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...
John Cumbelich & Associates

My Corona: A Retail Adaptation

By John Cumbelich The past year was a trial by combat in the scorched earth environment of the commercial real estate industry.  The government-mandated closure of retail and dining establishments...
California Association of Realtors, Central Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco County, Southern California, Central Valley, Sacramento County

Single-Family Rental and Build-for-Rent — So Hot Right Now

By Danielle NguyenManager, Research - John Burns Real Estate Consulting Investors continue to ink deals in the single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space, despite a global pandemic. With already...
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...
Google, San Francisco, Bay View, Mountain View, Kirkland, Seattle, Google Search, Google Play, YouTube

Google Plans for $7B in U.S. Investments in 2021, $1B in California

By Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet One of the best parts of my job is getting the opportunity to visit the communities that Google is a part of...

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