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Enough Empty Office Space for over 150,000 People in S.F.

Enough Empty Office Space for over 150,000 People in S.F.

As we outlined earlier this week, the amount of vacant office space in San Francisco has just hit a new pandemic high of 19.9 million square feet. For context, the 1,070-foot-tall Salesforce/Transbay tower at First and Mission, which is the tallest building in San Francisco, contains 1.35 million square... Read More »

Dolores Park Light House Condo Listed for a Million Less

Dolores Park Light House Condo Listed for a Million Less

Totaling over 5,300 square feet of space, 93 Cumberland Street is one of the four massive “Light House” condos that were created when the former Second Church of Christ at 651 Dolores Street, which overlooks Mission Dolores Park, was redeveloped in 2016. Featuring a central great room with a... Read More »

Plans to Expand and Convert Central SoMa Data Center Into…

Plans to Expand and Convert Central SoMa Data Center Into…

Built in 1924 and acquired for $9.25 million in March of 2006, plans to expand and convert the Colgate Building at 620 3rd Street, which also fronts Rich, is a contributor to the historic Clyde and Crooks Warehouses District and is currently being used as a data center, have... Read More »

IKEA’s Redevelopment of Mid-Market Center Closer to Reality

IKEA’s Redevelopment of Mid-Market Center Closer to Reality

Following a couple of false starts and mis-reports, the formal application to proceed with the conversion of the ill-fated and long-vacant “6×6 San Francisco” shopping center at 945 Market Street into an IKEA-anchored Market Street Place has been submitted to Planning. In addition to an 87,000-square-foot IKEA, the conversion... Read More »

Visualizing All the Vacant Office Space in San Francisco

Visualizing All the Vacant Office Space in San Francisco

As we outlined last week, the amount of vacant office space in San Francisco has ticked up to a pandemic high of 18.7 million square feet versus under 5 million square feet prior to the pandemic. For context, the 1,070-foot-tall Salesforce/Transbay tower at First and Mission, which is the... Read More »

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

Plans to subdivided and convert 3,336 square feet of vacant retail space at the base of the Bay Tower apartment complex at 388 Beale Street into new residential units have been drawn. If approved, the plans would yield 6 new studio apartments and a (1) one-bedroom and would be... Read More »

Counterintuitive Landmarking Slated to Proceed

Counterintuitive Landmarking Slated to Proceed

San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission is slated to initiate a formal landmarking of the historic brick building on the southeast corner of Kansas and 15th Streets next week, a designation which could counterintuitively clear the way for the redevelopment of the 90,000-square-foot Takahashi Trading Company complex into office space.... Read More »

Conversion of Historic Clay Theater Closer to Reality

Conversion of Historic Clay Theater Closer to Reality

Having shuttered in February of last year, plans to convert the historic Clay Theater at 2261 Fillmore Street into a retail space have since been drawn. And a formal application to proceed with the conversion is now working its way through Planning. As proposed, the theater’s façade and marquee... Read More »

Landmark Office Complex Closer to Reality

Landmark Office Complex Closer to Reality

Designed by Gustave Albert (G. Albert) Lansburgh and built for H. Levi & Co. in 1912, the five-story brick warehouse building on the southeast corner of Kansas and 15th Street was constructed with trapezoidal floor plans to fit its triangular parcel that abuts a former Western Pacific Railroad right... Read More »

Conversion of Iconic Building Even Closer to Reality

Conversion of Iconic Building Even Closer to Reality

As we outlined earlier this year: The plans for redeveloping the iconic I. Magnin/Macy’s Building on the southwest corner of Geary and Stockton, across from Union Square, have been refined and newly rendered by Handel Architects. While the top three floors of the building are still envisioned to be... Read More »