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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 »

Plans for Bayview to Get Lucky Proceed

Plans for Bayview to Get Lucky Proceed

The formal application to convert the shuttered 9,549-square-foot Walgreens within the Bayview Plaza Shopping Center at 3801 3rd Street into a supermarket has been submitted to Planning. And while the conversion would yield a smaller than average store, the plans for the proposed Lucky include fresh produce, meat, baked... Read More »

Waterfront Parcel on the Market Positioned for Development

Waterfront Parcel on the Market Positioned for Development

Purchased for $1.1 million in 2002, owned by the Delaney Trust, and positioned as “one of the last privately held properties on the waterfront,” the two-story industrial/arts building at 600 Illinois Street, on the southwest corner of Illinois and Mariposa, across from The Ramp and home to Delaney +... Read More »

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

Plans to subdivided and convert 3,336 square feet of vacant retail space at the base of the Bay Tower apartment complex at 388 Beale Street into new residential units have been drawn. If approved, the plans would yield 6 new studio apartments and a (1) one-bedroom and would be... Read More »

The Re-Opening of San Francisco’s Economy, February Report

The Re-Opening of San Francisco’s Economy, February Report

Having dropped back under 20 percent in January, driven by the Omicron surge, the weekly attendance rate for office workers in San Francisco, which was nearing 30 percent in mid-December, has since ticked back up to around 25 percent, according to the City’s latest Re-Opening report. At the same... Read More »

Historic Red Victorian Hotel on the Market for $5 Million

Historic Red Victorian Hotel on the Market for $5 Million

Shuttered by the pandemic and then briefly occupied by the Fishbowl Collective, a multiracial group of trans & gender-nonconforming artists and housing advocates that were granted permission to host socially distanced drag shows from behind the building’s storefront windows in late 2020 but were then forcibly removed from the... Read More »

Omicron’s Impact on the Reopening of San Francisco

Omicron’s Impact on the Reopening of San Francisco

While muddled by a typical holiday slowdown at the end of the year, the impact of the Omicron variant on return to office plans (as measured by office attendance, which dropped back under 20 percent) and tourism in San Francisco (as measured by hotel occupancy, which dropped back under... Read More »

Plans for New Hayes Valley Hotel Back in Play

Plans for New Hayes Valley Hotel Back in Play

Drafted back in 2017, a formal application to move forward with the redevelopment of the Hayes Valley “Days Inn” site at 465 Grove Street, between Gough and Octavia, has been submitted to Planning. As proposed, the existing 41-room hotel would be razed, along with the adjacent duplex at 477... Read More »

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Inches Up

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Inches Up

The office vacancy rate in the East Bay, not including Walnut Creek or further east, inched up from 17.9 percent at the end of September to 18.1 percent at the end of 2021, which includes 4.8 million square feet of un-leased space and 1.1 million square feet of space... Read More »

Office Vacancy Rate in San Francisco Inches Down, But…

Office Vacancy Rate in San Francisco Inches Down, But…

Having hit a pandemic high of 20.5 percent in the third quarter of last year, the effective office vacancy rate in San Francisco inched down to 19.9 percent at the end of 2021, which represents 17.0 million square feet of vacant office space in the city, including 5.5 million... Read More »