Tag: Menlo Park

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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Office Snapshots: Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park Headquarters

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

I really like Office Snapshots, a blog that highlights (via some first-rate photography) trends in office interior design.   Their spread today is a tour of the interior of Facebook’s new campus, and it is one of their best to date.  Worth a look. There is some sentiment that the corporate campus is moving towards the […]

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The largest open floor plan in the world

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
The largest open floor plan in the world

Given that last year’s dramatic market recovery was driven by large deals, I shouldn’t be too surprised to find myself writing about new proposed corporate campuses twice in as many days. Word that Facebook has hired legendary architect Frank Gehry to design their proposed new Menlo Park building has garnered some excitement on the Peninsula.   An […]

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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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What’s happening with the Palo Alto Facebook buildings after Facebook moves to Menlo Park? My answer on Quora

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

1601 California will eventually be demolished by the owner, Stanford University, to make room for new residential development. It may be leased by another company, but commercial use would only be permitted to the end of 2013 Facebook is subleasing their other Palo Alto facility (1050 Page Mill) from Beckman Instruments. I believe that Facebook […]

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