San José, Diridon Station, Bay Area, BART, California High Speed Rail Service, Caltrain, Santa Clara, Arcadis, Benthem Crowel, Silicon Valley

Concept Plan to Combine Four Major Bay Area Transit Authorities in San José Kicks...

By Meghan Hall San José’s Diridon Station has attracted a lot of attention—from the larger Bay Area community, developers and growing companies—as a major hub for future growth. As the...
Concord, Five Point, Easy Bay, BART, Lennar Concord, Bosch, San Francisco Bay Area, Naval Weapons Station Plan, Navy, Lennar

City of Concord Moves a Step Closer Toward its 30-Year Execution of the Naval...

By Meghan Hall After over a decade, the Navy is finally preparing to transfer the first 500 acres of the Concord Weapons Naval Station to the city, and Concord officials...
LOGE Camps, Snoqualmie Pass, Westport, Leavenworth, Snoqualmie Pass, Bend, Breckenridge, Big Bear, Estes Park, AutoCamp, Artist Home, WalMart

Innovative Outdoor Hospitality Brand LOGE Continues to Grow from Its PNW Roots

By Meghan Hall Outdoor hospitality has taken off over the past few years as today’s consumers continue to seek exciting new experiences through travel and entertainment. One such firm, LOGE...
San Francisco, Hanson Bridgett, SOMA, Transferable Development Rights, Caltrain, Rincon Hill, San Francisco Board of Supervisors

San Francisco Officially Passes its Long Awaited Central SOMA Plan

By M. Brett Gladstone, Esq., Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP, San Francisco . On December 4, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (on its second and final reading) approved the...
Bay Area, Emmedue, Emmedue Advanced Building System, North America, Emmedue EPS, Modular Construction

Italian-Based Company Emmedue Paves Way for Modular Construction

By Meghan Hall Modular building systems are becoming increasingly common in an era where rapidly rising construction costs and labor shortages make it difficult for developers to see projects through...
Belmont, San Jose, Santa Clara, Windy Hill, Artisan Crossing, Palo Alto, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, Caltrain, Redwood City

Windy Hill’s Artisan Crossing Project Joins Wave of Development in Belmont

By Meghan Hall For the past several years the City of Belmont has been carefully crafting its plans for future development knowing that the growth and expansion that has hit...
VergeSense, Boston University, Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center, ByteLight, Acuity Brands Lighting, WeWork, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston

TechView: AI Platform VergeSense Measures Use of Office Space

By Meghan Hall Modern offices have rapidly evolved as companies transitioned from traditional cubicles to open concept workspaces. VergeSense is a sensor-as-a-system platform that tracks office usage to equip companies...
Mountain View, Computer History Museum, Bay Area, San José, MAI Construction, Babbage Engine, children’s learning center

Mountain View’s Computer History Museum Launches Learning Center Project to Engage Community

By Meghan Hall A new 3,000 square foot children’s learning center is in the works at Mountain View’s Computer History Museum, located at 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard. The project, which...
San Jose, a3 Workplace Strategies, Harvard, Fast Magazine, Commercial Property Executive, Workplaces

As the Open Office Debate Intensifies, It’s Time to Reach Common Ground

By Robin Weckesser, President, a3 Workplace Strategies Recent studies have workplaces stirring again about an ongoing, controversial topic: Open or closed offices? What works best? Well, we think it’s time...
Allen Matkins, U.S. Treasury Department, Qualified Opportunity Zones, Qualified Opportunity Fund, QOZ Property, Internal Revenue Service,

The New Opportunity of Opportunity Zones

By Matt Ertman & Mike Pruter, Partners Allen Matkins The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that went into effect this past February contains a new program called “opportunity zones,”...