Bay Area

December 14, 2012 - 2:48 PM
Solar energy is quickly becoming one of the hottest buzzwords in construction and real estate, as residents and businesses alike look to lower their energy outputs and use more environmentally friendly solutions. One of the up-and-coming leaders in this department is Mosaic, a solar financing startup based Read More

Oakland startup looks to create innovative solar financing solution

Solar energy is quickly becoming one of the hottest buzzwords in construction and real estate, as residents and businesses alike look to lower their energy outputs and use more environmentally friendly solutions.

December 14, 2012 - 12:06 PM
The University of California, Berkeley, is a world-class institution that featured 36,142 students and 1,582 full-time staff members during the fall 2011 semester. This school recently received additional financial support that will help some of its students earn degrees and could make the institution more Read More
December 13, 2012 - 4:30 PM
Real estate experts at the Urban Land Institute’s "Emerging Trends in Real Estate" forum have determined that San Jose is a metro to watch. The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal reports that the California metro has come in third in the nation for real estate investment and development Read More

Experts claim San Jose is a "metro to watch"

Real estate experts at the Urban Land Institute’s "Emerging Trends in Real Estate" forum have determined that San Jose is a metro to watch.

December 13, 2012 - 4:24 PM
The housing market is improving across the United States. However, not all metros are advancing in the same way. Potential home sellers in the Bay Area are taking advantage of a strong housing demand, which means many people looking to sell have the upper hand in negotiations. Current homeowners looking to Read More

Real estate market in California offers booming opportunities

The housing market is improving across the United States. However, not all metros are advancing in the same way.

December 13, 2012 - 2:54 PM
National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell recently announced that the league is willing to contribute substantial funding to help in the construction of a new professional football stadium in Oakland, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The stadium issue has long been a contentious point of Read More

National Football League offers funding help for new Oakland stadium

National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell recently announced that the league is willing to contribute substantial funding to help in the construction of a new professional football stadium in Oakland, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

December 13, 2012 - 2:51 PM
Recent census data has revealed that Asians are quickly eschewing their minority status in California and especially in the San Francisco Bay Area, following on a nationwide trend of majority becoming minority, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The drastic demographic shift could be a tremendous boon Read More

Asian population swells in Bay Area, attracted by tech jobs

Recent census data has revealed that Asians are quickly eschewing their minority status in California and especially in the San Francisco Bay Area, following on a nationwide trend of majority becoming minority, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

December 13, 2012 - 11:13 AM
The Bay Area features numerous colleges and universities, including San Francisco State University and the University of San Francisco. In fact, people who are reviewing some of the homes for sale in the Bay Area might be interested to learn that the region is also home to some of the smartest residents in Read More

San Francisco named second-smartest city

The Bay Area features numerous colleges and universities, including San Francisco State University and the University of San Francisco.

December 12, 2012 - 4:00 PM
Merchants and city officials in Oakland are leading the charge on a campaign to promote the city's retail outlets and urging consumers to shop locally and buttress the economy in Oakland, according to the Silicon Valley Mercury News. The city has long been a staunch advocate for local spending and Read More

City of Oakland supports local businesses, especially during holiday season

Merchants and city officials in Oakland are leading the charge on a campaign to promote the city's retail outlets and urging consumers to shop locally and buttress the economy in Oakland, according to the Silicon Valley Mercury News. The city has long been a staunch advocate for local spending and neighborhood pride, making it an appealing relocation option for families looking for a community feel. Those families should consider checking out the houses for sale in Oakland.

December 11, 2012 - 5:01 PM
The housing market in the Bay Area always features some interesting statistics and numbers, and as 2012 draws to a close, some unique occurrences are happening in the region. If you are currently looking at one of the homes for sale in San Francisco, you might want to take a look at some of the following Read More

Interesting facts about San Francisco

The housing market in the Bay Area always features some interesting statistics and numbers.

December 11, 2012 - 3:24 PM
San Francisco has been ranked as the top city for dual income, no kids couples - also known as DINKs - to live in, according to DINK Life. DINKs have become an increasingly powerful and influential demographic group, with their consumer spending habits keenly tracked by marketers. They are similarly Read More

San Francisco ranks as top city for DINK couples

San Francisco has been ranked as the top city for dual income, no kids couples - also known as DINKs - to live in, according to DINK Life.

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