Berlin, Homebeat.Live, Silicon Valley, Slack, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Property Management, Registry

PropTech: 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

PropTech: 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...
Yardi Matrix, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Bay Area, San Jose, Seattle, Houston, Multifamily Market

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...
Beacon Economics, San Francisco, Bay Area, San Jose, Oakland, Alameda, Contra Costa, Sacramento, Regional Housing Needs Assessment, RHNA, El Cerrito, San Mateo, Marin

Across the Bay Area More Workers and No More Housing

The region is economically healthy, but housing is becoming a major hurdle for future prosperity By Bekka Wiedenmeyer  The Bay Area has experienced a healthy amount of economic prosperity in 2018,...
Marcus & Millichap, Bay Area, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, East Bay, Silicon Valley, Peninsula, San Mateo, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Costa-Hawkins Act, Proposition 10

Multifamily, Still a Great Investment in the Bay Area

Investors continue seeking multifamily deals in the region, often finding them in outlier markets and products By Bekka Wiedenmeyer  The Bay Area multifamily rental market has experienced a sharp decline in...
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

PropTech: 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...

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