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, 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 2023-24



Jordan Real Estate Investments
Kaiser Permanente


Apple Inc.
Block, Inc.
Cahill Contractors
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Hart Howerton Architects Design
Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co
HNTB Corporation
Kohn Pedersen Fox
Pankow Builders Ltd
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)
SWA Group
The Swig Company
Tishman Speyer
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Webcor Builders


Aedis Architects
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)
Associate Capital
Baylands Development Inc
BKF Engineers
BRIDGE Housing Corporation
Carmel Partners
EHDD Architecture
Emerald Fund
Equity Residential
Grosvenor Americas
Jay Paul Company
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Mercy Housing Inc.
Nor Cal Carpenters Union (NCCU)
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
Page & Turnbull
Port of San Francisco
Sand Hill Property Company
San Francisco Giants
San Jose Water Company
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
Stanford University
Steinberg Hart
Sutter Health / CPMC
The Core Companies
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT)
Wilson Meany L.P.


AGI Avant, Inc.
Allen Matkins LLP
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Carpenters Local Union 22
Carpenters Local Union 405
Catalyst Housing Group
Charities Housing
City of Milpitas
City of Mountain View
City of Oakland Department of Transportation
City of San Jose Department of Housing
CMG Landscape Architecture
David Baker Architects
Donahue Fitzgerald LLP
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation
Eden Housing
Environmental Science Associates (ESA)
Equity Community Builders
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Fehr & Peers
Gilbane Building Company
Golden State Warriors
Handel Architects, LLP
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Hayden AI
Holland & Knight LLP
Hospital Council of Northern and Central California
HR&A Advisors Inc
Hudson Pacific Properties
J. Abrams Law, P.C.
Jones Hall
Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.
Kilroy Realty Corporation
L37 Partners
MBH Architects
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
MidPen Housing Corp.
New Deal Advisers
Nibbi Brothers General Contractors
Old Republic Title Company - San Francisco
OpenScope Studio
Paul Hastings LLP
Pelli Clarke & Partners
Perkins Coie LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Related California
Royston Hanamoto Alley & Abey (RHAA Landscape Architecture + Planning)
San Francisco Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector
San Francisco Public Works (SF DPW)
San Francisco State University
San José State University
Santa Clara County Housing Authority
Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE)
SITELAB urban studio
Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)
srmERNST Development Partners
Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
Studio Current
Studio T-SQ, Inc.
The John Stewart Company
The Morley Bros.
The Trust for Public Land
Third Plateau
Tidewater Capital
University of California, College of the Law, San Francisco
University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Real Estate
Urban Catalyst
Urban Planning Partners
Valley Oak Partners, LLC
Valley Water
Wells Fargo Commercial Banking
Wilson Design Studio (WDSLA)
Woods Bagot Architects

Small business and community

AARP California
Alameda Health System Foundation
Arnold & Porter LLP
Autodesk Foundation
Backstrom McCarley Berry & Co., LLC
BCV Architects
BOMA San Francisco
Buttrick Projects Architecture and Design
California Apartment Association
Center for Elders' Independence
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI)
City of San Jose Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services
City of San Jose Department of Transportation
City of San Jose Office of Economic Development
Civic Edge Consulting
Community Vision Capital & Consulting
Downtown Community Benefit District (Downtown SF)
East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA)
Enterprise Community Partners
First Republic Bank
Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy
Heather Young Architects
Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel
Hotel Council of San Francisco
Housing Trust Silicon Valley
Hunter Properties
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Joint Venture Silicon Valley
KTGY Group, Inc.
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Lighthouse Public Affairs
Lo Designs
Lyngso Garden Materials Inc.
Marin Community Foundation (MCF)
Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects
Martin Building Company
Meta Platforms, Inc.
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
Microsoft Corporation
Mineta Transportation Institute
Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation
Office of Charles F. Bloszies, Ltd.
Pacific Waterfront Partners, LLC
Prado Group
Rutherford + Chekene
San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority
San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA)
San Francisco Electrical Construction Industry Local 6
San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund
San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC)
San Francisco Parks Alliance
San Jose Chamber of Commerce
San Jose Downtown Association
San Mateo County Transit District (samTrans)
San Mateo County Transportation Authority (SMCTA)
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
Schnitzer Properties
Seifel Consulting, Inc.
SF Firefighters Local 798
Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce (SVBCC)
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Studio VARA
Stupski Foundation
TEF Design
The Commonwealth Club
The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH)
Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA)
Union Square Alliance
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
WP Investments
Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD)