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Bristol Group, Urban Land Institute, ULI, McNellis Partners, Palo Alto, St. Dominic's Catholic Church, San Francisco, Jim Curtis

In Memoriam: James J. Curtis III

(Publisher's note: John McNellis gave the following eulogy on August 9th at St. Dominic's Catholic Church in San Francisco at a mass commemorating the remarkable life of...
Berkeley, University of California, Upper Hearst, Stadium Garage, Goldman School of Public Policy, McNellis Partners, Palo Alto, California

McNellis: Oh, Say Can U.C.

By John McNellis McNellis Last week the city of Berkeley sued the University of California over its proposed redevelopment of...
Silicon Valley, Transwestern Commercial Services, CREW SV, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Devencore

Time Might be Right for Industrial Occupiers in Silicon Valley

By Anna Mcquillan Rose Anna Mcquillan Rose is a vice president at Transwestern Commercial Services (TCS), with 19...
Transwestern, Vungle, San Francisco, North Waterfront, Levi’s Plaza, SOMA, Bay Area, Marin, BART, Caltrain, Jackson Square, Fog City, Grumpy’s, Old Ship Saloon, Bay Club

Transwestern Startup Stories: Stephanie Douglass – Vungle

By Jack Seymour This series profiles innovative companies and The Bay Area neighborhoods they call home. Vungle is the trusted...

McNellis: Game of Phones

By John McNellis McNellis The International Council of Shopping Centers, far better known as the ICSC, gathers this weekend for...
California, Dyn, Gartner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, IDC Corporation, Internet of Things,

Connected Buildings, Connected Things and Security Concerns

By Scott M. Wornow Scott M. Wornow Is your “smart building” connected? Is your high-tech office, residential building or entertainment facility,...
McKinsey Global Institute, San Francisco, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

Tech is Bringing Changes to Construction

By Scott M. Wornow Scott M. Wornow Digital technologies are disrupting the construction industry, which has been a notable laggard in...
Transamerica Pyramid Center, San Francisco, Transamerica Corp, Aegon, U.S. Green Building Council, Redwood Park, JLL, Loopnet, Cushman & Wakefield

California Opportunity Zone Funds: A Developing Compliance Landscape

By Michael Halloran Michael Halloran, founder and CEO of NES Financial As innovative as California is, there’s one key area...
Debenhams, Texas Pacific Group, Mervyn's, Payless Shoes, Toys 'R' Us, PetSmart, Gymboree, Sears, Mattress Firm, Radio Shack, Bain Capital Partners, Blum Capital Partners

McNellis: Retail’s Existential Threat is Private Equity

By John McNellis A “bust out” is a fraud tactic, commonly used in the organized crime world, wherein a business’ assets and lines of credit...
Whole Foods, Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Wal-Mart, Kroger, Safeway/Albertsons, McNellis Partners

McNellis: Whole Foods’ Existential Threat?

“Amazon's plunge into the $800 billion US grocery industry posed an existential threat to rivals.” CNN August 2018 By John McNellis