San Francisco Area News

Facebook Takes 436,000 SF in San Francisco's Largest Office Lease Since 2014

Facebook, Inc. has leased all 436,000 square feet of office space at developer Jay Paul's 181 Fremont St., a 70-story office tower under construction in downtown San Francisco across from the Transbay Transit Center. The social media giant leased the space for about $80 per square foot and will occupy the entire office portion of the 802-foot-tall building, located less than a block from Salesforce Tower, the city's tallest skyscraper. The lease...
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:28 am

Starboard Commercial North Bay Adds Senior Sales and Leasing Specialist

Starboard Commercial Real Estate has hired North Bay commercial real estate veteran C.J. Rico to serve as lead agent of its North Bay properties as the San Francisco-based firm looks to expand its service lines in the area. The largest independently-owned commercial real estate firm in San Francisco, Starboard is looking to expand its services in the North Bay where available space remains relatively affordable compared to the constrained office...
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Posted: September 15, 2017, 8:39 am

JLL Wins Assignment to Find Electric Vehicle Charging Sites in $2 Billion Volkswagen Investment

For years, CRE brokers have predicted that electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will become standard amenities at office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, service stations and even restaurants. Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America just handed JLL an assignment to identify EV charging station sites in 17 metros, nearly half of them in California, in an investment that will significantly add to the more than 16,000 charging stations already...
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Posted: September 14, 2017, 2:40 am