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Tech giants give millions to coronavirus assistance fund for low-income residents
News 5 days ago
Tech giants give millions to coronavirus assistance fund for low-income residents

Cisco Systems Inc. on Monday said it committed $225 million in products and cash to the local and global coronavirus response, including $2 million...

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Developer Urban Community adds 7 properties to downtown San Jose portfolio
News 5 days ago
Developer Urban Community adds 7 properties to downtown San Jose portfolio

Urban Community purchased the site of City Lights Theater in downtown's SoFA District, which would have been demolished if a project co-proposed by...

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Updated plans for downtown San Jose office tower include more office, retail space
News 1 week ago
Updated plans for downtown San Jose office tower include more office, retail space

Mountain View-based developer The Sobrato Organization is aiming to build one of the tallest office buildings in downtown that would help redefine...

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Seller turns $20M profit in three years on South San Jose office campus
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Seller turns $20M profit in three years on South San Jose office campus

The seller of a San Jose technology park has turned a cool $20 million profit in three years of owning the two-building campus. Property details: A...

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CityLine Sunnyvale project signs three new retailers as massive project starts to come online
News 2 weeks ago
CityLine Sunnyvale project signs three new retailers as massive project starts to come online

Three new retailers have signed on to the CityLine Sunnyvale project, the developer said this week, as the first phase of the massive project...

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Real estate app Zumper brings home $60 million in new funding
News 2 weeks ago
Real estate app Zumper brings home $60 million in new funding

Zumper, a San Francisco apartment rental app, has brought home $60 million in fresh funding. The new money will go toward expanding its marketing...

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Sen. Wiener introduces zoning reform bill to mandate 2 to 4 housing units per parcel
News 2 weeks ago
Sen. Wiener introduces zoning reform bill to mandate 2 to 4 housing units per parcel

Making good on his promise to float another housing production bill in the wake of Senate Bill 50’s defeat, state Sen. Scott Wiener on Monday...

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Boston Properties breaks ground on billion-dollar office project near Diridon Station
News 3 weeks ago
Boston Properties breaks ground on billion-dollar office project near Diridon Station

The largest public developer, owner and manager of Class A office properties in the U.S. has formally begun constructing a three-building project...

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Midwest insurer buys downtown San Jose apartment complex
News 3 weeks ago
Midwest insurer buys downtown San Jose apartment complex

Despite all the space that Google controls around San Jose’s Diridon Station, the web search titan isn’t the only business giant outside the real...

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How leading retailers are leveraging technology and data analytics to grow revenue and improve customer experience
News 1 month ago
How leading retailers are leveraging technology and data analytics to grow revenue and improve customer experience

Traditional retailers know that digital technology can help improve the in-store customer experience (CX), grow revenues, and cut costs. But the...

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Boston Properties buys site of huge downtown San Jose office project from co-developers ahead of groundbreaking
News 1 month ago
Boston Properties buys site of huge downtown San Jose office project from co-developers ahead of groundbreaking

Real estate investment trust Boston Properties Inc. has purchased the site of Platform 16, a 1.1 million-square-foot office campus near San Jose's...

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Google leases up entire brand-new Mountain View office project
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Google leases up entire brand-new Mountain View office project

Google Inc. has leased an entire new 222,000-square-foot office building near its Mountain View headquarters, a spokesperson confirmed. The...

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21-acre office and R&D campus in Milpitas changes hands for $130M
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21-acre office and R&D campus in Milpitas changes hands for $130M

San Francisco-based real estate investment firm Soma Capital Partners has purchased the five-building Murphy Crossing office and R&D campus in...

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In this U.S. city, you work the first half of the month just to pay the rent
News 1 month ago
In this U.S. city, you work the first half of the month just to pay the rent

For the third straight year, San Jose ranks first — worst — among the United States’ largest cities for how many hours the average worker has to...

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Nearly 1,400 market-rate housing units are coming online around Lawrence Station
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Nearly 1,400 market-rate housing units are coming online around Lawrence Station

Two developments are nearing completion, including rental and ownership housing....

