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CoreNet Summit: Five Disruptive Concepts for the Future of CRE

CoreNet Summit: Five Disruptive Concepts for the Future of CRE

Earlier this week, stok Founder Matt Macko joined a panel of CoreNet Young Leaders Group “dragons” to challenge senior CoreNet board members to pitch the most disruptive concepts in the future of CRE. Moderated by JLL Head of Consulting Shelley

Musings on Growth

Musings on Growth

This year, along with just seven other organizations, stok ranked in the top 100 fastest growing Bay Area private companies for the fifth consecutive year. The list is based on key growth factors like revenue, and number of employees. This

Well vs Fitwel: The Battle for Workplace Wellness

Well vs Fitwel: The Battle for Workplace Wellness

In stok’s Healthy Buildings series, we’ve talked about the need to pivot towards new language when it comes to indoor environments. In an endeavor to infect all indoor environments with “Healthy Building Syndrome,” certifications and rating systems are an invaluable

Healthy Building Syndrome

Healthy Building Syndrome

  In the late 1970s, the term “office illness” was coined and used to describe the negative health symptoms that people experienced in indoor environments, often new construction homes and offices. Then, in 1984, the World Health Organization published a report that introduced

CLIENT PROFILE: MEOW WOLF

CLIENT PROFILE: MEOW WOLF

  Meet the Collective Have a tab open for your flight to Santa Fe? Okay, good. Keep reading. Founded in 2008, Meow Wolf began as a platform for creatives that didn’t have an outlet in the art world. A collective

ACTERRA AWARDS CEREMONY

ACTERRA AWARDS CEREMONY

Last month stok accepted Palo Alto-based nonprofit Acterra’s Business Environmental Awards’ highest honor, the Acterra Award for Sustainability. It’s as close as we’ll ever get to the Oscars, and (with some difficulty) we resisted the urge to show up in costumes.

B CORP LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

B CORP LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

B CORP LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE stok is incredibly honored to have joined the B Corp community by earning our B Corp certification. It allows us to continuously push the envelope of increasingly rigorous environmental and social standards, while proving the