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Meet the Bay Area’s top 10 developers in 2017

The Greater Bay Area's 50 biggest developers have nearly 190 million square feet of projects in the pipeline combined. Our list of the top 50 developers is ranked by the size of their Bay Area pipelines, which include [Read entire story]

Uber eyes Meg Whitman and 5 others for CEO

Uber Technologies has a short list of less than six candidates for its CEO job, and one of those names is Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. CEO Meg Whitman, Bloomberg reports. Citing sources familiar with the matter, [Read entire story]

S.F. supes give new cannabis office two big assignments

The City of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors have given the city's brand new Office of Cannabis two major directives during its first week in operation, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The city's supes would [Read entire story]

S.F. startup for ferrying international goods raises $2.7 million for funding

San Francisco-based Grabr has raised $2.7 million to grow its platform for users looking to get their favorite international products from travelers headed to and from those foreign destinations. The startup is popular [Read entire story]

Priceline, Expedia boost home-rental inventory as race with Airbnb heats up

Travel booking giants Expedia and Priceline have boosted their home-rental inventory as they attempt to catch up with San Francisco-based Airbnb, which currently dominates the home-sharing space. Airbnb has about a 15 [Read entire story]

Castro District gets plans for boutique hotel

San Francisco's Castro District may be getting a boutique hotel on 18th Street between Diamond and Collingwood Streets, new plans for the space show. SocketSite reports that Cass Calder Smith Architecture has submitted [Read entire story]

Airbnb may host 100 million guests this year, as it aims for business travelers

Short-term rental site Airbnb is on track to host a million guests by the end of 2017 and its bookings by business travelers, which more than tripled last year, will grow again by 18 percent, according to Morgan Stanley [Read entire story]

Square snags Shake Shack CEO for board of directors

Randy Garutti, the CEO of beloved hamburger chain Shake Shack, will join the board of Square, the San Francisco fintech said this week. The company's board of directors is now comprised of Garutti, founder Jack Dorsey, [Read entire story]

These 5 San Francisco restaurants win Wine Spectator’s highest award this year

Five restaurants in San Francisco received Wine Spectator's Grand Award rating this year, while dozens of others received at least one of the magazine's other two high-end tier awards. Restaurants that received the [Read entire story]

Video: Check out this $8.25M Sonoma Coast family compound at Sea Ranch

A compound of three semi-connected homes in the Sonoma beach community of Sea Ranch is looking for a Bay Area buyer for $8.25 million. You can take a closer look at the property and its amenities above — or for a very [Read entire story]

These are the Bay Area’s top-funded fintechs

San Francisco remains a hub of innovation for all business sectors, but it has proven especially fertile ground for advances in finance and banking. When you combine that innovation with the region's booming tech scene, [Read entire story]

Video: Why most Millennium Tower owners didn’t get a tax break this year

The San Francisco Assessor's Office decision to give minor tax breaks to only around 25 percent of the owners of units in the sinking, leaning Millennium Tower has some residents up in arms. City Assessor Carmen Chu [Read entire story]

Caltrans has begun modifying California roads for self-driving cars

The director of Caltrans said the state's highway management system has already begun modifying roadways to accommodate the way self-driving cars navigate. “The automated vehicles (AVs) can follow lane lines,” [Read entire story]

San Francisco supes will vote today on creating city’s Office of Cannabis

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors will vote today on whether or not to approve the establishment of an Office of Cannabis, which would issue business permits to sell marijuana for recreational use. The Budget and [Read entire story]

SFMTA director says naming site Salesforce Transit Center is ‘distasteful’

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) has officially named the Salesforce Transit Center — but the director of the transit agency in charge of the process has said he finds the necessity of it [Read entire story]

Why Google, Facebook are pushing for Bay Area bridge toll increases

Tech behemoths Google and Facebook are part of a coalition of big businesses based locally that are pushing to raise local bridge tolls by as much as $3 per bridge, with tolls on the Golden Gate bridge climbing to as [Read entire story]

Video: Uber backers are reportedly pitching a share sale to SoftBank

The shareholders and board of Uber Technologies Inc. have reportedly discussed selling shares in the ride-hailing company to SoftBank Group Corp. and other possible investors, Bloomberg reports. Bloomberg cites sources [Read entire story]

Video: Fire in East Bay suburb destroys local businesses, chamber of commerce

Multiple businesses and the city's Chamber of Commerce were destroyed in a three- alarm fire that ravaged a portion of downtown Lafayette this week. The blaze was reported shortly after midnight on Thursday and quickly [Read entire story]

Video: Fire in East Bay suburb destroys local businesses, chamber of commerce

Multiple businesses and the city's Chamber of Commerce were destroyed in a three- alarm fire that ravaged a portion of downtown Lafayette this week. The blaze was reported shortly after midnight on Thursday and quickly [Read entire story]

Would you pay $16 million for this starchitect’s Noe Hill mansion?

A home designed by iconic San Francisco architect Bernard Maybeck went on the market yesterday for a cool $16 million in the posh Presidio Heights mini-neighborhood of Noe Hill. You can see a gallery of the property and [Read entire story]