Monday, February 18, 2019
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Blockchain Technology Is Changing Real Estate Transactions

This article also appears in The VIEW, the quarterly publication jointly curated by the three Bay Area chapters of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)—CREW San Francisco, CREW East Bay,...
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McNellis: Amazon’s Clicking into Bricks

By John McNellis In May 2017, The Real Deal ran a cover story entitled, “Retail is F*cked.” While snarkier than its mainstream competitors, it encapsulated the prevailing sentiment of the...
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Capturing Lightning in A SoMa Bottle

As Fast-Growing San Francisco Concludes Its Largest Rezoning in Ten Years, Will Its Novel New Urban Planning Guidelines for South of Market Represent What the City’s Downtown Needs in...
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Facebook: Expanding Our Home in Menlo Park

By John Tenanes, VP Global Facilities and Real Estate As Facebook grows its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, we strive to create a unique workplace and be a good neighbor. Today...
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McNellis: A Broken Compass?

By John McNellis Does outspending your competition buy you the best talent? Of course. Does it guarantee you the World Series championship? Not so much. Just ask last year’s Los...
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McNellis: Could California Flame Out?

By John McNellis The phone rang early yesterday. “Well, our center’s still standing,” my partner said. “Whoa.” “The fire’s only a couple blocks from us, the whole town of Lakeport’s been evacuated....
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Still Room for Growth in Housing Market

Industry perspectives from PCBC 2018 By Erica A. Bose, Mathew A. Wyman and Christopher D. Stark Developers, capital providers and other industry professionals attended the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in...
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Why the U.S. Housing Market Will End Up Like Japan’s

By Tyree Nelson Housing start stats. You’ve got to love them. One month they’re up, the next month they’re down. What’s an astute investor to make of this? To begin with, it’s...
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McNellis: Uber’s Johnny Cab Future

By John McNellis While Uber isn’t exactly driving straight to the bank, it may get there yet. The company has ripped through $10 billion to date, but its latest report...
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Rent Prices for Two and Three-Bedroom Homes Rising the Fastest

Monthly rent for two and three-bedroom homes are appreciating 2.8 percent annually, which is faster than one-bedroom homes and the nation as a whole, according to the latest HotPads...