San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, CBRE, Orlando, San Diego, Bay Area, Washington D.C., Tucson, Waterloo, Las Vegas, Hamilton

Ken Rosen’s Fall Forecast Sees Economy at a Peak

By Tom Wight On Tuesday the Fisher Center held its 41st Annual Real Estate and Economics Symposium. In one of the most highly anticipated presentations of the year, Fisher Center...
Debenhams, Texas Pacific Group, Mervyn's, Payless Shoes, Toys 'R' Us, PetSmart, Gymboree, Sears, Mattress Firm, Radio Shack, Bain Capital Partners, Blum Capital Partners

McNellis: Retail’s Existential Threat is Private Equity

By John McNellis A “bust out” is a fraud tactic, commonly used in the organized crime world, wherein a business’ assets and lines of credit...
San Jose, San José City Council, San José Housing Department

Mayor Liccardo: What Google Means for San Jose’s Future

About a year-and-a-half ago, the City initiated discussions with Google about how we could work together to realize our community's collective vision for creating a vibrant, architecturally iconic, transit-focused...
Transamerica Pyramid Center, San Francisco, Transamerica Corp, Aegon, U.S. Green Building Council, Redwood Park, JLL, Loopnet, Cushman & Wakefield

California Opportunity Zone Funds: A Developing Compliance Landscape

By Michael Halloran Michael Halloran, founder and CEO of NES Financial As innovative as California is, there’s one key area...
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...
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...
S&P 500, Christmas, Northern California, Palo Alto, McNellis Partners, financial winter, recession,

McNellis: Winter is Coming

By John McNellis As of last Friday, the S&P 500 was down 2.33 percent for the year. Like a dead rat in the basement, everyone can smell the next recession,...
California, Dyn, Gartner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, IDC Corporation, Internet of Things,

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,...
Opportunity Zone Fund, NES Financial, Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, Urban Catalyst, EJF Capital, Oakland, California

Retail Reinvented

By John Cumbelich The San Francisco Bay Area is now home to not one but two of the most evolutionary new projects in the world of commercial real estate. The...

McNellis: Game of Phones

By John McNellis McNellis The International Council of Shopping Centers, far better known as the ICSC, gathers this weekend for...