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There’s little doubt the money will flow to Opportunity Zones. Then it’s anyone’s guess.
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There’s little doubt the money will flow to Opportunity Zones. Then it’s anyone’s guess.

Editor's note: This viewpoint was published as part of a Silicon Valley Business Journal special report on Opportunity Zones. Read an overview of...

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Bay Area developers weigh in on Opportunity Zones from San Jose to Oakland
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Bay Area developers weigh in on Opportunity Zones from San Jose to Oakland

Editor's note: This story is part of a Silicon Valley Business Journal special report on Opportunity Zones. Read an overview of Opportunity Zone...

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Opportunity Zones encourage investments around the country
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Opportunity Zones encourage investments around the country

Concentrated in the East and South Bay, Opportunity Zones offer the potential to uplift whole communities while making money for investors. But...

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Big, unanswered questions remain around Google’s billion-dollar Bay Area housing pledge
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Big, unanswered questions remain around Google’s billion-dollar Bay Area housing pledge

Mountain View-based search giant Google Inc. made splashy headlines this week with its promise to commit $1 billion worth of land, investments and...

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​Should California get rid of single-family zoning?
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​Should California get rid of single-family zoning?

Editor's note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership with The New York Times. Subscribers will see stories like this every...

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Teachers in the Bay Area struggle to pay rent amid housing crisis, with Santa Cruz and San Jose the least affordable
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Teachers in the Bay Area struggle to pay rent amid housing crisis, with Santa Cruz and San Jose the least affordable

Public school teachers in San Jose, Santa Cruz and San Francisco routinely need to stretch their budgets to cover their rent - in some cases,...

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Cupertino City Council discusses Vallco development options, including shedding office space component
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Cupertino City Council discusses Vallco development options, including shedding office space component

In the midst of a statewide housing crisis, Cupertino's City Council doesn't like being portrayed as anti-housing. That's despite voting 4-1 last...

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Profile of Mollie Ricker of Dostart Development in which she talks about Peninsula development, her career
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Profile of Mollie Ricker of Dostart Development in which she talks about Peninsula development, her career

Mollie Ricker has had an unusual path into real estate. After graduating from Yale University, she worked in investment banking and private equity,...

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Uber inks large lease in downtown Sunnyvale for South Bay debut
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Uber inks large lease in downtown Sunnyvale for South Bay debut

Uber Technologies, Inc. has signed a large lease for two buildings in downtown Sunnyvale, marking the ride-hailing giant's first major entrance...

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The Bay Area is home to the most dog-friendly companies in the country, including Airbnb, Glassdoor, Clif Bar
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The Bay Area is home to the most dog-friendly companies in the country, including Airbnb, Glassdoor, Clif Bar

If you want to bring your pooch to the office, then San Francisco is the city for you. That's according to Rover, the dog walking and pet sitting...

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5 things to know about San Jose's massive Market Park project
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5 things to know about San Jose's massive Market Park project

The new No. 1 construction project in Silicon Valley is Market Park, a $3 billion mixed-use center currently being built in northeast San Jose. 1)...

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Fremont's Warm Springs district comes into shape with Lennar, Valley Oak Partners, Toll Brothers, Sobrato developments
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Fremont's Warm Springs district comes into shape with Lennar, Valley Oak Partners, Toll Brothers, Sobrato developments

Editor's note: Join the Silicon Valley Business Journal on Tuesday, June 18 for a special event to learn more about what's happening in Fremont....

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Fremont turns its back on market-rate housing incentive
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Fremont turns its back on market-rate housing incentive

The city of Fremont plans to slash a policy that incentivizes market-rate housing development. As residents have risen up against Fremont's...

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Exclusive: Google grabs some of S.F.'s most expensive office space
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Exclusive: Google grabs some of S.F.'s most expensive office space

Google's San Francisco leasing spree has led it all the way to the Ferry Building. The company will pay top dollar - above $110 per square foot...

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Google's San Jose expansion will drive huge rent increases here, advocacy group's report says
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Google's San Jose expansion will drive huge rent increases here, advocacy group's report says

The added housing demand created by Google's planned downtown San Jose expansion would exacerbate the local housing crisis and raise local rents by...

