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Median Price Holds but Bay Area Home Sales Drop to a 4-Year Low

Median Price Holds but Bay Area Home Sales Drop to a 4-Year Low

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area totaled 8,337 in June, a 9.2 percent drop in sales on a year-over-year basis and a 4-year seasonal low, according to recorded sales data from CoreLogic. In San Francisco, recorded sales totaled 593 last... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco Hold, Tick Up in Oakland

Rents in San Francisco Hold, Tick Up in Oakland

Having slipped a nominal 0.3 percent over the past month, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco, including one-off rentals as well as those in larger developments, is now running around $4,230 a month, which is 0.6 percent higher than at the same time last... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Slips, San Francisco Nears Negative Growth

Bay Area Employment Slips, San Francisco Nears Negative Growth

The unemployment rate in San Francisco jumped from 2.1 to 2.7 percent in June as the number of people living in the city with a job dropped by 1,600 to 550,600 while the labor force increased by 1,600 to 565,600. And while there are still 113,900 more people living... Read More »

East Bay Compound Fetches $10M under Original List

East Bay Compound Fetches $10M under Original List

Priced at $22.5 million in 2015 and then reduced to $16.5 million last year, the massive East Bay estate at 10 Winding Lane in Orinda has just traded hands with a $12.25 million contract price. Previously owned by the CEO of McKesson, the buildings on the gated 8.6-acre estate... Read More »

Commission Slated to Condemn Plans for Oakland Tower

Commission Slated to Condemn Plans for Oakland Tower

Having previously directed Oakland’s Planning Department to return with findings to support a denial of the proposed 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street, on the historic King Block in Downtown Oakland, the City’s Planning Commission is expected to formally deny the development’s application to proceed on Wednesday.... Read More »

Big Oakland Project Slated for Approval, Mass Opposed by Alliance

Big Oakland Project Slated for Approval, Mass Opposed by Alliance

From the Oakland Heritage Alliance, which echo the thoughts of the Oakland Landmark Preservation Advisory Board, with respect to the block-sized “Eastline” development that’s proposed to rise across the entire 3-acre Uptown Oakland block bounded by Telegraph, Broadway, 21st and 22nd Streets: Overall, Oakland Heritage Alliance would like to... Read More »

Asking Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Tick Up

Asking Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Tick Up

Having ended last year lower than where they started, asking rents for apartments in San Francisco have since ticked up nearly 6 percent since the beginning of the year. But once again, the majority of said gain can be attributed to normal seasonality. In fact, based on a comparison... Read More »

Index for Bay Area Home Values Ticks Up, Led by the Middle

Index for Bay Area Home Values Ticks Up, Led by the Middle

Having jumped 2.1 percent in March to a record high, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – ticked up another one (1.0) percent in March and is now running 10.9... Read More »

More Height, Less Parking, New Design for Approved Oakland Tower

More Height, Less Parking, New Design for Approved Oakland Tower

Plans for a 33-story building with 345 apartments to rise up to 330 feet in height at 1900 Broadway, adjacent to the historic Tapscott Building in Uptown Oakland, which is to be remodeled and incorporated into the project, were approved back in 2015. An increase to allow for 36... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Inches Up, but Not in San Francisco

Bay Area Employment Inches Up, but Not in San Francisco

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco is holding at a record low 2.1 percent, the number of people living in the city with job has actually dropped by 4,900 to 552,900 since the beginning of the year. And while the estimated change in employment last month was a... Read More »