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Greatly Anticipated, 935-Unit Mixed-Use Development Planned for San Mateo

By Meghan Hall After a lengthy pre-application process and a round of revisions, the City of San Mateo has published new plans detailing the redevelopment of the Concar Shopping Center...
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2018 Omnibus Bill and its Effects on the EPA Brownfield Program

By Holly Neber In March of 2018, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, also known as the 2018 Omnibus Bill. The bill is an amalgamation of multiple complex funding...

Illumina Opens Doors to New Anchor Campus in Foster City

By Meghan Hall Genomics industry giant Illumina cemented its presence in the Bay Area this April when it opened the doors to its new campus at 200-850 Lincoln Center Drive...
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Rezoning for 206 Units in San Jose by Santa Clara County Housing Authority ...

 By Meghan Hall Acting on a recommendation from the San José Planning Commission released in March of 2018, the City Council voted unanimously to proceed with rezoning for the Race...
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Prologis Nears Completion of 256,000 SQFT Industrial Space on Former Army Base in Oakland

By Meghan Hall San Francisco-based industrial developer Prologis has completed the first phase of its massive redevelopment of Oakland’s former army base. The project, which broke ground in Q3 of...
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KT Urban Proposes 220-Room Hotel in San Jose Next to Hotel De Anza

By Vladimir Bosanac Each week seems to be marked by news about downtown San Jose. The central business district of the Bay Area’s largest city has seen much-deserved attention since...
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Transwestern Startup Stories: Barry Braden, Co-Founder – Fieldwork Brewing Co.

By Jack Seymour Fieldwork Brewing Company is a craft brewery founded in Berkeley, CA by Barry Braden and Alex Tweet with a focus on exceptional, honest beer-making. Fieldwork brews are...
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San Francisco Looks to Redefine Civic Center, Create Inclusive Space for All

By Michele Chandler More than 2,000 people have responded to recent calls from San Francisco Planning Department officials for ideas about how to make the city’s Civic Center downtown area...
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Sol Lux Alpha Creates First Net-Positive Condominium Building in United States

By Meghan Hall 685 Florida Street in San Francisco is now home to the nation’s first condominium project to pair Passive House Certification with positive-net-energy technologies. Called Sol Lux Alpha,...
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Concord’s Promises

By Vladimir Bosanac The fortunes and associated misfortunes of a robust Bay Area economy have by now spread pretty evenly across the region. A place where that is perhaps most...