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Peek inside WeWork’s new San Jose co-working space, opening next week

It’s Wednesday afternoon and the sixth floor at 75 East Santa Clara St. in downtown San Jose is bustling with workers of every trade: People are installing furniture, finishing up electrical systems, painting walls, installing floors. This is WeWork’s first location in Silicon Valley and the construction workers and WeWork’s crew has a mission: Get […]

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San Jose downtown office tower sells again

When LaSalle Investment Properties and Harvest Properties snapped up 60 S. Market St. at the end of 2013, the 14-story tower was 63 percent leased and downtown’s office vacancy rate was still well over 20 percent. Fast forward to today. The 232,500-square-foot tower is sitting at 90 percent full, and downtown’s vacancy is hovering around 15 […]

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Harvest, New York Life plan $5M capital injection after Burlingame building buy

Burlingame, traditionally a sleepy office destination, is getting more attention as office owners and developers bet that tenants will add the Peninsula city to their shopping list as other submarkets fill up.  That’s part of the investment thesis behind New York Life Real Estate Investors and Harvest Properties’ acquisition this week of One Bay Plaza, […]

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Exclusive: Huge global investor to buy one of Oakland’s biggest office towers

Principal Financial Group, a global investment firm with over $547 billion assets under management, is in contract to buy one of Oakland’s largest office buildings, becoming the latest institutional investor to make a splash in the city.  Des Moines, Iowa-based Principal Financial (NYSE: PFG) is buying 555 12th St., a 490,000-square-foot tower, from Harvest Properties […]

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The Yelp Offices Will Put Your Cubicle To Shame

It’s no secret that tech startups and companies who bring innovative products to the marketplace (hey, Yelp!) send their employees to work in buildings that reflect the company mission, usually resulting in cooler than cool work spaces… But when we saw the Yelp sales offices, located at 55 Hawthorne in San Francisco, California, we were […]

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