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The 34th America’s Cup Environmental Impact Report (And Issues)

The 34th America’s Cup Environmental Impact Report (And Issues)

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the 34th America’s Cup (AC34) and James R. Herman Cruise Terminal Project was just been published. The Report will be formally reviewed on August 11 with comments from the public accepted until August 25. The San Francisco Planning Department published a Notice... Read More »

The “America’s Cup Effect” In Action?

The “America’s Cup Effect” In Action?

The re-sale of 425 1st Street #4702 closed escrow yesterday with a reported contract price $1,350,000 ($1,031 per square foot) for the One Rincon Hill two-bedroom which was purchased from the sales office for $1,605,500 ($1,226 per square) in August 2008. As we wrote when #4702 hit the market... Read More »

The Scope Of Development For San Francisco’s First America’s Cup

The Scope Of Development For San Francisco’s First America’s Cup

Chances are you’re already familiar with the plans for major America’s Cup related development in San Francisco at Piers 26-28, 27-29, and 30-32. But are you familiar with the plans for Marina Green which include bleachers for public viewing; up to 100,000 square feet of food, retail, and interactive... Read More »

San Francisco’s Last Minute Giveaways To Get The America’s Cup

San Francisco’s Last Minute Giveaways To Get The America’s Cup

According to the Examiner, last minute negotiations to secure the right for San Francisco to host the 2013 America’s Cup included additional revenue concessions and the potential permanent sale of San Francisco’s seawall 330 to Oracle Racing (versus a 75-year lease). Four of the last minute changes: 1. Reduces... Read More »

And The 2013 America’s Cup Will Be Held In…San Francisco!

And The 2013 America’s Cup Will Be Held In…San Francisco!

The racing syndicate’s self imposed deadline to announce the site of the 2013 America’s Cup expires today, with San Francisco trying to hold off a spinnaker flying (or perhaps luffing) Rhode Island. Or perhaps another host will emerge from the fog. And the winner is…San Francisco! UPDATE: While the... Read More »

San Francisco Board Of Supes Unanimously Back America’s Cup Bid

As a plugged-in tipster reports, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to back the Mayor’s latest proposal to host the next America’s Cup in San Francisco. Larry? Read More »

Free Commercially Reasonable Rents For America’s Cup As Proposed

With a full Board of Supervisors vote scheduled for this coming Tuesday, the Mayor’s proposed deal to host the next America’s Cup in San Francisco is shoring up. Under the deal Newsom’s administration finalized Wednesday with Ellison’s group, if the team selects San Francisco to host the regattas, it... Read More »

A Cup Plan B And Latest Economic Impact Report

A “Plan B” proposal for hosting the next America’s Cup in San Francisco would shift the public view areas a couple miles north from Piers 30-32 to Piers 27-29 and eliminate the use of Piers 48 and 50 in order to “save the city and race organizers money while... Read More »

It’s Down To San Francisco And The Port That Shall Not Be Named

According to the Chronicle, Valencia has slipped from contention to host the America’s Cup in 2013, leaving just San Francisco and “an undisclosed Italian port” in the running to host. Read More »

San Francisco’s America’s Cup Fundraising And Property Pledge

San Francisco’s America’s Cup Fundraising And Property Pledge

San Francisco’s pitch to host the 2013 America’s Cup now includes a promise “to raise at least $270 million from businesses and other sponsors” as well as “helping event participants to secure drivers licenses, trying to obtain federal legislation to allow foreign-flagged vessels for the event to stop in... Read More »