"Beto Stumbles into a Good Point on Housing Policy"

National Review | September 10, 2019

…“The country as a whole would be better off if more Americans had more housing options close to their jobs”

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"Why Can’t California Solve Its Housing Crisis?"

Rolling Stone | September 5, 2019

It’s the epicenter of the tech industry and the wealthiest, most progressive state in the union, but homelessness is surging — and no one can agree on how to fix it

 

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"Smaller Apartments Are Doing Big Things For Developers"

BISNOW | September 4, 2019

In cities across the U.S., multifamily developers are finding that building less is doing more.

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"Meet six members of the San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust"

San Francisco Business Times | September 3, 2019

San Francisco, California, has been the birthplace of many inventions, dating all the way back to the 1800s. Today the city continues to build its reputation for business, making it not only a hub for innovation and collaboration but also home to some of the country’s most talented leaders.

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"The Commuting Principle That Shaped Urban History"

CityLab | August 29, 2019

From ancient Rome to modern Atlanta, the shape of cities has been defined by the technologies that allow commuters to get to work in about 30 minutes.

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"Oakland housing project with 1,000-plus units moves forward"

Curbed, San Francisco | August 26, 2019

“Last week the Oakland Planning Commission approved a mammoth mixed-use housing development near West Oakland BART, which will create more that 1,000 new apartments next to one of the Bay Area’s busiest transit hubs.”

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"Google’s San Jose megaplan: Up to 25,000 new jobs, 5,000 homes"

SF Chronicle | August 26, 2019

…”a BART extension is expected by 2026…”

Google unveiled details of its massive plan to remake the area around San Jose’s downtown Diridon Station, a key step in its bid to transform 60 acres and become the largest private employer in the Bay Area’s biggest city.

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"Massive New West Oakland Development With 32-Story Tower Moves Forward"

SFist | August 24, 2019

“A huge new residential development encompassing an entire city block in West Oakland was unanimously approved by Oakland’s Planning Commission on Thursday, with plenty of community support….”

“The project drew resounding support from West Oakland residents, business owners, and community leaders at Wednesday’s meeting. Of the 35 people who signed up to speak, no one opposed it.”

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"Huge apartment complex could break ground in West Oakland next spring"

East Bay Times | August 24, 2019

“A $650 million 1,032-unit apartment complex meant to pay homage to the west sides’s vibrant jazz and blues scene of the 1940’s and 50’s is on track to break ground near the West Oakland BART station early next spring.”

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"1,000-unit West Oakland Project Gets Green Light"

SF Business Times | August 22, 2019

“…Ronnie Stewart, executive director of the West Coast Blues Society said that Panoramic ‘bent over backwards’ over the last three years to hear from the local black community…”

“We are going to focus on the only-in-Oakland experience — we don’t have any spaces for chain retailers, so we will be focusing on local small businesses, pop-up stores, barber shops…” said Kennedy …

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