Tag: San Mateo

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 […]

Continue Reading

Big deals driving the market

| October 25, 2011 | 2 Comments
Big deals driving the market

Last week at a company-wide meeting, my colleague Jim Beeger pulled out a tidbit of market information that I found very compelling, and in keeping with something I’ve commented on here previously.   Jim identified six different cities around Silicon Valley in which over half of year-to-date Gross Absorption (total leasing activity within a market area) […]

Continue Reading

New Urbanism comes to the San Francisco Peninsula

| August 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

I recently attended a presentation on an interesting new development project now emerging from the former site of the historic Bay Meadows racetrack in San Mateo. Wilson Meany Sullivan’s impressive new mixed-use project will feature over 700,000 square feet of high-end office and a mix of residential from apartments to single family detached homes (this […]

Continue Reading