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Mid-Market Non-News

As we reported two months ago, the Mid-Market development plan is moving forward. And apparently developers are considering “unusual projects”. Like non-profit headquarters or small condominiums. Uh-huh. For a second there, we thought we were reading the Onion. · Mid-Market eyed for unusual projects · Mid-Market Development “Breaking”... Read More »

Time To Send Flowers?

Looks like the rumors are true. Sort of. Although a portion of the historic San Francisco Flower Mart is up for sale, the actual Flower Market appears to be safe. For now… Read More »

Pier 70 Rehabilitation

Pier 70 Rehabilitation

A group of interns from EDAW have been working on a “vision” for the redevelopment of Pier 70. And it’s excellent work. “Pier 70 will be a diverse working waterfront district that embraces its distinctive arts and industrial character, connects to the local communities, reveals its maritime history and... Read More »

Cleaning Up The Yard

Cleaning Up The Yard

The extreme makeover of the Hunters Point Shipyard is continuing to move forward. The Shipyard, which has been on the EPA’s toxic “Priority List” for nearly 15 years, will undergo an $80 million cleanup, redevelopment, and “renaissance” over the next three years. The cleanup requires the (hopefully) temporary displacement... Read More »

Five Years Late (And One “N” Short)

Five Years Late (And One “N” Short)

“The Millenium Tower, a 60-story skyscraper at 301 Mission St., will begin construction in early September next to the terminal, as a developer down the street at 535 Mission St. attempts to build a 35-story tower with 287 condos. And the area around the terminal is expected to become... Read More »

Hayes Valley And Octavia Boulevard Update

Hayes Valley And Octavia Boulevard Update

Matt over at the SFHomeBlog is keeping us honest this morning. We’ve been remiss in covering the Octavia Boulevard development, but damn it, no longer… The public comment period on the Market & Octavia Neighborhood Plan has been extended to Tuesday August 23, at 5pm. A few other resources... Read More »

Three New Developments Around Town

Three new condo developments are on our radar screen and we’re looking for some insight to share. Has anyone researched, toured, or bought any of these units? (email tips@socketsite.com) · 69 Clementina · 175 Bluxome · Sierra Heights Read More »

Update: Hotel Condo Conversions

Instead of an outright ban on condo conversions for hotels with over 50 rooms, Supervisor Peskin has agreed to amend his legislative proposal to create an 18-month ban on condo conversions for “tourist” hotels of 100+ rooms. Guess we won’t be moving to the Fairmont anytime soon. “This compromise... Read More »