Tag archive for ‘San Francisco’
Yael Ella On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Ori Alon’s Compass acquires another real estate agency in San Francisco for $200 million

Compass, the New York real estate agency is buying a San Francisco real estate agency Pacific Union International, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The current acquisition is underway less than two months More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Ori Alon’s Compass acquires Paragon Real Estate to Establish a SF’s largest brokerage

Ori Alon’s six-year-old company Compass has grown aggressively by hiring agents and acquiring firms in new cities in the US. The company continues to expand by acquiring Paragon Real Estate Group that More...

Mark Zuckerberg not Running for President
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

No Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Running for President — For Now Anyway

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says that he is not running for President. The billionaire will be over the age of 35 and therefore eligible to run by the time of the next American Presidential election in More...

News Brief On Friday, November 27th, 2015

San Francisco Real Estate Giant Douglas Shorenstein Dies at 60

  Douglas Shorenstein who is known as the second-generation leader of one of San Francisco’s real estate, died of cancer at his home. The 60-year-old real estate tycoon owns Shorenstein Properties that More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Airbnb Spends More Than $8 Million in San Francisco Fight

Airbnb has mounted a massive campaign to defeat a San Francisco proposal that would severely impact its business model, hiring a former political strategist and spending more than $8 million in the process, More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

United Airlines to launch non-stop Tel Aviv-San Francisco route

  Starting April 1, 2016 United Airlines will launch new three direct weekly flights between Tel Aviv and San Francisco. An addition to its 14 weekly flights to New York (two per day). The announsment More...

News Brief On Monday, August 17th, 2015

Earthquake strikes San Francisco Bay Area

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning in Piedmont, Calif., near Oakland, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:49 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles. According More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

New Israeli Dating App Hashsnap Promises to Change the World

– – Award winning Israeli startup Hashsnap, which calls itself the first authentic dating app, is now launching in San Francisco after a round of funding and successful beta testing. Just what More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Uber Settles Wrongful Death Suit

– – Uber has reached an out of court settlement in the wrongful death suit by the family of Sofia Liu. The 6 year old girl was killed after she was hit by a car driven by an Uber driver. On New Year’s More...

News Brief On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Uber drivers are employees, not contractors: California Labor Commission

A San Francisco-based driver for smartphone-based ride-hailing service Uber is an employee, not a contractor, according to a ruling by the California Labor Commission. The ruling, filed on Tuesday in state More...

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