Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020

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Read: Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020 at BusinessFacilities.com. Glassdoor will create hundreds of jobs at its new headquarters, which will provide world-class collaborative workspace to support the company's long-term growth.

$6B San Francisco rail tunnel route gets approval

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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

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

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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

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

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

Ironworkers Install Girder Splints at Troubled San Francisco Transit Hub

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Field work to fix two fractured girders is underway at the troubled Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco

Mixed reviews on targeted tax break for San Francisco neighborhood

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payroll tax break for companies moving to San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood is getting mixed reviews.

San Francisco plan would require largest commercial buildings to use 100% renewable electricity

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San Francisco recently announced a plan that would require its largest private commercial buildings to run on 100% renewable electricity. The first such requirement in the U.S. would be phased in next decade.

Mortenson-Clark tops out San Francisco stadium

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The joint venture topped out the Golden State Warriors' $1 billion Chase Center arena and mixed-use development on Friday following 10 months of steel work

Super Bowl 50 To Generate Over $220M For San Francisco Bay Area

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Super Bowl 50 To Generate Over $220M For San Francisco Bay Area originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, and the big game is expected to have a big impact on host city San Francisco.

Sustainable San Francisco Home is Turning Green

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Not long ago the San Francisco firm Fougeron Architecture designed and built a high-end home along the Northern California coastline. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: San Francisco Resident to Build a Home From Bay Bridge Scraps.

How BIM boosted efficiency, collaboration in San Francisco mega project

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Designers, engineers and contractors behind the two-million square-foot Oceanwide Center used 3D modeling software to execute complex design details within an efficient timeline

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

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San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017. Kearney Economic Development Employment Expansion Global Cities 2017 London New York City San Francisco start-up companies Workforce DevelopmentA key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

San Francisco plans tougher seismic building codes

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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

$313M seismic retrofit of San Francisco's Transbay Tube underway

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The project includes attaching, welding and grouting steel plates along the inner surface to create a liner and will take more than three years

citizenM Union Square to break ground in San Francisco this week

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CitizenM San Francisco Union Square, a 12-story building located at 72 Ellis Street, will be the first of three locations in the Bay Area citizenM is set to break ground on its first California hotel this week.

'Perfect Storm' Caused Fractures at San Francisco Transit Hub

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T he underlying causes of the trouble at San Francisco’s 4.5-block-long Salesforce Transit Center are coming into focus

'Perfect Storm' Caused Fractures at San Francisco Transit Hub

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T he underlying causes of the trouble at San Francisco’s 4.5-block-long Salesforce Transit Center are coming into focus

Construction underway on San Francisco's Pier 70 rehab

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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

Developer's Tenacity Crucial for San Francisco's Standout Building

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All ended well this month, with the opening of San Francisco’s tallest landmark

Owens Corning solutions bring breakthrough innovation to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art expansion

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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) reopened in May 2016 following three years of construction to make SFMOMA the largest modern and contemporary art museum in America.

San Francisco subway, rail among world's costliest

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Bay-area rail projects' ongoing costs could limit the scope of a planned $21 billion, multi-county transit capital program

Indoor-outdoor amenities open leasing value at a San Francisco skyscraper

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Park Tower, a newly planned office high rise in San Francisco, has many architectural flourishes, like a three-story lobby and expansive views of San Francisco Bay from 70% of its 43 floors. But the amenities that set this 605-foot-tall building apart are its 50,000 sf of outdoor and open spaces that include 14 skydecks (one every three floors) and large terraces on its 12th and 28th floors. Facebook is leasing the entire building’s 756,000 sf of office space

Factory-Built Micro-Homes in San Francisco

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This is a rendering of a new form of sustainable development that will manifest itself in San Francisco in an infill project called SmartSpace SoMa. Affordable LEED Homes Open in San Jose.

San Francisco sues former city official for permit fraud

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Authorities claim that former building commission chief Rodrigo Santos used his knowledge of the city's permitting process to aid in the filing of false and misleading applications

San Francisco proposal would convert parking garage into hotel, affordable housing

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Leaders with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to move forward with the plan

Study Finds San Francisco Bay is Sinking Faster than Expected

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Some areas of the region are sinking as fast as 19 mm —.75 75 inches — a year

Kumar Renovation Overlooks San Francisco Bay Through Energy-Efficient Windows

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A panoramic, true color view of the San Francisco Bay is facilitated by energy-efficient windows with high visual transmittance glazing (80%). Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: San Francisco Exploratorium Shoots for LEED Gold and the World’s Largest Net-Zero Museum.

San Francisco looks toward tougher seismic building codes

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City officials are targeting recommendations at the 100 out of 156 high-rises that were built before modern seismic codes went into effect

San Francisco Restaurant is Sustainable to the Core

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The Perennial, a restaurant that recently opened in San Francisco, truly is sustainable through and through. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Sustainable San Francisco Home is Turning Green.

San Francisco Eyes PG&E Grid as Utility Preps for Fire Season

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San Francisco commercial, multifamily regulations aim to reduce traffic volume

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

Innovative Solution to Fight Homelessness in San Francisco

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San Francisco might soon get an innovative solution to the problem though, in the form of modular housing units designed and built by the local company Panoramic Interests. Panoramic Interests is currently looking for investors to build the first units in San Francisco.

San Francisco's Park-Topped Transit Center Opens

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In August, the two-block-long Salesforce Transit Center and its 5.4-acre rooftop public park opened after a decade of design and construction

San Francisco to Begin Seismic Code Update After Landmark Tall-Buildings Study

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San Francisco is seeking input from technical experts on its landmark tall-buildings seismic safety study. Suggestions from seismic design professionals, especially about code reform, will help inform the city’s path forward

San Francisco’s first WELL v1Certified project has been completed

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The new build-out of the BCCI Construction Company’s headquarters in San Francisco, Calif., the sixth in California, and the first in San Francisco. is the 31 st WELL v1Certified project in the world, the 18 th certified project in the U.S.,

Toxic soil claims stall San Francisco Shipyard development

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The Navy will not release the property to the city and developers until the soil has been retested

Webcor/Obayashi Sues San Francisco Transit Terminal Owner

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16, the Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture, general contractor for the Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco, filed a complaint San Francisco Superior Court against the hub's owner, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority, seeking more than $150 million in extra payments on its $994,517,600 contract

San Francisco sees trend toward 'ultra-luxury' condos

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The units in one condo tower will be priced at $2,500 per square foot, twice the current going rate for luxury units

Toxic soil claims stall $8B San Francisco development

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The Navy will not release the property to the city and developers until the soil has been retested

Cultural/Worship: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion

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To connect a 10-story addition to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s existing five-story building, designers had to overcome significant geotechnical challenges