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Texas Has to Buy Jobs While California Creates Wealth

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in News |

Texas has to buy jobs while California creates wealth – San Francisco Business TimesCalifornia’s the place everyone hates, at least when it comes to ranking states and their business climates in the popular press. But urban planner Michael Gallis of Charlotte came to California’s defense this week, even as the Golden State vies with Texas for jobs. via Bizjournals One of the best articles Ive read in a long time. #Texas has to...

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Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in News |

Blackstone Pays $600MM to Buy One Market Plaza in San FranciscoBy Jon Peterson New York City-based Blackstone Real Estate Partners has paid $600 million or $750 per square foot to buy a 49 percent interest into the 1.6 million square foot One Market Plaza office building in San Francisco, according to sources familiar with the transaction. via Theregistrysf #SF Office changes 49% ownership for $750/psf. #CCIM #Invest...

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San Francisco Hotel Prices Up over 40% in 5 Years

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in News |

San Francisco hotel prices soar – San Francisco Business TimesA booming economy in San Francisco has pushed hotel room prices up by nearly 40 percent in the last five years, the Examiner reports. According to the report, the average hotel room price in San Francisco is now $200, up from $123 five years ago. via Bizjournals #SF #hotel prices up over 40% in last 5 years. The average room is $200/night vs. $123/night. #CCIM #CRE...

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Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in News |

#Alameda to have abandoned warehouse revamped as 309 waterfront #apartments w #retail. #CCIM #CRE...

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San Francisco 2nd Most Green City in US

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in News |

San Francisco Second Most Green Real Estate City in the USSAN FRANCISCO-San Francisco is among the 10 U.S. cities with the highest percentage of green commercial space, according to the 2014 Green Building Adoption Index, a joint project of CBRE Group, Inc. and Maastricht University. San Francisco ranked at number 2 on the list with 67.2% of commercial real estate certified as green. via Globest #SF is the 2nd most #green city at 67%...

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San Francisco to Vote on Taxing House Flippers

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in News |

Voters could slam S.F. house flippers with major tax – San Francisco Business TimesFlip a house, get slapped with a tax. That is what a group of San Francisco supervisors have proposed in an effort to punish real estate flipping, the practice of buying, renovating and then quickly selling property. Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, Jane Kim and Eric Mar are backing a “Stop the Flip” proposal that will appear on the...

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Oakland Home Prices Growth Faster Than San Francisco, Alameda & Berkeley

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in News |

Oakland home price growth surges past San Francisco, Alameda and Berkeley – San Francisco Business TimesOakland’s average median home price growth in May outpaced rivals San Francisco, Berkeley and Alameda. Oakland’s median home sale prices jumped 23 percent to $478,000 during May 2014 compared with the same month last year, according to Zip Realty, an online brokerage based in Emeryville. via Bizjournals #Oakland #home prices...

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San Francisco Running for Olympics 2024 Bid

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in News |

San Francisco in running for 2024 Summer Olympics bid – San Francisco Business TimesJun 13, 2014, 1:01pm PDT Over the next six months the USOC will decide whether it even wants to try to host the Olympics, the AP reported. The last two U.S. candidates both suffered humiliating fourth-place finishes: New York for the 2012 Olympics and Chicago for the 2016 Games that went to Rio de Janeiro, the news service reported. via Bizjournals #SF...

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San Francisco to Surpass Manhattan as Most Expensive Office Market in US by 2015?

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in News |

San Francisco office rents jump 14 percent, on pace to surpass Manhattan – San Francisco Business TimesMega office leases such as Salesforce taking 714,000 square feet and LinkedIn grabbing 450,000 square feet as well as other tech leasing continue driving higher office rates in San Francisco. During the second quarter of this year, vacancy for San Francisco office space stayed flat at 7.2 percent while rental rates are up 14 percent...

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