Housing often costs a literal fortune in California, and Governor Jerry Brown doesn't see an easy fix. Demand to live in the state is high, but there are local factors at work impeding housing construction.
Oct 12, 2015 San Francisco Business Times
The San Francisco Planning Department is proposing new densities in certain neighborhoods in exchange for building new units for low- and middle-income residents.
Aug 17, 2015 San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco loses eight affordable units for every ten it creates according to a new report by the San Francisco Planning Department.
Jul 9, 2015 San Francisco Business Times
Concord, California is considering a trio of massive redevelopment proposals for the site of a former Navy weapons depot that could bring 12,000 homes and 6 million square feet of commercial development to the fringe of the East Bay Area.
Mar 19, 2015 San Francisco Business Times
Eric Young reports on a "Stop the Flip" ordinance that will appear on the November ballot in San Francisco.
Jun 19, 2014 San Francisco Business Times
Developer Forest City is getting a jump on the ballot box zoning trend in San Francisco. According to reports, the developer will go to the voters to ask for increased height for a large development at Pier 70 in the neighborhood known as Dogpatch.
May 17, 2014 San Francisco Business Times
No sooner had the $6.4 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge opened to traffic than the next huge transportation undertaking begun -- concrete began pouring for the new $4.5 billion Transbay Terminal. The bridge and terminal are related by history.
Sep 8, 2013 San Francisco Business Times
New developments in Oakland and San Francisco are luring in eco-conscious homeseekers with free transit passes and discounts on carsharing programs.
Nov 14, 2008 San Francisco Business Times
Since the state dismantled its economic development agency, its piecemeal efforts compare poorly to other states' coordinated strategies, as shown in the state's poor showing at the biotech industry's largest trade show.
Apr 6, 2006 San Francisco Business Times
Caltrain had been running as a traditional commuter rail service since it began operation as the San Francisco and San Jose Rail Road in 1864. With a recent influx of $128 million to provide 'super-express', or baby bullet service, ridership has soared.
Nov 14, 2005 San Francisco Business Times