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City Seeking Interim Proposals for Fenced Housing Site

City Seeking Interim Proposals for Fenced Housing Site

While the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development is now seeking a qualified team to build affordable housing on the fenced corner parcel at the corner of 7th and Brannan (which was conveyed to the City in 2014 and has been sitting vacant since early last year), it’s... Read More »

Record Pipeline of Development in SF (And Building Is Up)

Record Pipeline of Development in SF (And Building Is Up)

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that recently finished up construction for the sixth quarter in a row, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco now totals a record... Read More »

The Continued Growth of San Francisco’s Greater Downtown

The Continued Growth of San Francisco’s Greater Downtown

Of the record 71,000 residential units in the pipeline of development across San Francisco, roughly 10,000 of the units, or 14 percent, fall within the boundaries of the city’s Greater Downtown (which includes most of the burgeoning Transbay District but only a sliver of Central SoMa).  And of the... Read More »

Challenged Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

Challenged Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

As we first revealed last month, the application to proceed with the mass redevelopment of 12 contiguous Central SoMa parcels stretching from 400 Second Street to 665 Harrison has formally been submitted to Planning. And we now have the latest set of renderings of the proposed development, which has... Read More »

Pair of Swoopy Central SoMa Towers Slated for Approval

Pair of Swoopy Central SoMa Towers Slated for Approval

With the plans for Tishman Speyer’s blocky office development to rise on the northeast corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets having been approved, marking the first approval of a key site upzoned by San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan, Tishman’s refined plans for two swoopy towers to rise up to... Read More »

More (Unpermitted) Housing in San Francisco!

More (Unpermitted) Housing in San Francisco!

Six years ago, the plans for the four-story infill development at 2867-2899 San Bruno Avenue in Portola were drawn, approved and subsequently constructed. Technically five separate buildings, with 10 residential units over 10 “non-residential” office units and 5 ground floor commercial spaces as designed in order to conform to... Read More »

Hearing for Redesigned Duboce Triangle Development Is Set

Hearing for Redesigned Duboce Triangle Development Is Set

In the works since 2016, the proposed four-story building to rise up to 40 feet in height upon the underdeveloped Duboce Triangle parking lot parcels at 55 Belcher Street, behind the former Blockbuster turned gym at 158 Church Street, was designed to yield a total of 24 residential units,... Read More »

City Investigating Unpermitted Pods in the Tendernob

City Investigating Unpermitted Pods in the Tendernob

Hidden away behind an imposing looking gate off Post Street, between Hyde and Larkin in the Tendernob, the 3,500 square foot home at 3 Meacham Place traded hands for $1.63 million back in 2014, listed as a “one-of-a- kind residence” which has been “a source of inspiration through the... Read More »

Planning Questions “Open Space” for Key Central SoMa Site

Planning Questions “Open Space” for Key Central SoMa Site

As we revealed earlier this year, the proposed building to rise up to 160 feet in height upon the nearly one acre parcel at 490 Brannan Street, at the corner of Fourth and upon which a Wells Fargo, Starbucks and 116-space parking lot currently sit, incorporates a covered arcade... Read More »

Neighborhood Changing Development Closer to Reality

Neighborhood Changing Development Closer to Reality

Banking on the survival of San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan, Tishman Speyer is pushing forward with plans to completely redevelop the northeast corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets, across from the San Francisco Tennis Club site. Having been completely redesigned by Michael Maltzan Architecture last year, the refined plans... Read More »