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Bay Area Home Sales (Mostly) Rebounded in May

Bay Area Home Sales (Mostly) Rebounded in May

Having dropped a downwardly revised 13.0 percent in April, the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco rebounded 17.2 percent to 560 in May, which is 9.8 percent higher versus the same time last year as compared to 18.0 percent lower on a year-over-year... Read More »

Chef Pushing Forward with Plans for Former Oakland Fire Station

Chef Pushing Forward with Plans for Former Oakland Fire Station

An Oakland-based chef and restaurateur is close to closing escrow on the purchase of the former City of Oakland Fire Station No. 14 at 3455 Champion Street, around the corner from MacArthur Boulevard. And as proposed, Dominica Rice-Cisneros (think Cosecha Café) is planning to convert the Diamond District building... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Slips, Trending Down in S.F. and Alameda

Bay Area Employment Slips, Trending Down in S.F. and Alameda

On the heels of the weakest first quarter for employment growth since 2009, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job dropped by 1,100 in May to 542,600 versus ticking up by 800 in May of last year and 2,600 in May of 2015. But with... Read More »

Modern Oakland Hills Home Priced at $4.5 Million

Modern Oakland Hills Home Priced at $4.5 Million

Designed by AAA Architecture in collaboration with Benjamin Parco and built in 2014, upon an Upper Rockridge lot which was laid bare by the Oakland Hills Firestorm twenty-three years before, the four-bedroom home at 132 Alpine Terrace was designed to “maximize views, connect to the outdoors, feature expressive materiality,... Read More »

$6 Million Price Cut for Massive East Bay Compound

$6 Million Price Cut for Massive East Bay Compound

Having been on the market with a $22.5 million price tag for over a year, the asking price for the massive East Bay estate at 10 Winding Lane in Orinda, which is owned by the CEO of McKesson, has just been reduced by $6 million to $16.5 million and... Read More »

Another $100K Cut for Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad

Another $100K Cut for Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad

While the $200K price cut for Steph and Ayesha Curry’s 7,520-square-foot Walnut Creek pad at 620 Sugarloaf Court was walked back after we first reported the unadvertised reduction from $3.6 million to $3.4 million in April, the advertised price was subsequently reduced to $3.5 million last month. And lo... Read More »

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to level the 1,000-square-foot, single-story Berkeley building on the corner of Adeline and Emerson, which has been home to FLACOS over the past seven years, are in the works. And as proposed, a five-story building designed by Dinar & Associates, with 42 residential units over 4,300 square feet of... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Slip, Slowest April in Six Years

Bay Area Home Sales Slip, Slowest April in Six Years

At a time of the year when sales typical rise around 5 percent, the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco last month dropped 7 percent, from an upwardly revised 514 in March to 478 April, which is 12.3 percent lower versus the same... Read More »

Bay Area Unemployment Drops to near Record Lows, But…

Bay Area Unemployment Drops to near Record Lows, But…

Following the weakest first quarter for employment growth since 2009, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped by 700 to 543,900 in April. But with the labor force having dropped by 2,600 as well, the unemployment rate in the city has dropped to a... Read More »

Plans for 529 Units of Senior Housing in Deep East Oakland

Plans for 529 Units of Senior Housing in Deep East Oakland

Plans for 529 units of senior housing to rise along 105th Avenue and International Boulevard, near Durant Manor in deep East Oakland, have been drawn for the Riverside Charitable Corporation. The proposed development would rise up to six stories in height across the 3.9-acre site which is generally bounded... Read More »