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  • 1Q14 San Francisco Housing Market Analysis

    The first-quarter Metrostudy data for the San Francisco housing market indicates the Bay Area is suffering from lack of affordable homes coupled with a decrease in both new and existing home sales.

     
  • The Wage Growth Gap for Recent College Grads

    New research from the San Francisco Fed shows slow wage growth for new grads, a trend that reflects stubborn weakness in the economy.

     
  • Tight Supply of Bay Area Lots, Labor Constrain Builders

    San Jose Mercury News staffer Pete Carey reports that, confronted with a shortage of labor and land to build on in the Bay Area, builders are getting caught up in the same kinds of bidding wars that have frustrated home buyers.

     
  • New Home Breaks Ground in San Mateo

    San Francisco Business Times staffer Blanca Torres reports New Home Co. started construction on 76 condos on San Mateo's waterfront.

     
  • Eminent Domain an Option in S.F. Housing Crunch

    San Francisco Business Times staffer Mark Calvey reports that city leaders tabled a vote pending further study for a resolution that calls on the city to consider following the East Bay city of Richmond in using eminent domain to address the housing crisis.

     
  • A Treehouse Tub

    An outdoor soaking tub is tucked behind the branches of an old oak tree and enjoys views of San Francisco Bay.

     
  • Lennar Gets California Court Okay on Treasure Island Plan for 8,000 Homes

    San Francisco Business Times staffer Blanca Torres reports that a state court of appeals ruled in favor of developers Lennar Corp. and Wilson Meany to move forward on a 8,000-unit development on Treasure Island in San Francisco.

     
  • Home Price Declines' Role in the Anemic Jobs Recovery

    Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco research economists Liz Laderman and Sylvain Leduc explore how the tumble in house prices during the downturn may have weakened start-up activity, since personal assets are an important source of funding for start-ups.

     
  • San Francisco, CA - April 2014 - Figures for New Home Closings Suggest Climb Gaining Steam

    New home sales rose in San Francisco, CA in April. Average prices of new homes moved up, rising 35.7%. The percentage of new home closings belonging to attached homes rose, climbing 5.5% percentage points. The percentage of new home closings belonging to single family homes dropped, falling 5.5%...

     
  • Hydeaway House, Sonoma, Calif.

    A vacation home's open kitchen is a hard-working cooking and partying space that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the house.