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Running Out of (Class A) Space in the Bay Area

Demand for office space continues unabated as the region’s economic engine churns By Bekka Wiedenmeyer  Demand for office space in...
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XL Construction: Navigating the Good Years

Look forward, not back, to make choices Eric Raff helped found Milpitas-based XL Construction 25 years ago with Dave Beck. Since their early days, they have been staunch champions of...
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Bay Area Hospitality: Steady With a Chance of Slowdown

The hotel industry remains solid and and strong, although the number of transactions and overall growth in the sector has decelerated Sonia Greenlee is a senior vice president with JLL...
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Breaking the Co-Working Real Estate Model

The drivers behind San Francisco’s surging coworking sector are rooted in a need for change By Meghan Hall The rise...
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Bay Area Still Leads in Workplace Transformation

By Jacob Bourne Design professionals are at the forefront of sweeping changes occurring in many workplaces on an international level, however these changes are especially salient in the Bay Area...
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HD BIM: A New Way to See Construction

BIM technology gets more detailed and granular, allowing for complex end-to-end design and implementation, but too much tech is slowing adoption By Brittan Jenkins The construction process can be long and...
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Mercedes Has New Digs

Car makers find their autonomous vehicle niche in Silicon Valley By Jacob Bourne With intense anticipation looming about when and how autonomous vehicle technology will hit the mass market, automakers are...

A New Housing Model for the Bay Area

What we are building now are these highly-efficient apartments with three to four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and living room and a dining area, in 850 square feet. A...
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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...
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HFF Remains Bullish in Bay Area Opportunities

Scott Pertel co-leads HFF’s San Francisco office during a time of great expansion and expectation for the firm. Investment brokers have an especially deep and clear view of the market....