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Mega-Project Has (Partially) Broken Ground

Mega-Project Has (Partially) Broken Ground

Approved by Planning back in 2015 but waylaid by legal challenges, the ground for the massive 5M Project – which spans a 4-acre South of Market site stretching from Mission to Howard and Fifth to Mary – has officially broken ground. Now championed by Brookfield Properties, which acquired Forest City... Read More »

Massive SoMa Development Approved By Planning

Massive SoMa Development Approved By Planning

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has approved the plans for Forest City’s massive 5M Project, a development which spans a 4-acre South of Market site bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets and includes the redevelopment of the iconic Chronicle Building. In addition to 688 residences, a mix of 400... Read More »

First Detailed Renderings For Massive 5M Development

First Detailed Renderings For Massive 5M Development

The first set of detailed renderings Forest City’s proposed 5M Project, a project which spans a 4-acre site in the heart of SoMa between Mission and Howard and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000... Read More »

Ritz-Carlton Club Planning to Convert Hotel Rooms to Condos

Ritz-Carlton Club Planning to Convert Hotel Rooms to Condos

When the Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences project was originally approved for development, adding eight stories to the old Chronicle Building at 690 Market Street and converting it to residential use, roughly half of the project’s 106 units were to be condos and the other half “hotel rooms,” structured as... Read More »

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

Forest City’s proposed 5M Project spans a 4-acre site roughly bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000 square... Read More »

Yahoo! Inks Lease For Chronicle Space And San Francisco Team

Yahoo! Inks Lease For Chronicle Space And San Francisco Team

Yahoo! has officially inked a lease for the Chronicle building space at Fifth and Mission which Square will be vacating in September and to which Yahoo! plans to move their San Francisco team later this year. In the process of “designing a cool, fun and beautiful space to inspire... Read More »

The 5M Project’s Buildings, Timing, And Public Open Space Plans

The 5M Project’s Buildings, Timing, And Public Open Space Plans

As we first reported yesterday, Forest City’s proposed 5M Project, as in Fifth and Mission, would yield over a million square feet of renovated or new office space, 750 new dwelling units, 150,000 square feet of ground floor retail, educational, and cultural uses, and 34,000 square feet of privately-owned... Read More »

Forest City’s 5M Project: Big Plans For 4 Acres At Fifth And Mission

Forest City’s 5M Project: Big Plans For 4 Acres At Fifth And Mission

Forest City’s proposed 5M Project spans a 4-acre site roughly bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets at the nexus of San Francisco’s South of Market Area (SOMA). The 5M project includes over a million square feet of office space, 750 new dwelling units, and 150,000 square feet... Read More »

Testing The Waters To Develop Four Infill Acres At Fifth And Mission

Testing The Waters To Develop Four Infill Acres At Fifth And Mission

It was back in 2007 that the Hearst Corp. first started to seek a developer for their four-acre mid-market site on which the Chronicle Building stands. And now, four years later, Forest City has filed a preliminary project assessment application with San Francisco’s Planning Department to build “1.3 million... Read More »

Hearst Close To Calling It Quits With The San Francisco Chronicle?

Hearst Close To Calling It Quits With The San Francisco Chronicle?

From the San Francisco Chronicle itself: The Hearst Corp. today announced an effort to reverse the deepening operating losses of its San Francisco Chronicle by seeking near-term cost savings that would include “significant” cuts to both union and non-union staff. In a posted statement, Hearst said if the savings... Read More »