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Below Market Rate Modular Studios Closer to Reality

Below Market Rate Modular Studios Closer to Reality

The ground for the 141-unit modular development to rise on Mission Bay South Block 9, adjacent to San Francisco’s new Public Safety Building and across the street from Phase 2 of the Giants’ massive Mission Rock development, is tentatively slated to be broken this June. If everything goes as... Read More »

Draft Plans and Timing for Affordable Condos to Rise in Mission Bay

Draft Plans and Timing for Affordable Condos to Rise in Mission Bay

The draft plans for a below market rate (BMR) condo building to rise up to 8 stories in height on Mission Bay Block 9A, a slender 30,000-square-foot site bounded by the future Bridgeview Way, China Basin Street, the future public green space (“P19”) fronting Terry A. Francois Boulevard and... Read More »

More HOPE for Hunters View

More HOPE for Hunters View

Having kicked-off back in 2010, the third and final phase of San Francisco’s 22-acre Hunters View public housing redevelopment includes the construction of two new buildings along the neighborhood’s new Hunters View Drive. As designed by David Baker Architects along with Min Design, the Block 14 and 17 buildings... Read More »

Plans for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment Newly Massed

Plans for Ambitious Bus Yard Redevelopment Newly Massed

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s formal application to move forward with the ambitious redevelopment of the Potrero Yard Muni Bus Maintenance Facility at 2500 Mariposa Street has been newly massed and formally submitted to Planning for review. As proposed, the existing facility on the 4.4-acre site will be... Read More »

Real Estate Related Election Results in San Francisco (UPDATED)

Based on a preliminary election day tally of 115,265 votes, which represents 23.28 percent of a potential 495,050 votes which could have been cast in San Francisco, here are the likely results for the two real estate related ballot measures we’re tracking: Proposition A (Issuance of a $600 Million... Read More »

Housing Pipeline in San Francisco Slips but Building Actually Jumps

Housing Pipeline in San Francisco Slips but Building Actually Jumps

With the number of newly built units of housing in San Francisco having outpaced the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco for the first time since mid-2017, albeit by a nominal amount, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in... Read More »

City Seeking Proposals to Activate Tenderloin Site

City Seeking Proposals to Activate Tenderloin Site

As with the fenced parcel at the intersection of 7th and Brannan, and the mid-block SoMa parcel at 967 Mission Street, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development is now seeking proposals for a self-sustaining “interim use” of the parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of Jones... Read More »

City Now Seeking Developers for Controversial McDonald’s Site

City Now Seeking Developers for Controversial McDonald’s Site

Purchased by the City for $15.9 million early last year, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development has just issued a formal Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to redevelop the shuttered McDonald’s site at the corner of Stanyan and Haight, a nearly 38,000-square-foot parcel across from Golden Gate Park... Read More »

City Seeking Another Interim Use for an Affordable Housing Site

City Seeking Another Interim Use for an Affordable Housing Site

As with the fenced corner parcel at 7th and Brannan, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development is now seeking proposals for a self-sustaining “interim use” of the underdeveloped 8,777-square-foot parcel at 967 Mission Street, between 6th and Mary, down in SoMa. It was back in 2015 that... Read More »

Affordable Waterfront Development Has Broken Ground

Affordable Waterfront Development Has Broken Ground

Having identified the parking lot parcels fronting Front and Davis Streets, between Broadway and Vallejo, as “the greatest affordable housing development opportunity among the seawall lots in the northeastern waterfront,” the Port began drafting a solicitation for developers of the former Embarcadero Freeway site back... Read More »