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Frank Gehry Engaged To Design Facebook’s Menlo Park Expansion

Frank Gehry Engaged To Design Facebook’s Menlo Park Expansion

While Apple has their iCon, Facebook has engaged the iconic Frank Gehry to design their Menlo Park campus expansion with plans to break ground in early 2013. From Facebook’s Environmental Design Manager, Everett Katigbak on the design: It will be a large, one room building that somewhat resembles a... Read More »

Bay Area Tops The Zip List For Million Dollar Home Sales In California

Bay Area Tops The Zip List For Million Dollar Home Sales In California

In the second quarter of 2012, a total of 7,763 homes sold for a million dollars or more in California, up 18.5 percent from the second quarter of 2011. Ranked by total sales per zip code, Hillsborough/Burlingame (94010) sat atop the list with 134 million-dollar-plus sales in the second... Read More »

Santa Clara Approves 49ers Stadium Contract And Plans For 2014

Santa Clara Approves 49ers Stadium Contract And Plans For 2014

With Santa Clara’s City Council having voted 5-1 to approve a $879 million contract to start construction on a new 49ers stadium this July, and over a billion dollars in funding already lined up, the San Francisco 49ers will likely kickoff their 2014 season in a new home down... Read More »

A Potential Flag On The 49ers Move To Santa Clara

On the heels of Santa Clara announcing it has lined up $850 million in pledged financing to construct a new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers, the JMA Ventures led group which included the York family, owners of the 49ers, has dropped its plans to purchase the Great America... Read More »

Santa Clara Scores $850 Million To Finance New 49ers Stadium

Santa Clara Scores $850 Million To Finance New 49ers Stadium

Having stiff armed and broken a potential tackle in September, the San Francisco 49ers are now streaking towards an end zone in Santa Clara having announced Goldman Sachs, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and U.S. Bank have pledged a combined $850 million to help finance a new 49ers stadium down... Read More »

49ers “Affiliated Entity” Partnering On Acquisition Of Great America

49ers “Affiliated Entity” Partnering On Acquisition Of Great America

San Francisco based JMA Ventures is in contract to purchasing California’s Great America amusement park in Santa Clara from Ohio-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Company for $70 million, and they’re not acting alone in the acquistion: An entity affiliated with the San Francisco 49ers has been working with JMA and... Read More »

The “iCon” At The Center Of Apple’s Proposed Cupertino Campus 2

The “iCon” At The Center Of Apple’s Proposed Cupertino Campus 2

The 2.8 million square foot “iCon” building designed by Foster + Partners sits at the center of the proposed Apple Campus 2 slated to be built down in Cupertino. In addition to the four-story “spaceship” for 12,000 employees, a four-story garage for 4,300 cars and a smattering of smaller... Read More »

Will The Sili-ness Spread North?

From Bloomberg: A surge in wealth from technology stock sales and initial public offerings is spilling into the Silicon Valley real estate market as newly rich workers bid up home values in suburban cities south of San Francisco. The median price of single-family houses sold in Palo Alto, home... Read More »

Yuri Milner’s $100 Million Dollar Los Altos Hills Mansion

Yuri Milner’s $100 Million Dollar Los Altos Hills Mansion

According to the Wall Street Journal, the sale price for the rather large Los Altos Hills home recently purchased by Russian investor Yuri Milner was $100 million, 30 percent more than was previously reported. The Los Altos Hills mansion runs more than 30,000 square feet and was completed around... Read More »

Blame It On The Weather (Or Design)

Blame It On The Weather (Or Design)

Perhaps it’s our rough start to summer with respect to weather that has us looking south, or perhaps it’s simply the design. Regardless, 755 Bowhill Road was rebuilt in 2001 with walls of glass and indoor/outdoor living on three-quarters of an acre in Hillsborough. Purchased for $2,800,000 in September... Read More »