A Modern Story About Goldilocks

Post by Bill Wilson from his website - http://sfspaceadvocate.com/ You probably remember the story about the little girl that gets lost in the forest and finally spots a friendly-looking cottage. The three bears living there were out, while their porridge cooled. Goldilocks entered the cottage, ate the porridge, broke a chair and tried out the Three … Continue reading A Modern Story About Goldilocks

Bay Area Real Estate Deals of the Year Winners

Post by Tony BrettkellyThere are some truly staggering deals in the works. The winners for last year included over $2B in hospital projects with CPMC and the Google lease of 386K square feet at Halls Plaza worth $125MM.This year is likely to top last year with the Salesforce lease up maybe reaching over $1MM square … Continue reading Bay Area Real Estate Deals of the Year Winners

Want the best possible sales price for your property? Check off this “TOP 10” list first. – By Terrence Jones

Published in the SPOSFInews March 2014 edition If you knew you were going to be selling your building in six months, what steps would you take to secure the highest possible sales price? The following is my “Top 10” list of items to assemble and to consider before putting your rental property on the market. They’re roughly in order of importance, but in … Continue reading Want the best possible sales price for your property? Check off this “TOP 10” list first. – By Terrence Jones

Pruning Back the Hedge – Terrence Jones

Pruning Back the Hedge - Terrence Jones Even though I trained to be an economist at Berkeley, back when the bubble burst in the early 2000s, I was drawn into San Francisco apartment sales and investment. Working in the business seemed to be one of the best pathways to gaining a competitive advantage in ownership. … Continue reading Pruning Back the Hedge – Terrence Jones

Negotiation Without Detonation – by Terrence Jones

Real estate transactions can be complicated. And if you represent buyers and/or sellers of multiunit buildings in San Francisco, like I do, it’s important to pay attention to the details. Most deals go off without a hitch, but even the most experienced broker can run into landmines. When this happens, what do you do?Read the … Continue reading Negotiation Without Detonation – by Terrence Jones