Bay Area

November 26, 2012 - 9:31 AM
With its high number of Asian residents and close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, it is no wonder that the Bay Area is known across the country for its profusion of renowned sushi venues. In fact, according to SushiPro, San Francisco placed fourth on a list of the top North American sushi cities. That Read More

Top 2 sushi spots in Berkeley

With its high number of Asian residents and close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, it is no wonder that the Bay Area is known across the country for its profusion of renowned sushi venues.

November 21, 2012 - 4:04 PM
Many San Francisco residents appreciate the vast array of performing arts and sports venues in the Bay Area, and the region will soon be adding another arena in a few years. San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the Golden State Warriors recently agreed to build a new performing arts and entertainment venue, Read More

San Francisco mayor reaches agreement with Golden State Warriors for new arena

Many San Francisco residents appreciate the vast array of performing arts and sports venues in the Bay Area, and the region will soon be adding another arena in a few years.

November 21, 2012 - 4:00 PM
The Bay Area's famous tech sector and strong core of high-paying jobs in finance, industry and law have helped the region remain a popular living destination even as other areas in California have hit hard times. Although, the Bay Area, like most metros, saw inflated unemployment numbers during the worst Read More

Bay Area's strengthening economy has positive effect on local housing market

The Bay Area's famous tech sector and strong core of high-paying jobs in finance, industry and law have helped the region remain a popular living destination even as other areas in California have hit hard times.

November 21, 2012 - 3:09 PM
Sports enthusiasts may find the perfect fan base to join in Santa Clara. The sunny California city is home to the new San Francisco 49ers' stadium. Real estate in Santa Clara near the structure may gain a boost in value due to the premium location and the number of businesses that are scheduled to move Read More

Local sports culture improves in Santa Clara

Sports enthusiasts may find the perfect fan base to join in Santa Clara.

November 21, 2012 - 3:03 PM
Some housing trends come and go, barely staying long enough to make a serious impact upon most Americans' lives. However, other factors manage to gain a foothold and have a lingering impact. The United States green building market is continuing to grow, according to McGraw-Hill Construction's 2013 Read More

Green building industry reports gains

Some housing trends come and go, barely staying long enough to make a serious impact upon most Americans' lives.

November 21, 2012 - 2:06 PM
MC Hammer, a rapper known for hits including "U Can't Touch This" and "2 Legit 2 Quit," is bringing Hammertime back to Oakland. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the Oakland Convention and Visitors Bureau is partnering with the rapper in an effort to bring newcomers to the Read More

MC Hammer partners with Oakland tourism bureau

MC Hammer, a rapper known for hits including "U Can't Touch This" and "2 Legit 2 Quit," is bringing Hammertime back to Oakland.

November 21, 2012 - 9:50 AM
In many ways, the city of Berkeley is centered around the university that employs many of its citizens and educates a large number of its residents. The school's campus stretches across much of the city, and its graduates often remain in the area after graduating to start or join local businesses. Read More

Two new projects show UC Berkeley's forward-thinking influence

In many ways, the city of Berkeley is centered around the university that employs many of its citizens and educates a large number of its residents.

November 20, 2012 - 9:42 AM
Very few things improve a metro's housing market more quickly than a strengthening economy. A growing number of high-paying jobs helps encourage new residents to buy homes and plant roots in a region. With this in mind, there may be more people considering the homes for sale in Berkeley, as recent Read More

Strong employment figures in Berkeley

Very few things improve a metro's housing market more quickly than a strengthening economy.

November 19, 2012 - 5:16 PM
A strong economic sector is a crucial aspect of a metro's ability to maintain growth and attract new residents. As unemployment remains stubbornly high across the country, cities that are adding jobs have become increasingly attractive destinations for job-seekers. In this light, Santa Clara, with its Read More
November 16, 2012 - 4:45 PM
The Bay Area, and San Francisco in particular, is a top destination for many relocating Americans. People flock to the metro area to experience a relaxed atmosphere, temperate weather and one of the best housing markets in the United States. People are always moving into the homes for sale in San Francisco, Read More

Top tips when moving to San Francisco

The Bay Area, and San Francisco in particular, is a top destination for many relocating Americans.

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