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Bay Area Employment Slips from Record Highs

Bay Area Employment Slips from Record Highs

At a time of the year when Bay Area employment figures typically tick up, the number of people living in the city of San Francisco with a job dropped by 1,200 in March to 555,500. But with 2,300 people having been removed from the labor force, the unemployment rate... Read More »

$20 Million Price Cut for a Subdividable Silicon Valley Estate

$20 Million Price Cut for a Subdividable Silicon Valley Estate

Designed by the late Goodwin Steinberg and built atop a 48-acre plot of former dairy land in Los Altos Hills, back in 1987, the nearly 9,000 square foot home and surrounding estate at 28011 Elena Road hit the market for the first time in 2012, priced at $50 million,... Read More »

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Having been unofficially on the market as an unfinished spec home without a published price since 2016, the new modern Atherton mansion which sits on a 1.6-acre parcel at 96 Ridge View Drive and offers views to the skyline of San Francisco is now construction complete and officially on... Read More »

Employment Ticks up to (Mostly) Record Highs as Growth Slows

Employment Ticks up to (Mostly) Record Highs as Growth Slows

Having dropped by a downwardly revised 3,700 at the beginning of the year, the number of people living in the city of San Francisco with a job increased by 2,900 in February to a near record 557,000 and the unemployment rate dropped from 2.7 to 2.6 percent. And as... Read More »

Penthouse in Palo Alto Priced at $34K a Month

Penthouse in Palo Alto Priced at $34K a Month

Built on a former Downtown Palo Alto parking lot and finished in 2016, the 5,165-square-foot penthouse atop the four-story Foundation Capital building at 550 High Street is now seeking a new tenant. The unit’s open living room, which is flanked by a high-end kitchen on one side and a... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Slips from Record Highs

Bay Area Employment Slips from Record Highs

A refinement to the State of California’s analytics increased the estimated number of people living in San Francisco with a job to a record 557,800 at the end of 2017 while the city’s unemployment rate was raised from 2.3 to 2.4 percent (the estimated size of the labor force... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Drop, 9-Year Low in San Francisco

Bay Area Home Sales Drop, 9-Year Low in San Francisco

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area totaled 4,504 in January. And while the 33.7 percent drop in volume from December to January was only a little higher than average (31.2 percent), sales were down 7.8 percent on a year-over-year basis,... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Drop

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Drop

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area totaled 6,825 in December, down 5.9 percent from a downwardly revised 7,250 sales in November and 3.9 percent lower versus the same time last year. And in San Francisco, the recorded sales volume dropped... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip, Santa Clara Gains

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip, Santa Clara Gains

While seasonal hiring typically ticks employment up at the end of the year, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped by 500 in December to 556,900 while the unemployment rate held at a record low of 2.3 percent as the size of the labor... Read More »

Median Bay Area Home Sale Price Hits All-Time High, Sales Slip

Median Bay Area Home Sale Price Hits All-Time High, Sales Slip

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area totaled 7,268 in November, down 5.0 percent from an upwardly revised 7,653 in October and 2.7 percent lower versus the same time last year. And in San Francisco, the recorded sales volume last month... Read More »