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Mission District Infill Development Closer to Reality

Mission District Infill Development Closer to Reality

As we first outlined back in 2019, plans for a new six-story building to rise up to 65 feet in height at 2955 Mission Street were in the works. As designed, since refined and newly rendered by Sternberg Benjamin Architects below, the proposed development would now yield 18 condos... Read More »

Supersized Development Seeks More Parking, Here’s Why…

Supersized Development Seeks More Parking, Here’s Why…

Plans for a supersized building to rise across the two Hayes Valley parcels at 618-630 Octavia Street have been in the works since 2019, as we first reported at the time. Since redesigned and then further refined by Handel Architects to yield 40 condos, a mix of 12 one-bedrooms,... Read More »

No Red Flags for Eros Redevelopment, Recommendations Yes

No Red Flags for Eros Redevelopment, Recommendations Yes

As we revealed earlier this year: Plans to raze the recently shuttered Eros bathhouse building at 2051 Market Street, which was sold for $3.6 million in September of 2020, are in the works. And if entitled, a 7-story residential building could rise up to 85 feet in height upon... Read More »

Plans for Building Up in The Castro

Plans for Building Up in The Castro

Marketed as “a classic big-roomed Victorian with high ceilings plenty of original details, like crown moldings, built-ins, fireplaces, delightful floors,” with “an immense 2 bedroom in-law unit” on its lower level, the kitchen of which was tagged for having been illegally added and was in need... Read More »

S.F.’s Housing Pipeline Back to Within 2 Percent of Peak, But…

S.F.’s Housing Pipeline Back to Within 2 Percent of Peak, But…

The number of units in San Francisco’s housing pipeline increased by nearly 3,000 in the fourth quarter of 2021 to 72,500, which effectively equals the pipeline count in the fourth quarter of 2020 and is within 1,300 units of the record 73,800 units which were in the works in... Read More »

Plans for a Pac Heights Reversion and New Addition Proceed

Plans for a Pac Heights Reversion and New Addition Proceed

As we revealed at the end of last year, plans to revert the 3,500-square-foot Pac Heights building at 2477 Washington Street, which was built as a single-family home in 1895, converted into a boarding house and then legally converted from residential use to psychiatrist offices in the 1970s, back... Read More »

Plans to Eliminate San Francisco’s Industrial Protection Zone

Plans to Eliminate San Francisco’s Industrial Protection Zone

Created in 2001 to protect industrial businesses from being displaced by higher-paying residential, retail and office developments in San Francisco’s Eastern Neighborhoods, the City’s Industrial Protection Zone (IPZ) Special Use District applies Manufacturing (M) zoning controls to a large swath of land in Bayshore and western Bayview, generally bounded... Read More »

Plans for Massive New Distribution Center(s) Closer to Reality

Plans for Massive New Distribution Center(s) Closer to Reality

It was that back in 2014 that we first noted that the LaSalle Industrial Park complex at 749 Toland Street, upon which four single-story warehouse buildings with a total of 448,000 square feet of space currently sit, bisected by I-280, was on the market in western Bayview.  And as... Read More »

Amended Plans for More Parking and a Gated Mid-Block Mews

Amended Plans for More Parking and a Gated Mid-Block Mews

With construction on the five-story development on the northeast corner of Howard and Ninth nearing completion and pre-sales of the building’s 129 condos underway, the project team is seeking a modification of the entitlements for the project which were approved back in 2017. If approved, the number of off-street... Read More »

How That Happened on Ripley Street

How That Happened on Ripley Street

Access to the garage of the little Bernal Heights home at 237 Ripley Street was blocked when Ripley, which had been a dirt street, was re-graded and paved in the 1960s to facilitate access for emergency services and fire trucks. While a curb cut was provided when the street... Read More »