolidate data on property listings between brokers has come under pressure to evolve as the internet...
Equity Residential, San Francisco, Bay Area

Opinion: Glut in San Francisco?

Sam Zell’s Equity Residential Warns 2nd Time in a Month on Rental Market, Sees Glut in San Francisco, New York By Wolf Richter This is just the beginning. On Wednesday, mega-landlord Equity...
Greystar, Downtown Redwood City, Downtown Precise Plan, Northern California, Redwood City Caltrain station, Bay Area, Silicon Valley,

Greystar Seeks Another Project in Downtown Redwood City as Apartment Cap Nears

By Neil Gonzales Charleston, S.C.-based multifamily developer Greystar is pursuing another project in downtown Redwood City as a cap on new apartment units nears in that district. Greystar’s latest proposal at...
San Jose, Diridon Urban Village, San Jose City Council, Silicon Valley, Bay Area

San Jose Apartment Development Fills Just One of City’s Many Housing Needs

By David Goll Residential development in San Jose is taking a decidedly new and urbanized turn with a project known as Montgomery 7 that will eschew all parking. The proposed 10-story...
Port of Redwood City, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Silicon Valley, Redwood Creek Channel, San Francisco

Redwood City’s Docktown Receives State Decision to Shutter

By Robert Carlsen After more than three years of haggling over the future of the Docktown houseboat and liveaboard marina in the Redwood Creek/Harbor Center area of Redwood City, a...
San Jose, Condominiums, Delmas Park, Delmas Group LLC, Salvatore Caruso Design Corporation, Silicon Valley, Bay Area

Condos Coming to San Jose’s Delmas Avenue, Pending City Approval

By Jacob Bourne Three single-family homes on Delmas Avenue between West San Carlos Street and Auzerais Avenue in San Jose may be demolished if plans for a multi-family condominium building...
Streamlining Affordable Housing Proposals, Governor

Governor to Help Ease Housing Pain

By Todd Williams In an effort to encourage housing production, Governor Jerry Brown has made a bold proposal to streamline the approval of certain multifamily housing projects that include a...
Silicon Valley, Onizuka Air Force Station, Sunnyvale, affordable housing, MidPen Housing, Bay Area, Onizuka Crossing

MidPen Housing Opens Affordable Housing for Veterans at Onizuka

By David Goll In a Silicon Valley city of famously unaffordable housing, an assemblage of local, regional, state and federal agencies and organizations has joined to provide an oasis of...