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Pipeline Development Slated to Rise in the Inner Richmond

Pipeline Development Slated to Rise in the Inner Richmond

As we noted in response to a reader’s query as to what’s actually in the pipeline for the Inner Richmond, a 7-story building is slated to rise on the shuttered Ashley and McMullen-Wing Sun Funeral Home site, on the northwest corner of Geary and 6th Avenue. As designed by... Read More »

#Vote (UPDATED)

If you’ve already mailed your ballot or cast an early vote, thank you. If not, San Francisco’s Voting Center on the ground floor of City Hall (1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place) and all local polling places will be open from 7am to 8pm on November 8. As always,... Read More »

Cathedral Hill Infill Closer to Reality

Cathedral Hill Infill Closer to Reality

As we first outlined earlier this year, plans for a 7-story building to rise up to 75 feet in height upon the St. Mark’s Square and Martin Luther Tower parking lot parcels which front Ellis Street, between Franklin and Gough were in the works, the formal application for which... Read More »

Affordable Central SoMa Infill Development Closer to Reality

Affordable Central SoMa Infill Development Closer to Reality

The formal application to move forward with the redevelopment of the Central SoMa parking lot parcel at 160 Freelon Street, a 12,800-square-foot parcel which sits behind the approved neighborhood changing development to rise at 598 Brannan and is slated to be deeded to the City to fulfill the affordable... Read More »

Affordable Infill Housing on the Boards

Affordable Infill Housing on the Boards

Plans for a 7-story building to rise up to 75 feet in height upon the St. Mark’s Square and Martin Luther Tower parking lot parcels which front Ellis Street, between Franklin and Gough, have been drawn. As designed by Van Meter Williams Pollack for the John Stewart Company, the... Read More »

Measure to Streamline Housing Project Approvals Proposed

As sponsored by Mayor Breed and Supervisor Safaí, a proposed ballot measure would exempt qualifying housing projects from Planning’s discretionary review (DR) process, establish a (fast) track for the ministerial approval of code-conforming projects, and require projects to be permitted within six months of being proposed. Projects with at... Read More »

The Draft Plans and New Timing for Temporary Terminal Site

The Draft Plans and New Timing for Temporary Terminal Site

The draft plans for the redevelopment of the southern third of the shuttered Temporary Terminal Site, a nearly 43,000-square-foot block bounded by a future extension of Clementina Street to the north, Main Street to the east, Folsom Street to the south, and Beale Street to the west, have been... Read More »

Change in Plans to Expedite Development of New Tower

Change in Plans to Expedite Development of New Tower

The refined plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height at 542-550 Howard Street (a.k.a. Transbay Parcel F) were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission early last year, plans which could yield 165 condos, a 189-room hotel, 275,000 square feet of office space and... Read More »

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Held in Q3

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Held in Q3

With new permitting and entitlement activity having effectively ground to a halt in the third quarter of this year while construction crews continued to work and deliver new units, the net pipeline of new apartments and condos under development in San Francisco inched down half a percent to just... Read More »

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Drops 5 Percent, But…

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Drops 5 Percent, But…

Having hit a record high at the end of 2019, the number of apartments and condos now under development in San Francisco (i.e., the city’s housing pipeline) has since dropped 4.6 percent, primarily driven by a sharp decline in the pace of newly proposed projects. That being said, there... Read More »