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Exclusive: Marin-based resort chain aims to charge $1,000 a night in expansion

The hotel group has long focused on high-end resort properties in areas such as Napa and Aspen, but will begin to incorporate an urban focus as part of its future expansion. [Read entire story]

Marshawn Lynch tackles East Bay restaurant scene with soul food eatery purchase

Marshawn Lynch was just a kid when he first started eating hamburgers and fries at Emeryville's Scend's Restaurant. Now, the Oakland Raiders player is set to be the soul food restaurant's next owner. The [Read entire story]

After selling $60 entrees to tech moguls, restaurateur opens casual cafe in his backyard

The 4,700-square-foot restaurant will replace the former Woodside Bakery & Cafe, which closed last year. [Read entire story]

After selling $60 entrees to tech moguls, restaurateur opens casual cafe in his backyard

The 4,700-square-foot restaurant will replace the former Woodside Bakery & Cafe, which closed last year. [Read entire story]

S.F. food delivery startup’s founders go in surprising direction: A brick-and-mortar restaurant

Chick'n Rice will be the newest fast-casual addition to Berkeley's restaurant scene. The first location is slated to open in August, and the founders are hoping to expand it in the years to follow. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Blackstone bets $28 million on Japantown hotel with massive renovation

In 2014, the real estate conglomerate acquired the Japantown property, which hasn't been remodeled in 10 years. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Blackstone bets $28 million on Japantown hotel with massive renovation

In 2014, the real estate conglomerate acquired the Japantown property, which hasn't been remodeled in 10 years. [Read entire story]

Meet the woman S.F. hired to speed up restaurant openings

The position is part of the city's Office of Economic and Workforce Development, and was created last year as a result of San Francisco's complex permitting process. [Read entire story]

Gymboree’s bankruptcy hits close to home with Bay Area closures

The closings and bankruptcy are part of the San Francisco-based company's restructuring plans in response to widening challenges in the retail industry. [Read entire story]

This optical startup you’ve never heard of is upending the industry by doing eye tests on your smartphone

The personal vision tracker device launched a Kickstarter campaign in late 2016, surpassing its $25,000 goal by more than $100,000. [Read entire story]

Drinking until 4 a.m.? Law to extend bar hours near passage

That last call holler at San Francisco bars is one step closer to being extended to 4 a.m. now that a state bill geared toward boosting city nightlife is on its way to an assembly vote. Senate Bill 384, otherwise known [Read entire story]

With 35 types of Gatorade and commercial fryers, Costco’s next Peninsula location is going after businesses

The Costco Business Center concept has been slow to expand since opening its first location in 1996. In the past year, however, it has opened four new locations, with two more slated to open next month. [Read entire story]

With 35 types of Gatorade and commercial fryers, Costco’s next Peninsula location is going after businesses

The Costco Business Center concept has been slow to expand since opening its first location in 1996. In the past year, however, it has opened four new locations, with two more slated to open next month. [Read entire story]

3 major trends from the food delivery startups who have survived

San Francisco-based startups Good Eggs and Imperfect Produce defy most food delivery startups' woes by continuing to expand in the Bay Area and beyond. [Read entire story]

Whole Foods plan to anchor Temescal development is on track

The grocer signed a lease to open its off-brand concept in the 5110 Telegraph Ave. development back in late February, months before news of its $3.7 billion acquisition agreement with Amazon surfaced. [Read entire story]

Hampton Creek brand in repair mode after being abandoned by Target

Target removed all 20 of its Hampton Creek products off the shelves, and made it impossible for customers to purchase the items at registers. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Plans submitted to redevelop massive Stonestown Macy’s store into grocery, restaurants and a theater

General Growth Properties purchased the anchor space earlier this year from Macy's for $41 million, as part of the company's broader effort to shutter 100 stores and reduce its brick-and-mortar presence. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: How Comcast and a celebrity chef are launching this S.F. hotel

The South Beach hotel is the first new ground-up hotel to be built in San Francisco since 2008. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Warby Parker CEO’s vision on retail trends, company strategy

The eyewear retailer launched exclusively as an ecommerce business, but has since ramped up its brick-and-mortar growth — especially in the Bay Area, one of its strongest markets. [Read entire story]

Target-anchored San Francisco retail center readies for multi-million-dollar makeover

Acadia Realty Trust purchased the 204,000-square-foot property for $155 million back in 2015 to gain a foothold on the West Coast. [Read entire story]