New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

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New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings

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San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York. The post For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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April 2022 City Scoop: San Francisco

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Dodge offers data on projected 2022 construction starts in the San Francisco area

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower fix approved, moving forward

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Since completing construction, the 58-story Millennium Tower has become San Francisco’s most infamous building.

San Francisco, New York, Tel Aviv Top Startup Ecosystems

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Read: San Francisco, New York, Tel Aviv Top Startup Ecosystems at BusinessFacilities.com. UK remains global leader in Offshore Wind Power, China is tops in Renewable Energy in Business Facilities' 2021 Global Rankings Report.

Unique Floating Fire Station to Open on San Francisco Waterfront

ENR Construction

A floating fire station is nearing completion along San Francisco’s waterfront at Pier 22½ which will replace an existing fire station and fire boat berthing facility

Marin County Plans Pipeline Across San Francisco Bay

ENR Construction

The Marin Municipal Water District plans to pipe water across the San Francisco Bay to make up for harsh drought conditions

Tahanan supportive housing development brings 145 apartments to San Francisco

BD+C

A new modular supportive housing development is currently under construction in San Francisco’s central SOMA District. Tahanan will offer 145 studio apartments (and one manager’s unit) of permanent housing and services for adults who have experienced homelessness. A poured-in-place concrete podium comprises common areas, a counseling suite, administrative offices, and retail space.

Team Selected to Build UCSF Hospital in San Francisco

ENR Construction

and Webcor will construct a 955,000-sq-ft hospital for the University of California, San Francisco Herrero Builders Inc., the Boldt Co.

Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020

Business Facilities

Read: Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020 at BusinessFacilities.com. California Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development Bay Area corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Employment Glassdoor global headquarters headquarters LEED Marin County relocation San Francisco Site Selection Sustainability

San Francisco’s Sinking, Tilting Tower Will Finally Be Fixed 4 Years After Discovery

Construction Junkie

In 2016, it was discovered that San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, a $350 million, 58-story luxury condo was sinking and tilting. Millennium Tower pictured far right.

World's most expensive place to build is now San Francisco

Construction Dive

The city's average construction costs of $416 per square foot increased 5% in 2018 to surpass New York City

$6B San Francisco rail tunnel route gets approval

Construction Dive

After the San Francisco Transportation Authority's green light, the route must now win over various regional, state and city agencies and groups before construction can begin

San Francisco plans tougher seismic building codes

BD+C

San Francisco has released its Tall Buildings Strategy that outlines plans for better seismic resiliency for high-rise buildings. A city building inventory shows that 156 buildings—either existing or under construction—are taller than 240 feet. One hundred of those were built prior to modern seismic code implementation

San Francisco Home Listings Outnumber Buyers

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San Francisco Home Listings Outnumber Buyers. As San Francisco workers flee the pricey city center and flood into surrounding areas, their condos, apartments, and homes are left to flood the market. cbroderick. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:06.

San Francisco Weighs Reduced Scope as Millennium Tower Fix Resumes

ENR Construction

Using a modified method, Shimmick’s Legacy Foundations restarted work on the troubled perimeter pile upgrade of the ailing Millennium Tower in San Francisco

$118-Million Park Atop Highway Tunnel Breaks Ground in San Francisco

ENR Construction

Construction on the Presidio Tunnel Tops project in San Francisco recently broke ground

San Francisco Animal Care and Control Facility

ENR Construction

Built in 1893, San Francisco’s Market Street Railway powerhouse was once the country’s largest electrical generating facility.

