Business Membership

Advance a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous Bay Area where all people thrive.



Contact [email protected] to inquire about supporting our work.





You Make Change Possible

SPUR members have a lot to be proud of. Together we pass affordable housing legislation, expand access to healthy food, eliminate inequitable fines and fees, make sustainable transportation projects faster to build, and so much more.

Investing in SPUR allows your organization to:

  • Learn about the important issues affecting our region
  • Network with policymakers and professionals from across multiple sectors
  • Help shape the conversations that inform SPUR's research and advocacy
  • Develop your staff as thought leaders
  • Communicate your expertise to a broad audience
  • Gain visibility across SPUR's network

Join the Bay Area's leading businesses, governments, and community organizations shaping the future of our region. Learn more about levels and benefits


Levels and Benefits


Your organization's SPUR membership:

  • Keeps SPUR’s policy research accessible to all
  • Makes our education programs free for everyone
  • Empowers advocacy for equitable solutions to the region’s most pressing issues
  • Makes the SPUR Voter Guide available across the Bay Area



All memberships include:

  • Access to members-only public programming and exclusive business events for designated members
  • Recognition on SPUR's website, in our annual report, and on the donor wall in the SPUR Urban Center


Nonprofit and small business rates available for companies with 1-10 employees

*Rates have increased as of April 1st 2023


SPUR is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with tax ID# 94-1498232. Membership contributions to SPUR are tax deductible over and above $75 per member.

Affinity Groups


SPUR hosts industry roundtable discussions to advance relevant policy conversations. If you are interested in joining, please email [email protected] for further information.

SPUR Planning and Architecture Council (SPAC)

Planning, architecture and design firms supporting SPUR at our standard business membership levels.

SPUR Urban Infrastructure Council (UIC)

Architecture, engineering, design and construction firms supporting SPUR at the Guardian business membership level with significant infrastructure interests




Complement your SPUR business membership with sponsorship of our signature events, business conversations, or public programming:

Ideas + Action (August)

A symposium series of conversations and workshops to bring the Bay Area community together to move ideas into action.

Silver SPUR Awards (October)

For 60 years, the prestigious Silver SPUR Awards have recognized civic leaders whose achievements exemplify the highest aspirations of the Bay Area. This event brings together the region’s most prominent civic, business and community leaders.

Business Events

Exclusive networking events for SPUR business members that feature prominent speakers addressing issues impacting the corporate community.

Public Programs

Public discussions with SPUR members and the community on public policy and urban planning issues shaping the future of the region.

Member Organizations

Thank you to all of our SPUR business members!

*Fiscal year 2021-22



Jordan Real Estate Investments
JRDV Architects, Inc
Kaiser Permanente
Sobrato Development Organization
The Swig Company


Adobe Systems Incorporated
Alaska Airlines
Apple Inc.
Boston Properties
Brookfield Properties
Cahill Contractors
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE)
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Dignity Health
Dropbox Inc.
Hart Howerton Architects Design
Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co
HNTB Corporation
Kilroy Realty Corporation
LinkedIn Corporation
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Oracle Corporation
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
Pankow Builders Ltd
Pelosi Ziblatt Law Group
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
Port of Oakland
Presidio Trust
San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Sherwood Design Engineers
Sierra Maestra Properties
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)
Square Inc.
Suffolk Construction
Sutter Health / CPMC
SWA Group
Swinerton Builders
Tishman Speyer
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Webcor Builders


Aedis Architects
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
Baylands Development Inc
BKF Engineers
BRIDGE Housing Corporation
Brown and Caldwell
Carmel Partners
City of Oakland Planning & Building Department
Eastdil Secured
Emerald Fund, Inc.
Equity Residential
Golden State Warriors
Gould Evans
Grosvenor Americas
Jamestown, L.P.
Lane Partners, LLC
Lowney Architecture
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Mercy Housing Inc.
Oakland Athletics
Page & Turnbull
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Port of San Francisco
Riaz Capital
San Francisco Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector
San Jose Water Company
Sand Hill Property Company
Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)
Stanford University
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW)
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
University of San Francisco (USF)
Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT)
Wilson Meany L.P.
Zillow Group


