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Tenants ink flurry of leases at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon

Seven tenants inked deals in Bishop Ranch in San Ramon totaling more than 100,000 square feet. [Read entire story]

Housing inventory plunges in the Bay Area, pumping up prices

The number of homes available for sale in the San Francisco metro area plunged by 27 percent during the past year, according to real estate information company Zillow (NASDAQ: Z). Across the country, housing inventory [Read entire story]

Investor snaps up Redwood City office buildings for $58 million amid Peninsula buying frenzy

Thor Equities just picked up a pair of Redwood City office buildings for more than double what the sellers paid in 2014. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Software maker inks huge lease in San Mateo’s Bay Meadows as project looks to add more office space

A software maker inked a deal for 189,000 square feet in a new office building that is under construction in the Bay Meadows development in San Mateo. [Read entire story]

San Francisco’s tallest building, Salesforce Tower, opens at 97 percent leased

The first workers shuffled into Salesforce Tower starting Monday, marking the debut of San Francisco’s tallest building. The 1.4 million square foot, $1 billion tower opened this week at 97 percent occupancy. Landlord [Read entire story]

Exclusive: TMG Partners aims for huge new office tower in Oakland’s Uptown district

TMG Partners is planning its first ground-up development in Oakland: a 760,000-square-foot office tower. [Read entire story]

750 homes could be coming soon to San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood

A wave of new housing projects are ready to start construction in Mid-Market where some say an influx of residents is needed. [Read entire story]

2017 sets a record for the most large office leases in San Francisco

More than 20 office tenants inked deals greater than 100,000 square feet in 2017 topping 2014's 17. [Read entire story]

Tishman Speyer proposes $540 million, 907-unit project for SoMa in San Francisco

Tishman Speyer is banking on a major upzone in the central part of SoMa in San Francisco that would allow a 907-unit residential development at 4th and Townsend streets. [Read entire story]

Which jobs do or don’t pay workers enough to live in San Francisco

The idea of working just to pay rent may sound crazy, but that is the reality for many San Francisco workers who live in the city. Baristas, waiters and salespeople have the hardest time affording an apartment in San [Read entire story]

These were the most popular commercial real estate stories of 2017

Here at the Business Times, we know readers love real estate news and 2017 was an especially generous year for blockbuster deals.  We compiled a list of the most popular commercial real estate stories of last year and [Read entire story]

Dogpatch’s only condo project selling fast in DM Development’s 815 Tennessee

San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood is attracting new companies, major developments and hundreds of new residents to projects such as DM Development's 815 Tennessee — the neighborhood's only new condo building on the [Read entire story]

Starchitect behind Salesforce Tower dishes on San Francisco’s new skyline and Transbay neighborhood

American cities are finally moving away from auto-centric lifestyles and "San Francisco and Transbay are at the very forefront of that thinking," said the architect behind Salesforce Tower. [Read entire story]

Two massive Transbay towers will complete puzzle

Hines and Urban Pacific Development are fine tuning the details of two sites to win city approval of projects that will include housing, office, hotel and retail space. The projects will “bookend” much of the [Read entire story]

These were the top 10 San Francisco office leases in 2017

Large technology tenants now dominate San Francisco's office market, with multiple huge leases inked in 2017. Big names including Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), Alphabet Inc.-owned Google [Read entire story]

Okta inks the fourth largest office lease in San Francisco this year with landlord Kilroy Realty

Okta (NASDAQ:OKTA), a maker of cloud-based enterprise software, is the latest tech tenant to sign a huge lease in San Francisco in 2017 — a year that could set a record for large deals. The company inked a 10-year [Read entire story]

Can this pioneering condo project in Mid-Market attract buyers?

With the arrival of companies such as Twitter, Uber and Square during the past several years, Mid-Market launched into a spotty transformation from gritty to hipster. [Read entire story]

Maker of cancer-fighting products inks big lease to expand in Concord

Concord company Prowess plans to hire more than 100 workers to fill up a new building it recently leased from developer Conco. [Read entire story]

Sneak Peek: WeWork unveils first Oakland outpost

Within an hour of opening the door on Friday, WeWork’s new Oakland office at 1111 Broadway was buzzing with new members clicking away on their computers and grabbing coffee in the kitchen.  “All you need is a [Read entire story]

Oakland struggles with keeping economic diversity

James Robinson spent 15 years in Seattle before taking a job in Oakland two years ago. “I love Seattle in so many ways. Seattle was very good to me,” Robinson said. “But as a person of color, especially as an [Read entire story]