San Francisco, Seattle, Newmark Knight Frank, Rockpoint Group, Bay Area, CalSTRS, CBRE, Beacon, Unico, AEW Capital, Puget Sound

High-Tech Engine: Bay Area and Seattle Metros Rank Among Top-25 Best Performing U.S Cities

By Meghan Hall Accelerated growth in both the San Francisco Bay Area and Puget Sound regions over the course of the last market cycle...
Berlin, Homebeat.Live, Silicon Valley, Slack, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Property Management, Registry

TechView: Homebeat.Live Puts Property Management in the Hands of Owner Communities

By Meghan Hall As technology and IoT becomes increasingly woven into new developments, technology and real estate professionals are continuously looking for ways to better manage their properties and interact...
Stratafy, Uber, Deliveroo, Registry, Property Management, Commercial real estate, Facilities Management, Property Accounting

TechView: Stratafy Integrates Property Management Through Mobile App

By Meghan Hall Commercial real estate is a complex and dynamic industry, one that requires careful communication between brokers, property owners and tenants. How professionals work in the industry often...
RentCafe, San Francisco, Bay Area, Puget Sound, San Jose, eBay, PayPal, Seattle, Columbus, Santa Clara, Puget Sound, rents, wages

PACE Market Expected to Grow Beyond Residential and Commercial Sectors in 2019

By Meghan Hall The idea for Property Assessed Clean Energy—known as PACE—first began as a novel idea in Berkeley, Calif., more than a decade ago to encourage residential property owners...
San Francisco, Hanson Bridgett, SOMA, Transferable Development Rights, Caltrain, Rincon Hill, San Francisco Board of Supervisors

San Francisco Officially Passes its Long Awaited Central SOMA Plan

By M. Brett Gladstone, Esq., Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP, San Francisco . On December 4, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (on its second and final reading) approved the...
Bay Area, Emmedue, Emmedue Advanced Building System, North America, Emmedue EPS, Modular Construction

Italian-Based Company Emmedue Paves Way for Modular Construction

By Meghan Hall Modular building systems are becoming increasingly common in an era where rapidly rising construction costs and labor shortages make it difficult for developers to see projects through...
Belmont, San Jose, Santa Clara, Windy Hill, Artisan Crossing, Palo Alto, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, Caltrain, Redwood City

Windy Hill’s Artisan Crossing Project Joins Wave of Development in Belmont

By Meghan Hall For the past several years the City of Belmont has been carefully crafting its plans for future development knowing that the growth and expansion that has hit...
San Francisco, Seattle, Stessa, Jones Lang LaSalle, JLL Spark, multifamily property, real estate, iPhone, online platform

TechView: Stessa Helps Smaller Multifamily Investors Automate Portfolio Management

By Meghan Hall As prices for single-family homes continue to skyrocket in rapidly growing metropolitan areas near cities like San Francisco and Seattle, more people are renting, contributing to the...
San Francisco, Swinerton, Perkins + Will, Oregon, California State Legislature, U.S. Construction Industry, Europe, Canada, Timber

Mass Timber is Gaining Traction in the U.S. Construction Industry

By Meghan Hall With rapidly rising construction costs, developers and project managers are constantly looking for innovative new ways to save money, often turning an eye to the latest and...
Gadsden Growth Properties, FC Global Realty Incorporated, Mission Hills Square, Fremont, San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, Facebook, Apple

City of Fremont to Create Development Plan for Lagging Mission San José Town Center

By Meghan Hall Fremont, Calif. is the fourth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area, thanks to its proximity to Silicon Valley, public transportation and its location at the...