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Waylaid RFP for Temporary Terminal Site About to Be Released

Waylaid RFP for Temporary Terminal Site About to Be Released

Waylaid by the emergency closure and required fix of San Francisco’s new Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center, a refined request for proposals (RFP) to build around 250 units of below market rate (BMR) rental housing on the southern third of the shuttered Temporary Terminal Site, a nearly 43,000-square-foot site bounded by... Read More »

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Hits a Record High

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Hits a Record High

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having ticked up in the fourth quarter of last year, the number of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco (i.e., the city’s housing pipeline) ended 2019 at a new record high and... Read More »

Legislation to Restrict Demolition of Unaffordable Homes in SF

Intended as a means by which to preserve “relatively affordable, existing housing” in San Francisco, Section 317 of San Francisco’s Planning Code was adopted back in 2008 and requires the specific approval of a Conditional Use (CU) authorization for the demolition or merger of any existing housing which is... Read More »

141 Below Market Rate Modular Studios Even Closer to Reality

141 Below Market Rate Modular Studios Even Closer to Reality

As we outlined earlier this year: The ground for the 141-unit modular development to rise on Mission Bay South Block 9, adjacent to San Francisco’s new Public Safety Building and across the street from Phase 2 of the Giants’ massive Mission Rock development, is tentatively slated to be broken... Read More »

Below Market Rate Modular Studios Closer to Reality

Below Market Rate Modular Studios Closer to Reality

The ground for the 141-unit modular development to rise on Mission Bay South Block 9, adjacent to San Francisco’s new Public Safety Building and across the street from Phase 2 of the Giants’ massive Mission Rock development, is tentatively slated to be broken this June. If everything goes as... Read More »

Draft Plans and Timing for Affordable Condos to Rise in Mission Bay

Draft Plans and Timing for Affordable Condos to Rise in Mission Bay

The draft plans for a below market rate (BMR) condo building to rise up to 8 stories in height on Mission Bay Block 9A, a slender 30,000-square-foot site bounded by the future Bridgeview Way, China Basin Street, the future public green space (“P19”) fronting Terry A. Francois Boulevard and... Read More »

More HOPE for Hunters View

More HOPE for Hunters View

Having kicked-off back in 2010, the third and final phase of San Francisco’s 22-acre Hunters View public housing redevelopment includes the construction of two new buildings along the neighborhood’s new Hunters View Drive. As designed by David Baker Architects along with Min Design, the Block 14 and 17 buildings... Read More »

Plans for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment Newly Massed

Plans for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment Newly Massed

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 the 4.4-acre site will be... Read More »

Real Estate Related Election Results in San Francisco (UPDATED)

Based on a preliminary election day tally of 115,265 votes, which represents 23.28 percent of a potential 495,050 votes which could have been cast in San Francisco, here are the likely results for the two real estate related ballot measures we’re tracking: Proposition A (Issuance of a $600 Million... Read More »

Housing Pipeline in San Francisco Slips but Building Actually Jumps

Housing Pipeline in San Francisco Slips but Building Actually Jumps

With the number of newly built units of housing in San Francisco having outpaced the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco for the first time since mid-2017, albeit by a nominal amount, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in... Read More »