Pembrook Doubles Up on San Jose Apartment Project

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Pembrook Capital Management LLC has made a $16.5 million preferred-equity investment in the Meridian Apartments being developed at 1400 W. San Carlos St. in...

Avalon Bay, Equity Residential Load Up On Bay Area Apartments

By Jon Peterson Arlington, Va., -based AvalonBay Communities Inc. and Chicago’s Equity Residential will each own well in excess of 10,000 San Francisco Bay Area apartments following their planned joint...

Elysian Fields [May Take] Forever

Transit-oriented development faces continuous struggle, from the real to the imagined THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN OCTOBER 2012 By Maria Shao For 74 years, the...

Kennedy Wilson Buys First Oakland Apartments

By Jon Peterson Beverly Hills-based Kennedy Wilson captured a 5.7 percent going-in yield on its newly acquired Regency Tower Apartments in the Lake Merritt neighborhood of Oakland. Now the international real...
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Mountain View Apartments Sell for Sub-5 Percent Yield

By Jon Peterson Boston-based fund manager Rockpoint Group has paid not quite $30 million all cash to buy a 127-unit Mountain View apartment complex built in 1969. The Matteson Cos.,...

La Eace: San Francisco Housing Rents Climbing Faster Than Most Know

By Rob La Eace As of late, it seems the only things hotter than our home sales market is our rental market—and of course our San Francisco Giants! Who would...

Essex Bets On Downtown San Jose—Again

By Sharon Simonson Palo Alto’s Essex Property Trust Inc. plans another major foray into downtown San Jose with the construction of a 21-story tower at one of the most desirable...

Apartment Builders Spark El Camino Rebirth In Mountain View

| By Sharon Simonson | Developers including Prometheus, UDR Inc., Archstone and the Urban Housing Group have filed applications with the city of Mountain View seeking to build more than 1,000...
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Voracious Essex Continues To Buy

By Sharon Simonson Palo Alto landlord Essex Property Trust Inc. has acquired Park West apartments in San Francisco and the former Waterstone Santa Clara in Santa Clara for not quite...

One Hawthorne Penthouses Up for Sale

By Sharon Simonson Eager San Francisco condo buyers will soon have fresh meat in a tight market: After beginning sales more than two years ago, Jackson Pacific Ventures, the developer...