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California property values poised to soar

click to enlarge Justin Sullivan/Getty Images file photo Real estate in San Francisco and around the Bay Area is poised for an upswing, much like the trend before the recession hit. In the half-decade before California was clobbered by its … Continue reading

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1st SF civic improvement: Yerba Buena footbridge

The corner of Jackson and Montgomery falls within the Jackson Square Historic District, a remarkable oasis containing some of the only Gold Rush-era commercial buildings to survive the 1906 fire. The most famous of those structures was A.P. Hotaling’s whiskey … Continue reading

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US home market pulls in more Chinese buyers

Buyers from mainland China and Hong Kong are snapping up luxury homes, often paying cash, in major U.S. cities such as New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. They’re coming by the dozens to buy foreclosed properties in downtrodden cities … Continue reading

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Bay Area firms aid Obama’s energy retrofit plan

When President Obama announced his $4 billion initiative to finance energy efficiency programs at the White House on Friday, a number of Bay Area allies were, literally, right behind him. There were senior executives from San Francisco’s Metrus Energy, which … Continue reading

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