Cushman & Wakefield, San Francisco, Seattle

McGrane Musings: Hub and Spoke and Why Every Employer Should be Focused on the...

By Eugene McGrane As I often do when thinking about real estate and the economy, I found myself reflecting on The Power Broker by Robert Caro. In Caro’s masterwork on...
Reno, ProPublica, Reno Housing Authority

Reno Seeks to Purchase Motels as Affordable Housing Instead of Letting Developers Demolish Them

The mayor of Reno did little to stop the razing of motels that housed low-income residents or to replace lost units. Following a ProPublica investigation, that may change. Anjeanette Damon,...
SB 743, California Environmental Quality Act, Bay Area, San Francisco, CEQA

SB 743 and CEQA

New Ways To Analyze Transportation Impacts Under SB 743 and the California Environmental Quality Act By Cecily Barclay The traffic impacts of development projects have traditionally been evaluated in light of...

La Eace: San Francisco Housing Rents Climbing Faster Than Most Know

By Rob La Eace As of late, it seems the only things hotter than our home sales market is our rental market—and of course our San Francisco Giants! Who would...
BRIDGE Housing, Bay Area, TRI Commercial, Northern California, San Francisco, Bay Area, East Bay

Senate Bill 330 Housing Crisis Act Explained

By Steven Vettel and Charles “CJ” Higley California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law several housing-related bills passed in the 2019-2020 state legislative session. At the start of the...
Portland, Gerding Edlen, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, New York City, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Oakland

Opinion: Job Trends in Bay Area Will Hit Real Estate, the Economy, Municipal Budgets...

Wolf Richter An ugly red flag for all of California goes up. The labor force in California fell by 19,900 in June from May on a seasonally adjusted basis, the second...
Bishop Ranch, Sunset Development, San Ramon

Office Life Disrupted: A Suburban Developer Contemplates the Future

By Alex Mehran, Jr. The fate of the office is more than academic for us. As the third-generation owners of Bishop Ranch, a ten million square foot suburban Bay Area development...
a3 Workplace Strategies San Jose New Relic San Francisco Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers Generation Z Robin Weckesser Design

Changing Your Workplace?

Make It Work with a Change Management Plan By Robin Weckesser Change management isn’t new, but today’s office dynamics are. To drive innovation and attract and retain top talent, companies are...
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...
San Francisco Equity Residential Wolf Richter California Employment Development Department housing work force labor jobs employment

Opinion: Labor Tapers, Housing Booms

These 2 Forces Will Crush the San Francisco Housing Bubble By Wolf Richter Jobs, labor force are declining; housing construction in epic boom. The San Francisco housing bubble – locally called “Housing Crisis” –...

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