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A Mansion And 48 Acres In Hillsborough For $100M And A Wait

A Mansion And 48 Acres In Hillsborough For $100M And A Wait

The 16,000-square-foot mansion above was built in 1918 at the center of the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate down in Hillsborough, at the end of Glenbrook Drive. In 2002, testimony in a divorce case estimated the value of the estate at between $15 million and $30 million. And in 2009,... Read More »

Woodside Home Sells For $117.5M?  Second Most Expensive US Sale?

Woodside Home Sells For $117.5M? Second Most Expensive US Sale?

While never publicly listed for sale, according to public records and SFLuxe, financier Tully Friedman’s nine-acre Woodside estate at 360 Mountain Home Road sold for $117,500,000 this past November, a sale which would make it “the most expensive private residence in California, and the second-highest price paid for a... Read More »

Have San Francisco Rents Hit A Real Wall?

Average apartment rents in San Francisco were relatively unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2012 while rents actually dropped 1.4 percent in the South Bay according to the latest RealFacts report. Following a few years of double-digit annual growth, as plugged-in people knew expect, have San Francisco rents “hit... Read More »

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 »