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Challenged Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

Challenged Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

As we first revealed last month, the application to proceed with the mass redevelopment of 12 contiguous Central SoMa parcels stretching from 400 Second Street to 665 Harrison has formally been submitted to Planning. And we now have the latest set of renderings of the proposed development, which has... Read More »

Pair of Swoopy Central SoMa Towers Slated for Approval

Pair of Swoopy Central SoMa Towers Slated for Approval

With the plans for Tishman Speyer’s blocky office development to rise on the northeast corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets having been approved, marking the first approval of a key site upzoned by San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan, Tishman’s refined plans for two swoopy towers to rise up to... Read More »

Planning Questions “Open Space” for Key Central SoMa Site

Planning Questions “Open Space” for Key Central SoMa Site

As we revealed earlier this year, the proposed building to rise up to 160 feet in height upon the nearly one acre parcel at 490 Brannan Street, at the corner of Fourth and upon which a Wells Fargo, Starbucks and 116-space parking lot currently sit, incorporates a covered arcade... Read More »

Neighborhood Changing Development Closer to Reality

Neighborhood Changing Development Closer to Reality

Banking on the survival of San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan, Tishman Speyer is pushing forward with plans to completely redevelop the northeast corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets, across from the San Francisco Tennis Club site. Having been completely redesigned by Michael Maltzan Architecture last year, the refined plans... Read More »

Planning for Contentious Central SoMa Development Proceeds

Planning for Contentious Central SoMa Development Proceeds

In the works since 2012 and dependent upon the survival of San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan, at least with respect to its new height limits, the application to proceed with the mass redevelopment of 12 contiguous parcels stretching from 400 Second to 665 Harrison Street has formally been submitted... Read More »

Much Bigger Plans for this Central SoMa Gas Station Site

Much Bigger Plans for this Central SoMa Gas Station Site

While plans for an eight-story hotel to rise up to 85 feet in height upon the eastern three-quarters of the Central SoMa Shell Station site on the southwest corner of Fifth and Folsom were in the works, those plans appear to have been abandoned. At the same time, plans for... Read More »

Recommendation to Prioritize Development in Central SoMa

Recommendation to Prioritize Development in Central SoMa

Approved by voters in 1986, Proposition M limits the amount of new office space that can be built in San Francisco and provides San Francisco’s Planning Commission with the sole authority to allocate the pool of entitlements. As of the end of March, the pool of allocable space for... Read More »

Appreciation for a Historic Heublein Building Loft

Appreciation for a Historic Heublein Building Loft

Purchased for $930,000 in March of 2016, the 953-square-foot unit #101 in the historic Heublein building at 601 4th Street, across the street from a new Central Subway stop at the intersection of Brannan, returned to the market listed for $995,000 at the end of February, configured as a... Read More »

Even Bigger Plans for Prominent SoMa Gas Station Site

Even Bigger Plans for Prominent SoMa Gas Station Site

As we first reported last year: Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing... Read More »

Lusk Street Penthouse Loft Fetches its 2015 Price

Lusk Street Penthouse Loft Fetches its 2015 Price

Purchased for $1.45 million in July of 2015, the 1,614-square-foot unit #4 atop 38 Lusk Street returned to the market priced at $1.475 million this past October. The penthouse level loft features high ceilings with an abundance of natural light, new appliances in the kitchen, a full bathroom on... Read More »