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Developers Drop Condos from Permitted Tower Plans

Developers Drop Condos from Permitted Tower Plans

As we first reported this past September: While the approval process for a 36-story tower designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, in collaboration with Mark Cavagnero Associates, to rise up to 405-feet in height at 555 Howard Street was, in fact, fast-tracked by Planning, and the development was approved... Read More »

Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back

Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back

Speaking of lawsuits, while Planning has approved Build Inc’s plans for its massive India Basin development, a development which could yield up to 1,575 units of housing, 1,800 parking spaces, 209,000 square feet of commercial space and 5.6 acres of open space along San Francisco’s eastern shoreline, the owner... Read More »

Multiple Lawsuits Target San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan

Multiple Lawsuits Target San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan

As expected, a couple of lawsuits challenging San Francisco’s recently approved Central SoMa Plan have just been filed in San Francisco’s Superior Court and more could soon follow. The first two suits, one of which was filed by the Yerba Buena Neighborhood Consortium (Todco) and another by a local... Read More »

Newly Proposed Development Hit a 7-Year Low in SF Last Year

Newly Proposed Development Hit a 7-Year Low in SF Last Year

Having peaked at 116 in 2014, the number of newly proposed plans for major developments in San Francisco has been trending down ever since, a trend which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise. And with 20 preliminary proposals for major projects in the city having been submitted to... Read More »

Refined Timing for Affordable Development to Rise in Mission Bay

Refined Timing for Affordable Development to Rise in Mission Bay

The ground for the 152-unit development which will rise up to 74 feet in height, not including its parapets, on the western half of Mission Bay South Block 6, along Merrimac Street, between China Basin and Mission Bay Boulevard North, is now expected to be broken this coming April... Read More »

Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Ticks Up, Construction Too

Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Ticks Up, Construction Too

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 fourth quarter in a row, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco increased by nearly a... Read More »

Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed

Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed

As we first reported last year: It’s now been over two years since Related California cut 99 residential units from their development plans for Transbay Block 8 and reduced the project’s proposed grocery store space from 22,000 to 12,500 square feet, a reduction that rendered the space too small... Read More »

New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons

New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons

The 45-story tower rising at 706 Mission Street will be flagged a Four Seasons development and its 146 Private Residences (condos) will be managed by Four Seasons staff, positioned to “complement the neighboring Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences San Francisco,” although existing Residents, who fought to block the... Read More »

Timing for New Bayfront Park Pushed Back

Timing for New Bayfront Park Pushed Back

As we first revealed early last year: “San Francisco’s future 5.5-acre Bayfront Park, which will be bounded by a realigned Terry A. Francois Boulevard and the San Francisco Bay, between 16th Street and Nelson Rising Lane, across from the Warriors’ future Chase Center arena in Mission Bay, has been... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground

Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground

As we first reported earlier this year: It was back in 2015 that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved the City’s $18.5 million purchase of the corner parcel at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission, a site which was approved for the development of... Read More »