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A Real San Francisco Icon Is on the Market

A Real San Francisco Icon Is on the Market

Built to serve the waterfront workers and new settlers in 1861, on what was then the waterfront to the south of Islais Creek, when the total population of San Francisco was around 60,000 and prior to the adjacent Islais Creek estuary having been filled with debris from the Great... Read More »

Conversion of Iconic Union Square Building Closer to Reality

Conversion of Iconic Union Square Building Closer to Reality

The plans for redeveloping the iconic I. Magnin/Macy’s Building on the southwest corner of Geary and Stockton, across from Union Square, have been refined as newly rendered by Handel Architects. While the top three floors of the building are still envisioned to be converted into 21 high-end condos, the... Read More »

Bars Can Reopen in San Francisco, Plus… [UPDATED]

Bars Can Reopen in San Francisco, Plus… [UPDATED]

With the COVID-19 case rate for San Francisco having dropped to an average of under 30 new cases per day, or under 3 new cases per 100,000 residents, and the testing positivity rate having inched back down to 0.6 percent, the assessed risk level for San Francisco County has... Read More »

Design District Lab Development on the Boards

Design District Lab Development on the Boards

Plans to raze the 22-foot-tall World Gym and office building, which fronts De Haro from 15th to 16th Streets, in the design district at the base of Potrero Hill, have been drafted. As envisioned by Aralon Properties and massed below, a 5-story laboratory building would rise up to 68... Read More »

No Red Flags for Amazon’s Big Project as Proposed, but…

No Red Flags for Amazon’s Big Project as Proposed, but…

Planning’s preliminary review of Amazon’s plans to build a 58-foot-tall distribution and delivery station upon the Prime Showplace Square parcel at 900 7th Street, a nearly 6-acre parcel which is bounded by 7th, Berry, De Haro, Carolina and Channel Streets, has been completed. And while the review didn’t raise... Read More »

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Nearing 17 Percent

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Nearing 17 Percent

With the office vacancy rate in San Francisco nearing 19 percent, with nearly 16 million square feet of vacant space, the vacancy rate for office space in the East Bay, not including Walnut Creek or further east, has ticked up to 16.8 percent, with 4.3 million square feet of... Read More »

Iconic Jazz Mural Building on the Market

Iconic Jazz Mural Building on the Market

Prominently positioned on the northwest corner of Broadway and Columbus and adorned with the iconic Jazz Mural that Bill Weber first painted in 1987, and has since restored, the four-story building at 606 Broadway is now on the market for the first time in over 40 years. Located at... Read More »

Van Ness Corridor Redevelopment on the Boards

Van Ness Corridor Redevelopment on the Boards

Purchased for $8.41 million in January of 2014, plans to redevelop the 5-story building on the northwest corner of Van Ness and Pacific Avenues (2101-2107 Van Ness) have been drawn. And as proposed, the building, which is currently configured with around 58 office suites over 2,500 square feet of... Read More »

Visualizing All the Vacant Office Space in San Francisco

Visualizing All the Vacant Office Space in San Francisco

As we outlined last week, there is nearly 16 million square feet of vacant office space now spread across San Francisco, which is up from around 14 million square feet of vacant space three months ago and as compared to under 5 million square feet of vacant space at the... Read More »

Office Vacancy Rate Continues to Climb in San Francisco

Office Vacancy Rate Continues to Climb in San Francisco

In addition to 7.87 million square feet of un-leased office space now spread across the city of San Francisco, which is up from 6.7 million square feet of un-leased space just three months ago, there is now another 7.99 million square feet of office space which has been leased... Read More »