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. 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.

Construction companies subpoenaed by San Francisco City

Construction Dive

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

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$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

$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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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 "

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.

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.

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

BD+C

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

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

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

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

Tutor Perini lands $31M in change orders for San Francisco subway project

Construction Dive

The city's Municipal Transportation Agency has already paid Tutor Perini for the change orders, minus the agreed-upon retainage

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

BD+C

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.

'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 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

$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

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

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.

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.

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

Construction Dive

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

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

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.

Nearly $15B Caltrans budget set to beef up San Francisco-area roadways

Construction Dive

The new 12-cent-per-gallon gas tax alone is paying for $5.4 billion of surface transportation projects

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

BD+C

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

Federal monitor cites contractor relationship as major cause of San Francisco Central Subway issues

Construction Dive

A global change order agreement with Tutor Perini is critical to meeting the revised service date, but the project's oversight committee said "the ongoing unproductive working relationship" has been impossible

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

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

Residents Sue Over San Francisco Ex-Navy Base Cleanup

ENR Construction

Plaintiffs Seek $2B From Feds, Developer, Consultants