“Too Much Of A Good Thing?”

4th March, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

By headlines in the Feb. 21, 2014 San Francisco Business Times “Too Much Of A Good Thing?” questioning whether SF has too many tech jobs. Let’s see too many 20 & 30 year olds making $100,000 or more, running around eating out at local restaurants, shopping at local merchants, working for Google, LinkedIn, Salesforce – […] Read More

Office design update: In an interview with Barbara Carlyle of Pivot Interiors

24th February, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Office design update: In an interview with Barbara Carlyle of Pivot Interiors (The Registry SF) on the future of office design: Pivot’s clients… “understand that the workplace is a strategic financial investment, one that is paramount to attracting and retaining the best talent. Pivot is coaching our clients to think beyond “square foot per employee” formulas. […] Read More

AT&T Is Downsizing And Charles Schwab Is Relocating

21st February, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

AT&T will be downsizing 900,000 square feet at their San Ramon facility, which using a 200 sf per employee model, represents 4,500 jobs moving to Texas. Charles Schwab just announced it will be moving 1,000 jobs from San Francisco to Texas. I guess that is better than sending all those jobs to India or the […] Read More

Primo Orpilla Discusses Current Office Trends

18th February, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

In an interview published in the San Francisco Business Times 1/11/14, Primo Orpilla of Studio Q & A discussed current office layout trends. “Offices have evolved into more democratic spaces, with a much less hierarchical structure and executives and management blended with staff. Gone are the cube farms, replaced by relaxed yet functional work environments. […] Read More

VC Investment Trends

7th January, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

According to National Venture Capital Corporation (reported in Business Facilities Oct. 2013), of the top five Centers for tech startups, San Francisco ranked #1, San Jose #2 and Los Angeles #5 out of all U.S. cities. And according to the San Francisco Business times December 20, 2013, in the 3rd quarter, $3.6 billion of venture […] Read More

Silicon Valley Companies Haven Taken Over….

14th November, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Silicon Valley Companies have taken over 700,000 square feet of office space in San Francisco over the past year, from tiny start-ups to big giants like Cisco and LinkedIn. The talent, which is pouring in from all over the United States to be part of this new Internet Gold Rush, is the reason for this.   […] Read More

In San Francisco, the tech boom has dramatically increased the need for bicycle parking at office buildings …

25th July, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

In San Francisco, the tech boom has dramatically increased the need for bicycle parking at office buildings.  In some cases as many as 10 percent or more of the employees in the office buildings use their bicycle to get to work.  Some buildings are now offering card-key access secure rooms for employees to park their […] Read More

As reported in the Harrisburg Commercial Real Estate Review, anticipate mobile work styles …

28th June, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

As reported in the Harrisburg Commercial Real Estate Review, anticipate mobile work styles and leverage mobility by: Plan for multiple generations at work; give people “environmental control;” design the workplace as a resource not a destination; incorporate sustainability into the workplace. Tweet This Post Read More

Milken Institute named Santa Clara County as the top-performing metro economy in the nation …

24th January, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - 1 Comment

The Santa Monica-based Milken Institute just named Santa Clara County as the top-performing metro economy in the nation, and according to analysts the region has a good shot at staying at or near the top for years to come. The San Francisco-Marin region was ranked #36, while the East Bay was ranked #155 out of […] Read More

Now I know why all the techies want to be based in San Francisco …

8th October, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Which is now ranked the top dining town in the nation, with 39.3 restaurants per 10,000 households, and 50 percent more places to eat than the No. 2 ranked Fairfield County, Connecticut region … work hard, eat heartily … Tweet This Post Read More

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