10 Most Expensive Building Purchases Of 2014- San Francisco – 94111 – 7/10
275 Battery St.
Price: $307 million
Buyer: Rockpoint Group
Date: October 2014
The northern financial district building is home to law firms such as Squire Sanders and Gordon & Rees, as well as the San Francisco Business Times. TIAA-CREF bought the building for $205 million in 2005, making a nifty return on the asset.