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Bay Area CASA Compact Housing Crisis Act SB 330

Senate Bill 330 Housing Crisis Act Explained

By Steven Vettel and Charles “CJ” Higley California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law several housing-related bills passed in the 2019-2020 state...
Dale Carnegie John McNellis Partners Palo Alto

McNellis: How to Keep Friends and Influence No One

"80 percent of friendship is kindness." By John McNellis We all want friends. We all want to be liked. Most...
Wendel Rosen, Steven Morger

California’s Black Sky Decision Upends Decades of Lending Practice

By Steven M. Morger For decades, the holder of an obligation secured by a junior deed of trust would be able to sue successfully...
John McNellis Partners DoorDash GrubHub Postmates Uber Eats Silicon Valley Palo Alto

McNellis: Meals on Broken Wheels

By John McNellis What do DoorDash, GrubHub, Postmates and Uber Eats have in common with Lassie? Nothing. They're dogs; Lassie's a superstar. What do...

An Open Letter To Mayor London Breed About Zoning Reform

Dear Mayor Breed, I just attended the National Association of Realtors (NAR) convention at San Francisco’s Moscone Center last week. While I was there, I...
Global Workspace Association, NAIOP, Brookfield, Convene, IBM, Manhattan, Hines, Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Flexible Office Conference

WeWork Goes to Zero

By Dan Mihalovich First, the disclosures: This article will take longer than 60 seconds to read. My apologies. Stop now, perhaps.Sorry,...
Facebook, State of California, David Wehner, San Francisco, Menlo Park, Santa Clara County, Bay Area Future Fund, Partnership for the Bay’s Future

Facebook Commits $1 Billion and Partners with the State of California to Address Housing...

By David Wehner Facebook builds and supports communities, both online and off. Today, we’re committing $1 billion to help address the affordable housing crisis in...
Tesla McNellis

McNellis: Is Tesla a Climate Change Bystander?

By John McNellis (EDITOR’S NOTE: While The Registry does not usually weigh into making changes to opinion articles, it is worth pointing out that...
Retail

Retail Double Whammy

By John Cumbelich The suburban shopping center business is not in crisis. But the simultaneous presence of two unsettling dynamics in...
Northern California, Wendel Rosen Wendy L. Manley Bruce S. Flushman

In California, WOTS up WOTUS?

By Wendy L. Manley and Bruce S. Flushman This month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers finalized a rule...