"Why Homes in the Bay Area Are Unaffordable"

The National Review | March 9, 2020

Instead of new development, we got the Google piñata

Maybe it was the $2,070 bottle of wine. Or the junket to a hot spring in China. Or perhaps it was the John Deere tractor gifted for a vacation home in Colusa County.


"San Francisco’s Sky High Commercial Rents Are About To Go Up"

HotAir | March 5, 2020

A San Francisco progressive housing group called Todco promoted a ballot proposition which would tie the creation of new office space in the city to construction of new housing. The final tally isn’t in yet but it appears Prop E might pass.


"How bad land use and transportation decisions go hand-in-hand with “The Congestion Con”"

Smart Growth America | March 5, 2020

In an expensive, decades-long effort to curb congestion in urban regions, our transportation agencies and elected leaders have overwhelmingly prioritized spending hundreds of billions of dollars to widen and build new highways.


"An ‘uninhabitable’ shack in San Francisco that’s missing a wall just sold for $2 million, and it showcases the real value of land in the Bay Area"

Business Insider | March 5, 2020

San Francisco is home to one of the most expensive housing markets in the US.

Still, even in a city with a median home value of $1,352,300, finding an uninhabitable shack — that’s missing a back wall — on the market for nearly $2 million is something of a shock.