Ponderosa Homes Looks to Build Single-Family Units on Vacant San Jose Lot

By Nancy Amdur Ponderosa Homes II, Inc. is proposing to create a subdivision with up to 26 single-family homes on an approximately 2.6-acre site in an established residential area on...
Brookfield Residential, Standard Pacific, Dublin, East Bay, SunCal, Dublin Crossing, BrookCal, California State Teachers’ Retirement System, Camp Parks

Brookfield Residential, Standard Pacific Homes to Build Nearly 2,000 Units in Dublin

By Nancy Amdur Developers Brookfield Residential Properties and Standard Pacific Corp. announced that they have secured acquisition and development rights for a master-planned community at the 189-acre U.S. Army Reserve’s...
Fremont, Locale @ State Street, City of Fremont, TMG Partners, Sares Regis, SummerHill Homes, Bay Area

Carmel Partners Tweaking Proposed Plan for Apartment Project in Fremont

By Nancy Amdur Representatives of San Francisco-based Carmel Partners attended a City of Fremont Planning Commission study session on Tuesday to present potential alternative designs for its multifamily project proposed...
Affordable Home Ownership, Millennials, White Tiger Condo Conversion, San Francisco, Bay Area, SPUR

With Room to Grow, Multifamily Sector Reaches Prior Peak

For all the election hoopla of late, the real estate industry is one sector of our economy that can provide strong evidence of a robust return to its prior...
Housing Trust Silicon Valley, Bay Area, Pure Storage, TECH Fund, Cisco, LinkedIn, San Jose, Mountain View, Redwood City, Silicon Valley

Berkshire To Seed New Investment Fund with Assets in San Jose and Seattle

By Jon Peterson Boston-based The Berkshire Group has seeded its new investment fund with properties in San Jose and in the Seattle area, according to a board meeting document from...

San Jose’s North San Pedro Neighborhood Set for New Housing, Retail Projects

By Nancy Amdur A mix of new housing and retail space will soon begin transforming an underutilized section of downtown San Jose into a neighborhood as developers plan projects for...
Northern California, San Mateo, Peninsula Office Park, 2180 Sand Hill, Embarcadero Place, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Hudson Pacific Properties

CalPERS Study Notes $6.5 Billion Invested in California Real Estate

By Robert Carlsen Though economic activity generated by retirement benefits paid by the California Public Employees Retirement System remained flat compared to the last CalPERS Economic Impact study—$30.4 billion in...

Residents Call for Mix Uses, Parks and Other Upgrades in San Jose’s Blossom Hill/Snell...

By Neil Gonzales For sure, Lani Ballard doesn’t want to see the future look of her South San Jose community to resemble the old Hitachi site off Cottle Road. “It’s like...
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Trammell Crow and Bentall Kennedy Acquire Development Site in San Jose for $58.5MM

Transportation Oriented Development just gained another major opportunity in the Bay Area. In a transaction valued $58.5 million, Adobe Systems sold a development site next to the Diridon Station...

Carlyle Group Pays $42MM to Enter JV for Pacifica Mobile Home Park

The private equity firm, the Carlyle Group, has been reported to have entered a joint venture to upgrade Pacific Skies Estates, a mobile home park in Pacifica, in a...