Interesting article about the changing workplace environmentREAD MORE
More than a decade into the era of the open-plan office, a host of ancillary spaces like “phone booths” and “meeting pods” are cropping up, offering employees an escape from their co-workers.
Aerial photos of Google’s giant construction project in Mountain View, a.k.a., The Canopy.READ MORE
New aerial photos of a pair of Google construction projects near its headquarters in Mountain View don't reveal much about the actual buildings but do show significant progress to the elaborate canopies that cover the structures.
A look inside HP’s new headquartersREAD MORE
HPE's brand-new, six-story home in North San Jose's America Center represents a major shift from its former longtime Palo Alto headquarters, a 1958 building in the Stanford Research Park, but the company is still holding firm to its roots in the design of its glassy new office.
Which countries are best at attracting high-skilled workers?READ MORE
For the world’s most innovative companies, the stated goal of attracting top talent is not simply an HR mantra – it’s a matter of survival.
WeWork capitalizes on S.F.’s booming flexible office space marketREAD MORE
Like most things WeWork touches, HQ by WeWork — its foray into the flexible office space market, targeting midsize companies in need of private digs without committing to a longterm lease — has grown rapidly, from one San Francisco location in August to five
Google buys former LinkedIn campus for $1BREAD MORE
Google has just made the region's biggest real estate buy of the year on a Mountain View office for $1 billion, showing that the tech titan’s appetite to own more space in space-constrained Silicon Valley isn’t slowing.
Renewing your lease? Don’t get trapped
I love the movie Goodfellas. I’m not even sure how many times I’ve seen it. There’s one line that scares me every time. Ray Liotta’s character is describing what it’s like when the mob needs to kill one of its own. “Your murderers come with smiles—they come as your friends,” he says. If you’re a […]READ MORE
Serviced-office providers are changing the market for office spaceREAD MORE
Real-estate companies like Convene and WeWork are offering short-term leases and smaller, amenity-rich office spaces for corporate tenants that want flexibility.
Harvard study says open office creates LESS face-to-face interactionREAD MORE
Harvard researchers found that environments intended to encourage collaboration made employees retreat.
3rd Annual DisruptCRE San Francisco ConferenceREAD MORE
DisruptCRE returning to the West Coast for the 3rd Annual San Francisco conference taking place on Thursday, September 13th 12pm-6pm.
Five Trends in PropTech You Should Not Ignore.READ MORE
Looking ahead to 2018, there are several PropTech trends companies can't afford to ignore in this ever-changing landscape.
Need a short term lease? The deck is stacked against you
An office lease can be complicated. For an important project, you’ll probably need a broker, a building contractor, an architect, and a project manager. Here’s the problem: each one comes with his or her own set of financial incentives. It can be hard to know what those incentives are, but you’ll rely on their advice. […]READ MORE
Latest drone footage of Apple’s new HQREAD MORE
Apple shareholders who attended the iPhone maker's annual shareholder meeting at the new Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino on Tuesday stepped onto a just-about-complete campus.
Upcoming lease accounting changesREAD MORE
Excellent white paper on the upcoming lease accounting changes. Must read for all real estate and finance people. FASB and IFRS Lease Accounting Change: An example with the Gershwin Brothers and The Rolling Stones.
Google receives approval to build 10,000 homes in Mountain View.READ MORE
A grand plan for a key part of Mountain View got a unanimous stamp of approval early Wednesday morning, a culmination of more than six years of planning and nearly three years of public meetings.
Fired or let go? How to see through the lies
My girlfriend dumped me. Not recently, about twenty years ago, long before I met my wife. It was painful. It was stressful. I hated it. However, I had another reaction that was even stronger: curiosity. Why? What had I done wrong? Was it really over? I asked, then I asked again. Then I called late […]READ MORE
WeWork subleases 450,000 square feet from LinkedIn in Mountain ViewREAD MORE
WeWork Enterprise Subleases Entire 456,760 SQFT of The Village at San Antonio Station in Mountain View
Dropbox signs largest lease ever done in San FranciscoREAD MORE
Kilroy Realty Signs Lease with Dropbox for 100% of the 736,000 SQFT of Office Space at The Exchange on 16th in San Francisco
C&W’s latest insights and trends in corporate real estate.READ MORE
Insights and Trends from Cushman & Wakefield's Global Real Estate Experts
Is Silicon Valley in decline?READ MORE
The most valuable publicly traded company in the world unveiled its iPhone X earlier this month, with the highest price tag yet -- almost $1,000. So many superlatives. It certainly sounds like peak … something.
How do you build trust? It’s not about honesty
Trust is the holy grail of a business relationship. It allows us to leverage our strengths, use each other’s skills, and most of all, it allows us to move quickly. Trust eliminates the need for meetings, oversight and micromanagement. It empowers people to act and make decisions.READ MORE
Airbnb leases 287,000 square feet from ZyngaREAD MORE
In a deal that had been the topic of discussions for months, San Francisco-based Airbnb, the online vacation rental booking platform just signed a lease to occupy 287,000 square feet at gaming company Zynga’s headquarters buildings with addresses of 650 Townsend and 699 8th Street.
Airbnb opens 150,000 square foot office in San Francisco.READ MORE
Airbnb employees will start moving this week into the company’s newest office at 999 Brannan St. in San Francisco.
LinkedIn’s newly renovated Mountain View campusREAD MORE
LinkedIn’s three renovated office buildings at the company’s planned Mountain View headquarters site are finally complete after more than two years in the works and an ownership change.
Intuit’s new global headquarters.READ MORE
How Intuit's new global headquarters in Mountain View is designed to attract Silicon Valley's top talent.
Cisco sheds five more buildings in MilpitasREAD MORE
The San Jose-based company will vacate five more leased office buildings in the city by the end of the year.
Latest renderings of Google’s new futuristic campusREAD MORE
Google has shared the latest renderings for its futuristic, canopied campus in Mountain View’s North Bayshore neighborhood.
Amazon leases 350,000 square feet in SunnyvaleREAD MORE
Amazon has leased a 350,000-square-foot office building in the Moffett Towers II project in Sunnyvale, according to two sources familiar with the project.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative leases 100,000 square feet in Redwood CityREAD MORE
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has leased 102,079 square feet in a new project in Redwood City, in one of the largest office deals signed last year in the Peninsula.
Goodwin Proctor leases 100,000 square feet in Redwood CityREAD MORE
Dostart Signs Goodwin Procter to Take 75% of New Office Development in Redwood City
NerdWallet signs sublease on 100,000 square feet from TwitterREAD MORE
Trio of Tech Companies Take Up Twitter’s Market Street Sublease Space in San Francisco
HOK research on Coworking space.READ MORE
HOK’s WorkPlace Team Pioneers Deep Exploration of Coworking Space Evolution
New drone footage of Apple’s new campus.READ MORE
The latest drone footage filmed outside of the new Apple headquarters in Cupertino shows a number of developments in the construction.
OpenText leases 108,000 square feet in San MateoREAD MORE
Exclusive: Canadian software maker grabs 108,000 square feet in San Mateo's Bay Meadows