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SF Home Sales Up and Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

SF Home Sales Up and Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area ticked up 6 percent from July (7,901) to August (8,374) and was 3.2 percent higher versus the same time last year (8,113), ending a five month run of year-over-year declines. And in San Francisco, the... Read More »

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

Approved for development at the end of last year, the final design for the 84-unit “Roost @ Blake” project to rise up to five stories in height across the 2029-2035 Blake Street site in Berkeley, just west of Shattuck Ave, is slated to be approved by the City’s Zoning... Read More »

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Having jumped like Kris Kross in July, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by another 1,400 last month to a record 543,400. And as such, there are now 77,900 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the end... Read More »

Plans for Another Pill Hill Development in the Works

Plans for Another Pill Hill Development in the Works

Plans to raze the two-story medical office building at 401 29th Street in Oakland’s Pill Hill neighborhood are in the works. And as envisioned, a four-story building with 83 condos over 2,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space and a garage for 69 cars will rise across the parcel.... Read More »

Odds of the Raiders Leaving Oakland Just Jumped

Odds of the Raiders Leaving Oakland Just Jumped

The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee, which was created by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, has unanimously recommended a potential $750 million public funding plan to help underwrite the cost of a $1.9 billion Las Vegas stadium that could become the new home of the Oakland Raiders. The proposed stadium... Read More »

Green Day’s JingleTown Studio on the Market for $3.9M

Green Day’s JingleTown Studio on the Market for $3.9M

The JingleTown Recording studio which has seen the likes of Iggy Pop, Machine Head, Smash Mouth and Green Day (who purchased the 16,000 square foot studio complex at 829 27th Avenue in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood and opened it up to the public in 2012) is quietly on the market... Read More »

An Inventory of Development along Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row

An Inventory of Development along Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row

Oakland’s Planning Department has updated their map of every project completed, under construction, in the works or anticipated to rise within the city’s Broadway Valdez District and along the Oakland’s burgeoning Auto Row. In total, over 800 units of housing are currently under construction (including 432 units at 3073... Read More »

First Building of Massive Brooklyn Basin Development Ready to Rise

First Building of Massive Brooklyn Basin Development Ready to Rise

While the ground was broken for Signature’s massive Brooklyn Basin project (a 64-acre East Bay development which will yield up to 3,100 units of housing, 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space and 30 acres of open space along Oakland’s waterfront) back in 2014, the focus has been on preparing... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area dropped an above average 10.5 percent from June to July and the recorded sales volume (7,900) was 13.5 percent lower than at the same time last year, the fifth straight month with increasing year-over-year declines,... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Jumped Like Kris Kross in July

Bay Area Employment Jumped Like Kris Kross in July

With school year seasonality and an influx of interns in play, both the labor force and number of people living in San Francisco with a job jumped like Kris Kross in July. While the jumps were to be expected, the 9,900 person increase in the labor force was 65... Read More »