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No Red Flags for Garden Center Redevelopment but Some Issues

No Red Flags for Garden Center Redevelopment but Some Issues

San Francisco’s Planning Department has just completed their preliminary review of the proposed 8-story, 213-unit development to rise up to 85 feet in height upon the landmark Sloat Garden Center site at 2700 Sloat Boulevard and didn’t raise any red flags. And in fact, as “it is the Department’s... Read More »

Refined Plans for 966-Unit Hub District Tower Slated for Approval

Refined Plans for 966-Unit Hub District Tower Slated for Approval

As we outlined earlier this year (and since further refined and newly rendered above): While originally expected to occur last year, the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 55-story tower to rise up to 590 feet in height, not including a 20-foot-tall parapet, on the former San Francisco... Read More »

Redevelopment of Historic Church Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Historic Church Closer to Reality

The Pollard Group’s plans to landmark the former Sacred Heart Church turned skating rink at 554 Fillmore Street, in a perhaps counter intuitive move to facilitate its redevelopment into a mix of 9,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and 33 residential units, a move which nearly backfired,... Read More »

Exceptional Support for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment

Exceptional Support for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment

As we outlined last year: The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s formal application to move forward with the ambitious redevelopment of the Potrero Yard Muni Bus Maintenance Facility at 2500 Mariposa Street has been newly massed and formally submitted to Planning for review. As proposed, the existing facility on... Read More »

Plan to Transform Burgeoning Area Approved by Planning

Plan to Transform Burgeoning Area Approved by Planning

As expected, the proposed framework for rezoning San Francisco’s 84-acre Hub District, a burgeoning area which is effectively centered around the intersection of Van Ness and Market, within the City’s Market and Octavia Plan Area, has been adopted by San Francisco’s Planning Commission. In addition to improving and activating... Read More »

Pandemic Fells the Stud in Western SoMa

Pandemic Fells the Stud in Western SoMa

Founded on Folsom Street back in 1966 and then relocated to the northeast corner of 9th and Harrison in the late 80s, San Francisco’s iconic Stud bar will be relinquishing its lease at the end of this month, hobbled by the pandemic related shutdown and slated to be marked... Read More »

Club Zone Plans Refined, Approved for Streamlined Review

Club Zone Plans Refined, Approved for Streamlined Review

As we first reported back in 2017: The Action Rentals building at 1526-1530 Folsom Street on the market in Western SoMa, along with its parking lot at 1560 Folsom and two adjacent parcels which extend to (135) Kissling and (276) 11th Streets. Zoned for building up to 55... Read More »

Seized Pac Heights Home Listed with a $14M Price Tag

Seized Pac Heights Home Listed with a $14M Price Tag

Seized by the U.S. Marshals Service earlier this year, which shouldn’t have caught any plugged-in readers by surprise, the four-bedroom, 5,100-square-foot Pacific Heights view home at 2755 Fillmore Street has now been listed with a $13,999,000 price tag. It was back in April of 2018 that we tied the... Read More »

Big Mission District Parcel in Play, But…

Big Mission District Parcel in Play, But…

The big Mission District parcel/parking lot on the corner of 16th Street and Shotwell, upon which the Rolling Stock tire shop had stood prior to being engulfed in flames back in 2015, is on the market with a $10 million price tag and zoned for development up to 58... Read More »

Crime Is Down Around New Navigation Center Site

Crime Is Down Around New Navigation Center Site

With three full months of data in hand, the central argument of the group which had vocally opposed the opening of the Embarcadeo Navigation Center upon the Port’s parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, adjacent to the Watermark and across from Piers 30-32, has been rendered moot,... Read More »