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Looking for (Another) Sub-2014 Priced High-End Loft?

Looking for (Another) Sub-2014 Priced High-End Loft?

Purchased for $2.15 million in the second quarter of 2014, the 2,018-square-foot live/work unit #602 in the historic Hales Warehouse building at 2 Mint Plaza returned to the market priced at $2.495 million this past May, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 16 percent over... Read More »

Shadows Threaten Plans for Proposed Tower

Shadows Threaten Plans for Proposed Tower

San Francisco’s Planning Department has finished their preliminary assessment of the plans to raze San Francisco’s aging Fire Station 13 at 530 Sansome Street, along with the two adjacent parcels at 425-445 Washington Street, and develop a 200-foot-tall, mixed-use tower upon the combined three-parcel site. From the aforementioned assessment:... Read More »

More HOPE for Hunters View

More HOPE for Hunters View

Having kicked-off back in 2010, the third and final phase of San Francisco’s 22-acre Hunters View public housing redevelopment includes the construction of two new buildings along the neighborhood’s new Hunters View Drive. As designed by David Baker Architects along with Min Design, the Block 14 and 17 buildings... Read More »

Judge Denies Request to Block Navigation Center

Judge Denies Request to Block Navigation Center

Having been denied a restraining order to halt construction of the temporary Navigation Center which is being assembled upon the Port’s parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, adjacent to the Watermark and across from Piers 30-32 along the Embarcadero, the neighborhood group fighting to block the opening... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up Post Street

Bonus Plans for Building Up Post Street

Plans to raze the 4-story office building at 2233 Post Street, between Scott and Divisadero in Lower Pac Heights, are in the works. And while the site is principally only zoned for development up to 50 feet in height, plans for a 7-story, mixed-use building to rise up to... Read More »

(Partial) Conversion of SF Design Center Slated for Approval

(Partial) Conversion of SF Design Center Slated for Approval

While plans to convert the (newly) landmarked San Francisco Design Center building at 2 Henry Adams into tech space and lease the building to Pinterest were thwarted back in 2014, resulting in a Planning Code amendment to limit such wholesale conversions, new plans for a partial conversion of the building... Read More »

Plans for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment Newly Massed

Plans for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment Newly Massed

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s formal application to move forward with the ambitious redevelopment of the Potrero Yard Muni Bus Maintenance Facility at 2500 Mariposa Street has been newly massed and formally submitted to Planning for review. As proposed, the existing facility on the 4.4-acre site will be... Read More »

Refined Plans and Timing to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower

Refined Plans and Timing to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower

As we first outlined earlier this year: With the initial round of testing having proven successful, the plans to permanently stabilize the sinking Millennium Tower by adding a series of 52 new piles around the tower’s perimeter have been further refined, building permits for the fix have been requested,... Read More »

Bayview Rising: The Plans for 4200 Third Street

Bayview Rising: The Plans for 4200 Third Street

Plans for a six-story, mixed-use development to rise up to 65 feet in height at 4200 Third Street, between Innes and Jerrold Avenues in the Bayview, have been newly rendered and reviewed. While a portion of the site is zoned for Light Industrial use, a zoning which would currently... Read More »

Academy of Art’s $58 Million Settlement Plan Slated for Approval

Academy of Art’s $58 Million Settlement Plan Slated for Approval

While the original terms of the Academy of Art University’s nearly $60 million settlement with the City of San Francisco – to resolve allegations that the institution had systematically schemed to violate state and local laws in its acquisition and use of real estate holdings in San Francisco over... Read More »