Lovely, RentPath, San Francisco, apartment rent, San Francisco real estate, Bay Area news

Online Rental Services Market Heats Up with RentPath’s Acquisition of San Francisco’s Lovely

By Hayden Dingman "I think in the next three-to-five years a clear winner is going to emerge in the rental space," says Blake Pierson, CEO of online rental app Lovely....
San Francisco, Transbay, housing, office, San Francisco real estate news, Bay Area news, Transbay Terminal, Salesforce Tower

Transbayformation

New transit hub is also a catalyst for a neighborhood redesign. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN APRIL 2014 By David Goll What could become "one...
San Francisco, housing, Bay Area news, San Francisco real estate news, Perkins Coie, Trumark Urban, Polaris Pacific, planning commission

San Francisco’s Housing Crisis Provides Opportunity for City

San Francisco is a place like no other in the country. No, we are not talking about its physical beauty, its splendid weather or its diverse culture. We are talking...
Hayes Valley, San Francisco, 7x7 Development, Fisher Development, San Francisco condo, CBRE San Francisco, San Francisco real estate, Bay Area news

New Condo Development in Hayes Valley to Kick Off

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based 7x7 Development is planning a new 69-unit condominium development at 388 Fulton Street in the Hayes Valley region of San Francisco. The company recently acquired the .29-acre...
Invesco, San Francisco, Bay Area, Contra Coast, Employees` Retirement Association, Campus Drive, San Mateo, Hanover Cannery Park, San Jose, San Diego

Wisconsin Pension Fund Joins Essex in New Apartment Joint Venture

By Jon Peterson The State of Wisconsin Investment Board and Palo Alto-based Essex Property Trust have formed a new equity joint venture to invest in apartments. It’s being called WESCO...
Pacific Urban, Sunnyvale, Citra, CalPERS, Silicon Valley housing, Bay Area news, Silicon Valley real estate

Pacific Urban Buys Two Apartments in Sunnyvale

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based Pacific Urban Residential has acquired two apartment complexes in Sunnyvale. It paid $50 million or $340,000 per unit to acquire the 147-unit Citra apartment complex...
Esssex Properties, BRE Properties, Union City, Verandas Apartment Homes, east bay home, bay area real estate, bay area news, bay area apartment news

Bay Area Asset Earmarked for Institutional JV with Essex Properties

By Jon Peterson There is a chance that one apartment complex in the San Francisco Bay Area could be part of a joint venture that Palo Alto-based Essex Properties Trust...
Plan Bay Area, Communities for a Better Environment, Earthjustice, Sierra Club, Association of Bay Area Governments, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Plan Bay Area Settlement Doesn’t Stop Challenges

By Joe Gose The legal settlement between the administrators of Plan Bay Area and the Building Industry Association of the Bay Area in February attempts to improve procedures to determine...
foreclosure, Miller Starr Regalia, Walnut Creek, Bay Area news, mortgage, homeowner, fraud

The Foreclosure Crisis and Legal Change

By Karl E. Geier With the “housing collapse” and the ensuing “foreclosure crisis” behind us, it is time to assess the myriad changes in the law of mortgage lending and...
Pacific Urban Residential, Pacific Urban, San Jose, Alterra, Sares Regis, bay area news, bay area residential news, san jose housing

Pacific Urban Sells San Jose Apartment Complex for $36.4MM

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based Pacific Urban Residential has sold the 144-unit Alterra San Jose apartment complex for $36.4 million or $252,777 per unit, according to sources with direct knowledge...