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Here you can find recent news coverage and analysis about Pacific Union, real estate, business, California economics, and more.



Curbed raves over Val Steele’s Russian Hill listing

$25 million Russian Hill townhouse will drop your jaw The foyer has camel suede walls Photos by David Livingston, courtesy of Val Steele Pacific Union and GPK Designed by architect Sandy Walker and interior designer Helga Horner, a Russian Hill townhouse, quietly off the market, is one of the most expensive properties for sale in San Francisco right now. Austere and sleek with a slip of warmth, there’s a lot of love ...more

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Rick Laws interviewed by Los Angeles Times on Santa Rosa rebuild

Santa Rosa’s rebuild is anything but easy Fac­ing com­pli­ca­tions, many fire vic­tims de­cide to move on A BURNED car sits in Mark West Es­tates on Wednesday. Much of the fire de­bris has been cleared, but the re­build­ing ef­fort is slow go­ing. Pho­to­graphs by Wally Skalij Los An­ge­les TimesA RAIN­BOW rises above empty lots at Mark West Es­tates in Santa Rosa, Calif., where en­tire neigh­bor­hoods were ...more

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The Mark Company projects featured in Mansion Global article

San Francisco Gets New Crop of Luxury Condos The city, which is seeing a booming high-end real estate market, gets some shiny new homes for eager buyers San Francisco’s luxury condo market, which posted a record number of sales in the spring quarter of 2017, could be primed for a repeat performance. Luxury condos, which comprise 10% of the city’s housing market and start at ...more

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Selma Hepp quotes by ECNS.cn on Chinese real estate investment declines

Chinese real estate investment in U.S. declines by 55% Chinese investment in U.S. commercial real estate in 2017 plunged an estimated 55 percent from 2016, according to a report, but participants in the sector still expect Chinese capital to be a factor in the U.S. The 2017 China-U.S. Inbound Investment Capital Watch report from real estate company Cushman & Wakefield put the estimated decline at ...more

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Pacific Union Economist Selma Hepp quoted in article on Chinese real estate investment

Chinese real estate investment in US declines by 55 pct. Chinese investment in US commercial real estate in 2017 plunged an estimated 55 percent from 2016, according to a report, but participants in the sector still expect Chinese capital to be a factor in the US. The 2017 China-US Inbound Investment Capital Watch report from real estate company Cushman & Wakefield put the estimated decline ...more

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The Registry Bay Area Real Estate

The Registry covers Pacific Union’s new ranking as the fifth largest brokerage in the US

Pacific Union International Real Estate Ranked Fifth-Largest Brokerage in the U.S. With 2017 Sales Volume of $14.1 Billion California’s leading independent residential real estate brokerage delivers a 39 percent increase in sales volume over 2016 with a strategic expansion from the Bay Area to Southern California SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2018 – As California’s powerful economic engine continues to ignite global markets, San Francisco-based Pacific ...more

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Pacific Union International Hires Stephen Pugh as President to Lead Commercial Real Estate Across Northern and Southern California Markets

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. March 28, 2018 – Pacific Union International, Inc. is expanding its leadership team to welcome highly respected commercial real estate industry leader Stephen Pugh. As president of Pacific Union’s Commercial Real Estate division, Pugh will direct the brokerage’s commercial business in the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California. “I began my career at Pacific Union in 1989 as a commercial real ...more

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Pacific Union International Real Estate Ranked Fifth-Largest Brokerage in the U.S. With 2017 Sales Volume of $14.1 Billion

California’s leading independent residential real estate brokerage delivers a 39 percent increase in sales volume over 2016 with a strategic expansion from the Bay Area to Southern California SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2018 — As California’s powerful economic engine continues to ignite global markets, San Francisco-based Pacific Union International’s similarly aggressive growth today earned a new national ranking for the brokerage of fifth-largest in the ...more

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Dana Green’s luxurious Orinda listings catches the attention of SF Gate

Walk-through: Orinda estate lives in the lap of luxury Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos:  www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 100 Sandhill Road, Orinda. Asking price: $4.75 million. Description: Set on more than 5 pristine acres in Orinda’s Sleepy Hollow neighborhood, this Santa Barbara-inspired estate offers sweeping views of Briones Reservoir and Tilden ridgelines. The ...more

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