General News | Jacob Bourne | The Registry SF

Former Vacant Land in Foster City Transforms into Community Cornerstone

Across the street from Foster City government offices, a 15-acre parcel of formerly vacant, City-owned land, has now been dubbed, Foster Square, a mixed-use neighborhood featuring housing geared towards seniors, neighborhood retail and community services. Bounded by Civic Center Drive, Foster City Boulevard, Balclutha Drive and Shell Boulevard the development…

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General News | publisher8 | INDUSTRY news

Blake|Griggs Properties Inks 29,000 Sq. Ft. Retail Now Leasing in Foster Square, Final Street-Retail Component for Central Foster City, CA

Foster City, CA/Danville, CA — Blake|Griggs Properties, a private real estate investment, development and services company with a $4.5 billion track record and a $750 million current project pipeline, has acquired two retail condominium spaces and a to-be-developed pad site for retail which together comprise the final retail component of…

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General News | Todd Johnson | San Francisco Business Times

With $750M worth of projects in the pipeline, these East Bay Developers gravitate to infill

With more than $750 million worth of projects in the pipeline, Blake|Griggs Properties LLC has quietly become one of the busiest developers in the Bay Area. Led by Brad Blake and Brad Griggs, Danville-based Blake Griggs has more than 1,150 units and over 250,000 square feet of retail under development. That’s…

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General News | Emilie Raguso | Berkeleyside

Critics question impacts of ‘Spenger’s parking lot’ project on Berkeley Fourth Street, Ohlone heritage

Berkeley community and zoning board members had a chance Thursday to weigh in on what the environmental impact report for a large mixed-use project planned for 1900 Fourth St. should focus on. The “Spenger’s parking lot” project has been in the works for years, with efforts ramping up in 2014 when project…

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General News | Andrew McGall | East Bay Times

Walnut Creek ‘monumental’ sculpture wins OK

WALNUT CREEK -- The city's pursuit of public art in major construction projects has led to what likely will become its most viewed sculpture, seven shiny red steel cylinders rising like a beacon 50 feet above Ygnacio Valley Road at the I-680 offramp where tens of thousands of motorists and…

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General News | Frances Dinkelspiel | Berkeleyside

Housing forum: Climate right for development in Berkeley

The development climate in Berkeley has improved so much in the past six years that there are now approximately 2,500 apartment units in the pipeline — a dramatic change from the two decades between 1970 and 1990 when only 600 units were built, according to experts who spoke at a forum on multi-family development…

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General News | Scott Baltic | Commercial Property Executive

Bay Area Retail Center Funded for $50M-plus

HFF has arranged more than $50 million in equity and debt capital for a new 112,000-square-foot, grocery-anchored retail center. A new 112,000-square-foot, grocery-anchored retail center in Pleasanton, Calif., in Alameda County in the East San Francisco Bay area, will be provided with more than $50 million in equity and debt…

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General News | NELLIE DAY | REBusinessOnline

PCCP Provides Construction Loan for Residential, Retail Development

FREMONT, CALIF. — PCCP has provided a senior construction loan to a joint venture between BHV CenterStreet Properties and JD Capital for the development of Artist Walk at 37070-3722 Fremont Blvd. Situated on 6.24 acres in the Centerville District of Fremont, the infill mixed-use project will feature 185 apartments and…

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General News | Allison Nagel | Bisnow

PCCP FUNDING TWO BAY AREA MIXED-USE PROJECTS

Based on the strength of the Bay Area market and the developers behind two mixed-use projects, PCCP is participating in loans to bring more housing and retail to Fremont and Milpitas. In Fremont, PCCP is providing the senior construction loan on a JV between BHV CenterStreet Properties and JD Capital to…

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General News | Alex Girda | MultiHousing News

Rare Mixed-Use Development Launched in Fremont

PCCP Facilitates Development of Artist Walk by providing financing. Fremont’s Centerville District is getting a rare mixed-use development project following a successful financing completed by PCCP. The finance and investment management firm supplied a senior construction loan to the developer, a joint venture of BHV CenterStreet Properties and JD Capital.…

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