Google opens futuristic Mountain View campus where 4,000 will work

Office space at Google’s new Bay View Canopy campus in Mountain View. (Eric Crabb/Bay Area Newsgroup) David Radcliffe, Vice President, Real Estate and Workplace Services at Google, seen at the tech titan’s Bay View campus in Mountain View. (Eric Crabb/Bay Area Newsgroup) MOUNTAIN VIEW – Google this week opened its Bay View Canopy campus at … Read more

Downtown San Jose hotel part of a $3.8 billion nationwide deal

San Jose – Three Bay Area hotels are part of a $3.8 billion coast-to-coast lodging deal that gives one hotel in the transaction, the Marriott in downtown San Jose, a value that exceeds $200 million. Brookfield Real Estate Funds, a leading investment firm, has bought Watermark Lodging Trust for $3.8 billion. The transaction gives Brookfield … Read more

Santander’s East Midtown Tower Has a New Owner

East Midtown, a favorite spot for Hedge funds and small financial firmsSoon there will be a coveted new place for them. After serving as Santander’s New York headquarters since 1991, the 134,000-square-foot boutique office tower at 45 E. 53rd St. is eventually to be made available to other tenants. RealtyCheck has learned that a joint … Read more

Manhattan commercial leasing activity rises 100% in Q1 from last year

Like the proverbial elephant examined by five blind men, the 460 million square-foot Manhattan office market lends itself to many different interpretations. There’s a statistic to support every perspective. A new report from CBRE cheerfully cites a near 100% rise in year-over-year leasing activity for the first quarter of 2022. The 5.68 million square feet of transactions … Read more