Monthly Archives: July 2012

JMA Ventures said to be buyer of Westfield Downtown Plaza

JMA Ventures, a San Francisco real estate investment firm that’s a managing partner of more than $500 million in properties, is under contract to buy Westfield Downtown Plaza in Sacramento, according to sources in the local real estate market. JMA, … Continue reading

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East West Bank boosts Bay Area lending by creating industry practices

East West Bank Chairman and CEO Dominic Ng told his San Francisco audience that he’s ’100 percent certain” that if a panic triggers a run on European banks, it will be felt in the United States. Mark Calvey Senior Reporter- … Continue reading

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Renter Nation Rages On

The supply of empty homes for rent is falling, and the nation’s homeownership rate is hovering near a fifteen year low. How can that be when the housing market is finally turning around and more homes are selling? The answer … Continue reading

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Kilroy Realty Corporation Acquires Value-Add Opportunities in Two West Coast …

LOS ANGELES, Jul 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Kilroy Realty Corporation /quotes/zigman/171049/quotes/nls/krc KRC +1.05% continued its successful pursuit of value-add office building opportunities in strongly growing West Coast commercial centers, acquiring a rare development site on Brannan Street in San … Continue reading

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Home Sales Disappoint Twice

Sales of newly built homes fell hard in June, despite newfound optimism in the housing recovery, especially among the home builders themselves. Signed contracts to buy new homes fell 8.4 percent from the previous month, according to the U.S. Commerce … Continue reading

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