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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...
Velcro, Business, brokers, principals, comission agreement, listing agreement, purchase contract, brokerage, client, agent, offers, deals

Screwed: Brokers Tell-All; A John McNellis Column

“Business is the polar opposite of a high school dance—you can always find someone to screw you.” By John McNellis “Dear John: I think you should write about how everyone is a...
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Mithun HOME Team Create Sea-Rise Concept for Richmond

In an innovative plan under the Resilient by Design challenge, a team led by integrated design firm Mithun and guided by a community advisory board, proposed today a suite...
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Best Laid Plans Derailed: When Your City Decides to Adopt a Zoning Moratorium

By Amara Morrison It’s every developer’s worst nightmare. Having invested significant resources in planning and design and submitting a project application to the governing local agency for project approval, the...
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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...
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Online Dating

By John Cumbelich The real estate industry’s version of online dating can be found in places with names like LoopNet, Crexi, Commercial Search, CoStar and others. These sites are built...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...