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A Knoll and ONE Global Design Collaboration: Workplace Planning for Today and Beyond

Today’s workplace is so much more than an environment in which to work. It’s a tool that can drive organizational change, improve performance and productivity, bolster employee engagement and attract, retain and motivate talent. It’s also a strategic asset that can communicate corporate mission, branding and cultural messaging. What are the five primary drivers in … Continued

#79 on the Top 100!

FORGE SF wins #79 on the San Francisco Business Times‘ coveted “Top 100” list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area! It’s no surprise that the tech/IT industry once again dominates the list, at 31 percent of the companies. Construction and design is the next largest category, making up 13 percent. Of the design firms … Continued

Kilroy Tops Off 100 Hooper in San Francisco

More news on 100 Hooper – read the full release in The Registry here. “100 Hooper represents a truly innovative environment, offering both creative office space and production space under one roof,” said Rick Buziak, Senior Vice President at Kilroy Realty. “The interplay between office and manufacturing space with plentiful outdoor space makes this one … Continued

Hooper Complex Nears Completion

Crews have completed the structural construction at Kilory Realty’s Hooper Complex. The mixed-use office and industrial complex designed by FORGE and Pfau Long Architecture consists of two four-story buildings at 100 Hooper with 311,000 SF of office fully leased to Adobe. The ground floor provides 86,000 SF of light industrial space for innovators, inventors and crafts people. … Continued

Crunched by Numbers – SF Business Times Cover Story

Read the full article here, which features data on the six costs that are killing Bay Area small businesses, written by Kevin Truong with the San Francisco Business Times (excerpt below).   Founded in San Francisco, FORGE is an architecture and design firm that has been based in same location at 500 Montgomery St. for the … Continued

Energy Tech Company Expands Into Alameda

Read the full Biznow.com article written by Julie Littman here.  Kairos Power has signed a new 55,757 SF lease at West Tower 9 in Alameda. Cushman & Wakefield represented srmErnst Development Partners and the tenant for the lease at 707 West Tower Ave. The energy technology and engineering company is based in Oakland. It currently leases 5K … Continued

FORGE Welcomes New Controller Erika Ruperto

We are pleased to announce the addition of Controller Erika Ruperto to the team. Erika will support all financial business activities for the firm. With nearly two decades of experience, Erika manages accounting functions, including client billing and vendor relationships, and human resources, including onboarding new employees and managing benefits and payroll. “What drew me to … Continued

Napa Opens Window to Cinedome Site’s Future

The city of Napa is exploring options for redeveloping the parking lot area at the site of the former Cinedome theater, which was razed in 2015. A master plan proposal released in July calls for a combination of townhouses, retail space, a parking garage and possibly a hotel on 5.4 acres on both sides of … Continued