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What Would You Do With 57 Acres 20 Minutes From SF And SFO?

What Would You Do With 57 Acres 20 Minutes From SF And SFO?

A twenty minute drive south from the heart of San Francisco and twenty minutes from SFO, a 57-acre parcel overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Pacifica is on the market with a “suggested offering price” of $6 million and offers due by November 15. The marketing notes an “opportunity for... Read More »

Silicon Valley Rents Remain Up But Pressure Is Building

The average monthly rent for an apartment in a complex with 50 or more units in Santa Clara County remains up 8.1 percent year-over-year with rents in San Jose averaging $2,105 a month, up $26 in the third quarter. With a backlog of new developments hitting the market in... Read More »

Apple’s iCon-ic Campus 2 Approved By Cupertino’s City Council

Apple’s iCon-ic Campus 2 Approved By Cupertino’s City Council

The Cupertino City Council has unanimously approved Apple’s plans for the 175-acre Apple Campus 2, at the center of which the circular 2.8-million square foot “iCon” building designed by Foster + Partners will rise. Having already been endorsed by Cupertino’s Planning Commission, the former Hewlett Packard (HP) campus site... Read More »

San Francisco Tops Silicon Valley In VC Investment

San Francisco Tops Silicon Valley In VC Investment

Two great maps (click to enlarge) and top ten lists from the Atlantic Cities (Why San Francisco May Be the New Silicon Valley) with respect to where the venture dollars are flowing and the deals are getting done across the Bay Area. The city of San Francisco is the... Read More »

San Francisco Rents Climb In Second Quarter, Cross $2K In Oakland

Having ticked up a few dollars from $2,741 in the fourth quarter of 2012 to $2,790 in the first quarter of 2013, the average apartment rent in San Francisco jumped 5.8 percent to $2,952 in the second quarter, up 8 percent year-over-year according to RealFacts. Over in Oakland, the... Read More »

Is Caltrain At Risk Of Being Derailed Next Year?

Is Caltrain At Risk Of Being Derailed Next Year?

Speaking of public transportation needed to support the projected growth in Bay Area population and employment over the next 30 years, Caltrain ridership is at an all-time high and some rush hour trains are standing room only. At the same time, while revenue from riders is also at an... Read More »

Bay Area Plan To Support 2 Million More People Up For Vote

Bay Area Plan To Support 2 Million More People Up For Vote

The Bay Area transportation, land-use and housing plan which is based on an expected increase in Bay Area population from roughly 7 million to 9 million people over the next 30 years is up for adoption by the Association of Bay Area Governments and Metropolitan Transportation Commission tomorrow evening.... Read More »

San Francisco Set To Sell Six City-Owned Acres For Development, Down In Mountain View

San Francisco Set To Sell Six City-Owned Acres For Development, Down In Mountain View

Since 2002, the City of San Francisco has been trying to sell six undeveloped acres of land down in the middle of Mountain View. Owned by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), two water lines from the Hetch-Hetchy reservoir to San Francisco run beneath the parcel at 450... Read More »

Memorial Day Mansion Sale: Morgan Estate Reduced To $27 Million

Memorial Day Mansion Sale: Morgan Estate Reduced To $27 Million

When the list price for Kelly Porter’s 30,000 square foot renovated Tudor mansion in Los Altos Hills was reduced from $45 million to $38 million at the end of 2008, the venture capitalist commented: “It’s worth every bit of $45 million, and I reduced it reluctantly.” Having been withdrawn... Read More »

Atherton Auction: Is There A Bidder In The House?

Atherton Auction: Is There A Bidder In The House?

While advertised as an “AUCTION,” as the listing for 96 Heather Drive down in Atherton notes, it’s a bankruptcy sale and the court may sell the property at any price and prior to the “auction” which is currently scheduled for June 8 with an opening bid of $7,100,000. Constructed... Read More »