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StarCity's 800-unit downtown San Jose 'co-living' project moves toward 2021 opening after getting city approvals
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StarCity's 800-unit downtown San Jose 'co-living' project moves toward 2021 opening after getting city approvals

An almost 800-unit "co-living" project in downtown San Jose is moving toward a 2021 opening date after securing final city approvals last month....

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Will some of Uber's first flying cars be landing at Santa Clara megaproject's 'skyport'?
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Will some of Uber's first flying cars be landing at Santa Clara megaproject's 'skyport'?

In a massive display of corporate exuberance, Uber Elevate - Uber's flying cars division - made a slew of announcements Tuesday reinforcing its...

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Prime Residential buys North San Jose apartment complex at 1 Vista Montaña from Equity Residential
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Prime Residential buys North San Jose apartment complex at 1 Vista Montaña from Equity Residential

The Domain Apartments, a 444-unit complex at at 1 Vista Montaña in North San Jose, has been bought by an LLC affiliated with San Francisco-based...

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Why San Jose officials believe the city needs a housing strategy for moderate incomes
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Why San Jose officials believe the city needs a housing strategy for moderate incomes

The San Jose City Council will take up one of those "only in the Bay Area" questions Tuesday when it hears an update on the city's "moderate-income...

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ServiceNow expands Santa Clara HQ with Sobrato lease on Lawson Lane
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ServiceNow expands Santa Clara HQ with Sobrato lease on Lawson Lane

ServiceNow, Inc. has leased another building around its Santa Clara headquarters, where it now has enough space to accommodate up to 5,700 workers,...

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Retail industry embraces technology to compete in digital arena
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Retail industry embraces technology to compete in digital arena

Digital transformation is making its mark on the retail sector, as a growing number of organizations recognize and embrace its benefits to their...

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Silicon Valley Structures nominations due by June 24 for annual Silicon Valley Business Journal real estate awards.
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Silicon Valley Structures nominations due by June 24 for annual Silicon Valley Business Journal real estate awards.

From mega-construction deals to a historic office revamp and micro retail shops, these are just a few of the projects and dealmakers honored with...

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Silicon Valley rents among fastest-rising in the nation
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Silicon Valley rents among fastest-rising in the nation

San Jose-area rents rose at some of the fastest rates in the United States last month, according to new reports from two web-based apartment finder...

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How to create passive income when structuring the sale of your business
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How to create passive income when structuring the sale of your business

Selling your company doesn't necessarily mean giving up ongoing income from the business. In fact, a carefully structured sale can create lucrative...

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Urban Community's Gary Dillabough says he and Jeff Arrillaga will spend big in downtown San Jose
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Urban Community's Gary Dillabough says he and Jeff Arrillaga will spend big in downtown San Jose

So far, Gary Dillabough estimates that Urban Community has spent about $300 million on buying properties in downtown San Jose. On Thursday night,...

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Two Santa Cruz-based community banks to merge into $1B institution
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Two Santa Cruz-based community banks to merge into $1B institution

Santa Cruz County Bank and Lighthouse Bank, both based in Santa Cruz, said Tuesday afternoon that they plan to merge in a deal that will create a...

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Amid push for state-owned property in downtown San Jose to go to SJSU for housing, here are the possibilities
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Amid push for state-owned property in downtown San Jose to go to SJSU for housing, here are the possibilities

San Jose State University, Silicon Valley's largest and longest-term producer of tech talent, is desperately in need of affordable housing for...

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Chris and Jason Freise launch REDCO Development, new real estate firm targeting Opportunity Zones and other projects in Silicon Valley
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Chris and Jason Freise launch REDCO Development, new real estate firm targeting Opportunity Zones and other projects in Silicon Valley

A brand-new real estate investment and development firm with lofty goals, equity to invest and a keen eye on San Jose has arrived in Silicon Valley...

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Airbnb competitor expands to S.F. to turn empty apartments into pop-up hotel rooms
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Airbnb competitor expands to S.F. to turn empty apartments into pop-up hotel rooms

Airbnb's meteoric rise in the hospitality industry has triggered plenty of competition, but the latest startup to the San Francisco scene is...

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Apple agrees to big flagship store at San Jose’s Westfield Valley Fair mall
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Apple agrees to big flagship store at San Jose’s Westfield Valley Fair mall

Cupertino-based Apple is building a flagship retail store at San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair mall, the Mercury News reports, citing a financial...

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