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The US Resiliency Council, Bullitt Center, Seattle, Puget Sound, Washington, USRC, San Francisco, Bay Area

Resilience Is the New Sustainability

Evan Reis, SE Executive Director, US Resiliency Council Evan.reis@usrc.org www.usrc.org Green design alone is not sustainable Ihad a discussion with a friend a few years back who really wanted...
McNellis, Parkwood Center, Seattle, Puget Sound

McNellis: The Only Free Cheese is in a Mouse Trap

By John McNellis I had the following conversation with a broker a couple days ago. While not verbatim, it is true. The phone rings. “John McNellis.” “Hey, John,...
America, Puget Sound, Seattle, John McNellis, McNellis Partners, CoStar Group,

McNellis: Over-Storing America

By John McNellis “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves…” Julius Caesar As it happens, Shakespeare was writing about retail in...
Seattle, Seattle Public Schools, Puget Sound, Seattle Center,

On Seattle’s Construction Boom, Rents, and Crane Counting

By Liberty One Lithium There are 67,507 apartment units in various stages of the pipeline. Jun 30, 2017--It’s kind of hard to wrap your head around...
Macy’s, Amazon, John McNellis, Seattle, Puget Sound, Wal-Mart

McNellis: Is Macy’s Amazon’s Next Target?

By John McNellis “Amazon wrecked the mall. Now it’s coming for the grocery store.” Chris Isidore CNN Money “The 40,000 square foot market as we know...
McNellis, Class 2017, Puget Sound, Seattle

McNellis: For the Class of 2017

By John McNellis “Even if all your desires and wishes were fulfilled, you still wouldn’t be happy…” Alan Watts Rather than focus on practical advice* in...
Retailer, McNellis, Retail, Seattle, Puget Sound,

McNellis: The Death of Retail?

By John McNellis “The outlook for physical retailers is grim, the sector roiled by store closings, layoffs and bankruptcies.” San Francisco Chronicle 5 May 2017 Some...
Primer, a3 Workplace Strategies, Puget Sound, workplace, workforce, WELL

Primer on Workplace Amenities

How to Leverage Your Competitive Edge And Meet the Needs of a Changing Workforce By Robin Weckesser Using the workplace as a tool to attract and...
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McNellis: Oh, Lucky Man

By John McNellis As the red-staters in Congress gather yet again this week to disembowel the Affordable Care Act, it may be worth considering why...
John Cumbelich & Associates, Bay Area, Deprtment store, Macy's, JC Penney, Nordstrom, San Francisco

Short the (Department Store) Stock

By John Cumbelich The Department Store business model is dead. Macy’s and JC Penney are closing stores by the hundreds. Sears is on the verge...

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