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Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, It Affects the Industry’s Owners

By Helen Moulis As most of us know, we’ve entered a new era of tax rules with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017. The last...
Mattress Firm, Texas, Wall Street, Petaluma, Sleep Train, Steinhoff International, Bruce Levy

McNellis: Mattress Firm’s Moral Bankruptcy

By John McNellis Mattress Firm, the nation’s largest mattress retailer, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month. Why did it go bankrupt? Simple. The company had far more stores, more than...
Structural Engineers, PlanGrid, Bay Area, Apple, Skanska USA, Cambridge, Procore, BIM 360, CREW SF, Structural Engineers Association of Northern California

Construction Productivity Software: Bringing Tech to the Job Site

This article also appears in The VIEW, the quarterly publication jointly curated by the three Bay Area chapters of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)—CREW San Francisco, CREW East Bay,...

Day for Night: Tech Crown of the City

This article also appears in The VIEW, the quarterly publication jointly curated by the three Bay Area chapters of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)—CREW San Francisco, CREW East Bay,...
San Francisco, Comfy, Enlighted, Google, Arup, Bay Area, University of Cambridge, workspaces, smart buildings, Wired Certification, WELL Certification

Power to the People: How Tech Is Making Buildings Better for Occupants

This article also appears in The VIEW, the quarterly publication jointly curated by the three Bay Area chapters of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)—CREW San Francisco, CREW East Bay,...
Congress, San Francisco, RealtyShares, Patch of Land, Los Angeles, Realty Mogul, White Tiger Condo Conversion, Crowdfunding

Tech-Driven Crowdfunding Sites Lower Barriers to CRE Investment

This article also appears in The VIEW, the quarterly publication jointly curated by the three Bay Area chapters of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)—CREW San Francisco, CREW East Bay,...
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass, San Francisco, Proposition C, Commercial Rent Tax

San Francisco Passes Proposition C to Increase Gross Receipts Tax on Commercial Landlords

Commercial Rent Tax for Childcare Proposition C—the Commercial Rent Tax for Childcare and Early Education—is set to take effect January 1, 2019, and increase the Gross Receipts Tax ("GRT") on...
Bay Area, CREW, Bitcoin Pizza Day, Blockchain, Rental Properties, Smart Contracts, Business & Beyond, Ross Stores, San Francisco

Blockchain Technology Is Changing Real Estate Transactions

This article also appears in The VIEW, the quarterly publication jointly curated by the three Bay Area chapters of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)—CREW San Francisco, CREW East Bay,...
Real Deal, Amazon, Cheetos, Aleppo, Main & Main, San Francisco, Zippin, Sears & Roebuck, Wall Street Journal, Riyadh, New York

McNellis: Amazon’s Clicking into Bricks

By John McNellis In May 2017, The Real Deal ran a cover story entitled, “Retail is F*cked.” While snarkier than its mainstream competitors, it encapsulated the prevailing sentiment of the...
San Francisco, SPUR, South of Market, Central SoMa, Chinatown, Hanson Bridgett, Rincon Hill, Caltrain, Eastern Neighborhoods

Capturing Lightning in A SoMa Bottle

As Fast-Growing San Francisco Concludes Its Largest Rezoning in Ten Years, Will Its Novel New Urban Planning Guidelines for South of Market Represent What the City’s Downtown Needs in...