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Bigger Church Street Project Even Closer to Reality

Bigger Church Street Project Even Closer to Reality

As we outlined last year, while plans to raze the former Sparky’s, and current Thorough Bread and Pastry, building and build up to six stories in height upon the 240-250 Church Street site had yet to be approved, they were working their way through Planning. Since then, an extra... Read More »

Approved Grubstake Redevelopment Challenged Anew

Approved Grubstake Redevelopment Challenged Anew

In the works since mid-2015, as we first reported at the time, San Francisco’s Planning Commission approved the bonus-sized plans for a modern 8-story building to rise up to 83 feet on the historic Grubstake site last month, a site which is principally zoned for development up to 65... Read More »

Bonus Plans for a Neighborhood Infill Project on the Boards

Bonus Plans for a Neighborhood Infill Project on the Boards

Purchased for $1.35 million this past March, plans to raze the 1,045-square-foot, single-family home which sits on a 3,436-square-foot lot at 2083 Ellis Street are in the works. And as envisioned and roughly massed below, a six-story building could rise up to 66 feet in height upon the site,... Read More »

Mid-Market Parking Lot Tower Slated for Approval, But…

Mid-Market Parking Lot Tower Slated for Approval, But…

As we outlined early last year: The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 27-story infill tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street has just been released by Planning and hasn’t raised any extraordinary red flags (other than with respect to a... Read More »

Bonus-Sized Development in the Mission Closer to Reality

Bonus-Sized Development in the Mission Closer to Reality

As we first revealed back in 2019, a redesign of the proposed development to rise on the shuttered Mission District garage site at 1721 15th Street was in the works, a bonus-sized approach which could more than double the number of units to rise on the parcel as originally... Read More »

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

As we first reported back in 2015: Prior to closing escrow on his purchase of the iconic Grubstake restaurant at 1525 Pine Street, buyer Nicholas Pigott quietly engaged D-Scheme Studio to draft plans for razing the restaurant and constructing a slender seven-story building on the Polk Gulch site, with... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Another 238 Units of Group Housing

Bonus Plans for Another 238 Units of Group Housing

Plans for a 7-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Bryant and Langton, on the border of Western SoMa, are in the works. As envisioned, the existing warehouse on the 925 Bryant Street site would be razed to make way for a 238-room group housing development rising... Read More »

161-Unit Berkeley Infill Development on the Boards

161-Unit Berkeley Infill Development on the Boards

As proposed, seven Berkeley parcels fronting Blake Street and Dwight Way, between Shattuck Ave and Milvia Street, will be merged and two new residential buildings would rise up to 82 feet in height upon the 2015 Blake Street site, with a three-story building on the corner of Blake and... Read More »

Twenty-Five Potrero Hill Infill HOMEs Could Rise Right Here

Twenty-Five Potrero Hill Infill HOMEs Could Rise Right Here

Purchased for $1.7 million in September of 2018, plans to develop the two currently inaccessible Potrero Hill lots at 999 Texas Street have since been drawn and dubbed “1055 Texas.” While the site is technically only zoned for development up to 40 feet in height and a maximum of... Read More »

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Plans for a 5-story, 48-unit apartment building to rise on the odd-shaped parking lot parcel at 98 Pennsylvania Avenue in Lower Potrero Hill were approved back in 2016 and building permits for the project were secured and issued in December of 2018. But the ground has yet to be broken.... Read More »