Articles Recently Tagged: 101 First Street

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Redwoods, Sculpture and Funicular Ousted from Plaza Plans

Redwoods, Sculpture and Funicular Ousted from Plaza Plans

The approved plans for the future half-acre Mission Plaza at the base of the Transbay/Salesforce Tower feature a grove of 20 redwood trees, a 41-foot-tall sculpture assembled from concrete blocks salvaged from the former terminal on the site and a funicular from the plaza to the new City Park... Read More »

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Not satisfied with the $160 million discount they were given on their purchase of the 101 First Street site, the site upon which the 1,070-foot Salesforce Tower is being constructed, Boston Properties is protesting the rate at which they will have to contribute to a Community Facilities District (CFD)... Read More »

Hines And Boston Balk At Having To Pay For Transbay Park Upkeep

Hines And Boston Balk At Having To Pay For Transbay Park Upkeep

Having paid the City $160 million less than they originally bid for the land upon which they are building the 1,050-foot Transbay Tower, Hines and Boston Properties are now balking at having to contribute around $450,000 a year for the maintenance of the adjacent 5-acre City Park they are... Read More »

Transbay Tower Site Transferred And Ceremonially Breaks Ground

Transbay Tower Site Transferred And Ceremonially Breaks Ground

With a past due check for $191,816,196.57 delivered yesterday, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority has officially sold and transferred the 101 First Street site upon which the 1,070-foot Transbay Tower will rise at the corner of First and Mission to the development team. The competition to develop the site... Read More »

Is 535 Mission Street Selling Itself And San Francisco Short?

Is 535 Mission Street Selling Itself And San Francisco Short?

While some celebrate the news that construction on the 378 foot tower to rise at 535 Mission Street will soon recommence, others wonder if the developers aren’t selling themselves and San Francisco short as the site is zoned for 550 Feet. As massed above for SocketSite by steelblue, proposed... Read More »

Proposed 1,070-Foot Transbay Tower Approved To Rise

Proposed 1,070-Foot Transbay Tower Approved To Rise

The proposed 1,070-foot Transbay Tower to rise at 101 First Street was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last night. We’ll let you know when the appeal is filed. In terms of the land on which the tower would rise, while the deadline for Hines to complete the $185... Read More »

Planning To Raise Shadow Limits For SF’s Transbay Towers To Rise

Planning To Raise Shadow Limits For SF’s Transbay Towers To Rise

While the design for San Francisco’s Transbay Tower to rise on Mission between 1st and Fremont Streets has shrunk from 1,200 to 1,070 feet, the proposed 61-story tower will still cast new shadows across San Francisco, shadows which can be problematic for developers and fodder for litigation. The proposed... Read More »