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Bay Area Home Sales Hold Despite Fires and SF’s Slip

Bay Area Home Sales Hold Despite Fires and SF’s Slip

Despite the marked impact of the recent wild fires in Sonoma and Napa counties, which resulted in an average 18.7 percent drop in sales activity versus the same time last year, the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area ticked up 1.9... Read More »

San Francisco and Bay Area Employment Slip from Record Highs

San Francisco and Bay Area Employment Slip from Record Highs

Having hit a downwardly revised record of 555,000 in September, the number of people living in the city of San Francisco with a job slipped by 1,800 in October to 553,200. But with the labor force having dropped by 3,300 to 568,500, the unemployment rate actually dropped to 2.7... Read More »

10 Percent Price Cut for Pedigreed Postmodern Estate

10 Percent Price Cut for Pedigreed Postmodern Estate

Having hit the market priced at $14.995 million this past April, the asking price for the pedigreed postmodern Woodside home at 1250 Canada Road, which is hidden behind the five-acre estate’s equestrian center buildings, has just been reduced by 10 percent to $13.5 million. The four-bedroom home was built... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit, Down over 30 Percent in SF

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit, Down over 30 Percent in SF

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area in September dropped an above average 13.6 percent from August (8,490) to September (7,338) and were 7.5 percent lower versus the same time last year and a three-year low for September. And in San... Read More »

Former Yahoo CEO’s Mid-Century Modernized Home Fetches $18.6M

Former Yahoo CEO’s Mid-Century Modernized Home Fetches $18.6M

A true Mid-Century Modern home designed by John Cooper Funk was constructed on the 12-acre Los Altos Hills parcel at 12950 Robleda Road back in 1955. Listed as an implied tear down for $7.5 million in 1999, with approved plans for a contemporary 8,000-square-foot home and touting the “value... Read More »

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced Another Million

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced Another Million

Designed by the late modernist architect John Thodos and built on a wooded Menlo Park lot seven years ago, the award-winning “House of Light” at 625 Hobart Street hit the market early last year priced at $8.5 million or roughly $1,690 per square foot. Reduced to $6.8 million at... Read More »

Projected Timing for Electrification of Caltrain Pushed Back to 2022

Projected Timing for Electrification of Caltrain Pushed Back to 2022

While the Caltrain electrification project officially broke ground this past July, at which point the electrified service was expected to be up and running by the second to last day of 2021, including five months of budgeted leeway for project risk factors, the latest forecast for completing the project... Read More »

San Francisco Home Sales Take a Hit

San Francisco Home Sales Take a Hit

While the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco proper only dropped 0.8 percent from 485 in July to 481 in August, the sales volume was down 14.0 percent versus the same time last year and the month-over-month decline was muted by a downward... Read More »

Big Cut for Former Yahoo Exec’s Silicon Valley Perch

Big Cut for Former Yahoo Exec’s Silicon Valley Perch

Having hit the market priced at $12.4 million five months ago, the nearly 8-acre Woodside estate owned by Yahoo’s former Chief Marketing Officer has just been relisted anew for $10.5 million. Dubbed “The Perch,” the compound at 835 La Honda Road includes over 7,000 square feet of finished space,... Read More »

Employment in SF Hits Record High but Unemployment Ticks up Too

Employment in SF Hits Record High but Unemployment Ticks up Too

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job inched up by 600 in August to a record 548,500. But with the labor force having grown by 1,000 to 568,300, and the number of unemployed residents having increased to 19,700 (which is the highest tally in a... Read More »