Alameda, Alameda Point Partners, Thompson Dorfman, srmErnst, Madison Marquette, Tricon Capital Group, Tableu Development, O2-blu, Eden Housing

$500MM First Phase of Alameda’s Transit Village Poised for Take Off

By Neil Gonzales Grand ideas have come and gone for Alameda Point since the naval air station there closed in 1997. But one vision could finally reach actual ground work...
Oakland, 3093 Broadway, VTBS Architects, CityView, West Oakland, Broadway-Valdez District, Lake Merritt, Bay Area, Auto Row District, East Bay, housing

Mixed-Use Project Planned for Oakland’s Auto Row District

By Robert Carlsen With the approval in November by the City of Oakland's planning department, a new mixed-use project is scheduled to break ground next fall at 3093 Broadway, the...
Millbrae, Mixed-Use Projects, Serra Station Properties, Fullerton, Republic Urban, Republic Urban Properties, San Jose, Bay Area, BART, Caltrain Station

Two Mixed-Use Projects Proposed Near Millbrae BART Station

By Nancy Amdur Two transit-oriented development projects proposed for the area surrounding Millbrae’s BART station would bring new retail, housing and office space to the Peninsula city. San Jose-based Republic Urban...
Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco, residential real estate, Paragon, Lennar Corp, Hayes Valley, TRI Commercial, SoMa, Macerich, Santa Monica

New Projects Making Bayview A Housing, Investment Hot Spot

By Neil Gonzales Bayview-Hunters Point in San Francisco’s southeastern portion has long been a gritty working-class community physically isolated from the rest of the city and historically lacking access to...
Cupertino, Cupertino City Council, Sand Hill Property, The Irvine Company, Vallco Shopping Mall, Barry Swenson Builder, Silicon Valley real estate, Silicon Valley housing

Cupertino City Council to Redo General Plan, Housing Element Discussion

By Nancy Amdur A more than 10-hour Cupertino City Council meeting and public hearing held in November during which council members discussed amending the city’s General Plan and updating its...
San Mateo Residential Development, San Mateo, Palo Alto, Dahling Group, Pleasanton, Mozart Development Company, residential real estate, Comerica, Union Bank

Classics at San Mateo Residential Development Clears Major Hurdle

In a scene that is not reminiscent of many planning and City Council meetings these days, the Classics residential project in San Mateo received an ovation from practically everyone...
San Francisco Apartment, San Francisco, Lovely, apartment rental, Silicon Valley, Polaris Pacific, Rent Path, Palo Alto, Zillow, Bay Area, housing, rent

San Francisco Apartment Dwellers See Little Respite from Escalating Rents

By Joe Gose San Francisco’s pricey apartment market continues to put pressure on renters, and it appears that no immediate relief is in sight. The amount of existing inventory and new...
Oyster Development, San Francisco, residential real estate news, National Real Estate Advisors, Tricon Capital, Mission Hill, Whole Foods

Oyster Development Plans $180MM Condo Development in San Francisco

By Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Oyster Development is kicked off the development and construction earlier this month on the 260-unit Rockwell condominium project in San Francisco located at 1634-1690 Pine...
Walnut Creek Housing, Bay Area, East Bay, San Francisco, residential real estate news, Urban Land Institute, Palo Alto, San Ramon, Danville, Oakland

Walnut Creek Housing Feeling Bay Area Boom

By Robert Carlsen With apartment rents in San Francisco continuing to be up to $2.50 per square foot higher than many East Bay cities, developers see substantial room for growth...
Greystar Development, Redwood City, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Peninsula

Greystar Development Plans 175-unit Apartment Complex in Redwood City

By Jon Peterson Charleston, S.C.-based Greystar Development has plans to develop a new apartment project in Redwood City at 103 Wilson Street. This development was approved last month by the Redwood...