McNellis: The Bears of Crowdfunding

By John McNellis You don’t remember the name Timothy Treadwell, but you remember him. He was the free spirit who went to live among the grizzly bears in Alaska every...
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 As innovative as California is, there’s one key area the state could better improve in and can’t afford to be in last place for: Opportunity Zones. ...

McNellis: A Sod Roof Too Far

November 1, 2011 By John McNellis In addition to sounding tres sophistiques, the word triage embodies a very reasonable concept. If you’re running out of blood transfusions, give them to those who...
Facebook’s West Campus, Menlo Park, Gehry, West Campus, Facebook, Bayfront Expressway, Chilco Street, Marsh Road, TE Connectivity, Watry Design, Oracle, Bohannon Company, Bayfront, Bayshore

Construction Tops $1B at Facebook’s West Campus

Republished with explicit permission from BuildZoom. The original post appeared here: https://www.buildzoom.com/blog/facebook-west-campus-1b May 16, 2018 By Kelsey Graeber Since the grand opening of the Gehry-designed building named ‘MPK 20’ and de...
Bridge Bank, San Francisco, Bay Area, American Grilled Cheese Kitchen, South Park Area, Financial District, Battery Street

Nate and Heidi’s Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Warm the Bellies and Melt the Hearts of...

By Elizabeth Swift, Bridge Bank Warm, crispy, and filled with memories of home and family, the grilled cheese is a classic American sandwich, and Nate Pollak and Heidi Gibson—cofounders of...

Day for Night: Tech Crown of the City

This article also appears in The VIEW, the quarterly publication jointly curated by the three Bay Area chapters of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)—CREW San Francisco, CREW East Bay,...
Whole Foods, Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Wal-Mart, Kroger, Safeway/Albertsons, McNellis Partners

McNellis: Whole Foods’ Existential Threat?

“Amazon's plunge into the $800 billion US grocery industry posed an existential threat to rivals.” CNN August 2018 By John McNellis A couple questions remained in the wake of Whole Foods’...

La Eace: ‘X’ Rated

By Rob La Eace As we round graduation time, I’m reminded of high school. My least-favorite subject was mathematics. I’m a creative type, and those rascally equations allow no margin...
Apple Computer, Cupertino, Apple Park, North San Jose, One Infinite Loop, Bay Area, Sobrato Organization, a3 Workplace Strategies, Apple

As Apple Continues Expansion, a Look Back Provides Glimpses into Future Alternative Workplace Solutions

By Robin Weckesser Yes, the spaceship landed, and Apple Computer is settling into its new Cupertino headquarters, Apple Park, a 2.8 million-square-foot campus that cost an estimated $5 billion and...

The Times—and Office Environments—Are A-Changin’

A new breed of project manager emerges By Robin Weckesser Over the last 10 years, we have witnessed a dramatic transformation of the workplace. This transformation continues, as cubes with high...

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