Tech’s Greatest Impact May Be In The Workplace Itself

May 16, 2017

Open floor plans, state-of-the-art amenities and healthy work environments have all been quintessential aspects of tech’s office design. Now that employees have more flexibility and mobility, companies will need to get even more creative to incorporate new and exciting workspace elements.

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Council Favors Seven-story Housing Project

April 6, 2017

Despite some misgivings about parking and the sheer size of the project, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday night were largely pleased with a proposal to build two seven-story housing structures right next door to the city’s largest jobs center. But bringing any amenities like parks and retail to the Terra Bella area just south of Highway 101 will probably have to wait for another day.

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Experts Dispel Myths Surrounding the Creative Office

June 16, 2016

Amenities have proliferated in recent years under the assumption that Millennials prefer certain perks. The creative office movement is predicated on building space to increase collaboration and productivity—something younger workers supposedly crave. Our panel of experts tried to separate the myths from fact at Bisnow’s Silicon Valley creative office event yesterday.

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How Both Tech Tenants and Technology are Driving Change in Real Estate

April 27, 2016

The importance of world-class amenities cannot be stressed enough when it comes to attracting and keeping tech clients, according to Silicon Valley developer Mark Calvano. Mark will be one of our expert panelists at Bisnow’s The Future of Real Estate event tomorrow at San Francisco’s Hotel Nikko.

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Live/Work/Play Driving Silicon Valley’s Growth

March 16, 2016

Among developers there is a general sense Silicon Valley’s growth will be driven by the combining of housing, office and retail in a synergistic fashion previously missing in many area cities. Add to that development around transportation hubs, and you have a recipe for a strong Silicon Valley.

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Mark Calvano’s advice? Just pick up the phone and make a call

March 4, 2016

Mark Calvano, a longtime investor and broker in Silicon Valley, retired at 35, traveled around the world and had a good time. But seven years later, he got the real estate itch again and went hunting for his biggest project yet. He found it in Mountain View.

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Carlyle and US Bank Fund $100MM Office Development in Mountain View

March 3, 2016

Washington, D.C.-based The Carlyle Group and Tyson’s Corner, Va.-based US Bank have funded the nearly $100 million office building development located at 1001 North Shoreline Blvd. in Mountain View, according to sources familiar with the development.

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Google Closes out 2015 with a significant Mountain View Office Lease

January 4, 2016

Google Inc. is expanding its presence in Mountain View’s Terra Bella neighborhood, signing a lease for a 111,443-square-foot building expected to start construction early this year.

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Google Eyes 500K SF Silicon Valley Expansion

September 18, 2015

The tech giant is shopping for space, looking at leasing as much as 357k SF in its home city of Mountain View, including this 133k SF office at 1001 N Shoreline Blvd being built by Calvano Development.

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Google plans expansion in Mountain View, now eyeing north San Jose

September 17, 2015

Google is expanding in its hometown of Mountain View — and for the first time is strongly considering planting its flag in north San Jose in a big way, an indication that job growth in Santa Clara County remains robust.

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