My Tenants Stopped Paying – Now What? Am I Really Expected to Pay My...

By Jeff Coats, President of JS Coats Capital Lenders are fully aware that the COVID-19 health crisis will have a world-wide economic impact of...
Kinzer Partners, San Francisco, Seattle

Tomorrow is Another Stay: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Hotel Industry Part Two

By Jena Thornton The effect from the coronavirus continues to have stunning impact on the hotel industry in the US and around the world.
Kinzer Partners, Seattle, Bay Area, Smith Travel Partners

Tomorrow is Another Stay: First Impacts of COVID-19 on the Hotel Industry

By Jena Thornton The Black Swan has arrived.  Definition of black swan: An event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally...
Transwestern, Vungle, San Francisco, North Waterfront, Levi’s Plaza, SOMA, Bay Area, Marin, BART, Caltrain, Jackson Square, Fog City, Grumpy’s, Old Ship Saloon, Bay Club

Transwestern Startup Stories: Stephanie Douglass – Vungle

By Jack Seymour This series profiles innovative companies and The Bay Area neighborhoods they call home. Vungle is the trusted...
Blackstone, San Francisco, Bay Area, Seattle, BioMed Realty, Blackstone Property Partners, Life Science, Oregon Public Employees Retirement System

Connected Buildings, Connected Things and Security Concerns

By Scott M. Wornow Scott M. Wornow Is your “smart building” connected? Is your high-tech office, residential building or entertainment facility,...
McKinsey Global Institute, San Francisco, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

Tech is Bringing Changes to Construction

By Scott M. Wornow Scott M. Wornow Digital technologies are disrupting the construction industry, which has been a notable laggard in...
San Francisco, Lyft, Bay Area, Oakland, Hayward, San Jose, Redfin, Sacramento,

Together, Lyft’s Employees Could Buy Every Single Home for Sale in San Francisco With...

Published with explicit permission from Redfin. The original article can be found here: https://www.redfin.com/blog/lyft-ipo-san-francisco-real-estate/ By Dana Olsen San Francisco already has...
San Francisco, Hanson Bridgett, SOMA, Transferable Development Rights, Caltrain, Rincon Hill, San Francisco Board of Supervisors

San Francisco Officially Passes its Long Awaited Central SOMA Plan

By M. Brett Gladstone, Esq., Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP, San Francisco . On December 4, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (on its second and final reading) approved the...
San Jose, a3 Workplace Strategies, Harvard, Fast Magazine, Commercial Property Executive, Workplaces

As the Open Office Debate Intensifies, It’s Time to Reach Common Ground

By Robin Weckesser, President, a3 Workplace Strategies Recent studies have workplaces stirring again about an ongoing, controversial topic: Open or closed offices? What works best? Well, we think it’s time...
Allen Matkins, U.S. Treasury Department, Qualified Opportunity Zones, Qualified Opportunity Fund, QOZ Property, Internal Revenue Service,

The New Opportunity of Opportunity Zones

By Matt Ertman & Mike Pruter, Partners Allen Matkins The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that went into effect this past February contains a new program called “opportunity zones,”...

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