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Record Pipeline of Development, and Building Is Up, in SF

Record Pipeline of Development, and Building Is Up, in SF

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 »

Planning to Build Up in Hayes Valley

Planning to Build Up in Hayes Valley

Having paid $900,000 for the Bruce’s Automotive building at 159 Fell Street back in 2012, the French American International School placed the former garage back on the market earlier this year with a $3.6 million price tag. As we noted at the time, while the circa 1927 building has... Read More »

Presidio CEO Pans Refined Plans for 30-Acre Redevelopment

Presidio CEO Pans Refined Plans for 30-Acre Redevelopment

With the singular proposal to redevelop the 30-acre Fort Winfield Scott campus in the Presidio having been thoroughly panned by the staff of the Presidio Trust back in April, the proposing team was granted a chance to “update and clarify” its plans. And with the refined plans in hand... Read More »

Redevelopment of Historic Resource about to Break Ground

Redevelopment of Historic Resource about to Break Ground

With the development of an adjacent 300-unit building designed by Arquitectonica already underway, the redevelopment of the Golden Gate Building’s parcel at 1028 Market Street, a.k.a. the Hollywood Billiards site, has been permitted and is now positioning to break ground this August. While the Golden Gate Building was deemed a... 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 »

Bigger Plans for Mission District Development Have Been Drawn

Bigger Plans for Mission District Development Have Been Drawn

As we reported last year, the formal application to move forward with the demolition of the shuttered Mission District garage at 1721 15th Street (between Little Star Pizza and The Monastery, which is actually on market) and development of a modern five-story building upon its site has been submitted... Read More »

Newly Reduced and Positioned for an “Over Asking!” Sale

Newly Reduced and Positioned for an “Over Asking!” Sale

Outfitted with three-bedrooms, two baths and “plenty of upgrades,” the roughly 1,500-square-foot home at 738 Banks Street, on the southern edge of Bernal Heights, was listed for $1.650 million back in the fourth quarter of 2015, an above-average list price of $1,093 per square foot at the time. Subsequently... Read More »

Showplace Development Approved but not yet Permitted

Showplace Development Approved but not yet Permitted

As we noted back in April: Plans to raze the two-story Art Deco building at 828 Brannan Street, which was built for the Schweitzer Wholesale Meat Company back in 1936, have been in the works for a few years, as we first reported back when the preliminary plans for... 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 »