Industry News

Week of 12/8/13

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Civil Engineering: The Magazine of the American Society of Civil Engineers reports that "Bay Bridge Demolition Begins." (Wilcox, 12/10)

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Google buys more Palo Alto land to expand potential campus." (Donato-Weinstein, 12/10)

 

Week of 12/1/13

Friday, December 6, 2013

San Francisco Business Times reports on the "The 10 major projects that are reshaping Oakland." (Torres, 12/4)

Week of 11/24/2013

Monday, November 25, 2013

San Francisco Business Times reports that "San Francisco home prices skyrocket 26 percent, experts talk bubble." (Torres, 11/26/13)

Civil Engineering: The Magazine of the American Society of Civil Engineers reports that "Small University Constructs Highest-Rated LEED Building" in Western Hemisphere. (Jones, 11/19/13)

Week of 11/17/2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Week of 11/3/2013

Monday, November 4, 2013

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Visa signs blockbuster lease at One Market Plaza" in San Francisco with a 111,000-square-foot-lease. (Dineen, 11/4)

Week of 10/27/13

Thursday, October 31, 2013

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Former Oakland Army Base kicks off $500 million first phase" in redevelopment project. (Torres, 10/31)

Week of 10/20/13

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Livescience reports that "Wastewater Disposal Linked to Oklahoma Earthquake Swarm." These small earthquakes are likely linked to fracking (wastewater disposal from oil and gas extraction). (Oskin, 10/23/13)

The Associated Press reports that "Work begins on Calif. bullet train, locals angry." Work has finally begun in Fresno on California's $68 billion high speed rail system. (Williams, 10/20/13)

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Developer turns two rundown Oakland hotels into housing." The $25 million project in downtown Oakland is now a combined building with 100 studios. (Torres, 10/22/13)

Week of 10/13

Monday, October 14, 2013

The Mecury News reports about Apple's new headquarters in Cupertino, CA in an exclusive sneak peek. The building will look like a spaceship and be environmentally sustainable, using 100% renewable energy. (10/11)

Los Angeles Times reports that "More than 1,000 old concrete buildings in Los Angeles and hundreds more throughout the county may be at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake, according to a Times analysis." (10/14)

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Property values rose over the last year in 51 of California's 58 counties, with big gains in the Bay Area." (Brown, 10/14)

Oakland's Coliseum City project could cost $2 billion (10/3)

Thursday, October 3, 2013

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Locking in a pair of new investors will ensure the $2 billion Coliseum City project — potentially the largest transit-oriented development in California — could become a reality, Oakland city officials said." (Torres, 10/3/13)

A decade later, $150 million development kicks off at UC Extension (10/2)

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

San Francisco Business Times reports that "A decade after UC Berkeley shut down its Laguna Street campus in San Francisco, the site will finally find new life as a housing development. Wood Partners has started demolition of the non-historic structures on the 5.8-acre development at 55 Laguna St., a $150 million project that will total 330 market-rate rental apartments."(Dineen, 10/2/13)

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