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Re-Revised Plans for Building Up on Geary Closer to Reality

Re-Revised Plans for Building Up on Geary Closer to Reality

As we outlined a few years ago, there was a fundamental problem with the proposed plans for a bonus-sized, 9-story development of “group housing” units to rise up to 89 feet in height upon the Grand Hot Pot Lounge building’s parcel at 3565 Geary Boulevard. And in fact, said... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Closer to Reality

Bonus Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Closer to Reality

Plans for a 5-story, 48-unit apartment building to rise on the odd-shaped Regents Cab Company 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, as we outlined a... Read More »

Supersized Western SoMa Infill Development on the Boards

Supersized Western SoMa Infill Development on the Boards

Acquired for $3.25 million last year, plans for a supersized 9-story building to rise on the Western SoMA parking lot parcel on the southwest corner of Folsom and 10th Street, adjacent to Sextant Coffee Roasters, have been drawn. While the corner parcel is currently only zoned for development up... Read More »

North Beach Institution Positioned for Redevelopment

North Beach Institution Positioned for Redevelopment

The quirky 10,572-square-foot structure that occupies an odd-shaped 11,918-square-foot lot at 1040 Columbus Avenue, a parcel that fronts Francisco and Taylor Streets as well and has been home to Kennedy’s Irish Pub & Curry House for over three decades, is on the market for $6.5 million, touting “outstanding upside... Read More »

Supersized Tower with a Floating Upper Mass Closer to Reality

Supersized Tower with a Floating Upper Mass Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, the preliminary plans for a 575-foot-tall, 623-unit apartment tower to rise on the South of Market parcel at 620 Folsom Street hadn’t raised any red flags or Code issues that couldn’t be overcome if the State’s Density Bonus Law was invoked. In fact,... Read More »

Bonus-Sized Development Approved, Seeking a Buyer to Build

Bonus-Sized Development Approved, Seeking a Buyer to Build

Having been entitled last month, the supersized plans for a 50-unit development to rise up to 65 feet in height on the shuttered Mission District garage site at 1721 15th Street has now joined the growing list of approved developments across the city for which a buyer is being... Read More »

Bigger Than Bonus Plans for Polk Gulch Parking Garage Site

Bigger Than Bonus Plans for Polk Gulch Parking Garage Site

Having failed to sell at auction and survived a foreclosure scare, plans to entitle a bigger-than-bonus-sized tower to rise on the former National Guard armory turned parking garage site at 819 Ellis Street are progressing. While conceptual plans for a 13-story tower to rise up to 135 feet in... Read More »

Mission District Infill Development Slated to Be Entitled

Mission District Infill Development Slated to Be Entitled

The refined plans for a six-story building with 18 condos over a ground floor commercial space to rise on the Mission District parcel at 2955 Mission Street, upon which a two-story, mixed-use building currently stands, is slated to be approved by the City next week. While originally slated for... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Balboa Park Building Slated for Approval, But…

Bigger Plans for Balboa Park Building Slated for Approval, But…

Originally envisioned as a 20-unit building that would rise up to 45 feet in height upon the Balboa Park warehouse site at 350-352 Ocean Avenue, bigger plans for a six-story building to rise up to 65 feet in height on the site, with a 15-car garage, were subsequently drawn,... Read More »

Mission District Infill Development Closer to Reality

Mission District Infill Development Closer to Reality

As we first outlined back in 2019, plans for a new six-story building to rise up to 65 feet in height at 2955 Mission Street were in the works. As designed, since refined and newly rendered by Sternberg Benjamin Architects below, the proposed development would now yield 18 condos... Read More »