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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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Changes to Energy Code Process Strip Power from Local Voters

This blog was originally posted by NRDC and is republished with permission. By Lauren Urbanek, National Resources Defense Council The organization that administers the process for developing the national model building...
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Salesforce: Here’s What Workplaces Will be Like Going Forward

By Brent Hyder, President & Chief People Officer of Salesforce The past year has brought about rapid and remarkable transformation that has forever changed us. At Salesforce, our culture is cultivated in...
San Francisco, Seattle, Melinda Hepp

Kickstart Your Communications Strategies in 2021

While we’re all itching to put 2020’s pandemic challenges behind us, 2021 has yet to look like much of an improvement. Companies are still grappling with scale backs, pivots,...

Millennials and COVID-19: The Unlucky Generation

By Dr. Dominic BrownGlobal Head of Demographic Insights @ Cushman & Wakefield Millennials, those born from 1981 to 1996, have been given many monikers in their comparatively short lives, one...
Vital, Network Communities

Hidden in Plain Sight

By Nash Hurley Creating a sustainable legacy for America’s Car Culture As part of our larger Network Communities research, we have been investigating gaps in the existing marketplace — between what...
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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...

Let Clint Eastwood Rightsize Your Real Estate Footprint

By Gabe Burke Corporate real estate is headed for a showdown. A fear once deemed insignificant is now impossible to ignore. Many leaders worry that their portfolios will remain vastly...

Do Amenities Still Matter in a Post-COVID-19 World?

Over the past decade, amenities in and around office buildings had grown in quantity, popularity and creativity. The proliferation of office amenities was the outcome of several trends coalescing...
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At Long Last, A Truly Final 2021 Energy Code

By Lauren Urbanek It’s been a long time coming, but we now have a final 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for new residential and commercial buildings, following the uncertainty...

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