2017 Summer Outlook

According to reports from AccuWeather, this summer is sure to leave Americans sizzling as most regions are expected to endure above-average temperatures.

Spring has sprung, and summer is on its way. While catching some rays and spending time at the beach is enjoyable for many, most still turn to their air conditioning systems for comfort during the hottest months of the year.

According to reports from AccuWeather, this summer is sure to leave Americans sizzling as most regions are expected to endure above-average temperatures.

Source: 2017 Summer Outlook

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Amazon scoops up University Square in East Palo Alto

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E-commerce giant Amazon has leased more than 214,000 square feet of office space in East Palo Alto and plans to hire 1,300 people there — a potential gamechanger for a city that has largely missed out on Silicon Valley’s historic jobs boom.

Amazon has leased the entire University Square building at 2100 University Ave., a project by Cupertino developer the Sobrato Organization. Construction on the four-story University Square building next to the city’s hulking Ikea store wrapped up in December.

Read more… https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2017/03/22/amazon-scoops-up-university-square-in-east-palo.html via @svbizjournal

Silicon Valley topples S.F. as top U.S. office market (report)

 

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Silicon Valley has claimed the top spot in Marcus & Millichap’s 2017 U.S. Office Investment Forecast, nudging out San Francisco, which dropped from first to third in the list this year.

Seattle-Tacoma sits between the two California economic hubs on the annual list.

Read more… http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2017/03/14/san-jose-sf-bay-area-cre-office-market.html

Mountain View approves huge Google canopied campus in North Bayshore

Mountain View approves huge Google canopied campus in North Bayshore http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2017/03/08/google-mountain-view-north-bayshore-campus.html via @svbizjournal

HVAC Industry Prepares for Rooftop Regulations

The rooftop air conditioner standards — which will cover new units found on low-rise buildings, like hospitals, schools, and big-box stores — will take effect in two phases, increasing minimum efficiency by about 10 percent as of Jan. 1, 2018, and by 25-30 percent as of Jan. 1, 2023.

Source: HVAC Industry Prepares for Rooftop Regulations