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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 »

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

A core tenet of San Francisco’s Downtown Plan states, “without sufficient and appropriate housing to serve new commercial development, local housing costs increase, thereby compromising the vitality of downtown.” Or from the lead paragraph from the latest monitoring report for the Plan with respect to Housing: “The Downtown... Read More »

The State Of San Francisco’s Downtown

The State Of San Francisco’s Downtown

Having emerged from “growing public awareness during the 1970’s that development threatened the essential character of downtown San Francisco,” San Francisco’s adopted Downtown Plan states that, “without sufficient and appropriate housing to serve new commercial development, local housing costs would increase, thereby compromising the vitality of downtown.” The Plan’s... Read More »

The State Of San Francisco’s Downtown: Property, People And Parking

The State Of San Francisco’s Downtown: Property, People And Parking

A few highlights from the Planning Department’s latest Monitoring Report for San Francisco’s Downtown which will be presented to the Planning Commission this week: Downtown vacancy rates in San Francisco declined in 2011 and are now at 11% for office and 6.7% for retail as average downtown office rents... Read More »