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A Modern Atherton Estate Inspired By A Japanese Palace

A Modern Atherton Estate Inspired By A Japanese Palace

Inspired by a Japanese palace in Kyoto, designed by Olson Sundberg Architects, and built by Van Acker on 2.6 acres in 1998, the nearly 9,000-square-foot west Atherton home at 80 Reservoir Road is woven into the gardens across the grounds, with retractable walls of glass opening the home to... Read More »

The Robb Road Report

The Robb Road Report

The one acre Palo Alto parcel upon which the 8,300-square-foot nouveau French Manor sits at 890 Robb Road was purchased for $3.25 million in 2001, at which point a pedestrian 3,300-square-foot home with four bedrooms had sat on the site since 1973 and was subsequently razed. Designed by Sephen... Read More »

Yahoo! Exec Lists Woodside ‘Pied-A-Terre’ For $7.2 Million

Yahoo! Exec Lists Woodside ‘Pied-A-Terre’ For $7.2 Million

The 3-acre Woodside estate which Yahoo!’s Chief Development Officer purchased for $5.8 million in 2013 – shortly after she and CEO Marissa Mayer penned the infamous memo which banned employees from working remotely and she started commuting to Sunnyvale from her home in New York – has just hit... Read More »

San Francisco Rents Rise At Slower Rate, East Bay Rents Accelerate

The average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco ticked up to a record high of $3,524 per month in the second quarter of 2015, up 2 percent over the past three months and 9.1 percent higher versus the same time last year, but the year-over-year increase, which... Read More »

Apple Buys 43-Acre Campus Site In San Jose

Apple Buys 43-Acre Campus Site In San Jose

Apple has purchased the 43-acre development site at 2347 North First Street in North San Jose’s Golden Tech Triangle which developer Lowe Enterprises had been marketing as a potential 1.8 million square foot North First (‘n1’) campus, designed by Gensler “with tomorrow’s rising companies in mind.” Apple paid a... Read More »

Knorr, Girard, And  Mid-Century, Oh My!

Knorr, Girard, And Mid-Century, Oh My!

The mid-century home at 568 Mountain Home Road in Woodside was designed by Don Knorr in 1969 and the front doors by Alexander Girard, both of whom were friends of the owner who passed away in 2012. In addition to the main residence, the 3-acre property includes a guest... Read More »

$60M Price Cut For Hillsborough Estate, Seller Agrees To Move

$60M Price Cut For Hillsborough Estate, Seller Agrees To Move

On the market for $100 million in 2013, the asking price for the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which includes a 16,000-square-foot mansion, has been dropped to $39.9 million. And the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne IV, a... Read More »

High-Tech Woodside Home Fetches A Little Less Than In ’05

High-Tech Woodside Home Fetches A Little Less Than In ’05

Designed by commercial architects to withstand an 8.3 magnitude earthquake, over 70 tons of steel were used in the construction of the modern high-tech home at 240 Cinnabar Road in Woodside which was built in 1991 on three acres with views north to San Francisco and the East Bay.... Read More »

17,000 Square Feet Of Space And Parking For 40 Cars In Los Altos Hills

17,000 Square Feet Of Space And Parking For 40 Cars In Los Altos Hills

Built for C. Earl Dawson in 1939 on what was then a 130-acre assemblage of land purchased from the University of California in 1936, the 17,000-square-foot Rancho San Antonio estate now occupies a 5.6-acre parcel at 11627 Dawson Drive in Los Altos Hills. Purchased for $6 million in 1997,... Read More »

From Red Hot To ‘In The Red’ For Bay Area Housing Next Year?

From Red Hot To ‘In The Red’ For Bay Area Housing Next Year?

Bearish calls for the Bay Area housing market have been ticking up over the past three months with one of the latest coming from Clear Capital, a national provider of real estate valuations, data and analytics for brokers, lenders and appraisers: “Both San Francisco and San Jose have been... Read More »