Cushman & Wakefield, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Bright Insights Report, Gateway

Can I use my IRA to Buy Real Estate?

By Bruce Ferry A common question from clients, or often times from people at dinner parties, is “Can I use my IRA money to buy real estate?” The easy answer...
Newmark Cornish & Carey North I-680 North Concord Pleasant Hill Walnut Creek Lafayette BART Solano County Contra Costa County San Francisco Bay Area

Newmark Cornish & Carey: Newness Abounds in North I-680 Market

By Jacob Bourne “The North I-680 corridor is in a state of transformation, which is very positive in terms of the area’s long term economic growth and health of the...
JLL Silicon Valley San Francisco Bay Area Newark Dumbarton Transit Oriented Development District Dumbarton Bridge Residential

JLL: Multifamily Development Cools in Bay Area While Single Family Maintains Growth

By Jacob Bourne Research from JLL indicates that a number of factors have converged to push multifamily asking rents downward, causing building permits for new apartment construction to taper off...
Wells Fargo Wealth Advisors, Rancho Higuera, Santa Clara, Kennedy Wilson, Silicon Valley, Bay Area

Private Owner Brings 190-Acre Site in Santa Clara Up for Sale, Could Attract $20MM...

By Jon Peterson A private family represented by San Jose-based Wells Fargo Wealth Advisors has brought the 190-acre site known as Rancho Higuera in Santa Clara County up for sale....
Fortbay Colony Capital Santana Row Westfield Valley Fair WRNS Studio KTGY Architecture + Planning HMH Inc Stevens Creek Urban Village San Jose

Fortbay Proceeds with Plans for Signature Project in West San Jose

By Jacob Bourne On February 17, the City of San Jose issued notice of a 30-day public review period for the draft environmental impact report for a proposed mixed-use project...
Pacific Eagle SKS Partners Renzo Piano Building Workshop Mark Cavagnero Associates Transbay Transit Center LEED Platinum SoMa Yerba Buena San Francisco

Proposal for Mixed-Use Tower Near San Francisco’s Transbay Center Offers Public Amenities

By Jacob Bourne On February 16, Pacific Eagle along with its entitlement partner SKS Partners, submitted an application to the San Francisco Planning Commission for approval of a proposed mixed-use...
MacArthur Station BART Oakland MacArthur Transit Village Hines Bridge Housing Boston Properties Solomon Cordwell Buenz Commercial Residential

Oakland’s Temescal Neighborhood Could Be Transformed by High-Rise

By Jacob Bourne Significant development activity continues on an eight-acre set of parcels just adjacent to Oakland’s MacArthur BART Station main entrance. Formerly known as the MacArthur Transit Village, the...
Republic Urban Properties, San Jose, Evergreen Valley College, PD Rezoning, San Jose – Evergreen Community College District

Rose Center for Public Leadership Offers Planning Strategies for San Jose

By Jacob Bourne A panel of 15 urban planning experts from all over the country met at San Jose’s City Hall on February 16 for a forum on strategies to...
Puget Sound, San Francisco, Bay Area, University Mechanical Contractors, Contracting Industry, Stratus, TigerStop

Labor Shortage Key Factor in Rising Construction Costs

  By Jacob Bourne Early last year a team of researchers at CBRE compiled a variety of data from RSMeans and BLS in an attempt to explain why local U.S. markets...
Essex Property Trust, Goodman Real Estate, San Mateo, Palm Valley Apartment , San Jose, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Bay Area

Essex Becomes Sole Owner of Palm Valley Apartment Complex in San Jose for $183MM

By Jon Peterson San Mateo-based Essex Property Trust is now a 100 percent owner of the 1,098-unit Palm Valley apartment complex in San Jose, as stated by the public real...