Lower Nob Hill, Noe Valley, Inner Mission, Alamo Square, Duboce Triangle, Westwood Park, Mission Dolores, San Francisco apartment, Ivanhoé Cambridge

Ivanhoe Cambridge Expands Apartment Investment Strategy to San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Montreal-based Ivanhoe Cambridge has made its first move into the San Francisco apartment investment market with a new joint venture partnership with San Francisco-based Veritas Investments. There is...
Berkeley apartment, Berkeley real estate, residential development, 2598 and 2600 Shattuck Drive, Parker Place, David Baker Architects, Bay Area real estate

Lennar and Deutsche Plan Berkeley Apartment Development

http://vimeo.com/7130094 By Jon Peterson Aliso Viejo-based Lennar Multifamily Communities and New York City-based Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management are planning the development of Parker Place, apartment and retail mixed-use project located...
LCOR Ventures, South Bay, San Jose, Oakland, Commercial Real Estate News, Silicon Valley

Zurich Acquires First Apartment Complex in the Bay Area

By Jon Peterson A member company of Zurich North America, advised by New York City-based Zurich Alterative Asset Management, has paid $86.7 million to acquire the 174-unit 121 Tasman apartment...
AvalonBay, Dublin California, 5200 Iron Horse Parkway, Dublin Station II, East Bay, San Francisco, Bay Area apartments

AvalonBay Starts New Apartment Development in Dublin

By Jon Peterson Arlington, Va.-based AvalonBay Communities has started construction on the development of its 252-unit Avalon Dublin Station II in Dublin located at 5200 Iron Horse Parkway. The total...
Zillow, Trulia, Tumlis, San Francisco, Bay Area news, Houserie.com, RentalRoost, GrayRoost, Opendoor

New Web Sites Make Real Estate Transactions Easier for Buyers, Sellers, Renters

By Robert Carlsen A new generation of real estate-centric Web sites has come online recently—and one will do so soon—with the goal of bolstering multiple listing services with an array...
Lennar, Fremont, Warm Springs, East Bay, Toll Brothers, Valley Oak Partners, The Sobrato Organization, BART, East Bay real estate, development

Lennar’s Interest in Fremont Adds Critical Piece to Development Plan

By Joe Gose The City of Fremont’s announcement early this month that it had selected Miami-based Lennar Corp. to develop 112 previously industrial acres marks a critical step in implementing...
Oakland, BRIDGE Housing, Terraza Palmera, affordable housing, below market rate, Van Meter Williams Pollack, Bay Area news, James E. Roberts-Obayashi

BRIDGE Housing’s Terraza Palmera Opens at Historic Oakland Site

By Neil Gonzales Terraza Palmera at St. Joseph’s, a below-market housing complex built on a historic site, is giving Oakland’s long-struggling Fruitvale neighborhood a new infusion of vitality. The complex...
San Francisco, apartment, Carmel Partners, investment, Carmel Partners Investment Fund, Bay Area news, IRR, housing, Bay Area

Bay Area Cities Struggle to Finance Affordable Housing in Wake of Redevelopment Funding Halt

By Nancy Amdur A healthy economy and soaring rents and home prices are spurring demand for more affordable housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, but barriers, including cuts in...
West Oakland Specific Plan, Oakland, Lampwork Lofts, Madison Park, DCI Construction, Levy Design Partners, apartments

Lampwork Lofts Project Illuminating West Oakland

By Joe Gose One of the most ambitious developments in West Oakland since the financial crisis struck is nearing completion and could brighten a broader but low voltage neighborhood revitalization. Lampwork...
Redwood City, Indigo, CBRE, The Pauls Corporation, Mount Kellett Capital Management, San Mateo real estate news, Bay Area news, development, housing

Pauls Corporation Plans $187MM Apartment Development in Redwood City

By Jon Peterson Denver-based The Pauls Corporation is planning on the development of the 470-unit apartment Indigo project in Redwood City located at 525 Middlefield Road. The total cost is...