Gensler, Forge Development Partners, San Francisco

The Rise of the YIMBYs

By Todd Williams Despite an undeniable housing shortage marked by skyrocketing rents, virtually all housing development in the Bay Area remains controversial. Be it a downtown multifamily tower or a...
Google, San Francisco, Bay View, Mountain View, Kirkland, Seattle, Google Search, Google Play, YouTube

Google Plans for $7B in U.S. Investments in 2021, $1B in California

By Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet One of the best parts of my job is getting the opportunity to visit the communities that Google is a part of...
design, office environment, WorHealthk Style, Activity-Based Planning,Well-being, WELL Building Standard™, Integrated Technology, Engagement, Culture

How Do We Create Meaning in Today’s Office Spaces?

By Sascha Wagner, AIA IIDA LEED AP As commercial real estate costs continue to climb in tech-focused urban markets, competition for the right space remains high and for talent it’s...
San Francisco, Board of Supervisors, Strategic Economics, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Starboard, Planning Department, Starboard Commercial Real Estate

Why San Francisco Needs to Reset its Understanding of Retail

By Hans Hansson San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors recently heard the results of a long-anticipated report from Strategic Economics for the OEWD (Office of Economic and Workforce Development), on the...
Newmark, San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle

The Conversion Conversation: Factors Driving Office-to-Lab Repositioning in Key Life Science Markets

The National Trend: Robust Demand for Lab Space is Sparking Conversions By Liz Berthelette, Matt Kruczlnicki and Lisa DeNight Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., the nation’s...
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition, San Francisco Housing Action Coalition, Bay Area, San Francisco

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...
Seattle, New York City, Zumper, National Rent Report, San Francisco, Honolulu, Chicago, Oakland, Zumper National Rent Price Index

Suddenly, US Rental Markets Diverge by Bedrooms

by Wolf Richter But rents tank in the most expensive metros. Even Seattle cools off, awash in new supply. In New York City, the second most expensive major rental market in...
Retail, shopping centers, America, Canada, Germany, Great Recession, DDR, Brixmor, Regency Centers, Kimco, Weingarten, Equity One, Regency Centers, Property Development Centers, TRC, Westfield, Unibail-Rodamco, Wall Street, John Cumbelich & Associates, San Francisco Bay Area

We’re Overbuilt in Retail

By John Cumbelich America’s inventory of shopping centers is ominously overbuilt. Even if the migration of retail sales to the internet had not brought chronic overbuilding into sharp relief like...
Gensler, Forge Development Partners, San Francisco

Affordable Housing: Death by Entitlement

By W. Charles Perry “Affordable Housing” has now joined the ranks of “negative income” and “unbiased opinion” as a world-class oxymoron in the California vernacular. In 2016, our fearless leaders...
Salesforce

Salesforce: Here’s What Workplaces Will be Like Going Forward

By Brent Hyder, President & Chief People Officer of Salesforce The past year has brought about rapid and remarkable transformation that has forever changed us. At Salesforce, our culture is cultivated in...

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