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Plan Bay Area Settlement Doesn’t Stop Challenges

By Joe Gose The legal settlement between the administrators of Plan Bay Area and the Building Industry Association of the Bay Area in February attempts to improve procedures to determine...
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The Foreclosure Crisis and Legal Change

By Karl E. Geier With the “housing collapse” and the ensuing “foreclosure crisis” behind us, it is time to assess the myriad changes in the law of mortgage lending and...
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Pacific Urban Sells San Jose Apartment Complex for $36.4MM

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based Pacific Urban Residential has sold the 144-unit Alterra San Jose apartment complex for $36.4 million or $252,777 per unit, according to sources with direct knowledge...
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San Carlos Mixed-Use TOD Project Placed on Hold

By Jon Peterson The San Carlos Transit Village mixed-use apartment/office/retail project adjacent to the San Carlos Caltrain station has been put on hold while the city and SamTrans discuss the...
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Avant Housing Looks For New Apartment Development in Dog Patch

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Avant Housing, a joint venture of AGI Capital Group and TMG Partners together with the California Public Employees Retirement System, is planning to file permits...
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South Bay’s Multifamily Development Segment Rides a ‘Perfect Storm’

By Robert Carlsen As the commercial building boom accelerates within the South Bay's Golden Triangle district, the burgeoning North San Jose tech district bounded by highways 101, 880 and 237,...
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KT Properties Moves Ahead with Planned $250MM Apartment Development in Downtown San Jose

By Jon Peterson Reaching a new milestone with the city of San Jose’s planning department, Cupertino-based KT Properties is now moving ahead with plans for its major apartment project in...
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Dustin Bogue: This Time It’s Different

In homebuilding, circumstances are ripe for continued recovery and an increase in M&A activity. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN JANUARY 2014 Dustin Bogue founded Union...
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Sizzling Bay Area Housing Market is Reaching its Limits

The housing market in the Bay Area is one of the most dynamic in the world, but it is starting to show signs of maturity. Such was the message...

Inzopa Leveraging Social Media for Homebuyers

By Joe Gose A Fremont startup has embraced crowdsourcing to improve the home buying experience in the Bay Area. The company, Inzopa, launched its beta operation in early February and wants...