Virtuous Cycle on Van Ness

Mid-Market renewal spreads west. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN AUGUST 2013 By Nathalie Pierrepont Pawnshops and strip clubs once crowded the intersection of San Francisco’s...

Pacific Heights Apartments Sell At 3.5 Percent Yield and Below

By Jon Peterson Two San Francisco apartment complexes in the city’s north central Pacific Heights neighborhood have sold for a total of $34 million: 2140 Pacific Ave. with 27 apartments...
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Too Little New Housing To Cost the Bay Area Tens of Thousands of Jobs

By Sharon Simonson The Gen Xers and echo boomers feeding the youthful population wave remaking neighborhoods south of San Francisco’s Market Street and in The Mission eventually will move to...

Essex Pays Top Dollar for Mountain View Apartments Near Google

By Jon Peterson Palo Alto-based Essex Property Trust Inc. has paid $42.5 million to acquire the Regency at Mountain View apartments at 333 Escuela Ave. in Mountain View, citing the...

Apartment Developer Crescent Heights Uses Tech to Draw Techies

By Neil Gonzales The luxury-apartment complex rising tall above 10th and Market streets in San Francisco figures to be as hip and uber-modern as most of its future residents. Located...

Two Apartment Projects in the Works for Burlingame

By Jon Peterson The posh Peninsula enclave of Burlingame with six square miles of persistent luxury continues to attract investor interest. San Francisco-based Grosvenor Americas and the city of Burlingame have...

Old and New in The Mission

San Francisco’s first neighborhood still draws new arrivals THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN APRIL 2013 By Veronica Dolginko San Francisco’s Mission District has become a...

Invesco, CalPERS Look for Green in the Dublin Hills

By Jon Peterson Atlanta-based Invesco Real Estate has paid $105.4 million in cash to buy the 305-unit Avalon at Dublin Station I apartments. It is its first purchase for a...

Avant Doubles Its Money with Vara

By Jon Peterson Dallas-based equity investor Berhringer Harvard has paid $100 million for the 202-unit Vara apartment complex in The Mission district of San Francisco, more than twice the $40...

Mushroooming New Supply Not Poison to Apartment Rents Yet

By Sharon Simonson Bay Area rents continue to rise despite a developer gold rush that is adding thousands of new apartments to the region. According to new research from RealFacts LLC,...