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2016
Big-name developers continue to break ground as office projects ramp up
SF Business Times – August 25
Despite a slowdown in the Bay Area office market as a whole, developers are continuing to place bets on the Peninsula office market. Developers such as Hines, Wilson Meany and The Sobrato Organization have all  MORE…

Commercial real estate market continues growth
San Mateo Daily Journal – March 7
If fears regarding the sustainability of the success of the economy exist, the local commercial real estate market is not reflecting that, as office vacancy rates continue to be historically low  MORE…


2015
Long-stalled office projects take flight as tech demand pushes down Peninsula
SF Business Times – August 28
What a difference a year makes. Last summer, only one office project was under construction on the Peninsula. But as the tech industry’s white-hot growth  MORE…

Construction can be hard to do on the Peninsula, but projects are going up
SV Business Journal – Oct 23
Palo Alto is typecast as a city where it’s impossible to get anything built. It’s true that the process can take a long time — years. And, yes, a recently imposed office cap  MORE…

Prominent downtown Palo Alto office building sells
SV Business Journal – Sept 11
A downtown Palo Alto office building that’s filled with financial and venture capital firms has sold for the first time in 40 years, a rare trade in one of the nation’s top real estate submarkets MORE…

Commercial real estate rates still skyrocketing
San Mateo Daily Journal – April 7
The commercial real estate market in San Mateo County shows no sign of slowing down, as the average rental rates have continued to rise while available space becomes increasingly difficult to find MORE…


2014
Is Sand Hill Road still the center of the VC universe?
SV Business Journal – Oct 17
When Greg Kalin and Rich Branning sought buzz for their 2-month-old social-shopping startup, Closetclicks, they borrowed a page from the panhandler’s playbook. Then they added a Silicon Valley twist  MORE…

San Mateo’s Bay Meadows to Break Ground on First Office Building
The Registry – Oct 15
San Francisco-based developer Wilson Meany and its financial partner Stockbridge plan to break ground this month on the first of five office buildings slated for San Mateo’s Bay Meadows mixed-use community  MORE…

Developers queue up for Redwood City projects as office cap is neared
SV Business Journal – Sept 2
If you have an office project you’d like to build in downtown Redwood City, you’d better get in line — and quick  MORE…

New buyers rush into Peninsula office market
SF Business Times – Aug 29
The Peninsula office sales market is roaring back to life after little activity following the recession. A significant number of transactions have taken place and big properties  MORE…

Downtown San Mateo vacancy rate hits low
San Mateo Daily Journal – Aug 18
Finding an office space in downtown San Mateo is now near impossible, with the latest statistics from Colliers International showing the vacancy rate has hit 1.54 percent.  MORE…

Rockwood pays rumored $154M for Mountain View Corporate Center
SV Business Journal – June 13
An investor with a history of betting big on Mountain View has picked up a major business park there that is home to tech companies like  MORE…

San Mateo County’s office vacancy rates tightened in Q4 to pre-recession levels
SV Business Journal – Jan 8
San Mateo County’s office market ended the year much tighter than it started, with a 11.4 percent vacancy rate compared to 14 percent a year ago, according to new statistics from Colliers International. Those numbers include  MORE…

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