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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...
XL Construction, Genesis Tower, Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, South San Francisco

Bay Area Builders Convert General Office Space for Life Sciences Tenants

The Trend is Enticing Many, but is it Right for Your Asset? By Tate Chandler, Project Executive, XL Construction Design and construction firms are seeing a strong rebound out of the...
Cushing Terrell, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yellowstone, GAOA, Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, USFWS, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor

Future-Proofing Our Protected Lands: Sustainable Design Solutions for Delicate Natural Environments

By Shawn Pelowitz Few places can boast the range of natural environments that the U.S. can. From the rocky peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the gulf wetlands—and all the...
Bishop Ranch, Sunset Development, San Ramon

Office Life Disrupted: A Suburban Developer Contemplates the Future

By Alex Mehran, Jr. The fate of the office is more than academic for us. As the third-generation owners of Bishop Ranch, a ten million square foot suburban Bay Area development...
Cresa Should tenants be fooled by landlord optimism San Francisco Salesforce Facebook Dropbox

Cresa: Should Tenants be Fooled by Landlord Optimism?

Everyone is talking about it. The impacts of COVID-19 on our economy have been far reaching with no industry left out, though some are bouncing back quickly. Residential real...
Cushing Terrell, Seattle, Town & Country Markets

The Grocery Store Experience: How to Design Safe, Adaptable Shopping Environments

By Kara Eberle (Retail) of Cushing Terrell  As we continue to settle into the economic and psychological realities of COVID-19, businesses are evaluating what response tactics worked well in 2020...
Avalara MyLodgeTax, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Sonesta, Choice, Red Roof

Here to ‘Stay:’ Business Lodging Sector Finds New Life during Pandemic

By Pam Knudsen, Senior Director of Compliance at Avalara MyLodgeTax Popular before the pandemic, extended stays had solidified their place in the lodging sector. However, they weren’t as widely used...

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