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San Francisco’s Yellow Cab Cooperative Could Be Cashing Out

San Francisco’s Yellow Cab Cooperative Could Be Cashing Out

With revenues for taxi companies in San Francisco having dropped an estimated 30 percent over the past year thanks to “ridesharing” startups such at Lyft, Sidecar and UberX, and land values rebounding (thanks to startups such at Lyft, Sidecar and UberX), the largest cab company in the city, the... Read More »

Plan To Convert San Francisco Design Center Building Pitched

Plan To Convert San Francisco Design Center Building Pitched

A plan to convert over two-thirds of the San Francisco Design Center building at 2 Henry Adams Street from showroom space to general office use has been pitched to Planning. Zoned for Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR), the conversion of the building to office use is not allowed by... Read More »

1717 17th Street: Eastern Neighborhoods Plan In Action As Proposed

1717 17th Street: Eastern Neighborhoods Plan In Action As Proposed

Recently rezoned from Light Industrial to Urban Mixed-Use as part of the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plan, the proposed 1717 17th Street project would demolish three existing buildings between De Haro and Carolina representing 12,000 square feet of Production, Distribution and Repair (PDR) and a surface area parking lot. In... Read More »

Eastern Neighborhoods “Amnesty” To Continue Business As Usual

Eastern Neighborhoods “Amnesty” To Continue Business As Usual

The San Francisco Planning Department is offering zoning “amnesty” to 7,000 property owners that aren’t currently compliant within the recently rezoned Eastern Neighborhoods. Thus far, one landlord has applied for amnesty. Fred Snyder of the David Allen Trust is seeking to legalize 660-680 Alabama St., a 50,000-square-foot former factory... Read More »

Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, It’s Not Just For Policy Wonks Anymore

Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, It’s Not Just For Policy Wonks Anymore

A year ago and a decade in the making, the draft Eastern Neighborhoods Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was first published.  As we wrote at the time: The plan aims to support long-term Planning Department goals such as greater density and housing affordability, and particularly attempts to better define zoning... Read More »

For Policy Wonks Only, Or Simply Those Who Care

Are Eastside development battles finally going to be brought to a close? The San Francisco Planning Department’s draft Eastern Neighborhoods Environmental Impact Report (600 pages) was approved for release Saturday. Decisions about zoning in these four neighborhoods – the Mission, Showplace Square/Potrero Hill, East SoMa and Central Waterfront –... Read More »