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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 »

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 »

Big Mission Street Development Redesigned, Back in Play

Big Mission Street Development Redesigned, Back in Play

While plans for a 21-story building to rise up to 200 feet in height on the SoMa parcel upon which the since shuttered SF Pizza Café and parking lot at the corner of Mission and Laskie, between 8th and 9th Streets, were approved back in the fourth quarter of... Read More »

Big Plans for Odd Shaped Lower Potrero Hill Site

Big Plans for Odd Shaped Lower Potrero Hill Site

Plans to level the odd shaped, low slung commercial complex at 300 De Haro Street (which is currently home to Sally’s Deli, Torraku Ramen, Bunn Mike, El Sur, Unspuntech, Tip Toes Nail Salon, Mike and Maaike, and Roadster) are in the works. And as envisioned by DM Development, which... Read More »

City Seeking Affordable Housing Developer for Fenced SoMa Site

City Seeking Affordable Housing Developer for Fenced SoMa Site

Conveyed to the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development back in 2014, in lieu of providing below market rate (BMR) units within the new One Henry Adams and 801/855 Brannan Street buildings which were completed last year, the City is now seeking a qualified team to secure financing... Read More »

Major NoPa Redevelopment Slated for Approval

Major NoPa Redevelopment Slated for Approval

In the works since mid-2015, plans to level the Divisadero Touchless Carwash and Roy’s Shell station on the corner of Divisadero and Oak and develop a six-story building upon the 41,000-square-foot site could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. In addition to leveling the corner Shell... Read More »

Plans for Building up in Hayes Valley Don’t Raise Any Red Flags

Plans for Building up in Hayes Valley Don’t Raise Any Red Flags

As we first reported earlier this year: The little four-unit building at 630 Octavia Street and its adjacent parcel, which is currently used as a parking lot, recently traded hands for what would appear to be a total contract price of $4.6 million. A few years ago, plans to... Read More »

Affordable Units about to Rise on Previously Prohibited Site

Affordable Units about to Rise on Previously Prohibited Site

Having successfully rezoned the north side of 16th Street, between Folsom and Shotwell, to both allow housing to be built on the previously zoned Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR) site (a designation which explicitly prohibits housing) and raise its height limit from 58 to 90 feet, the ceremonial ground... Read More »

Redevelopment of Theater Site Slated for Approval

Redevelopment of Theater Site Slated for Approval

As we first reported earlier this year: Having preliminary cleared a key environmental hurdle, the refined plans to raze the rustic Main Street Theater and develop apartments on its Excelsior District site at 915 Cayuga Avenue, which extends to Alemany Boulevard, behind the Little Bear School campus at 65... Read More »

City Seeking Affordable Housing Developers for Tenderloin Site

City Seeking Affordable Housing Developers for Tenderloin Site

Back in 2005, the then-owner of the parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of Jones and Turk filed for permits to build a 5-story building at 180 Jones, a building height which the Planning Department deemed too short for the Tenderloin site which is zoned for development up... Read More »