Articles Filed Under: San Jose (And South)

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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 »

2010 Index of Silicon Valley: Economy Stalled And At Risk

From Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network with respect to the 2010 Index of Silicon Valley: The economic recession has stalled Silicon Valley’s vibrant innovation economy and left its global competitive standing at risk as never before… With respect to jobs: Between November 2008 and November 2009, employment in Santa... Read More »

More Sizzle Than Steak For Lennar’s San Francisco Stadium Plan?

More Sizzle Than Steak For Lennar’s San Francisco Stadium Plan?

“Former 49ers President Carmen Policy, an adviser for San Francisco site developer Lennar Urban, said that the Santa Clara deal still has a lot of details to be worked out and that San Francisco’s site offered the chance for perhaps “the most stunning NFL venue in the country.” But... Read More »

Will Golden Gate Fields Follow In Bay Meadows’ Footsteps?

Will Golden Gate Fields Follow In Bay Meadows’ Footsteps?

The bankruptcy related auction of Golden Gate Fields over in the East Bay has been scheduled for February 25, 2010. The 130-acre property has been unsuccessfully targeted for development a number of times. Residents in Albany, a city of 17,000, have resisted previous development proposals and in 1990 approved... Read More »

Former Thirteen Million Dollar Mansions And New Comps To The South

While a plugged-in reader reports that 200 Manzanita down in Woodside “that sold for $13.8mm back in 2000 just sold for $8mm (after trying to get more than they paid and following the market down for three years),” according to the Chronicle the key witness in the Galleon investigation... Read More »

Park Terrace Developer (Opus West) To File For Bankruptcy

Park Terrace Developer (Opus West) To File For Bankruptcy

Opus East and West (which developed Park Terrace at 325 Berry in Mission Bay) will file for federal bankruptcy protection, with Opus East expected to go the chapter 7 route while Opus West is expected to reorganize under chapter 11. Opus West has been active in the Bay Area,... Read More »

Is “G” Wondering What The “F” As Well?

Is “G” Wondering What The “F” As Well?

It’s a bit to the South but we’ve looked at it before. Purchased for $2,500,000 in November of 2005 and boasting $750,000 in upgrades since, “G’s” 356 Santana Row #306 down in San Jose returned to the market in April of 2008 asking $4,000,000. Reduced a number of times... Read More »

First And Goal For The San Francisco Santa Clara 49ers Stadium

First And Goal For The San Francisco Santa Clara 49ers Stadium

Santa Clara City Council members approved a financial plan to move the 49ers south last night (or rather early this morning). Up next, a vote by the residents next spring. ∙ Santa Clara approves 49ers stadium plan ∙ JustQuotes: Five Years From A 49ers Free San... Read More »