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Landmark Office Complex Closer to Reality

Landmark Office Complex Closer to Reality

Designed by Gustave Albert (G. Albert) Lansburgh and built for H. Levi & Co. in 1912, the five-story brick warehouse building on the southeast corner of Kansas and 15th Street was constructed with trapezoidal floor plans to fit its triangular parcel that abuts a former Western Pacific Railroad right... Read More »

Delta Variant Stalls the Recovery in San Francisco

Delta Variant Stalls the Recovery in San Francisco

To quote a new report from San Francisco’s Office of the Controller and Economic Analysis, “the emergence of the Delta variant has stalled aspects of the city’s economic recovery,” with a pullback in the amount of time residents have spent outside their homes; another dip in office attendance; and... Read More »

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Nearing 18 Percent

Office Vacancy Rate in the East Bay Nearing 18 Percent

With the office vacancy rate in San Francisco having ticked over 20 percent, with over 17 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 from 16.8 in the first quarter of... Read More »

Visualizing All the Vacant Office Space in San Francisco

Visualizing All the Vacant Office Space in San Francisco

As we outlined yesterday, there is over 17 million square feet of vacant office space now spread across San Francisco, which is up from around 16 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 in San Francisco Ticks Over 20 Percent

Office Vacancy Rate in San Francisco Ticks Over 20 Percent

With all COIVD-era restrictions on office building occupancy rates having been eliminated last month, the effective office vacancy rate in San Francisco has ticked up to 20.1 percent, representing over 17 million square feet of vacant office space, with 7.76 million square feet of space which is technically leased... Read More »

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 and 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 »