Candlestick Development Progresses

By Joe Gose Lennar Urban’s appointment of The Mark Company to spearhead the residential branding and marketing campaign for the $8 billion, 775-acre San Francisco Shipyard-Candlestick Point project represents a...

Pacific Urban Selected by CalPERS for Apartment Investment

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based Pacific Urban Residential has been hired by the California Public Employees Retirement System to buy B-quality apartments in a new separate account relationship. The real estate...
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Essex Signs Deal to Buy BRE in $15.4B Transaction

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based Essex Property Trust has signed a definitive agreement to buy San Francisco-based BRE Properties to create the only publicly traded West Coast pure play apartment...

Ares and Thompson Dorfman Plan Mixed-use Project in Foster City

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Ares Management, formerly known as AREA Property Partners and Mill Valley-based Thompson Dorfman Partners are planning a redevelopment in Foster City called The Waverly...

Kennedy Wilson Buys Two Apartments With One Asset in El Cerrito

By Jon Peterson Beverly Hills-based Kennedy Wilson has acquired the 159-unit Village at Town Center apartment complex located at 10810 San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito. This property was bought...
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Bay Area Home Sales Take a Breather After Sizzling Summer

By Neil Gonzales A molten-hot Bay Area residential market has simmered down—albeit to a boil—with the rapid price appreciation and brisk sales of homes leveling off since the summer. But make...

Development Team Nestles New Design into Trio of Hayes Valley Condo Projects

By Hayden Dingman In the second half of the 20th century, San Francisco began to emerge as an important cultural and economic center of the country. It was a time...
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In San Francisco Supply and Demand Dynamics Favor Condo Developers

By Joe Gose High housing demand fueled by extraordinary job creation and low interest rates, combined with lagging construction and a precarious entitlement process, have put San Francisco condominium developers...

Bay Area Cities Walk Scorin’ the Talk

Campbell is a walker's paradise, but how do other Bay Area cities fare. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN OCTOBER 2013 By Sharon Simonson When Rockwood...

UDR and MetLife Plan $317MM Apartment JV in San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Denver-based UDR and Morristown, N.J.-based MetLife had formed a $317 million joint venture to develop the 477-unit apartment complex located at 399 Fremont in San Francisco. The structure...