Tag: Mountain View

The Arts are good for Commercial Real Estate

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment
The Arts are good for Commercial Real Estate

The SF Peninsula is a great place to do business and to live, thanks in part to a collection of excellent downtowns in many of the small cities that compose our region.  I’ve written often about how the vibrant downtown cores up and down the Peninsula have dramatically outperformed the broader office leasing market of late– a quick look at […]

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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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Mountain View looks to the sky

| September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mountain View looks to the sky

Not really any way to spin this into a commercial real estate thing, but watching the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s visit to Mountain View’s NASA Ames Center was pretty darn cool

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New Gateway building for downtown Mountain View

| July 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Gateway building for downtown Mountain View

I’ve had a lot of friends ask me over the last few years, ‘what’s up with that old house next to Chez TJ?’  A dilapidated structure, adjacent to one of the best restaurants in Northern California as one of the first thing one encounters when entering a nice downtown is, well, a bit odd.  Combine […]

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