Sustainability in the real estate sector affects a large amount of companies. Sustainability is often referred to in residential real estate, with topics such as rain water harvesting, energy alternatives and recycling surfacing, but commercial real estate value can also be enhanced with sustainability efforts. Here’s how CRE developers are taking sustainability into account.
A “majority residential” development project is reportedly set to proceed on San Francisco’s Central Waterfront by Potrero Hill/Dogpatch, converting an estimated 5 million square feet into space for housing, office, hotel, retail, and research and development.
Retailers of all kinds are trying to make their bricks-and-mortar locations more appealing to shoppers to drive traffic through the doors. At a time when companies like Amazon.com Inc. have made e-commerce the most convenient way to shop, retailers aim to make the hands-on experience of going to a store worth the trip.
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Last week the state Legislature passed SB 595, which will now ask voters in all nine Bay Area counties to decide on whether to phase in the rate increase. For some local commuters, that could add up to as much as $9 to cross the Bay, money which will then go toward beefing up the region’s existing infrastructure and transit agencies.
In coming years, driverless cars will change a lot about the world, especially how we commute to and from work. If you don’t have to focus on the road, you can be more productive in what is essentially a mobile office. But what does that mean for office buildings themselves?
Over the course of the next few years, nearly 30% of all American malls are expected to close their doors and focus more heavily on online sales. It’s no big surprise that with the rise of offline to online shopping increasing at a fast pace, retailers are focusing their efforts on e-commerce business rather than the physical shopping experience. What’s to come of these empty shopping malls? New space for warehouses to launch e-commerce facilities.
CONCORD — Concord could become a major tech hub, if city leaders get their way.
The city announced Friday it is competing for Amazon’s second headquarters, as the Seattle-based e-commerce giant revealed earlier this week that it is seeking a second city to call home.
While some critics say almost 600 new apartments near the BART station will add to an already crowded downtown, Rebecca Saltzman has a different train of thought.
Sixteen years ago, Lower Manhattan changed forever. But the twisted ruins of the world’s financial hub have been reborn as a mecca for technological visionaries, creative media and young entrepreneurs. Larry Silverstein, the man who has rebuilt the World Trade Center after 9/11, sat down with Bisnow to talk about his vision for the new campus.
One of the most attractive amenities in multifamily developments is free building-wide WiFi and almost 60% of builders have included it in their projects in the past 24 months, Building Design + Construction reports.