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  1. E-commerce behemoth to take over SurveyMonkey headquarters in Palo AltoRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | Business Journal

    When SurveyMonkey announced it would leave downtown Palo Alto for San Mateo in 2016, it kicked off a guessing game: Who would fill the company's high-profile headquarters at 101 Lytton St., across from the Palo Alto Transit Center? Well, now we know. And it's not Palantir, the downtown's most aggressively growing tech company.

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  2. Phoenix law firm wants to send Arizona startups to Silicon Valley universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    A Phoenix law firm and the Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition are partnering with a Silicon Valley university to offer scholarships to select Arizona entrepreneurs.

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  3. a Study finds big gap between home prices and what buyers can affordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    The average home prices in most California counties are out of reach for average home buyers and tight housing inventories have further exacerbated the problem, according to an analysis by the California Association of Realtors . Only seven of 32 reporting counties in the state had home prices that are affordable to home buyers who earn the areas' median household income, while homes in 25 counties were out of reach for the typical household, the C.A.R. study found.

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  4. Exclusive: Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey is moving to San Mateo's Bay MeadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey has signed a lease for a big new headquarters at Bay Meadows, the former horse-racetrack-turned-urban village, as its booming survey business drives a steady rise in workers - or "monkeys," in company parlance. The deal for about 210,000 square feet at Bay Meadows' under-construction "Station 4" is roughly four times the size of SurveyMonkey's current home at downtown Palo Alto's 101 Lytton St. and comes barely a year after the company moved in.

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  5. California dominates list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Business Journal

    The list of the country's 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States was released by Inc. magazine this week. California came out on top - a whopping 681 companies were represented, with 148 of them from the Bay Area.

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  6. Homebuilder strikes again in the East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Business Journal

    The New Home Company continues to fire on all cylinders in the Bay Area, picking up three new development sites with plans to start selling homes next year. In Fremont, New Home will start selling a project called The Landing next spring, the publicly traded homebuilder said in a news release.

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  7. Safeway pulls out of popular program supporting schools, nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Business Journal

    The move represents the loss of a significant source of fundraising for schools and other nonprofits. Just last February, eScrip and Safeway issued a press release touting the $18 million annually that the grocer contributed to schools through San Mateo, California-based eScrip.

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  8. SunRun IPO hits target, raises $251 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Business Journal

    The San Francisco solar power provider priced its shares at $14 a share, according to the Wall Street Journal. It had projected a target range of between $13 and $15.

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  9. New Home Co. strikes again in Fremont, Santa ClaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    The New Home Company continues to fire on all cylinders in the Bay Area, picking up three new development sites with plans to start selling homes next year. In Fremont, New Home will start selling a project called The Landing next spring, the publicly traded homebuilder said in a news release.

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  10. a Silicon Valley 40 Under 40 2015: Mila ZelkhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Business Journal

    Mila Zelkha is a housing advocate and social entrepreneur whose ventures have combined architectural design, strategic partnerships and socially responsible investing to help Bay Area communities. Recently, she was the director of real estate and facilities for InnVision Shelter Network, a provider of shelter/housing and supportive services across Silicon Valley serving thousands of homeless clients annually through its "Beyond the Bed" services.

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  11. Peninsula nonprofit, Airbnb in war of words over 'home sharing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    A war of words is brewing between nonprofits and Airbnb , and the battle is centering on the term "home sharing." The phrase, which is central to Airbnb marketing, is also used by more than 70 nonprofit agencies around the U.S. The nonprofits help seniors and low-wage earners find or rent shared housing, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal .

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  12. Investors bet big on Peninsula spec office near GroPro and Solar CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    When a partnership of Embarcadero Capital Partners and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management acquired San Mateo's Clearview Business Park a little over a year ago, the property came with something of a bonus: approvals for a 107,700-square-foot building, practically shovel ready. "We had anticipated building right away, but there's always a healthy debate," said John Hamilton , a co-founder and principal of Embarcadero Capital.

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  13. Alibaba unlikely to set up U.S. headquarters in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    Alibaba's office lease in downtown Seattle expires soon, and while the company is looking for space on the Eastside, that's not where the Chinese e-commerce behemoth's U.S. headquarters will be, according to two sources close to the deal. It had been speculated that Alibaba would relocate its headquarters to the Puget Sound region, especially because company founder Jack Ma has said he first discovered the internet during a trip to Seattle.

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  14. Embarcadero, Deutsche bet on San Mateo officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    When a partnership of Embarcadero Capital Partners and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management acquired San Mateo's Clearview Business Park a little over a year ago, the property came with something of a bonus: approvals for a 107,700-square-foot building, practically shovel ready. "We had anticipated building right away, but there's always a healthy debate," said John Hamilton , a co-founder and principal of Embarcadero Capital.

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  15. Daughters' savior Blue Mountain Capital is deeply involved in Puerto Rico debt crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Business Journal

    New York hedge fund Blue Mountain Capital Management is positioning itself as the potential savior of the Daughters of Charity Health System , agreeing to pump $250 million into the financially shaky nonprofit system. The California hospital system includes four facilities in the Bay Area and two safety net hospitals in the Los Angeles area.

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  16. Daughters' savior Blue Mountain is deeply involved in Puerto Rico debt crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    New York hedge fund Blue Mountain Capital Management is positioning itself as the potential savior of the Daughters of Charity Health System , agreeing to pump $250 million into the financially shaky nonprofit system. The California hospital system includes four facilities in the Bay Area and two safety net hospitals in the Los Angeles area.

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  17. IBM buys Birmingham-founded startupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Compose provides database services for companies so their engineers can focus on mobile and web development.

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  18. Housing crisis worsens in San Mateo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Residents with Section 8 housing vouchers are unable to find available rentals in the area as landlords favor tenants with cash, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal . Need far exceeds supply The Housing Authority received 1,356 applications for rental assistance in the last quarter under the federal Housing and Urban Development Move-to-Work program, which provides case management and goal setting for participants.

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  19. A 92-year-old woman joins the public in speaking out over Martin's Beach access disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    A 92-year-old woman was among those from the community having their say with state officials about the kind of access they want restored, through wealthy venture capitalist Vinod Khosla 's beachfront property, to the popular Martin's Beach surfing spot, the San Mateo Daily Journal reported. The nonprofit Surfrider Foundation hosted a meeting with representatives from state agencies, following a long battle in court over the issue after Khosla's companies had locked a gate that once allowed public access to the beach.

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  20. GoPro grabs Hulu exec, ramps up bet on original contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Business Journal

    GoPro, known for high definition wearable cameras beloved by extreme athletes, is ramping up its bet on content. The San Mateo company hired Charlotte Koh , an executive who oversaw Hulu's push into original content, Variety reports .

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