San Francisco Business Times commercial real estate reporter Blanca Torres is leaving the paper for a job at KQED.
She will be replaced by Laura Waxmann.
Torres writes, “Covering this beat has taught me that the way our cities look and feel is a choice — and how that choice is made is fascinating. Real estate is a beat that touches everyone. influencing were and how we live, where we work, and where we spend our time and money
“I owe a huge thanks to so many people who helped me over the years. To developers, architects, planners and builders who trusted me with their visions and stories about buildings. To sources who gave me information that turned into big scoops. To readers who challenged me to do better. To my fantastic, talented and hard-working colleagues, editors, and photographers who made working at the Business Times one of the best experiences of my life. I always felt lucky to work in a place that let me satisfy my insatiable curiosity, hold the powerful accountable, and have fun explaining the world of real estate to readers.”
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