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Big Plans for Shuttered Nightclub Site

Big Plans for Shuttered Nightclub Site

Having been shuttered back in 2016, the sale of the Club Tapatio building at 4742 Mission Street, which once housed the Rock Garden and Club New Yorker as well, closed escrow last month. Plans to raze the longstanding club to make way for a seven-story residential building to rise... Read More »

Taller Transbay District Tower Seeking Approval

Taller Transbay District Tower Seeking Approval

As originally proposed, the five-story building at 95 Hawthorne Street, which formerly housed the San Francisco Passport Agency, was to be razed in order to make way for a 32-story residential building to rise up to 320 feet in height, the height for which the building’s parcel on the northeast... Read More »

Refined Plans for a 35-Story Oakland Tower (And More)

Refined Plans for a 35-Story Oakland Tower (And More)

As proposed and rendered along with a placeholder for the approved 24-story development to rise at 2270 Broadway, the building permits for which are in the works, the refined plans for a 35-story tower to rise on the parking lot parcel at 88 Grand Avenue, on the southern border... Read More »

Mega-Project Has (Partially) Broken Ground

Mega-Project Has (Partially) Broken Ground

Approved by Planning back in 2015 but waylaid by legal challenges, the ground for the massive 5M Project – which spans a 4-acre South of Market site stretching from Mission to Howard and Fifth to Mary – has officially broken ground. Now championed by Brookfield Properties, which acquired Forest City... Read More »

Plan for Presidio Redevelopment Rejected

Plan for Presidio Redevelopment Rejected

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, the Presidio Trust’s Board of Directors has formally rejected the refined plans for redeveloping the Presidio’s 30-acre Fort Winfield Scott campus. While the proposing team, which was anchored by the We (Work) Company, was granted an opportunity to... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Long-Awaited Eagle Plaza About to Break Ground

Long-Awaited Eagle Plaza About to Break Ground

With Build Inc’s 136-unit development rising at 1532 Harrison Street, across from the Eagle in Western SoMa, the ground for the long-awaited Eagle Plaza, which will transform a portion of 12th Street between Harrison and Bernice into a new “pedestrian-oriented” plaza, will officially break ground tomorrow, June 18. While... 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 »