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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...
NRDC, US House of Representatives, House Energy and Commerce Committee, Build Back Better, Federal Energy Efficiency Fund

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...
Newmark, San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle

The Conversion Conversation: Factors Driving Office-to-Lab Repositioning in Key Life Science Markets

The National Trend: Robust Demand for Lab Space is Sparking Conversions By Liz Berthelette, Matt Kruczlnicki and Lisa DeNight Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., the nation’s...
Juniper Square, San Francisco, Austin, Deloitte Insights

Juniper Square: As the Country Opens Up, Commercial Real Estate Use Will Evolve

By Alex Robinson, CEO and Co-founder at Juniper Square With the hope that widespread distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine brings to reopening our country also comes the opportunity for companies...
Covid-19

C’mon Office Landlords – Get Real

By Dan Mihalovich It's been a tough year for everyone for all kinds of reasons. My sympathies and condolences to all who've suffered, and many have. This note, though, is...
The War of the Roses, Nash Hurley Architecture Studio, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles

Measure What We Value: New Metrics for Commercial Office Building Design

By Nash Hurley Humans tend to measure what we value. For many of us that means money. We equate more money to increased autonomy and greater happiness. For others it...

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