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Bay Area retail development surges

The Bay Area is enjoying its strongest surge of retail expansion in years, fresh evidence that the wounds inflicted by the Great Recession are healing. Developers are building retail projects at a brisk clip, demand for retail space has surged … Continue reading

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Home prices in Bay Area up 17.5% in January

Home prices in the five-county San Francisco metro area surged 17.5 percent in January versus a year ago – one of the biggest gains nationwide – according to a key gauge released on Tuesday. Overall, U.S. home prices registered their … Continue reading

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More Jobs in Housing, but Workers Aren’t Returning

“One of the reasons is because they are not paying well yet,” said Lisa Marquis Jackson, an analyst with John Burns Real Estate Consulting. “The wages were cut so much in the downturn, so until those prices get back to … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley job growth has reached dot-com boom levels, report says – Alameda Times

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Silicon Valley’s job growth has returned to dot-com boom levels and San Francisco has emerged as a major new tech hub. But good times have not returned for all area residents and ethnic groups. Those are among … Continue reading

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Real Wealth Network’s Fettke: Bubbles Swelling in US Housing Sector

Bubbles are swelling in pockets of the U.S. housing sector, especially in those areas that fell the hardest and are soaring back in part due to speculative demand, said Kathy Fettke, founder and CEO of Real Wealth Network, a California … Continue reading

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