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Wired Magazine: Apples New Campus- Inside the Mothership

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Wired Magazine:  Apples New Campus- Inside the Mothership

Apple’s new campus project has had the attention of all of Silicon Valley since Steve Jobs first personally pitched the project to the Cupertino City Council six years ago.   I can’t imagine that there has ever been a construction project in the South Bay that has ever received even a fraction of the press […]

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The Economist: Technology firms and the office of the future

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Economist:  Technology firms and the office of the future

The Economist takes a good look at workplace trends in this Silicon Valley-focused article on workplace design and strategy.    Many of the familiar themes that anyone who follows the subject would expect, but a look at some of the downside, too– Facebook’s cavernous new building is noisy.  Go figure. The Economist does a far […]

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Peninsula Market Update and Forecast Q1 2017

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Peninsula Market Update and Forecast Q1 2017

Our Q1 2017 Market Report and Forecast for the SF Peninsula can be downloaded HERE. A preview of my article on the office market follows: The office sector on the Greater San Francisco Peninsula (includes San Mateo County, Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Los Altos) started 2017 in an excellent position, but with some signs […]

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SV Business Journal: Inside Innovation Curve Technology Park

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
SV Business Journal:  Inside Innovation Curve Technology Park

The latest addition to Palo Alto’s Stanford Research Park is well underway, and the Silicon Valley Business Journal has published a terrific photo gallery showing the under-construction project.  I liked the look of this project when I first saw renderings a few years ago, and these photos just emphasize what a great addition to the Research […]

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Tallest building on…Earth?

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tallest building on…Earth?

Clouds Architecture Office of New York released a….slightly… speculative plan to build a skyscraper-really, a city- to be built suspended from an Asteroid positioned into orbit around the Earth.   Fun article worth a read just for the really cool renderings. Operating expenses would be brutal, though.

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