San Francisco

  • Land and Tech Dictate Parking Designs

    SAN FRANCISCO–Parking structures are an essential component to the facilities management and owners should pay close attention to the types of smart parking designs and quality outcome advantages during the construction process, as well as options for cost and time savings, in this EXCLUSIVE to GlobeSt.com.

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  • Tech and Talent at Forefront of Office Space Challenges

    SAN FRANCISCO—In preparation for the upcoming session at RealShare Bay Area on July 14, Jonathan Allen, principal at Avison Young, shares some insights about today’s office space challenges.

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  • Shorenstein Has Plans for 18-Acre Campus

    North San Jose, CA–The office campus, completed in 1985, is currently 30% occupied and Shorenstein plans a multi-million-dollar renovation to market 220,000 square feet of space to a variety of corporate users.

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  • Bristol-Myers to Lease 208,000 SF at Cambridge Campus

    CAMBRIDGE, MA—As part of a reorganization of its research and development operations, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. announced plans to open a new research facility in Kendall Square here, as well as expand facilities in San Francisco and open a new facility in Connecticut.

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  • Bank of the West Expands in Bishop Ranch

    SAN RAMON, CA–Bank of the West, one of the business park’s largest corporate tenants, expands its leased space to more than 436,000 square feet.

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  • California’s Women of Influence

    Be it through their dealmaking prowess, leadership skills or impact on the local community, these executives’ careers shine particularly bright in the Golden State.

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  • No End In Sight

    The frenetic pace of market activity in the innovation-rich Bay Area shows no signs of slowing down

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  • Transformation of SoMa Continues

    SAN FRANCISCO–Equity Residential breaks ground on 8th and Brannan development, bringing an additional 449 apartment homes to the area.

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  • Wary About Office--Tenants Edge

    We are six years into recovery and the national office vacancy rate is hovering somewhere around 15%. Is this the new equilibrium? Ten percent or under vacancy used to be the rationalized comfortable zone for relative supply-demand balance, but not many office markets can boast those numbers, especially out in the suburbs where much of the vacancy concentrates. Now, spec projects ramp up in many downtown markets beyond the relatively safe 24-hour cores like in…

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  • Near $50M in Tax Credits to Add 11,300 CA Jobs

    SACRAMENTO—The awards will help the companies involved generate more than $3.4 billion in investment across California.

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  • Fortress Caps Credit RE Fund at $1B

    NEW YORK CITY—About 63% larger than its predecessor, the new fund will target opportunistic investments in distressed and undervalued commercial real estate assets, mainly in the US and Europe.

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  • Shorenstein Slashes Energy and Water Use

    SAN FRANCISCO– Shorenstein gets top honors for slashing energy and water use in buildings to improve efficiency, and save tenants and building owners on average 10% to 20% each month on a building’s energy and water bills.

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  • Bifurcation Between Retail Winners and Losers

    SAN FRANCISCO—The top retail properties in each market are leasing strongly, but other centers in secondary or tertiary locations continue to lose shoppers and tenants, Colliers’ Andrew Nelson tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • Gap’s Strategies Include Store Closings

    SAN FRANCISCO—While Gap Inc. will shutter about one-quarter of its namesake brand’s North American locations, it’s citing Old Navy as a model of how to grow top-line sales.

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  • The Next Phase of Bentall Kennedy’s Evolution

    SAN FRANCISCO—Sun Life topped a shortlist of potential owners on the basis of “similar values, a compatible culture and a shared vision for Bentall Kennedy,” COO Amy Price tells GlobeSt.com.

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  • Tishman Speyer Residences Gain High Interest

    SAN FRANCISCO–A source tells GlobeSt.com that the release date of the Folsom Street Tower was moved up by several months to offer a diversity of floor plan options to new prospects throughout the 42-story building.

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  • Affordable Mission Bay MF Hits in 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO– The 129-unit community will be completed in October 2016 and available to affordable to moderate-income residents earning 90% of the area median income.

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  • Amenity-Rich Campus Replaces Tired Park

    SAN JOSE–Bixby Land and Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers transformed the 250,000-square-foot office park at Trimble Road and Orchard Parkway into a contemporary work environment.

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  • Theatre Square Changes Hands

    ORINDA, CA– Originally built in 1941, the Orinda Theatre was expanded in 1986 to its current Theatre Square eight-building configuration with a 324-space underground parking garage.

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  • Two Apartments Go for $23 Million

    REDWOOD CITY, CA–The multifamily property at 180 Buckingham Ave. is a freestanding three-story building with gated subterranean parking and Jefferson Apartments has a unit mix of all one-bedroom/one-bath apartments that average 650 square feet.

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