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Skyline-Defining Plans for Hearst Parking Center Site

Skyline-Defining Plans for Hearst Parking Center Site

Plans to raze the 11-story Hearst Parking Center complex at 45-53 Third Street, which extends all the way to Annie and currently provides “a pleasant and safe place to park” for up to 800 cars, along with a car wash and California Pizza Kitchen, are in the works. And... Read More »

Shadows Threaten Plans for Proposed Tower

Shadows Threaten Plans for Proposed Tower

San Francisco’s Planning Department has finished their preliminary assessment of the plans to raze San Francisco’s aging Fire Station 13 at 530 Sansome Street, along with the two adjacent parcels at 425-445 Washington Street, and develop a 200-foot-tall, mixed-use tower upon the combined three-parcel site. From the aforementioned assessment:... Read More »

Revised Plans for Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site

Revised Plans for Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site

While Related California is moving forward with plans to raze San Francisco’s aging Fire Station 13 at 530 Sansome Street in order to make room for a 200-foot-tall, mixed-use tower to rise on the site, a project site which now includes the adjacent parcels at 425-445 Washington Street as... Read More »

The Continued Growth of San Francisco’s Greater Downtown

The Continued Growth of San Francisco’s Greater Downtown

Of the record 71,000 residential units in the pipeline of development across San Francisco, roughly 10,000 of the units, or 14 percent, fall within the boundaries of the city’s Greater Downtown (which includes most of the burgeoning Transbay District but only a sliver of Central SoMa).  And of the... Read More »

The Growth of San Francisco’s Downtown

The Growth of San Francisco’s Downtown

Of the record 67,800 residential units in the current pipeline of development across San Francisco, roughly 10,000 of the units, or 15 percent, fall within the boundaries of the city’s Greater Downtown, which now includes most of the burgeoning Transbay District but only a sliver of Central SoMa. At... Read More »

New Life and Passage for a Market Street Plaza as Proposed

New Life and Passage for a Market Street Plaza as Proposed

While technically a 13,000-square-foot “plaza,” the area between the two downtown buildings at 555 and 575 Market Street was effectively privatized and turned into an elevated walkway and entrance to its two adjacent towers back in the 1990s when the Market Center complex was owned by Chevron. But as... Read More »

Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Purchased as new for $1.275 million in February of 2014, the penultimate “penthouse” unit #1001 atop the Stanley Saitowitz designed boutique building at 1080 Sutter Street dubbed “Blanc” resold in December of 2015 for $1.450 million, representing total appreciation of 13.7 percent, or 7.2 percent per year, over those 22... Read More »

Redevelopment of Prominent Parking Lot Parcel Delayed

Redevelopment of Prominent Parking Lot Parcel Delayed

In the works since the year 2000, plans for a 19-story residential building, with 103 condos over a stacked garage for 28 cars and 900 square feet of retail space fronting the street, were approved to rise up to 190 feet in height on the southeast corner of Second... Read More »

Planning Opposes Plans for a 500-Foot Tower atop Iconic Bank

Planning Opposes Plans for a 500-Foot Tower atop Iconic Bank

San Francisco’s Planning Department has just finished its preliminary review of the proposed plans for a 500-foot tower to rise atop the iconic Crocker Bank Building at 1 Montgomery Street, a site which is theoretically zoned for development up to 250 feet in height. And in short, the Department... Read More »

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to add a tower atop the iconic Crocker Bank Building at 1 Montgomery Street, which now sports the Wells Fargo brand, have been drafted, the development team has met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to discuss, and the preliminary designs have been submitted to the City for review.... Read More »