Engineers approve $100M retrofit for San Francisco's 'sinking' Millennium Tower

Construction Dive

The plan involves drilling 140,000-pound piles, each of them 24 inches in diameter, 250 feet into bedrock underneath the building to relieve stress on compressed soil underneath

First Test Successful to Fix Pile Upgrade for Settling Millennium Tower in San Francisco

ENR Construction

dia pilot pile casing installation at San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, proving the efficacy of the initial step of a less-disruptive construction method designed to allow the paused foundation fix at the ailing 645-ft-tall residential condominium to resume

San Francisco's Treasure Island residents sue Lennar, others for $2B, claim failed toxic cleanup

Construction Dive

The plaintiffs are asking to halt construction on the $6 billion redevelopment on a San Francisco Bay island until independent verification is provided

San Francisco Advises Continued Pause of Fix for Settling Millennium Tower

ENR Construction

San Francisco Dept. of Building Inspection advises the Millennium Tower homeowners association to “refrain from resuming” the pile foundation retrofit for the settling 645-ft-tall condominium until a new approach to the fix is reviewed by the city

San Francisco’s Mission Rock Academy Is Recruiting Women Into the Skilled Trades

Pro Builder

San Francisco’s Mission Rock Academy Is Recruiting Women Into the Skilled Trades. The five-week apprenticeship program seeks to combat a growing workforce shortage in the San Francisco area by creating opportunities and developing greater representation for women in the skilled trades.

Construction underway on San Francisco's Pier 70 rehab

Construction Dive

The partnership between the Port of San Francisco and developer Forest City will create 10,000 construction jobs over the course of up to 20 years

47-story residential and office building set for San Francisco’s new ‘Hub’

BD+C

The 824,000-sf tower will be located in San Francisco’s new “Hub,” an area created by the confluence of commercial, civic, and cultural uses at the corner of Market and Van Ness.

Hilton opens San Francisco's 1st modular-constructed hotel

Construction Dive

The Home2Suites-branded, 107-suite building welcomed guests after just 16 months of construction and less than a year after prefabricated components arrived at the jobsite

Mixed reviews on targeted tax break for San Francisco neighborhood

BD+C

payroll tax break for companies moving to San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood is getting mixed reviews. What became known as the Twitter tax break has boosted business activity in the area, but may have also accelerated the area’s problems, according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle

Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Business Facilities

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.

EPA Announces $513 Million WIFIA Loan for San Francisco Wastewater Upgrades

ENR Construction

The EPA announces a $513 million loan to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to finance water pretreatment and improvements

San Francisco commercial, multifamily regulations aim to reduce traffic volume

BD+C

San Francisco city planners intend to put design requirements on new multi-family projects with the goal of reducing traffic

Companies Choosing High Quality Offices In Response To Hybrid Work

Business Facilities

Companies are choosing high quality offices to encourage employees to work from the office and be their most productive when there, according to CBRE analysis.

Lendlease and Google to develop mixed-use neighborhoods in San Francisco Bay

BD+C

Lendlease announced it has entered into an agreement with Google to jointly undertake the master planning, entitlement, and development of three areas in the San Francisco Bay Area

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

Business Facilities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.

Is Pricing Sanity Creeping into San Francisco Real Estate?

Pro Builder

Is Pricing Sanity Creeping into San Francisco Real Estate? List prices for San Francisco homes are still outrageous compared with the national median and average, but more sellers in the Bay City have slashed their asking prices than in any other U.S.

Engineer Pauses Fix of 'Sinking' Millennium Tower in San Francisco

ENR Construction

Settlement and roof tilt changes during installation of casings for new piles is being closely monitored

Heatherwick Studio creates a new concept for San Francisco’s Piers 30-32

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Heatherwick Studio has created a new conceptual vision for San Francisco’s Piers 30-32, opening up this part of the Bay for the first time in over 36 years.

San Francisco Likely To Require All-Electric Power in New Construction

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San Francisco is on the verge of amending its building code to require new construction to use only electric power

Omni Logistics Opens Renewable Energy-Powered Corporate HQ

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Engineer Pauses Fix of 'Sinking' Millennium Tower in San Francisco

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Settlement and roof tilt changes during installation of casings for new piles is being closely monitored

University of California San Francisco selects HDR and Herzog & de Meuron to design new hospital

BD+C

HDR and Herzog & de Meuron will design the new hospital of the historic Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights for the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).