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Urban Community teams with large Canadian developer on six downtown San Jose projects
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Urban Community teams with large Canadian developer on six downtown San Jose projects

One of Canada's largest mixed-use and residential developers is teaming up with San Jose-based real estate investors Gary Dillabough and Jeff...

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Student-focused housing project in downtown San Jose signs first retail tenant
News 1 month ago
Student-focused housing project in downtown San Jose signs first retail tenant

The Grad San Jose, an under-construction student-focused housing project located a block west of the San Jose State University campus, has signed...

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Caltrain pushes for affordable housing, density near its stations
News 1 month ago
Caltrain pushes for affordable housing, density near its stations

Affordable housing in the Bay Area has found a new supporter in local transit agency Caltrain. The Mercury News reports that Caltrain approved a...

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New statewide rent control measure heading to November ballot
News 1 month ago
New statewide rent control measure heading to November ballot

Another rent control measure is set to appear on the November ballot, as proponents have successfully gathered enough verified signatures,...

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Macy's to close San Francisco tech office, 125 stores around the country
News 1 month ago
Macy's to close San Francisco tech office, 125 stores around the country

Macy's Inc. is shuttering its technology office in San Francisco as part of a major reorganization by the company, which also said Tuesday that it...

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2019’s biggest office and R&D leases are concentrated in the South Bay
News 1 month ago
2019’s biggest office and R&D leases are concentrated in the South Bay

Three of the five biggest office and R&D real estate deals of 2019 were done by one tech giant — here's a look at what it bought in Silicon Valley....

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Papyrus to close all Bay Area stores as part of nationwide shuttering
News 2 months ago
Papyrus to close all Bay Area stores as part of nationwide shuttering

San Francisco is set to lose another familiar face on its storefront scene with Papyrus’ plans to shutter all of its stores across the country. The...

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San Jose real estate community weighs in on co-living, whether downtown's turning point has arrived at SVBJ event
News 2 months ago
San Jose real estate community weighs in on co-living, whether downtown's turning point has arrived at SVBJ event

A developer building one of the largest "rent by the bed" projects in downtown and another with rent-by-the-bed projects in the pipeline discussed...

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San Jose leaders want to make sure arts and culture thrive amid massive downtown development
News 2 months ago
San Jose leaders want to make sure arts and culture thrive amid massive downtown development

"When San Jose finds ways to nourish all of our dancers, painters, sculptors, musicians, poets and visual artists, it makes us a healthier and more...

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Bose to close all North American stores, including 5 in Bay Area
News 2 months ago
Bose to close all North American stores, including 5 in Bay Area

Bose Corp. will close all of its 119 retail stores in North America, Europe, Japan and Australia “over the next several months” as the consumer...

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Exclusive: Google leases nearly 500K square feet from Jay Paul in Sunnyvale in one of 2019's biggest deals
News 2 months ago
Exclusive: Google leases nearly 500K square feet from Jay Paul in Sunnyvale in one of 2019's biggest deals

Google and real estate industry sources confirmed that Google leased an entire eight-story office building and most of an adjacent eight-story...

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Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: The 49ers give back to the community, and Uniphore opens new Palo Alto HQ
News 2 months ago
Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: The 49ers give back to the community, and Uniphore opens new Palo Alto HQ

Each week, the Silicon Valley Business Journal print edition devotes a page to photos of happening around our community in a section called Valley...

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Vertical farming startup expands through new retail deals with Whole Foods, Safeway
News 2 months ago
Vertical farming startup expands through new retail deals with Whole Foods, Safeway

A South San Francisco farming startup is quickly growing its retail roots after landing new distribution deals with two of the area's largest...

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San Jose addresses the fears that keep possibly unsafe housing off city books
News 2 months ago
San Jose addresses the fears that keep possibly unsafe housing off city books

Last summer, the city of San Jose rolled out bunch of initiatives (read about a couple here and here) designed to make it easier for homeowners to...

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Longtime Silicon Valley developers propose large expansion of North San Jose office campus
News 2 months ago
Longtime Silicon Valley developers propose large expansion of North San Jose office campus

Veteran developers Richard Peery and John Arrillaga are proposing to add 10 office buildings and parking garages to their Brokaw Road office campus...

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