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McNellis: Don’t Cry for Argentina

By John McNellis Confucius has been mistranslated for 2500 years. The master didn’t really say, “When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.” The correct translation is, “Never buy...
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Opinion: Rent Control Fallout

By Michael Shields San Jose’s apartment building owners are smart and hard working, but few are wealthy. They are simply people who have saved enough money to buy an investment...
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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...

McNellis: Abusing Power

By John McNellis Just as historians still question the precise date the Romans became the Italians, developers are by no means in agreement as to exactly when every pothole or...
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Changing Your Workplace?

Make It Work with a Change Management Plan By Robin Weckesser Change management isn’t new, but today’s office dynamics are. To drive innovation and attract and retain top talent, companies are...
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Vacation Rental Revenues Halved Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Entire Industry to Lose $35B in 2020

By Jastra Kranjec Over the years, the vacation rental industry became a huge business, with millions of tourists choosing fully furnished homes or apartments instead of a traditional hotel or...

McNellis: Making it in Real Estate

http://youtu.be/z_w8q6y_95k Full version of this video can be seen HERE. Part One: Quit your Job? By John McNellis Over a beer last week, a young friend recounted his progress with a retail development...

McNellis on Spring Rituals: A Full Accounting

FEBRUARY 1, 2012 By John McNellis Like daffodils, if not quite as lovely, accountants are among the earliest signs of spring. When ours called the other day to ask for details...
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McNellis: Trumped Real Estate Industry

By John McNellis I have been a real estate developer and landlord since the early 80’s. Even then, Donald Trump had a reputation within our industry as an empty suit,...
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Opinion: Alameda County Approves 350-Acre Solar Farm in Livermore & Californians Hate It Immediately

By Vladimir Bosanac Years ago, we were fortunate to have the legendary Lew Wolff speak at one of our events in Silicon Valley. He drew a big crowd, over 400...

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