Business Membership

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



Contact 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


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 for further information.

SPUR Planning and Architecture Council (SPAC)

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

SPUR Civic Tech Council

Public policy, government affairs and community relations professionals from leading technology companies supporting SPUR at the Guardian business membership level.

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 2020-21



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


Adobe Systems Incorporated
Alaska Airlines
Amazon Web Services
Apple Inc.
Boston Properties
Brookfield Properties
Cahill Contractors
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Cruise Automation
Dropbox Inc.
Hart Howerton Architects Design
Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co
HNTB Corporation
Initialized Capital Management
Jay Paul Company
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Kohn Pedersen Fox
LinkedIn Corporation
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Oracle Corporation
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
Pelosi Law Group
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
Port of Oakland
Presidio Trust
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Sherwood Design Engineers
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)
Sutter Health / CPMC
SWA Services Group, Inc
Swinerton Builders
Tishman Speyer
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Verizon Wireless
Webcor Builders


Aedis Architects
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
Bank of America
Bank of America - San Jose
Baylands Development Inc
BKF Engineers
BRIDGE Housing Corporation
Brown and Caldwell
City of Oakland Planning & Building Department
Dignity Health
Eastdil Secured
EHDD Architecture
Emerald Fund, Inc.
Equity Residential
Golden State Warriors
Grosvenor Americas
Hines Interests
Jamestown, L.P.
Lane Partners, LLC
Lowney Architects Inc.
Mercy Housing Inc.
Oakland Athletics
Page & Turnbull
Pankow Builders Ltd
Parkmerced Owner LLC
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Port of San Francisco
San Francisco Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector
San Jose Water Company
Sand Hill Property Company
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
Sierra Maestra Properties
Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)
Stanford University
Steinberg Hart
Suffolk Construction
The Core Companies
TPG Capital, L.P.
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT)
Wilson Meany L.P.
Zillow Group


A. R. Sanchez-Corea & Associates
Agora Partners
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
Bayview Development Group
brick. Inc
Build, Inc.
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Carpenters Local Union 22
Carpenters Union Local 405
Carpenters Union Local 713
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE)
Charities Housing
CHS Consulting Group
City of Mountain View
City of Oakland Department of Economic & Workforce Development
City of Oakland Department of Transportation
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
Clear Peak Development
CMG Landscape Architecture
DAL Properties LLC
David Baker Architects
Devcon Construction Inc.
Donahue Fitzgerald LLP
East Bay Regional Park District
Environmental Science Associates (ESA)
Equity Community Builders
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Fifth Third Commercial Bank
Forell/Elsesser Engineers, Inc.
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Heller Manus Architects
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
HGA Architects & Engineers
Hirsch Philanthropy Partners
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.
Juniper Networks
KTGY Group, Inc.
Kylli Inc.
L37 Partners
Lennar Multifamily Communities
Lockheed Martin
LPA Inc.
Lubin Olson & Niewiadomski LLP
MBH Architects
McCarthy Building Companies
Mill Creek Residential
MNS Engineers
New Deal Advisers
Nibbi Brothers General Contractors
One Vassar LLC
Paul Hastings
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Perkins Coie LLP
Petrinovich Pugh & Co LLP
Pinger, Inc.
Platinum Advisors, LLC
PYATOK Architects
Related California
RMW Architecture & Interiors
San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA)
San Francisco Public Works (SF DPW)
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department
San Francisco State University
Sares Regis Group of Northern California
SERA Architects
Silicon Valley Bank
Spin (Ford Mobility)
Sprinkler Fitters Local 483
Square Inc.
srmERNST Development Partners
Studio Current
Studio T-SQ, Inc.
STUDIOS Architecture
SummerHill Housing Group
SVA Architects
TCA Architects
Technology Credit Union
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC)
The Boldt Company
The John Stewart Company
The Morley Bros.
The Schoennauer Company
The Unity Council
Tidewater Capital
TMC Financing
Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority
UA Local Union 393
University of San Francisco (USF)
Urban Catalyst
Urban Community
Valley Oak Partners, LLC
Wendel Rosen LLP
Woods Bagot Architects
Zanker Recycling

Small business and community

Alameda Health System Foundation
ARC Alternative and Renewable Construction LLC
Architectural Resources Group
Arnold & Porter LLP
BCV Architects
Brereton Architects
Buttrick Projects Architecture and Design
California Apartment Association
Center for Elders' Independence
City of Fremont
Civic Edge Consulting
Coalition for Better Housing (CBH)
Cubic Transportation Systems
D.N. & E. Walter & Co.
Degenkolb Engineers
Eden Housing
Enterprise Community Partners
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
First Community Housing
FMG Architects
Fougeron Architecture
Handel Architects, LLP
Hargreaves Associates
Harsch Investment Properties
Hearst Corporation
Heather Young Architects
Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel
Housing Trust Silicon Valley
Hunter Properties
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Jones Hall
Keyser Marston Associates, Inc.
Laborers Employers Cooperation and Education Trust Southwest (LECET)
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Mark Cavagnero Associates
Martin Building Company
McCarthy Ranch
Meyer Capital Partners LLC
Mineta Transportation Institute (SJSU Research Foundation)
Moscone Emblidge & Rubens LLP
Oakland Museum of California
Office of Charles F. Bloszies, Ltd.
Old Republic Title Company - San Francisco
OpenScope Studio
Oryx Capital Partners, LP
Pacific Waterfront Partners, LLC
Pound Management, Inc.
Royston Hanamoto Alley & Abey (RHAA Landscape Architecture + Planning)
Rutherford + Chekene
San Francisco Electrical Construction Industry Local 6
San Francisco Parks Alliance
San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Sharks
San Mateo County Transit District (samTrans)
San Mateo County Transportation Authority
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
Seifel Consulting, Inc.
SF Firefighters Local 798
SITELAB urban studio
SSL Law Firm
TEF Design
Transbay Joint Powers Authority
Union Square Business Improvement District
Uptown Downtown Community Benefit Districts
Urban Economics
WP Investments
Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD)