Urban Land Development Unveils Office Lounge at 150 Post
San Francisco-based Urban Land Development (ULD) has opened an office lounge known as MELA, Sanskrit for “gathering place,” for tenants of 150 Post, its office buildings in San Francisco’s Union Square. Located in 150 Post’s newly renovated 7,000-square-foot penthouse suite, MELA combines a conference room and private offices, with high-style amenities and personal concierge services.
Access to the MELA lounge will be exclusive to building tenants and concierge services will be communicated via WhatsApp for tenant requests, building announcements and a calendar of ongoing events. Soon tenants at 150 Post will also have access to a s second location at 531 Bryant, now under construction in Central SOMA’s South Park. It will provide similar amenities and is on track to open in the first half of 2024.
“MELA has created a dynamic partnership with Tonic Nightlife Group, which brings decades of experience in San Francisco nightlife management and a strong network of local contacts to truly activate these two buildings for meaningful gathering, networking, and ‘edutaining’ events,” said ULD CEO Jon Mayeda.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).