Silicon Valley commercial real estate market will continue to sizzle, report says.

Silicon Valley commercial real estate market will continue to sizzle, report says.
SAN JOSE — Silicon Valley's office and research leasing and development sectors this year look more robust than in 2012, according to a high-profile report released Wednesday. What's more, the tech employment and expansion boom that has gobbled up …
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The Houston real estate market is in an all-time frenzy: Home sales continue
In some cases, buyers are submitting offers even before the house officially goes on the market, just based on scuttlebutt that the house will be put up for sale soon. Housing inventory in Houston shriveled to 3.6 months in January, the lowest level …
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4 Current Myths About the Real Estate Market
Real estate development: aerial view There's a lot of chatter about the real estate market. A lot of people are saying the housing recovery is moving full steam ahead. Then there are others who warn we're getting into another housing bubble, which …
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Peak Sun Silicon falls hard as state begins foreclosure

Peak Sun Silicon falls hard as state begins foreclosure
On Thursday, a Linn County judge gave the Oregon Energy Department permission to foreclose on the property owned by Peak Sun, which defaulted on a $ 14 million state loan. Peak's abortive take-off and dramatic burnout testify to the rise and fall of the …
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Foreclosures going behind closed doors
A judicial foreclosure is handled by the courts, ending in a sale conducted by the county sheriff “on the courthouse steps.” Sheriff's sales of property also have required newspaper notices in the past, but the Oregon Legislature decided instead to …
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US Bank Whets Construction Lending Appetite In Silicon Valley

US Bank Whets Construction Lending Appetite In Silicon Valley
By Al Yoon Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–US Bancorp's (USB) US Bank, the third-largest real-estate construction lender as of year-end 2011, said Friday it closed a $ 285 million bridge loan on a Silicon Valley office complex in the …
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Funds to Insurers Exploiting Bank Cut in Europe Loans: Mortgages
By Simon Packard on April 16, 2012 Henderson Global Investors Ltd., La Francaise Asset Management and a Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. unit are moving into European commercial property lending as the region's banks reduce 2.4 trillion euros …
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