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Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2013

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2013

What a year.  Here’s my take on the Top Commercial Real Estate stories for 2013 from the SF Peninsula: Yeah, Google. Again: Cutting the largest lease deal on the Peninsula this year wasn’t enough. Google’s major land grab in Palo Alto turned heads too.  Seems our favorite local search engine behemoth was one of the biggest players […]

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Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2012

| January 3, 2013 | 5 Comments
Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2012

While 2012 didn’t generate the same sort of market-moving stories as 2011, there was still more than enough activity to populate this years Top 10 Commercial Real Estate stories for the Peninsula: San Francisco is Silicon Valley? No question that, for the first time since the dot-com boom, certain parts of San Francisco find themselves with a really impressive […]

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Building Sale lands Mountain View new piece of public art

| September 25, 2012 | 1 Comment
Building Sale lands Mountain View new piece of public art

A few years back, I was pretty excited (thanks to the I Love Mountain View blog) to learn that I had for years been driving by a barely hidden little chunk of history— one of the few segments of the Berlin Wall anywhere on the West Coast, discretely displayed in the parking lot of the Bayside […]

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The State of the Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Market at the Close of 2011

| January 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

We will be releasing our 4th Quarter 2011 Market report in the next day or so. I have just completed the narrative for the Office Market portion of the report, which you can preview below– and you may also be interested in my recent post on the Top SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories of […]

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Top 10 Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories of 2011

| January 2, 2012 | 5 Comments
Top 10 Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories of 2011

Who can resist a good Year-End Top Ten list? Here’s my take on the Top Commercial Real Estate stories for 2011 from the SF Peninsula: 1. Google Eats Mountain View: The 800-lb internet gorilla went on a real estate feeding frenzy like none seen previously in tiny Mountain View. With a mix of high profile […]

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