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When the Restaurant Meets the Road: Monsieur Benjamin

By Donna Schumacher, Donna Schumacher Architecture As I was driving down Gough Street, the bright red neon fox of the upscale bistro known as Monsieur Benjamin beckoned… until one day I...
High Line, San Francisco, Green Benefit District, Strategic Placemaking, Project for Public Spaces, Work PLACE, Work SPACE, Newmark Knight Frank’s Workplace Strategy and Human Experience

Applying Placemaking Principles to Build a Better Workplace

By Evelyn Lee The notion of placemaking was born in the 1960s through the aspirational ideas of writers like Jane Jacobs, who believed that the design of cities should focus...

McNellis Shines Sunlight on Solar

By John McNellis Solar power and fishing share the same sparkle: Like fish in the sea, sunlight is free. But just as a handful of “free” salmon caught outside the...
San José, City of San José’s Development Services Permit Center, Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, AMANDA 7

Five Trends that Will Shape Silicon Valley in 2017

By Lexi Gelb & Miles Garber, Polaris Pacific While the world waits to see how Silicon Valley will change the way the rest of us live – from driverless cars...
Bay Area, 2018 Bay Area Council Poll, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Bay Area Council, EMC Research, San Francisco, Oakland, housing

The Future of Bay Area Housing Markets and Income Inequality: What the Demographics Tells...

By Nina Gruen, Gruen Gruen + Associates This article will also appear in The VIEW, the quarterly newsletter of Commercial Real Estate Women San Francisco (CREW SF). CREW SF’s mission is to...
Restaurant Report, Eatsa, millennials

Restaurant Report | Eatsa: Food for the New Generation

By Angie Sommer, ZFA Structural Engineers This article will also appear in The VIEW, the quarterly newsletter of Commercial Real Estate Women San Francisco (CREW SF). CREW SF’s mission is to develop...

Calif. Contracts No Longer Set in Stone

By Scott D. Rogers and Theodore K. Klaassen A new California Supreme Court ruling involving the terms of a real estate loan has reversed the settled law of the last...

Opinion: Tenants Overpay for Phantom Space

By Dan Mihalovich Fair warning: Touching this radioactive topic could be hazardous to your landlord. And pretty much every professional in the commercial real estate sector. The issue revolves around...

Dealing With Dirty Dirt

By Marv Pearlstein When developers and their investors contemplate acquiring a site that is compromised with environmental contamination, there are important guidelines they would do well to follow in order...
WeCompany, WeLive, WeGrow, WeBank, SoftBank, Gemdale Properties, WeWork, Four Seasons, McNellis Partners, Palo Alto, office rents

McNellis: Does WeWork at All?

Company discloses $1 billion losses in bond offering By John McNellis Wall Street’s biggest houses just hawked $702 million in junk bonds for WeWork. The junk pays 7.875 percent interest and...