These Walls Can Talk

Buildings get smarter and so do workplaces. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN OCTOBER 2013 By David Goll In an era of rapid technological progress, is...

Constant Contact’s Productively Clean SoMa Office

By Veronica Dolginko The tech startup Mecca known as South of Market in San Francisco, or SoMa, is known for its open floor plan warehouses and buildings. The many companies...

Factory-Built Homes’ Plug and Play

Manufacturers refine the factory-built home to meet California’s stricter building code. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN OCTOBER 2013 By Jon Chown Among the stately, traditional homes...

Ground Broken on Tallest San Francisco Mixed-Use Building

By Robert Carlsen Construction has begun on the 54-story 181 Fremont tower at Howard and Fremont streets. One of the major high-rise buildings connecting to the three-block-long Transbay Transit Center...

Cal Supreme Court Clarifies BMR Law

By Ernest J. Galvan and David P. Lanfernam In a unanimous decision issued on October 17, 2013, the California Supreme Court ruled in favor of a local developer and brought...

A Good Place in Silicon Valley

Urbanites sniff that Silicon Valley lacks place, but that is so yesterday. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN AUGUST 2013 By Sharon Simonson Bounded by spectacular...

Healthy Side Effects of Health Reform

Healthcare reform is spurring new construction methods. By Jeff Lage Whatever side of the political aisle you’re on, let’s put aside the debate for a moment and look at some of...

Transbay: The Center of it All

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center spurs billions of dollars in private-sector construction. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ - THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION - IN AUGUST 2013 By Maria Shao Call it a...
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The Presidio: Finding a New National Purpose

By Veronica Dolginko The Presidio of San Francisco is a unique location not only because it is a large nature conservancy in the middle of a major urban center of...

Pampered Tech Workers Push Office Builders to Go All Out

By Sharon Simonson LOS ANGELES—Bay Area landlords will compete for tenants with offerings such as bike concierges, indoor air quality and zero-carbon-emissions technology in the next generation of offices, San...