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Lease to Elon Musk helps office investor double its money in San Francisco’s Mission District

The Pioneer Building, a Mission District office building, sold for the third time in the past five years, rising 500 percent in value. [Read entire story]

Chinese investor behind San Francisco office tower bets on Berkeley housing

Danville-based Blake Griggs Properties teamed up with one of China's largest real estate developers to build apartments in Berkeley. [Read entire story]

Why builders’ best efforts to protect construction sites from fire still fail

It's not that hard to break into a construction site — in fact it happens all the time. [Read entire story]

Why builders’ best efforts to protect construction sites from fire still fail

It's not that hard to break into a construction site — in fact it happens all the time. [Read entire story]

JLL starts new S.F.-based venture to expand tech tools for real estate

Commercial brokerage firm JLL launched a new division in San Francisco to tackle proptech, a rapidly growing field that combines technology and commercial real estate [Read entire story]

Oakland housing developers are on edge after spate of apartment fires, but determined to keep building

On Friday morning, John Protopappas’ phone started ringing around 6 a.m. with the first of about 40 calls. Everyone, including Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and California Governor Jerry Brown, a former Oakland mayor, [Read entire story]

Demand booms for San Francisco office space

Real estate sources expect multiple large deals to materialize during the second half of 2017 amid soaring demand from tenants. [Read entire story]

Tishman Speyer tries again with high-priced penthouses in Lumina

Tishman Speyer is testing condo buyers' appetites with a new offering of penthouse units in Lumina, a 42-story luxury condo tower in San Francisco. [Read entire story]

Tishman Speyer tries again with high-priced penthouses in Lumina

Tishman Speyer is testing condo buyers' appetites with a new offering of penthouse units in Lumina, a 42-story luxury condo tower in San Francisco. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Airbnb debuts new San Francisco office

Airbnb employees will start moving this week into the company’s newest office at 999 Brannan St. in San Francisco. The new 150,000-square-foot office is close to the vacation rental listing company’s existing [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Airbnb debuts new San Francisco office

Airbnb employees will start moving this week into the company’s newest office at 999 Brannan St. in San Francisco. The new 150,000-square-foot office is close to the vacation rental listing company’s existing [Read entire story]

Prolific Oakland developer is bullish on new apartments in Jingletown

Next month, Madison Park Financial plans to start leasing up 401 Derby, a new apartment building in Oakland's Jingletown where the firm has more than 100 units under construction. [Read entire story]

Prolific Oakland developer is bullish on new apartments in Jingletown

Next month, Madison Park Financial plans to start leasing up 401 Derby, a new apartment building in Oakland's Jingletown where the firm has more than 100 units under construction. [Read entire story]

Check out the sites where developers aim to add more than 1,000 homes in San Francisco’s supply-starved Mission District

San Francisco's Mission District, known for its Latino flavor and trendy spots, has also been a hot spot for controversy over new housing developments. After long-fought battles, market-rate and nonprofit developers are [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Global engineering firm expands to Oakland

Arup, a company with more than 90 offices across the globe, is opening its first Oakland outpost after signing a lease with TMG Partners in 1330 Broadway. [Read entire story]

Unions continue fighting huge Oak Knoll development as project nears key vote

Despite one union having reached a project labor agreement, other labor groups continue to oppose the massive Oak Knoll housing development that has been in the works for more than a decade. [Read entire story]

YouTube plots major San Bruno expansion

Video streaming company YouTube is planning a modern corporate campus within the office park it now occupies in San Bruno. The company, already San Bruno’s largest private employer, needs more space in anticipation of [Read entire story]

Bid to build on Oakland public site next to Uber and BART collapses again

Plans to build on a high-profile, long-dormant city-owned development site in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood have collapsed for the second time. Last year, the City of Oakland selected a team of developers including [Read entire story]

Will 2017 set a record for the most big office leases in San Francisco?

Office tenants started 2017 with a slew of big office deals over 100,000 square feet, with more deals in the works that could set a record. [Read entire story]

Retailer turned hotelier West Elm plans Oakland hotel with Signature Development Group

Signature Development Group plans to bring a hotel to Oakland’s thriving Uptown neighborhood. The developer teamed up with West Elm, a home goods retailer that has branched into operating hotels, and Jordan Real [Read entire story]