Tag: Transit

Goodbye, Deadwood City

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
Goodbye, Deadwood City

The demise of its “Deadwood City” reputation has been inevitable for some time now, but downtown Redwood City’s new status as one of the premier core locations in the region was pretty much locked in with the lease signed this week at the Crossing/900 Project.   The infusion of 300,000-plus square feet worth of tech employees will have a transformative impact […]

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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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Addition to the downtown Palo Alto landscape

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Addition to the downtown Palo Alto landscape

It’s never a surprise to see a controversy swirling around a development project in Palo Alto, particularly in the downtown core.  The new Gateway building approved on the border of the downtown area was certainly no exception.  The Lytton Gateway project will bring a high-end, modern office building to a site that has long housed […]

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Demand shift in Mountain View knocks out big redevelopment

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Demand shift in Mountain View knocks out big redevelopment

What was it about 1970’s Mountain View and kitschy shopping malls?  As a kid, I saw movies and went for pizza in the shadow of the indoor water wheel and creek at the Old Mill, shopped at San Antonio Shopping Center, and often hung out at the very groovy Mayfield Mall, with its wall-to-wall carpet […]

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