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Arts college breaks ground on new housing in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill

California College of the Arts started construction on a 220-bed student housing building in San Francisco's Potrero Hill. The project, at 75 Arkansas St., is one of the first steps in the private college’s path to [Read entire story]

Silicon Valley investor buys DPR Construction headquarters for $32.25 million

Mountain View-based Rees Properties Inc. snapped up the DPR Construction’s headquarters building in Redwood City for $32.25 or about $608 per square foot. The seller in the deal, Griffin Capital Co., based in El [Read entire story]

Meet Structures, the new real estate podcast from the San Francisco Business Times

If you can’t get enough of discussing the Bay Area’s sky-high housing costs, new skyscrapers, and development fights, then meet Structures, the new real estate podcast from the San Francisco Business [Read entire story]

San Francisco office landlords pump up concessions to keep rents high

Office rents in San Francisco may have peaked, prompting landlords to sweeten deals to sign leases, according to a recent report from tenant representation firm Savills Studley. The report found that while office rents [Read entire story]

Housing’s tale of two cities: Seattle builds, S.F. lags

Seattle and San Francisco have a lot in common, from tech-dominated economies to highly educated populations to left-of-center politics. But they couldn’t be more different in one key aspect: housing production. In [Read entire story]

AppDynamics nearly doubled its San Francisco space

Recently acquired software firm AppDynamics roughly doubled its San Francisco office space earlier this year. The firm added 67,000 square feet to its space at 303 2nd St. with landlord Kilroy Realty Corp., bringing its [Read entire story]

Oracle expands in Oakland with new office lease

Software maker Oracle is the latest Bay Area heavy-weight to expand into downtown Oakland's hot office market. The company signed a 16,000-square-foot lease to take the 17th floor of 1330 Broadway, a building TMG [Read entire story]

Pay Pal co-founder’s fintech firm inks big lease in San Francisco

A startup from Pay Pal co-founder Max Levchin has grabbed 86,225 square feet in 650 California St. in San Francisco, marking another big expansion by a burgeoning tech company. Dubbed Affirm, the company makes simple [Read entire story]

What San Francisco looks like from city’s tallest building, Salesforce Tower

After years of hype, Salesforce Tower, poised to be the tallest building in San Francisco and arguably the West Coast, is coming to fruition with construction crews putting a roof on the 61-story high rise. Boston [Read entire story]

Developer has a Jones for this empty historic Mid-Market office building

More than a year after developers unveiled the refurbished Hibernia Bank Building, tenants have yet to ink a deal for any of the building’s space. Now, the building’s owner, Dolmen Property Group, is shifting gears [Read entire story]

San Francisco landlord reaps $200 million from sale of Schwab HQ office building

Investment firm Blackstone has made a deal to buy 211 Main St. in San Francisco from CIM Group, according to real estate sources. The price was $313 million or about $750 per square foot for the 18-story, [Read entire story]

TMG Partners aims for 250 homes at massive CPMC site in San Francisco

Developer TMG Partners wants to build up to 250 new homes on a rare San Francisco development site: the California Pacific Medical Center hospital site in Presidio Heights. The firm submitted a preliminary application [Read entire story]

TMG Partners aims for 250 homes at massive CPMC site in San Francisco

Developer TMG Partners wants to build up to 250 new homes on a rare San Francisco development site: the California Pacific Medical Center hospital site in Presidio Heights. The firm submitted a preliminary application [Read entire story]

Investor drops $185 million on prime San Francisco office building

Walnut Hill Group, a San Francisco-based real estate investor, is the new owner of 150 Spear St., an 18-story, 264,492-square-foot office tower located in San Francisco’s South Financial District. The investor bought [Read entire story]

Investor drops $185 million on prime San Francisco office building

Walnut Hill Group, a San Francisco-based real estate investor, is the new owner of 150 Spear St., an 18-story, 264,492-square-foot office tower located in San Francisco’s South Financial District. The investor bought [Read entire story]

Developer banks on density bonus program for SoMa housing proposal

A San Francisco developer is proposing to tear down a commercial building at 755 Brannan St. and build 55 units of housing. The project is one of the first to apply in San Francisco for additional units through the [Read entire story]

Popular SF brewery abruptly shuts down

Popular San Francisco brewery Speakeasy Ales & Lagers abruptly shut down its beer production and taproom citing a lack of financing and looming debts. “The company is financially insolvent and requires new capital to [Read entire story]

Here’s why new apartments in San Francisco are not driving up rents

Here's why new apartments in San Francisco are not driving up rents

San Francisco’s apartment market will add the most new homes in 2016 than it has during the last two decades — a phenomenon that is helping “soften” the market and bring down or flatten rents that have [Read entire story]

Tesla seeks huge expansion in Fremont to add 3,000 more workers

Tesla seeks huge expansion in Fremont to add 3,000 more workers

Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. wants to build 4.6 million square feet of new space for its factory in Fremont — a move that would ramp up production to 500,000 cars per year and add more than 3,000 workers. The [Read entire story]

Investors flip Reddit headquarters building in San Francisco for sweet return

Investors flip Reddit headquarters building in San Francisco for sweet return

A group of investors has flipped the Reddit headquarters building at 420 Taylor St. in San Francisco, walking away with a 65 percent return on their money just three years after buying the building. New York-based Seven [Read entire story]