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Bay Area Bike Share Planning Big Expansion, East Bay Bikes

Bay Area Bike Share Planning Big Expansion, East Bay Bikes

A proposal to increase the number of bikes in the Bay Area Bike Share program from 700 to 7,000, and expand the network to include Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville, will be considered by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Administration Committee next week. Motivate, the current operator of Bay Area Bike Share pilot program,... Read More »

Unexpected Architecture And Now Listed For $2.5M Less

Unexpected Architecture And Now Listed For $2.5M Less

Described as “farm contemporary architecture” by the agent, but with modernist and organic elements throughout, the 8,660-square-foot home at 6 Quail Meadow Drive in Woodside has just been listed for $17.5 million. Built in 1989, the five-bedroom home sits on three and a third landscaped acres, with a pool,... Read More »

Google’s BIG Plans For A High-Tech Canopied Campus

Google’s BIG Plans For A High-Tech Canopied Campus

Google’s plans for a new high-tech Mountain View campus total over 3.4 million square feet, with a series of canopied structures rising across 60 acres on four North Bayshore sites (the 18-acre Landings; a 7.5 acre parcel on Huff Avenue; a 22-acre block at Charleston and Joaquin; and 12.5... Read More »

Google Rebooting Plans For New Mountain View Campus

Google Rebooting Plans For New Mountain View Campus

Having put their plans for a 1.1 million square foot Bayview Campus designed by NBBJ on hold back in 2013, Google is reportedly preparing to submit plans for a new campus, “a series of canopylike buildings” designed by Heatherwick Studio and Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), to the city of... Read More »

Half The Lot And Twice The Price ($10M) In Old Palo Alto

Half The Lot And Twice The Price ($10M) In Old Palo Alto

According to the MLS, the sale of the Old Palo Alto home at 1935 Webster has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $10 million. As we wrote when the home hit the market two months ago: A 3,000 square-foot fixer on a large Palo Alto lot raised... Read More »

The Twenty Priciest Silicon Valley Zip Codes

The Twenty Priciest Silicon Valley Zip Codes

The median sale price for a home in Atherton (94027) was $3.9 million last year, up 4 percent from 2013, making it the priciest zip code in Silicon Valley. Behind Atherton and Los Altos Hills’ 94022 at $2.45 million, Palo Alto’s 94301 tied for third at $2.2 million with... Read More »

Calling All ‘Makers’ With $14M To Spare

Calling All ‘Makers’ With $14M To Spare

Purchased for $13.5 million in 2005 when listed for $14 million, the “modern high-tech home” at 240 Cinnabar Road sits upon 3 acres of land in the hills of Woodside, with views north to San Francisco and the East Bay hills. Designed by commercial architect Carasco & Associates of... Read More »

Caltrain Report Confirms Ballooning Budget And Project Delays

Caltrain Report Confirms Ballooning Budget And Project Delays

As we first reported last month: Originally expected to cost $1.5 billion and be operational in 2019, the budget to electrify Caltrain and install a new signaling system has be revised upward by at least $200 million and the likely date that the first electric train will be put... Read More »

San Jose And San Francisco Prices Slip While U.S. Median Advances

San Jose and San Francisco remain the two most expensive major metropolitan areas in U.S. for single-family homes, but the gap between the two and the completion has narrowed a bit as the median price dropped for both areas in the third quarter of 2014. The median price for... Read More »

Bay Area Rents Hit Record High, And Oakland Has Risen The Most

The average asking rent for an apartment in the Bay Area increased to a record $2,234 in the third quarter of 2014, up 3.5 percent over the past three months and 11.4 percent higher versus the same time last year.  And the average Bay Area studio is now renting... Read More »

Trulia Deems San Francisco Overvalued, San Jose And Oakland Too

Trulia Deems San Francisco Overvalued, San Jose And Oakland Too

Based on ratios of home prices, incomes and rents, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland all made Trulia’s latest top-ten list of the most “overvalued” housing markets in the U.S., ranking fourth, seventh and tenth respectively. While Austin, Texas topped Trulia’s list of the most overvalued metro areas with... Read More »

Bay Meadows Office Development Breaking Ground

Bay Meadows Office Development Breaking Ground

One of the largest new office developments on the San Francisco Peninsula, the future Bay Meadows Station office complex will be comprised of five buildings with a total of 763,000 square feet of office and retail space along Delaware Street, adjacent to the Hillsdale Caltrain Station in San Mateo.... Read More »

The Bay Area’s Most Contemporary, Lively And Modern Project?

The Bay Area’s Most Contemporary, Lively And Modern Project?

According to a Principal at Retail West, the San Francisco-based firm which has been engaged to lead the retail strategy for Centennial Gateway, the “retail and entertainment destination” to rise directly across the street from the new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, the project will be “more contemporary, lively,... Read More »

Former Sharks Captain Owen Nolan Asks $4.9M For San Jose Home

Former Sharks Captain Owen Nolan Asks $4.9M For San Jose Home

Owen Nolan, the retired NHL all-star and former San Jose Sharks captain, has listed his 9,500 square foot San Jose home in the foothills of Almaden Valley for $4.9 million. Built in 2010 on a little over 3 acres overlooking Silicon Valley, the “Mediterranean-inspired” home at 6971 Hollow Lake... Read More »

Tech OG Still Trying To “Sparc” A Home Sale

Tech OG Still Trying To “Sparc” A Home Sale

Purchased as new for $6,687,000 in 2006 and having since moved, Sun Microsystems co-founder and former CEO Scott McNealy has been trying to sell his old 7,280 square foot Portola Valley home at 6 Blue Oaks Court since 2010 when it was listed for $5,200,000. Listed anew for $5,600,000... Read More »