"S.F. apartment rents just saw the biggest increase of the pandemic, according to new report"

SF Chronicle | March 26, 2021

San Francisco’s median apartment rent rose 3.4% in March from the prior month, the biggest increase since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to a new report.


"No exodus here: Google to invest $1 billion on California real estate in 2021"

SF Chronicle | March 18, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic and remote work aren’t slowing Google’s massive real estate expansion in California. The tech giant plans to invest more than $1 billion on office projects in the state this year, a sharp contrast to the dozens of tech companies that are slashing their real estate.


"“3 IN 2”: Bringing Back The Bay Area"

Riaz Capital | March 12, 2021

“…For the San Francisco Bay Area, this “3 in, 2 out” hybrid office model solves three of the Bay Area’s four major growth inhibitors. “


"Amid ‘Tech Exodus’, San Francisco Remains a Rite of Passage for Many Startup Founders"

Public Comment SF | March 10, 2021

  • Despite downsizings by some larger tech firms, interviews and data suggest that San Francisco will likely remain a premier hub for early-stage entrepreneurs

  • San Francisco and Silicon Valley recorded 2,500 venture capital deals in 2020, a likely record despite the pandemic, and hundreds of new startups were formed in the City


"Housing the Homeless"

Bay Area Council | March 10, 2021

Bay Area Council Analysis Reveals $69,000 per Tent Price Tag for Safe Sleeping Sites


"L.A. hopes to speed ADU construction with new standard plan program"

Urbanize | March 8, 2021

It could cut the plan-check review period for new ADUs from four-to-six weeks to as little as one day

“Modular housing and ADUs is the pathway that’s open to really make a dent in the [housing supply] problem,” says Gaisford.


"Apartment List National Rent Report"

Apartment List | March 5, 2021

Rents in coastal superstar cities have bottomed out

“San Francisco has consistently made headlines throughout the pandemic …,we appear to have hit the turning point where the city’s price correction has officially bottomed out. In February, rents in San Francisco increased by 1.2 percent. This is the first monthly increase in San Francisco since the start of the pandemic.”



"New data shows San Francisco apartment rents on the rise, just as the city reopens"

SF Chronicle | March 4, 2021

“…While year-over-year rents dropped 26% in San Francisco, rental prices increased 1.2% in February from January, producing a median one-bedroom rent of $2,010.”


"West Oakland development would add more than 200 units of housing"

San Francisco Business Times | March 2, 2021

Part of the developing transit village near West Oakland’s Mandela Station will go before city officials Wednesday as developer The Michaels Organization looks for the green light to move ahead with construction.