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Revised Plans for Major Redevelopment Emerge

Revised Plans for Major Redevelopment Emerge

While ambitious plans to redevelop the nearly 6-acre Recology site at 900 7th Street – which is bounded by 7th, Berry, De Haro, Carolina and Channel – are moving forward and entering the environmental impact phase, the parameters of the proposed development have changed. As originally proposed, the preliminary... Read More »

35 Percent of San Francisco Residents Now Say They’re Likely to Leave

35 Percent of San Francisco Residents Now Say They’re Likely to Leave

According to the City of San Francisco’s latest City Survey, the percentage of San Francisco residents who say they are either “somewhat” or “very” likely to move out of the city in the next three years is up to 35 percent. That’s up from 27 percent two years ago,... Read More »

Hotel Plans Scrapped, Office Building(s) Now on the Boards

Hotel Plans Scrapped, Office Building(s) Now on the Boards

The plans for a 239-room hotel to rise up to 8 stories in height across the irregularly shaped Central SoMa parking lot parcel at 424 Brannan Street appear to have been abandoned. Instead, new plans for nearly 95,000 square feet of office space to rise up to 85 feet... Read More »

Plans to Raise the Roof Across From Outerlands Closer to Reality

Plans to Raise the Roof Across From Outerlands Closer to Reality

As we first reported early last year, plans for a four-story building with 6 residential units to rise over a new ground floor commercial space on the southeast corner of Judah Street and 45th Avenue, across from Outerlands in the Outer Sunset, were being abandoned in favor of bigger... Read More »

Competition for an Office Space Allocation in SF is Heating Up

Competition for an Office Space Allocation in SF is Heating Up

With over 2 million square feet of new office development having recently been approved and granted a coveted allocation from San Francisco’s bank of allowable “Large Cap” office development, the Proposition M limited pool to which 875,000 square feet of allocable space is added every October now totals 896,752 square... Read More »

More Time for Banked Trendyloin Entitlement Now Being Sought

More Time for Banked Trendyloin Entitlement Now Being Sought

As we outlined back in the third quarter of 2017: Purchased as an un-entitled Tenderloin parcel for $1.6 million , plans for an eight-story, market-rate building with 23 sub-500-square-foot residential units to rise on the 430 Eddy Street site were approved by the City... Read More »

Crime Down, Legal Motions Up, Surrounding Navigation Center Site

Crime Down, Legal Motions Up, Surrounding Navigation Center Site

Having been denied a temporary restraining order to halt construction, the neighborhood group fighting to block the opening of a temporary 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 just filed a new legal... Read More »

New Timing for Future Mission Bay Ferry Landing

New Timing for Future Mission Bay Ferry Landing

The Port of San Francisco is about to officially solicit bids to start dredging the Bay and build San Francisco’s future Mission Bay Ferry Landing near the intersection of Terry A. Francois Boulevard and 16th Street, cater-corner to the new Chase Center and adjacent to the future Bayfront Park.... Read More »

Proposed 800-Foot-Tall Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed 800-Foot-Tall Tower Closer to Reality

Having been further refined by Pelli Clark Pelli Architects over the past year, the plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height upon Transbay Parcel F at 542-550 Howard Street could be approved by the City next month and yield the fourth tallest building... 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 »