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Gabe Burke Accenture Real Estate & Workplace Solutions consulting practice

Opinion: Corporate Real Estate Has Become a Black Hole That Devours Money. Time to...

Written by Gabe Burke. Edited by Sharon Simonson. Real estate portfolios must be restructured. To delay no longer makes sense. When the pandemic began, no one could predict the future...
San Francisco, Seattle, Oakland, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Inland Empire office leasing

Opinion: Will the Recent Supreme Court Decision on Vaccination Requirements Impact Office Leasing?

By Vladimir Bosanac Say what you will about liberty in the United States, but as someone who is vaccinated, boosted and taking all the precautions to keep my family safe,...
Landsea, San Francisco Bay Area

Bay Area Real Estate in 2022: Here’s What’s in Store

By Josh Santos, Northern California Division President, Landsea Homes It is an understatement to say that the last two years have been unlike anything we’ve seen in the homebuilding industry,...
BPM, Yardi, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, CCTV

The Time Has Come for Commercial Real Estate Companies to Embrace the Digital Future

Upgrading legacy IT systems can lead to transformative changes that cut costs, improve efficiency and introduce a higher level of automation By Michael Sellai, Partner, BPM Commercial property owners as a...
Amazon

Amazon CEO Sets Flexible Return-to-Work Baseline

Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy sent the following message to Amazon’s employees Subject: Updated guidance on where we work Dear Amazonians, I want to update you on how we’re continuing to evolve our...
Drawbridge Realty, San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego

Mark Whiting, Drawbridge Realty: Suburban Office Outlook Bright as Tenants Provide More Flexible Workspaces...

By Mark Whiting, CEO of Drawbridge Realty One thing that is clear for the real estate market as we progress into the latter stages of the COVID-19 pandemic is that...
Bay Area Council return to work employers San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission EMC Research

Clean, Efficient, Equitable Buildings Infrastructure

By Pierre Delforge  As part of its Build Back Better budget reconciliation proposal, the U.S. House of Representatives has included historic provisions to help clean up the homes and buildings...
Berding & Weil, Champlain Towers South, Florida, NIST

​​The Champlain Towers Collapse: The Fight for Justice—How will that Look?

By Tyler Berding, Founding Partner of Berding & Weil, LLP On June 24, 2021, at 1:25 in the morning, half of the twelve-story Champlain Towers South Condominium complex collapsed without...
Form4, San Francisco, Seattle, Fast Company, Workday, VMware

Creating Lower-Density Workplaces: Going Outside the Box to Re-Purpose Shared Spaces for Re-Occupancy

By Paul Ferro The Bay Area pioneered the concept of bringing many of life’s necessities and niceties to the workplace. The goal was to increase employee productivity and innovation by...
ada Partners, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Gensler, Peterson Institute for Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research

Rebirth of a City: Why Primary Markets are Primed for Revitalization

By Ryan Swehla 5 predictions on the far-reaching impact of pandemic cultural shifts Primary markets are primed for revitalization, and this is directly correlated to many individuals and families having the...

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