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Past articles by Nathan:

Here's what Facebook's next Gehry-designed Menlo Park expansion could look like (RENDERINGS)

“The main goals are to create diversity in architecture,” said Craig Webb, a partner with Gehry Partners LLP. “We wanted each of the buildings to have a different body language, a different feel to them.” → Read More

Updated: LAFCO says no to Morgan Hill's annexation request

City officials said the plan was designed to save farmland from being gobbled up for McMansions while also allowing development that would boost the city's economy and play off its growing sports-tourism brand. → Read More

Teresa Alvarado stepping into director's role at SPUR San Jose

The longtime community leader will head up the influential urban policy think tank. → Read More

SPUR San Jose's Leah Toeniskoetter, a popular voice for urbanism, is departing

As Toeniskoetter prepares to leave her post, it's obvious the organization has had a big impact on the trajectory of the city's built environment. Here's an exclusive Q&A on her lesson's learned and what's ahead. → Read More

Exclusive: 25-story mixed-use tower proposed for San Jose's retail mecca

The curvy high-rise, slated for a parcel adjacent to Santana Row, would be the tallest building in the South Bay outside of downtown San Jose. → Read More

Fremont ranks high in national industrial site-selection survey

While the Fremont area isn't the cheapest place in which to do business, it has other benefits that outweigh the costs. → Read More

Citrix seeking to sublease brand-new 170,000 sq. ft. Santa Clara building

The decision not to expand into the building comes as Citrix undertakes a strategic review of its core product line. → Read More

Grosvenor makes first South Bay apartment buy with $160 million deal

The transaction fits with the investors' strategy of buying older properties and upgrading them to current market standards. → Read More

Silver Spring deal at Champion Station boosts north San Jose storyline

Silver Spring Networks is heading south — the latest tech company to join the tenant roster in north San Jose. → Read More

Here's what will fill the former Blackbird Tavern in downtown San Jose

The coffee shop from the owners of Bellano Coffee and B2 Coffee could be open before the end of the year. But it won't simply be a carbon copy of those caffeine hot spots. → Read More

Jay Paul closes on last Lockheed parcel as Moffett Towers 2 moves forward (renderings)

The project would include five, eight-story buildings that would replace the aging Lockheed facilities next to the developer's existing Moffett Towers office campus. → Read More

Broadcom in $207 million deal with Boston Properties for North San Jose project

The deal, expected to close by the end of the year, would be the latest big deal to land in North San Jose, where Apple has also been making a big play lately. → Read More

Redwood City kick-starts planning process for 'inner harbor,' where Jay Paul wants to build

The highly anticipated planning documents could pave the way for new high-tech office development, recreational facilities and homes by the Bay. → Read More

Mountain View fails to pass urgency ordinance for rental properties

But policy changes are still likely in the city as officials grapple with a response to the housing crisis there. → Read More

Total Wine is totally coming to the Bay Area

The alcohol superstore has signed two leases, one in Mountain View and the other in Fremont. → Read More

Apple's plans for North San Jose are starting to take shape

A planning submission on Thursday offers few new details about Apple's vision, but does suggest the Mac maker is moving forward on ... well, something big. → Read More

Windy Hill's big plans for San Carlos would give companies more room to grow

At more than a half-million square feet, the project would transform a chunk of industrial land off Highway 101, an area the city targeted several years ago for redevelopment. → Read More

Redwood City locals clash with developers over new offices, housing

The Peninsula city's unprecedented building boom is attracting new residents, businesses and shoppers. So why are some locals saying enough already? → Read More

Rent control off the table in Mountain View, but policy changes coming

After a marathon Monday meeting, Mountain View leaders moved toward an "urgency ordinance" that would add new protections for renters. But they won't include the big one: Rent control. → Read More

Exclusive: Sobrato moving forward with downtown San Jose high-rise (renderings)

The high-profile firm design firm Arquitectonica has been tapped for the 23-story building on one of downtown's key parcels. → Read More