A. R. Sanchez-Corea & Associates
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Associate Capital
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Bank of America
Bank of America, San Jose
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
Bayview Development Group
brick. Inc
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Carpenters Local Union 22
Carpenters Local Union 405
Charities Housing
City of Milpitas
City of Mountain View
City of Oakland Department of Economic & Workforce Development
City of San Jose Department of Environmental Services
City of San Jose Department of Housing
City of San Jose Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services
City of San Jose Department of Public Works
City of San Jose Department of Transportation
City of San Jose Office of Economic Development
City of San Jose Public Library
Clark Construction Group
Clear Peak Development
CMG Landscape Architecture
Cubic Transportation Systems
David Baker Architects
Devcon Construction Inc.
Donahue Fitzgerald LLP
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation
Eden Housing
Environmental Science Associates (ESA)
Epic Cleantec Inc.
Equity Community Builders
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Fehr & Peers Transportation Consultants
Forell | Elsesser Engineers
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Heller Manus Architects
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
HGA Architects & Engineers
Hirsch Philanthropy Partners
HKIT Architects
HKS Architects, Inc.
HMH Engineers
Holland & Knight LLP
Hopkins & Carley
Hospital Council of Northern and Central California
HR&A Advisors Inc
Hudson Pacific Properties
J. Abrams Law, P.C.
Jones Hall
Juniper Networks
Keyser Marston Associates, Inc.
KTGY Group, Inc.
L37 Partners
Lennar Multifamily Communities
Lockheed Martin
LPA Inc.
MBH Architects
MNS Engineers
New Deal Advisers
Nibbi Brothers General Contractors
Old Republic Title Company - San Francisco
One Vassar LLC
OpenScope Studio
Oryx Capital Partners, LP
Paul Hastings LLP
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Perkins Coie LLP
Petrinovich Pugh & Co LLP
Pinger, Inc.
PYATOK Architects
Related California
RMW Architecture & Interiors
Royston Hanamoto Alley & Abey (RHAA Landscape Architecture + Planning)
San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA)
San Francisco Public Works (SF DPW)
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department
San Francisco State University
San José State University
Sares Regis Group of Northern California
SERA Architects
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE)
SITELAB urban studio
srmERNST Development Partners
Studio T-SQ, Inc.
STUDIOS Architecture
SummerHill Housing Group
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC)
Terrascape Ventures, LLC
The Boldt Company
The John Stewart Company
The Morley Bros.
The Unity Council
Tidewater Capital
TMC Financing
Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority
UA Local Union 393
Urban Catalyst
Urban Planning Partners
Valley Oak Partners, LLC
Valley Water
Volta Charging
Wendel Rosen LLP
Zanker Recycling

Small business and community

AARP California
ARC Alternative and Renewable Construction LLC
Arnold & Porter LLP
Backstrom McCarley Berry & Co., LLC
BCV Architects
Brereton Architects
Build, Inc.
Buttrick Projects Architecture and Design
Center for Elders' Independence
Civic Edge Consulting
Community Vision Capital & Consulting
D.N. & E. Walter & Co.
DCI Engineers
Degenkolb Engineers
Downtown Community Benefit District (Downtown SF)
Enterprise Community Partners
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
First Community Housing
FMG Architects
Fougeron Architecture
Handel Architects, LLP
Hargreaves Jones
Harsch Investment Properties
Hearst Corporation
Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel
Housing Trust Silicon Valley
Hunter Properties
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Lyngso Garden Materials Inc.
Mark Cavagnero Associates
Martin Building Company
McCarthy Ranch
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation
Office of Charles F. Bloszies, Ltd.
Pacific Waterfront Partners, LLC
Rutherford + Chekene
San Francisco Electrical Construction Industry Local 6
San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund
San Francisco Parks Alliance
San Jose Sharks
San Mateo County Transit District (samTrans)
San Mateo County Transportation Authority (SMCTA)
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
Seifel Consulting, Inc.
SF Firefighters Local 798
Sky Oak Partners
SSL Law Firm
Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
Studio VARA
TEF Design
The Schoennauer Company
Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA)
Uptown Downtown Community Benefit Districts
Urban Economics
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
WP Investments
Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD)