Mobile Work Unit, VITAL, San Francisco, Seattle

The End of the Great Compromise

By Nash Hurley The era of the great compromise of work space has come to an end. For the better part of the last century, work space has served two...
SB 35, Cupertino, Vallco, Friends of Better Cupertino, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass, Sand Hill Property

Court Rulings Demonstrate SB 35’s Potential To Obtain Swift, Certain Approval Of Housing Developments

By Miles Imwalle, Katharine Van Dusen, Charmaine Yu, and Sarah Peterson  Senate Bill 35 (SB 35) was one of the most promising bills to come out of a package of housing-related laws enacted by...
McNellis Partners, Palo Alto, Bay Area John McNellis

McNellis: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

By John McNellis If you are an entrepreneur, you are an optimist. You have to be. And, Pollyanna aside, it is no simple trick remaining optimistic, and it grows harder...

McNellis: A Great Year to Unload Crap

By John McNellis There are bad ideas—say, ordering spaghetti on a first date. And there are worse ideas, like telling someone what you really think of his fiancée. And then...
National Building Permit Database, San Francisco, MANICA Architects, Warriors Stadium, Oceanwide Center, Mission Residential Tower, Oceanwide Center

San Francisco’s Top Ten Building Permits of 2017

By Kelsey Graeber The research team at BuildZoom used our National Building Permit Database to identify the ten most expensive construction permits of 2017. You can explore the ten major...

McNellis on Developers and Contractors: General Relativity

December 13, 2011 By John McNellis With major construction about to blossom all over the Bay Area—campuses for Salesforce, Google and Apple, the Transbay Transit Center and an armada of other...
Berding & Weil, Champlain Towers South, Florida, NIST

​​The Champlain Towers Collapse: The Fight for Justice—How will that Look?

By Tyler Berding, Founding Partner of Berding & Weil, LLP On June 24, 2021, at 1:25 in the morning, half of the twelve-story Champlain Towers South Condominium complex collapsed without...
Primer, a3 Workplace Strategies, San Francisco, Bay Area, San Jose, workplace, workforce, WELL

Primer on Workplace Amenities

How to Leverage Your Competitive Edge And Meet the Needs of a Changing Workforce By Robin Weckesser Using the workplace as a tool to attract and retain talent while enhancing the...
Housing crisis accessory dwelling units adu San Francisco Berkeley Terner Center Chan Zuckerberg Institute The Casita Coalition Denise Pinkston

California Already Created the Tools for Us to Tackle the Housing Crisis

Spread the Word: California Already Created the Tools for Us to Tackle the Housing Crisis Right at Home. Let’s Start Using Them. In following with the sentiments outlined in “Solving...
McNellis

McNellis: Many Happier Returns

Solving E-Commerce’s Challenge to Traditional Retail Comes in Small Packages By John McNellis Before the Wall Street Journal pontificates again about retail’s demise, about all those tumbling bricks, it might do...

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