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Valencia Street Development Slated For Approval, But…

Valencia Street Development Slated For Approval, But…

With a slightly refined design and 49 units, down from 52 as originally proposed, the plans for a five-story building to rise on the northwest corner of 23rd and Valencia in the Mission could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this afternoon. The former gas station on the... Read More »

Long-Term Effect Of Mission Moratorium: None

Long-Term Effect Of Mission Moratorium: None

Despite what you might have read elsewhere, according to the City’s Office of Economic Analysis, “a temporary moratorium on market-rate housing would not affect the supply or price of housing in San Francisco,” at least not over the long term. While a temporary moratorium would “slightly raise housing prices... Read More »

Reports Of Mission Development’s Indefinite Pause Are Overblown

Reports Of Mission Development’s Indefinite Pause Are Overblown

Reports that the proposed 274-unit development to rise across the majority of the 2000 block of Bryant Street in the Mission “has been put on hold indefinitely” are being overblown. While it is true that the project team is pausing its push to secure approvals, and doing so in... Read More »

Cesar Chavez Rising (Unless The Moratorium Is Passed)

Cesar Chavez Rising (Unless The Moratorium Is Passed)

The owner of the Mission District parcel at 3620 Cesar Chavez Street, upon which a single-story office building and parking lot for eight cars currently sits, has engaged Sternberg Benjamin Architects to explore redeveloping the site. And as proposed, a six-story building with 28 residential units, a little retail... Read More »

Designs For A Five-Story Mission District Development

Designs For A Five-Story Mission District Development

As we first reported earlier this year, the plans for developing the long-shuttered gas station site on the northeast corner of 19th Street and South Van Ness Avenue, which were approved in 2008 but then waylaid by the economy, are now back in play, with nearly twice as many... Read More »

Sierra Club To Oppose Mission Rock, Feinstein Pro Limiting Airbnb

The Sierra Club will pen the official argument opposing the ballot measure which would allow the Giants’ massive Mission Rock development to move forward, while Senator Dianne Feinstein will pen the argument in favor of the measure to further restrict short-term residential rentals in San Francisco, the so-called Airbnb... Read More »

Grocery Outlet Plans To Stock Shuttered Grocery In The Mission

Grocery Outlet Plans To Stock Shuttered Grocery In The Mission

Shuttered since 2010, Fresh & Easy was originally slated to take over the former DeLano’s Market site at 1245 South Van Ness but financial woes waylaid those plans. And while plans to reduced the size of the store by two-thirds and build over 100 condos across the site were being... Read More »

All The Way From A to K: San Francisco’s Ballot Measure Rundown

Eleven local measures are set to appear on this November’s ballot in San Francisco, measures which have just been lettered from A (the $310 million Affordable Housing Bond) to K (the revised Surplus Property Ordinance). The full rundown and summaries from the Department of Elections or past SocketSite coverage:... Read More »

Planning Commission Initiates Mission District Mini-Moratorium

Planning Commission Initiates Mission District Mini-Moratorium

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has voted to consider enacting “Interim Controls” for new market-rate housing, office and retail developments in the Mission. The stated intent is to provide the City “time to finalize a cohesive strategy to provide more affordable housing and economic stability” and “to complete its analysis... Read More »

Signatures For Mission District Housing Moratorium Delivered

The sponsors of the proposed ballot measure which would impose a Mission District Housing Moratorium have delivered 15,101 signatures in support of the initiative to San Francisco’s Department of Elections.  And if at least 9,700 of the signatures are valid, the measure will qualify for this November’s ballot. If adopted... Read More »