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AIASF BAYA Firm Tour: Van Meter Williams Pollack

Daniel Arzaga, Preeti Srinivasan, Lilly Wellington, Camille Lo, Diepriye Olali, Jamilla Afandi, Karen Murray, Sara Mae Parker, Elaine Uang, Stephen Ellis, and Will Searcy from BAYA had a blast presenting VMWP to AIA SF last night. It was such a pleasure to share and chat […]

Join us for AIASF BAYA firm tour!

Join us for Bay Area Young Architects Firm Tour: Van Meter Williams Pollack on January 20th. AIASF BAYA connects designers, students and newly licensed architects for networking, volunteer opportunities and social events. With over 800 members, BAYA is the most active AIA committee for young […]

Santa Clara County wins $22 million to turn hotel into homeless housing

State Homekey grant will transform the Bella Vista Inn Source: The Mercury News, Marisa Kendall SANTA CLARA — The Bella Vista Inn soon will be transformed into much-needed housing for homeless residents, thanks to a $22 million state grant announced Thursday. The project is the latest in a […]

Funding for 231 grant approved by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Santa Clara County approves $21 million loan to cover increased construction costs of teacher housing project in Palo Alto Source: Mercury News By GABRIEL GRESCHLER | | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 11, 2022 at 5:04 p.m. | UPDATED: January 12, 2022 at 4:25 a.m. In approving […]

Moving on up: 2022 VMWP promotions

Please join us in congratulating our promoted colleagues at Van Meter Williams Pollack. Due to their leadership and dedication to VMWP’s mission, we have steadily grown during this challenging year. We are grateful for each of these accomplished co-workers for their resiliency, passion, and expertise. […]

Celebrating Tim Van Meter’s retirement

What a night! We had a wonderful evening celebrating Tim Van Meter's career with friends, family, and colleagues in Downtown Denver. Stories, memories, and laughs were shared among the crowd, recollecting the depth of Tim's work and the resounding impact it has had on our […]

Tenants will be moving into Mountain View’s new affordable housing project this week

Luna Vista's 70 apartments on El Camino Real includes 15 units for adults with developmental disabilities Source: Mountain View Voice , Kevin Forestieri The Luna Vista apartments on El Camino Real in Mountain View. Photo by Magali Gautheir.   Wet paint, heavy equipment and exposed wiring still fill the […]

Let’s Talk Housing

Join Let's Talk Housing, the 21 communities of San Mateo County, Benjamin Grant formerly of SPUR and Karen Murray of Van Meter Williams Pollack for a conversation on 12/1 about infill housing, design and more. We will discuss how San Mateo County communities can evolve to become even more livable while also becoming more […]

Project Feature: New APA case study – Luna Vista at 950 El Camino Real

Source: APA Engineering Solutions for a More Inclusive Community A California nonprofit creatively incorporates engineered wood into a new, affordable housing complex to keep costs low, tackle a public predicament and give rise to a stronger, more inclusive community. A housing crunch was mounting in the City of […]

Big news: Tim Van Meter is retiring

We have big news. Tim Van Meter, a founder of Van Meter Williams Pollack, is beginning a new adventure which some might call retirement but Tim calls an "Activation". Tim will begin his “Activation” with several passion projects that will become his primary focus in […]

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