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How new state laws will help solve the Bay Area housing crisis

A number of housing-related state law proposals are moving forward — the first steps toward reforms and new funding sources. [Read entire story]

Why developers are taking longer to lease up new apartment buildings

With new apartment inventory doubling during the past three years, Bay Area landlords face stiff competition to win tenants. [Read entire story]

New owners revive Oakland’s iconic Tribune Tower

Harvest Properties promises to end the Tribune Tower's decade of unstable ownership to revamp one of Oakland's most recognizable buildings. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Delta Dental inks deal for new San Francisco headquarters

After three decades in the same building at 100 First St. in San Francisco, Delta Dental plans to move its headquarters across the street. [Read entire story]

Menlo Park open to new housing on Stanford site — but no kids, please

Stanford University is close to securing approval for a development on 8.4 acres in downtown Menlo Park. [Read entire story]

Why Uber made a U-turn en route to Oakland (Video)

Uber's decision to buy instead of leasing office space in Oakland was a questionable move from the start. [Read entire story]

Oakland comes out ahead despite Uber’s exit

Since 2015, Oakland took a ride to prosperity in part thanks to Uber's commitment to the city. Will the ride continue? [Read entire story]

Why Uber made a U-turn en route to Oakland (Video)

News that Uber Technologies Inc. plans to sell its Oakland office property has upended its previously announced commitment and employee relocation to the city. Uber tempered that claim Friday, saying it could consider [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Uber looks to sell its massive Oakland office property

Uber is seeking to sell the former Sears department store it is rehabbing in Oakland and will vacate offices on San Francisco's Market Street to consolidate in Mission Bay. [Read entire story]

San Francisco officials select developers for huge site near Balboa Park BART

After several months of anticipation, San Francisco's Planning Department picked a team to bring housing to a 17.7-acre site in the southern part of the city. [Read entire story]

Search begins for a developer to revamp Marin County waterfront "eyesore"

Department of Veterans Affairs seeks a developer for a rare, 1.7-acre waterfront property in Sausalito where ships were built for World War II. [Read entire story]

Investors flip Oakland office towers three times in four years

KBS Capital Advisors is the latest institutional investor to grab Oakland office towers in City Center. [Read entire story]

New SoMa apartments lease up quickly as rents flatten in San Francisco

An influx of new supply, including new units in Align Real Estate's 923 Folsom, are helping to stabilize San Francisco's eye-popping apartment rents. [Read entire story]

Meet Drew Hess, the real estate executive who’s done $1.8 billion worth of deals

Drew Hess recently joined First Industrial Realty Trust, a Chicago-based investor looking to break into the Bay Area and Seattle. The company owns more than 500 industrial properties totaling 64.5 million square feet [Read entire story]

Talking real estate and racism and more on the Structures Podcast

Listen to our latest podcast to hear more about the recent controversy over investors swooping in to buy a private street that brought up racist real estate practices as well why people can't get enough of talking about [Read entire story]

Renters snap up new apartments in housing-starved Menlo Park

Renters are moving fast to lease up Greystar's Elan Menlo Park, a new apartment development in Menlo Park. The Peninsula city is adding new housing supply for the first time in years. [Read entire story]

Airbnb inks largest office lease of the year in San Francisco

Vacation rentals website Airbnb confirmed it signed a lease to almost double its San Francisco footprint. The deal is the largest so far this year in San Francisco. [Read entire story]

San Francisco contractor scores $939 million contract for sewage plant rebuild

Webcor, the largest San Francisco general contractor, teamed up with a company based outside of Denver to tackle an overhaul of a San Francisco sewage treatment plant. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Another San Francisco office tenant gears up for major Oakland expansion

After months of searching for an East Bay office, Delta Dental is close to inking a deal in an Oakland office tower. [Read entire story]

Can Chinese developer bring $565 million megaproject to an Oakland BART station?

The developers of the West Oakland BART Station seek more time to hash out a plan for a massive, highrise office tower in a neighborhood with no office buildings. [Read entire story]