Saturday, February 16, 2019

Curtailing Housing Choice

Critics question if enough buyers want high-density housing to support proposed supplies. By David Goll THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN JANUARY 2013 Real estate industry...

Building for the Future

Most new housing would be high-density by law. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN JANUARY 2013 By David Goll With steady growth in jobs and population...

Lenders Still Fear Condo Construction Market

By Jon Peterson Who will Tishman Speyer Properties Inc. and its Chinese development partner find to lend them the hundreds of millions of dollars that they hope to obtain to...
San Francisco, housing, Bay Area news, San Francisco real estate news, Perkins Coie, Trumark Urban, Polaris Pacific, planning commission

Essex Still Bullish on San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Essex Property Trust Inc. just can’t get enough of San Francisco. The Palo Alto-based real estate investment trust historically has had limited exposure to the city, stymied by...

San Francisco Housing Market Surprises

By Sharon Simonson Even as technology companies drive commercial real estate leasing in San Francisco, unprecedented demand from tech workers is compelling the for-sale condominium market. Forty percent of the new-condo...

Essex Buys More San Francisco Apartments

By Jon Peterson Essex Property Trust Inc. has paid $96 million, or $653,000 a unit, to acquire the Bennett Lofts complex in the South of Market Street district in San...

Bay Area For-Sale Inventory of Homes Plummets At Three Times National Rate

By Sharon Simonson Bay Area housing markets have seen the largest declines in for-sale inventory of any in the country in the last year, according to Movoto.com, a Bay Area-based...
Prologis, Tracy, International Park of Commerce, San Francisco, San Joaquin County, Oakland, Colliers International, industrial, warehouse

Southern California Investor Buys Tracy Apartments

By Jon Peterson San Diego-based MG Properties Group has paid $25.25 million to purchase the 156-unit Waterstone Apartments in Tracy, earning a 5.8 percent capitalization rate, or first-year yield. The seller...

Martin Building Co. Plans $60MM Apartment Project in Downtown San Francisco

By Jon Peterson Martin Building Co. owner Patrick McNerney says he is in no way spooked by the fat pipeline of new apartments slated for delivery in San Francisco over...

Equity Residential Plans Historic Rehab in Downtown Berkeley Community

By Jon Peterson As if the nearly 5,000-unit Bay Area apartment portfolio it is acquiring in the Archstone sale weren’t enough for Equity Residential, the Chicago landlord continues its steady...