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. 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 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.

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Construction companies subpoenaed by San Francisco City

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Officials are investigating alleged corruption by a public works official and restaurateur and seeing how Webcor, Pankow, Clark and more may have been involved

$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'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

Is Pricing Sanity Creeping into San Francisco Real Estate?

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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.

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

$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

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

Mortenson-Clark tops out San Francisco stadium

Construction Dive

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

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.

How BIM boosted efficiency, collaboration in San Francisco mega project

Construction Dive

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

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

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 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

Construction Dive

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

Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco

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Read: Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco at BusinessFacilities.com. The professional services company will add 500 employees to its Bay Area workforce by the end of 2020. . California Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development Accenture Bay Area corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment innovation hub Salesforce Tower Site Selection Technology

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

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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

San Francisco subway, rail among world's costliest

Construction Dive

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

San Francisco's office development fees set to more than double

Construction Dive

The costliest city to build in is set to get even more expensive, with the higher fees, according to a city economic report, even making some projects "financially infeasible "

Are Modular Apartments the Solution for San Francisco's Housing Problem?

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Are Modular Apartments the Solution for San Francisco's Housing Problem? According to Fast Company, building one affordable studio apartment in San Francisco can take up to six years and cost $800,000. cbroderick. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:50. But the city has a housing and homelessness problem, with upwards of 28,000 people who are homeless. A non-profit called Tipping Point Community is hoping their new take on apartment construction will help.

Design plans submitted to San Francisco for the largest mass timber office building in North America

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The developer Brookfield Properties disclosed yesterday its intention to build a 310,000-sf, 85-ft-tall office building in San Francisco that will feature cross laminated timber floor slabs and glue-laminated timber columns and beams

Ironworkers Install Girder Splints at Troubled San Francisco Transit Hub

ENR Construction

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

San Francisco Issues Subpoenas to PG&E, Webcor, Pankow, Clark Construction in Corruption Probe

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San Francisco’s city attorney issued subpoenas Wednesday to PG&E, Webcor, Pankow and Clark Construction as part of a widening public corruption investigation stemming from federal criminal charges filed against the city's public works director

San Francisco sues former city official for permit fraud

Construction Dive

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

U.S. Outduels China In Artificial Intelligence, Startups And GDP

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Asia-Pacific Awards & Rankings Business Clusters/Corridors California Featured International Press Releases 16th Annual Rankings Report 2020 Global Rankings AI Artificial intelligence centers of innovation China GDP Global Rankings Report Life Sciences San Francisco Silicon Valley startup ecosystems United StatesThe United States is outdueling China in a tight competition for global economic hegemony in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report. Read: U.S.

Controversial $1B megaproject '5M' starts construction in San Francisco

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The development overcame a three-year legal battle with local activists in a scenario that is increasingly common in cities with expensive real estate

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

ENR Construction

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

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. 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

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

Peterson Mechanical awarded San Francisco State University Wellness Center project

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has been awarded the contract to provide the plumbing and piping systems for San Francisco State University's (SFSU) Recreation & Wellness Center. Peterson Mechanical Inc. read more. Plumbing Contractor

Toxic soil claims stall San Francisco Shipyard development

Construction Dive

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

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

'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

Toxic soil claims stall $8B San Francisco development

Construction Dive

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

Reviewers OK Fix for San Francisco's Leaning Millennium Tower

ENR Construction

An independent engineering review team has given its nod to the San Francisco Dept. of Building Inspection regarding permitting of the proposed $100-million structural shoring scheme for the 645-ft-tall Millennium Tower—which has settled 17.3 and tilted 4 in. over more than a decade

'Perfect Storm' Caused Fractures at San Francisco Transit Hub

ENR Construction

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

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

Construction Dive

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

San Francisco looks toward tougher seismic building codes

Construction Dive

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

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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. From the most recent count, the tower had sunk 18 inches and leaned 4 inches – doesn’t sound like luxury to me. After several rounds of fix designs, lawsuits, and cracked windows , it is believed that the fixes will begin this fall.