Tag: South San Francisco

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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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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Advertising to a captive audience

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments
Advertising to a captive audience

Here’s something I don’t think I’ve ever seen before– this billboard off Highway 101 in Palo Alto is advertising South San Francisco’s Centennial Towers office project– perhaps a novel approach for marketing a major building, perhaps not. I’m not really sure who this ad is targeting– when I first saw it, I was sitting in […]

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The Industrial City?

| April 2, 2011 | 1 Comment
The Industrial City?

I love Sign Hill in South San Francisco.  When I was a kid, seeing those letters usually meant that I was almost to Candlestick Park for a Sunday afternoon Giants game. South City grew out of stock yards and meat packing plants, and this landmark is a great reference to a very rich history. The face […]

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