Exclusive: Facebook considers major office expansion into San Francisco
 
Posted: 25 Jul 2016, 6:40 pm
Facebook Inc. is considering opening its first San Francisco office, potentially bringing the Silicon Valley social media behemoth northward in a major shift of its real estate growth strategy, according to three real estate sources. Sources said no specific deals have moved forward, but that Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has indicated that it is contemplating leasing hundreds of thousands of square feet in the city. One source said that the company was planning to wait to pursue a deal until after the?

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Trumark Urban brings new condos to San Francisco's supply-starved Mission district
 
Posted: 25 Jul 2016, 5:49 pm
Trumark Urban plans to launch sales in September at Rowan, a 70-unit condo building that is the only large for-sale housing development in San Francisco?s Mission District. The nine-story, $60 million project at 338 Potrero Ave. will include 59 market-rate units and 11 below market-rate units. ?The Mission is one of the hottest, hippest neighborhoods in the country,? said Arden Hearing, managing director for Trumark Urban. ?Our buyers will be excited to live in an inspiring community that?

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Another price cut for Hillsborough's iconic Flintstones House
 
Posted: 25 Jul 2016, 10:13 am
If you've ever driven north on I-280 though Hillsborough you've seen the bulbous "Flintstone House" and probably asked yourself questions like, "What's it look like inside" and "What would it cost to buy that?" Click through the photo gallery for the answer to the first question. As for the price tag, it can now be yours for $3.195 million, after a price cut this week of $585,000. Actually, the home has now had two sizable price reductions. It first went on the market last fall for $4.2 million?

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Portland architecture giant makes a big Bay Area play
 
Posted: 25 Jul 2016, 10:08 am
Just a little over a year after its new president said it would establish an office in San Francisco, one of Portland's most prolific architecture firms has has done just that. Ankrom Moisan Architects has acquired Forum Design, an architecture, design and planning firm in San Francisco co-founded by Warner Schmalz. The acquisition, terms of which were not disclosed, establishes an official footprint for AMA in a market where it has worked for the past decade. The move ups Ankrom Moisan's employee?

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