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Major Setback For Waterfront Development At 8 Washington

Major Setback For Waterfront Development At 8 Washington

Despite having been approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors in 2012, the planned development of 134 condos at 8 Washington Street was blocked by voters in 2013.  And last week, a judge delivered another blow. As approved, the 8 Washington project included an increase in... Read More »

A Hard Lesson For CA Teachers: $44M Lost On 8 Washington Project

A Hard Lesson For CA Teachers: $44M Lost On 8 Washington Project

A public records request has uncovered that The California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) invested $45 million and has lost $44 million on the failed waterfront development known as 8 Washington. From CalSTRS’ statement in response to an inquiry from SF Weekly with respect to how their millions were... Read More »

The Fate Of The 8 Washington Street Site: What Happens Now?

The Fate Of The 8 Washington Street Site: What Happens Now?

With voters in San Francisco having overturned the approved plans and increased height for the development of the 8 Washington Street site above and some bad information making the rounds, a rather plugged-in reader summarizes, and editorializes, how we got here and what happens with the proposed development now:... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop On The 8 Washington Street Project

The SocketSite Scoop On The 8 Washington Street Project

Pacific Waterfront Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System have been working on plans to redevelop the area “bounded by The Embarcadero, Washington and Drumm Streets.” And as proposed, the 8 Washington Street Project would replace a surface parking lot (which could be a problem considering it’s Seawall... Read More »