Small Firms Great Projects FAQs
Q: Do the projects need to be located in the San Francisco Bay Area to be considered?
A: No, but the firm does need to be based in the Bay Area to be considered.
Q: Do the projects have a “time of construction or design” constraint?
A: For built projects, construction must have been completed within 10 years of the final submission deadline. For unbuilt projects, the design must be within 5 years of the final submission deadline.
Q: Are firms allowed to submit non-housing projects?
A: Yes, featured work and firm profiles may include other project types or client sectors and will be accepted. Editorial articles will focus exclusively on residential work/ideas to align with the 2022 theme of Housing+. Participants are invited to pitch articles to highlight the variety of ways small firms are making a difference in our housing stock in creative and innovative ways.
Q: And are we allowed to do more than “one” 2-page spread, or are we limited to a “two-page” spread per firm?
A: Yes, firms are welcome to submit more than one two-page spread.
Q: Can I submit an editorial piece outside of Housing+ or related to housing stock?
A: For the 2022 edition of Small Firms, Great Projects, we encourage firms to get creative and submit unique and innovative ideas for the editorial piece(s) that fall into the Housing+ theme and highlights the variety of ways small firms are making a difference in our housing stock. Priority will be given to articles that connect with the theme of Housing+ by exploring ways to ensure more livable and equitable housing opportunities for more vibrant communities in the city.
Q: Can firms with 20 or more employees participate?
A: SFGP is limited to firms with 19 or fewer staff.