Publication: San Francisco Business Times

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Yacht charter has wind at its back

Marti McMahonDiamond, Owner and CEO, Yacht Connections InternationalWhat it does: Offers yacht charter services for events on San Francisco BayHQ: Brisbane2013 revenue:$1.7 millionEmployees: 5 full time and 15 part timeFounded: 2007Source of startup capital: ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

San Francisco among worst markets for flipping houses, report says

The San Francisco Bay Area is among the worst in the nation to flip a house, according to data released today.The reason is because the return on flips — the practice of buying a house, renovating it and selling it quickly — is relatively low, said RealtyTrac, ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Uber doubles reach to 200 cities in four months

Just over four months after launching service in its 100th city, Uber Technologies is now operating in 205 metropolitan regions worlwide, with two dozen U.S. locations added on Thursday alone and 43 markets launched in August."With today’s launch of 24 ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Peninsula housing projects aim to cut senior housing costs

MidPen Housing and San Mateo County are leading the charge to cut the skyrocketing costs for senior care while helping the elderly live more comfortably.MidPen, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, has partnered with several county departments to ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Initiative, Financing
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

New San Mateo County office projects slow out of the gate

It’s tempting to say that the difference between the office development frenzy in San Francisco and the calm-before-the-storm feel in San Mateo County’s office market amounts to this: a few months and a handful-of-dollars-per-square-foot in lease rat ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Redwood City housing booms

Acclaim Cos. is based in Menlo Park, but the real estate development firm’s attention is focused on Redwood City, where it has two projects in the works. Mark Johnson, Acclaim’s managing director, says building in Redwood City, compared to Menlo Park, ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

New buyers rush into Peninsula office market

The Peninsula office sales market is roaring back to life after little activity following the recession. A significant number of transactions have taken place and big properties have changed hands over the past few years.Sellers such as Equity Office ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Clearing a 100 million hurdle

In the banking world, 100 million isn’t a big number. After all, $100 million will pay a year’s compensation for a handful of big-name CEOs.But 100 million is plenty big for credit unions. Membership nationally crossed the 100 million-member mark in June ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Developers rush to build near Facebook

For developers looking at building new developments in Menlo Park, one of their first tasks is to “friend” someone in Facebook’s real estate office.Bob Burke of Greenhart Land Co., a firm building 195 apartments on 6.5 acres across the street from Facebook’s ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Smaller crop, smaller grapes in Livermore vineyards this year

The harvest is earlier, the crop is smaller and the grapes are tinier.That's the effect the drought is apparently having on Livermore area vineyard owners, according to a story in the Contra Costa Times.The region's 50 wineries and 30-plus vineyards ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Palo Alto inks $500K deal to loosen traffic gridlock, explores parking fixes

Try driving through Palo Alto during rush hour and you're likely in for some quality time behind the wheel.The wealthy Peninsula city known for its concentration of high-paying jobs is a poster child — along with other Silicon Valley office hubs like ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

What's happening at Apple's mysterious event on Sept. 9?

What are you doing on Sept. 9?If you a fan of Apple products, you might want to head to the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino.Apple has sent out a mysterious invitation for an event at that facility on that date, according to a story in ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Apple Inc, iPhone

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"With today’s launch of 24 new markets, the Uber network is now available in 205 cities across 45 countries and 6 continents worldwide (bring it, Antarctica!) — more than double our #Uber100 milestone reached just four months ago" the San Francisco company crowed in a…
The funds will be used to create a Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund "to help meet the immediate needs of local residents and local businesses" affected by Sunday's 6.0 quake, including those in Napa, south of the city in American Canyon and nearby communities
Just a few days earlier, the client, who'd purchased a $71 million home on the Peninsula, "was adamant that he did not want earthquake insurance on the property" Neidle said Monday afternoon. But on Sunday morning, after the devastating…
"We are thrilled with the outcome of this investment," said Nick Thomson, a principal with Kinship, "and are eager to pursue more projects in the San Francisco market, with ample equity…"

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Yacht charter has wind at its back [Published San Francisco Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
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