Salesforce Tower

An extraordinary
team with an
extraordinary vision.

Salesforce Tower

An extraordinary
team with an
extraordinary vision.

An assemblage of the most experienced and accomplished in the industry.

Combined, Boston Properties and Hines have more than 453 million square feet of commercial office space in service. Pelli Clarke Pelli has designed some of the world’s most recognizable buildings including Petronas Towers in Malaysia, the World Financial Center in New York, and now, Salesforce Tower. The construction team consists of a joint venture between Clark Construction and Hathaway Dinwiddie, who together have over 200 years of construction experience. World class structural engineering firm, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, designed a structural system for this building that sets new standards in structural integrity and seismic safety.

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We hope and believe this translucent tower will grace
the beautiful skyline of
San Francisco.

Boston Properties, a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), is one of the largest owners, managers and developers of Class A office properties in the United States, with a significant presence in five markets: Boston, New York, Princeton, San Francisco and Washington, DC. The Company was founded in 1970 by Mortimer B. Zuckerman and Edward H. Linde in Boston, where it maintains its headquarters. Boston Properties became a public company in June 1997 and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “BXP.”

The Company acquires, develops and manages its properties through full-service regional offices. Its property portfolio is comprised primarily of Class A office properties and also includes one hotel, three residential properties and four retail properties. Boston Properties is well-known for its in-house building management expertise and responsiveness to tenants’ needs. The Company holds a superior track record in developing premium Central Business District (CBD) office buildings, suburban office centers and build-to-suit projects for the U.S. government and a diverse array of creditworthy tenants.

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Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 199 cities in 19 countries. Hines has $87 billion of assets under management, including $43 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $44 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 104 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,100 properties, totaling over 346 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 531 properties, representing over 186 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. 

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This building will be a beacon for the Bay Area, a landmark in sustainability and a model for modern workplaces.  GERALD HINES 



CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. The Company has approximately 37,000 employees, and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. 


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Clark Construction Group is one of the most experienced and respected building and civil construction firms in the United States. Clark has been shaping the San Francisco Bay Area landscape since 1976, and has successfully delivered some of the region’s most notable architectural landmarks.

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Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company has constructed landmark structures and quality interior spaces throughout California for the nation’s premier companies and institutions.  With over a hundred years of experience in play, it is a leader in sustainable building and modeling practices.



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Founded in 1977, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has designed some of the world’s most recognizable buildings, including the World Financial Center in New York, the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, and the International Finance Center in Hong Kong. PCPA’s work reflects the belief that a firm must not be constrained by a signature style. Rather, great design arises from collaboration with each client and a respect for a project’s environmental, economic and social contexts. A leader in environmentally sustainable design, the firm designed the country’s first residential tower to achieve a LEED Platinum rating, among other achievements. PCPA has been honored with critical acclaim and hundreds of design awards, including the American Institute of Architects’ most prestigious honor for an architectural practice, the Firm Award.

The tower will be an elegant and exciting line on the skyline of a great city. CESAR PELLI

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Production Architecture

Specializing in the production cycle of building projects, Kendall/Heaton Associates enables design firms to focus on what they do best – schematic design and design development. Proficient in construction documentation and administration, the firm works closely with its clients and with premier design firms worldwide to turn ideas into constructible buildings.


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Structural Engineering

MKA’s passion is creating structural systems for buildings of all shapes, sizes, and complexities and civil site and infrastructure designs for architectural projects. For the last 90 years, they have developed safe, highly functional, innovative designs that withstand the test of time, representing more than $87 billion worth of projects worldwide. MKA has been presented with a top national ACEC engineering design award (the most significant recognition by its peers) 25 times in the last 27 years–three times more than any competitor engineering firm in the United States.

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MEP Engineering

WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services firms, designing major mixed-use developments worldwide. The firm provides services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and its expertise ranges from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from environmental remediation to urban planning, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources.


Geotech Engineering

As an acknowledged leader in geotechnics, Arup is often asked to push the essential skill and science of designing and building structures in the ground. Wherever difficult ground conditions, sensitive environments or ambitious projects present geotechnical challenges, Arup provides robust and advanced solutions. Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world. We shape a better world.


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Landor Associates holds the distinction of being the first truly international branding and design firm, offering end-to-end capabilities that enable partnerships with clients at every level of brand development. Reshaping what companies, brands and communication mean in the 21st century, Landor’s experts span over 26 offices and 20 countries worldwide.


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Steelblue crafts highly innovative marketing narratives for the next generation of premier real estate developments.  They influence audiences by mixing media, messaging and strategy to promote all phases of design, development and leasing for some of the most visionary projects shaping our world.