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Another Two Comma Cut For A One-Of-A-Kind Silicon Valley Home

Another Two Comma Cut For A One-Of-A-Kind Silicon Valley Home

Quietly on the market asking $20 million last year, the “one-of-a-kind” Silicon Valley home at 6 Quail Meadow Drive in Woodside was formally listed for $17.5 million earlier this year. Built in 1989, the 8,660-square-foot home features both modernist and organic elements, including teak ceilings that reach 35-feet in... Read More »

Tech OG Successfully Sells Silicon Valley Home For A Sizeable Loss

Tech OG Successfully Sells Silicon Valley Home For A Sizeable Loss

Purchased as new for $6,687,000 in 2006, Sun Microsystems co-founder and former CEO Scott McNealy has been trying to sell his former 7,280-square-foot Portola Valley home at 6 Blue Oaks Court since 2010 when he listed it for $5,200,000. Withdrawn from the market and listed anew for $5,600,000 in... Read More »

Former 49ers QB Looking To Unload South Bay Villa For $4M

Former 49ers QB Looking To Unload South Bay Villa For $4M

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is looking to unload the South Bay ‘villa’ which he purchased as new for $3.63 million in July of 2011, two years before being traded to the Kansas City Chiefs. Built in 2010, the Monte Sereno home at 17662 Daves Avenue includes... Read More »

Modern Infill: A $9 Million Los Gatos Home

Modern Infill: A $9 Million Los Gatos Home

The one-acre lot upon which a rather well-kept 3,900-square-foot ranch home sat at 15781 Hidden Hill Road sold for $2.45 million in 2012. And today, a modern 6,500-square-foot home now occupies upon the Los Gatos parcel. Designed by architect Curt Cline, the two-level home includes an Italian kitchen, walls... Read More »

Tour The Iconic Flintstone House Before It’s Reduced To Rubble

Tour The Iconic Flintstone House Before It’s Reduced To Rubble

According to the agent for the iconic ‘Flintstone House,’ by asking $4.2 million for the property they’ve priced it for somebody who really wants the quirky 2,730-square-foot house rather than a developer or individual looking for a lot upon which to build a larger Hillsborough home.  But in fact,... Read More »

A Modern Atherton Estate Inspired By A Japanese Palace

A Modern Atherton Estate Inspired By A Japanese Palace

Inspired by a Japanese palace in Kyoto, designed by Olson Sundberg Architects, and built by Van Acker on 2.6 acres in 1998, the nearly 9,000-square-foot west Atherton home at 80 Reservoir Road is woven into the gardens across the grounds, with retractable walls of glass opening the home to... Read More »

The Robb Road Report

The Robb Road Report

The one acre Palo Alto parcel upon which the 8,300-square-foot nouveau French Manor sits at 890 Robb Road was purchased for $3.25 million in 2001, at which point a pedestrian 3,300-square-foot home with four bedrooms had sat on the site since 1973 and was subsequently razed. Designed by Sephen... Read More »

Yahoo! Exec Lists Woodside ‘Pied-A-Terre’ For $7.2 Million

Yahoo! Exec Lists Woodside ‘Pied-A-Terre’ For $7.2 Million

The 3-acre Woodside estate which Yahoo!’s Chief Development Officer purchased for $5.8 million in 2013 – shortly after she and CEO Marissa Mayer penned the infamous memo which banned employees from working remotely and she started commuting to Sunnyvale from her home in New York – has just hit... Read More »

San Francisco Rents Rise At Slower Rate, East Bay Rents Accelerate

The average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco ticked up to a record high of $3,524 per month in the second quarter of 2015, up 2 percent over the past three months and 9.1 percent higher versus the same time last year, but the year-over-year increase, which... Read More »

Apple Buys 43-Acre Campus Site In San Jose

Apple Buys 43-Acre Campus Site In San Jose

Apple has purchased the 43-acre development site at 2347 North First Street in North San Jose’s Golden Tech Triangle which developer Lowe Enterprises had been marketing as a potential 1.8 million square foot North First (‘n1’) campus, designed by Gensler “with tomorrow’s rising companies in mind.” Apple paid a... Read More »