Google Third Largest Acquirer of Santa Clara County Property Last Year

October 2, 2007

Tweet According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, Google was the third largest acquirer of land in Santa Clara County last year. The two ahead of Google in the race were real estate companies. The article also points to plans by Google to develop a hotel and conference center on the east side […]


Merrill Lynch Eliminating Jobs at First Franklin in San Jose

September 21, 2007

Tweet Merrill Lynch is eliminating jobs in San Jose at its First Franklin subsidiary, the subprime lender purchased approximately 10 months ago for $1.3 Billion. First Franklin is located at 2150 North First Street in San Jose. The downturn in the Alt-A mortgage market has led many mortgage lenders and brokers to close up shop […]


Kentucky “Turf State” Law Ruling A Win For Property Owners

September 16, 2007

Tweet In a market where the internet has increased the ease with which investor’s can locate, educate themselves, and invest in commercial real estate far outside their immediate area, it seems only appropriate that a U.S. district court judge has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs to declare Turf State laws invalid. Turf State laws […]


Windspire: DIY Wind Turbine Technology

September 12, 2007

Tweet Mariah Power, a clean energy startup is about to ship its DIY 1kw wind-turbine, Windspire. The 30’x2′ tower features a propeller-less design, wireless modem to monitor power production, and is quiet at only 25db 5-feet from the house, and is priced at $3,995. The unit is capable of producing approximately 1900 kWh of energy at […]


A Thought on Cupertino Square

August 25, 2007

Tweet When investors took over the old Vallco Mall a few years ago I was hoping that the project would be rebuilt from the ground up. The fact that some of the outparcels (including Sears) were not part of the deal made that an unlikely event and instead the mall underwent a major renovation which […]


OfficeSnapshots.com provides a glimpse into the offices of popular companies

August 15, 2007

Tweet Ever wonder what a company’s office looks like? Looking for ideas for your own office? A recently launched blog, Office Snapshots provides a look into the offices of companies such as Craigslist, Digg, Meebo, and Pixar with more companies being added often. Back during the late 90’s there was lot of extravagant spending taking place building […]


Welcome to SquareFeetBlog.com

July 19, 2007

Tweet Welcome to the inaugural post at SquareFeetBlog.com. My hope is that this blog will provide visitors with insightful information about commercial real estate with a focus on the Silicon Valley.

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