Industry News

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Commercial Real Estate Stories of 2017 and What to Watch for in 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Silicon Valley's commercial real estate scene is slipping into unprecedented territory, riding an economic upswing that hasn’t faltered in almost a decade. Most analysts seem to be summing up 2017 with one word: stable.

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The future of Tall Buildings-November 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017


While Skyscraper construction and design have remained largely unchanged over the last century, several aspects of construction are due for radical changes to increase efficiency and improve sustainability. Greener alternatives are also gaining traction. To learn more,

The future of tall buildings

July 2016 Fremont and Bay Area Development

Monday, July 4, 2016

It's been three years for Silicon Valley East, Fremont Economic Development's blog. Check out their anniversary post here

From the San Francisco Business TimesExclusive: Amazon leases 224,000-square-foot East Bay warehouse as Bay Area growth continues By Roland Li

From the San Francisco Business TimesExclusive: Two more towers could join the downtown Oakland crowd By Roland Li

May 2016 Fremont/Bay Area Development News

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

"These 6 'megaprojects' promise to transform the East Bay landscape" for the San Francisco Business Times, by Riley McDermid and Matt Petty

Exclusive: Tesla snaps up huge warehouse lease in Livermore for the Silicon Valley Business Journal, by Nathan Donato-Weinstein

The Verdict Is In —Our Residents Are Happy to Plant Their Roots in Fremont for Silicon Valley East, by Fred Diaz

March 2016 Fremont and Bay Area Land Development News

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Vallco goes to the voters as Sand Hill files ballot language for mall plans (Nate Donato-Weinstein, Silicon Valley Business Journal)- The property company will ask Cupertino voters to approve its redevelopment plans for the Vallco shopping mall, which includes a 30-acre green roof. 

'Hacker' ethos comes to the factory floor (Kelly Kline, Silicon Valley East) - The manufacturing sector becomes more digitized, as seen in the Bay Area icon, the Tesla Model S. 

225 California transportation projects in trouble (Gary Richards, San Jose Mercury News) - Drops in oil prices have led to lower state transportation revenue, which may put some high-profile infrastructure projects in jeopardy. 

January 25th, 2016: Fremont/Bay Area Land Development

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

"Capturing a Moment in Time: Fremont's 60th Anniversary Celebration" by Mayor Bill Harrison, Silicon Valley East. Founded in 1956, the City of Fremont celebrated on January 23rd with a celebration that included a time capsule. (1/25/16)

"These huge Bay Area construction projects will finish this year" by Emily Fancher, San Francisco Business Times. Check out the slideshow of the largest Bay Area projects to be completed this year. (1/25/16)

"Think your commute is bad now? Super Bowl City starts Monday" by Riley McDermid, San Francisco Business Times. San Francisco expects over 1 million visitors for its Super Bowl events. (1/22/16) 


November 23rd, 2015: Fremont/Bay Area Development News

Monday, November 23, 2015

From the blog of Fremont Economic Development: Bringing the Fremont Vision to Life, about the progress the City of Fremont is making on the Downtown and Warm Springs initiatives. 

From the San Francisco Business Times, Nate Donato-Weinstein writes, "Fremont is one of the best places in U.S. to open a distribution center, study says."

And an exclusive report from Silicon Valley Business Journal: "Exclusive: Apple contemplating huge campus of up to 4.15 million square feet in north San Jose".


October 13th, 2015: Fremont & Bay Area Land Development News

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

From the City of Fremont's Economic Development Blog: Key Industry Profiles: Fremont is Creating Devices that Promote a Greener and Healthier Planet   

From San Francisco Business Times: Giant Bay Area biotech landlord to be bought in $8 billion deal 

Great infographic from San Francisco Business Times: These 15 companies are making the move from San Francisco to Oakland








Fremont & Bay Area Land Development News: September 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015

Nate Donato-Weinstein writes on transit-oriented development in the South Bay for Silicon Valley Business JournalDowntown Campbell project gets go-ahead: 157 units coming steps from light rail 

The City of Fremont's Blog, Takes From Silicon Valley East, turns two this month! Check out this anniversary post with blog highlights from Jennifer Chen. 

Roland Li writes for the San Francisco Business Times on Oakland (East Bay) development: Embattled Lake Merritt tower developer back for second shot with $178 million plan




Fremont and Bay Area Land Development August 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The City of Fremont's Economic Development Blog has this multimedia post of videos of Fremont's transition from an auto-oriented suburb to a strategic urban community. (8/11)

"Overton Moore's Fremont warehouse sale shows hot industrial market" writes Nathan Donato-Weinstein of Silicon Valley Business Journal. (8/11)