Bay Area Metro Center  
375 Beale Street  
San Francisco, CA 94105  
Meeting Agenda  
Bay Area Headquarters Authority  
Authority Members:  
Alfredo Pedroza, Chair  
Nick Josefowitz, Vice Chair  
Margaret Abe-Koga, Victoria Fleming, Federal D. Glover,  
Gina Papan  
Wednesday, July 26, 2023  
9:55 AM  
Board Room - 1st Floor  
The Bay Area Headquarters Authority (BAHA) is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, July 26,  
2023 at 9:55 a.m. or immediately following the 9:50 a.m. BAIFA meeting, in the Bay Area Metro  
Center at 375 Beale Street, Board Room (1st Floor). This meeting shall consist of a  
simultaneous teleconference call at the following location(s):  
Ibis Ciboure, 13 rue Georges Olascuaga, 64500 Ciboure, France  
Meeting attendees may opt to attend in person for public comment and observation.  
In-person attendees must adhere to posted public health protocols while in the building.  
The meeting webcast will be available at  
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circumstances there may be limited opportunity to address comments during the meeting. All  
comments received will be submitted into the record.  
1. Call to Order / Roll Call / Confirm Quorum  
Quorum: A quorum of this Authority shall be a majority of its regular voting members  
2. Consent Calendar  
Approval of BAHA Minutes of the June 28, 2023 meeting  
Authority Approval  
Contract Amendment - Webcasting Production Services: Network Time  
Television Inc. ($954,700)  
Authority Approval  
Shauna Callow  
Contract Amendment - Property Management Services: Cushman &  
Wakefield of California, Inc. ($2,757,660)  
Authority Approval  
DeNise Blake  
3. Open Session / Closed Session  
State of the Real Estate Market  
Staff and Cushman & Wakefield (CW) will present an update on leasing  
activities at the Bay Area Metro Center located at 375 Beale Street, San  
Francisco, CA.  
Denise Rodrigues, and John Walsh and Brendon Kane of CW  
Public Comment on agenda items 3a, 3c and 3d  
Closed Session Pursuant to Section 54956.8: CONFERENCE WITH  
Property: A Portion of Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San  
Francisco, CA 94105 (APN 002-3746-669 (portion))  
Agency negotiators: Andrew Fremier, Executive Director, Alix  
Bockelman, Chief Deputy Executive Director, Derek Hansel, Chief  
Financial Officer, Denise Rodrigues, Section Director, Facilities, John  
Walsh and Brendon Kane of Cushman & Wakefield  
Negotiating parties: Bay Area Headquarters Authority; unknown at this  
Under negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment  
Open Session  
BAHA Resolution No. 0047. Delegation of Authority Regarding Tenant  
Leases at 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (APN  
A request that the Authority adopt BAHA Resolution No. 0047 finding  
that the leasing of commercial space is not subject to the Surplus Lands  
Act and is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act  
pursuant to CEQA Guideline 15301 and authorizing the Executive  
Director (ED) to: 1) negotiate and execute Tenant Leases for a portion  
of APN 002-3746-669 within BAMC located at 375 Beale Street, San  
Francisco, CA 94105, provided BAHA achieves positive cash flow in  
year 2 of the lease, and based on the direction the BAHA Board  
provided during closed session on July 26, 2023, and 2) take actions  
necessary or incidental to effectuate the leases.  
Authority Approval  
Denise Rodrigues  
4. Public Comment / Other Business  
Commissioners and members of the public participating by Zoom wishing to speak  
should use the “raise hand” feature or dial *9. When called upon, unmute yourself or  
dial *6.  
5. Adjournment / Next Meeting  
The next meeting of the Bay Area Headquarters Authority is scheduled to be held  
on September 27, 2023. Any changes to the schedule will be duly noticed to the  
Public Comment: The public is encouraged to comment on agenda items at Authority meetings  
by completing a request-to-speak card (available from staff) and passing it to the Authority  
secretary. Public comment may be limited by any of the procedures set forth in Section 3.09 of  
MTC's Procedures Manual (Resolution No. 1058, Revised) if, in the chair's judgment, it is  
necessary to maintain the orderly flow of business.  
Meeting Conduct: If this meeting is willfully interrupted or disrupted by one or more persons  
rendering orderly conduct of the meeting unfeasible, the Chair may order the removal of  
individuals who are willfully disrupting the meeting. Such individuals may be arrested. If order  
cannot be restored by such removal, the members of the Authority may direct that the meeting  
room be cleared (except for representatives of the press or other news media not participating in  
the disturbance), and the session may continue.  
Record of Meeting: Authority meetings are recorded. Copies of recordings are available at a  
nominal charge, or recordings may be listened to at MTC offices by appointment. Audiocasts are  
maintained on MTC's Web site ( for public review for at least one year.  
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with disabilities and individuals who are limited-English proficient who wish to address  
Commission matters. For accommodations or translations assistance, please call 415.778.6757 or  
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personas discapacitadas y los individuos con conocimiento limitado del inglés quienes quieran  
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anticipación para poderle proveer asistencia.  
Attachments are sent to Authority members, key staff and others as appropriate. Copies will be  
available at the meeting.  
All items on the agenda are subject to action and/or change by the Authority. Actions  
recommended by staff are subject to change by the Authority.