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Oh Sh*t

Oh Sh*t

If approved, San Francisco’s largest wastewater treatment facility, the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant in northern Bayview, will be upgraded and expanded over the next five years. The existing 40-acre plant, which roughly stretches from Evans to McKinnon and Phelps to Quint, treats 80 percent of San Francisco’s current... Read More »

Three Teams in the Running for Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

Three Teams in the Running for Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

Of the nine teams that submitted their qualifications for redeveloping the western 17 acres of the Balboa Reservoir site, which is currently a 1,000-space parking lot under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, the following three have been selected as the finalists and will be allowed... Read More »

Balboa Reservoir Announcement Pushed Back

Balboa Reservoir Announcement Pushed Back

While all the teams interested in buying, entitling and redeveloping the western 17 acres of the Balboa Reservoir site, which is currently a 1,000-space parking lot under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, have submitted their qualifications and preliminary concepts to the City, the finalists will... Read More »

Developers Sought for 17-Acre Balboa Reservoir Site

Developers Sought for 17-Acre Balboa Reservoir Site

The City of San Francisco has just issued an official Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and concepts from development teams interested in buying, designing, entitling and developing the western 17 acres of the Balboa Reservoir site which is currently a 1,000-space parking lot under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Park Project Will Break Ground Tomorrow

Waylaid Mission District Park Project Will Break Ground Tomorrow

Following three years of delays, the ground for a new Mission District park at 17th & Folsom Streets will officially be broken tomorrow at 3:30PM. The 32,000-square-foot park, which should be open by the end of the year or in early 2017, will include an outdoor classroom/performance space and... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Park Project Ready to Break Ground

Waylaid Mission District Park Project Ready to Break Ground

Following three years of delays and three rounds of bidding, two rounds of which were rejected when every bid came in over-budget before even breaking ground, the contract to build the 17th and Folsom Street Park is slated to be approved this week, construction should soon commence, and the... Read More »

$10 Million Could Buy A City Block In San Francisco

$10 Million Could Buy A City Block In San Francisco

After nearly two years on the market without any movement, and despite a neighborhood campaign to secure the land for community use, the asking price for the 2.2 acre Portola District block bounded by Woolsey, Hamilton, Wayland and Bowdoin streets has just been reduced from $12 million to $10... Read More »

Planning For Balboa Park Reservoir Redevelopment Underway

Planning For Balboa Park Reservoir Redevelopment Underway

As we wrote about the Balboa Park Reservoir a year ago next week: With a 100-year drought underway, it would be nice if it were filled the brim, but the 25-acre Balboa Park Reservoir which was built in the 1950’s has never held a drop of water and has... Read More »

Project To Prioritize Public Sites For Redevelopment Is Underway

Project To Prioritize Public Sites For Redevelopment Is Underway

In response to Mayor Ed Lee’s last State of the City address, and perhaps a certain Civil Grand Jury Report, an inter-agency working group has initiated the Public Sites Portfolio project, “to help San Francisco address some of its most pressing issues such as housing, transportation, and neighborhood sustainability…through... Read More »

Francisco Reservoir Transfer Tentatively Approved

Francisco Reservoir Transfer Tentatively Approved

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has approved a transfer of the long-shuttered Francisco Reservoir on Russian Hill to the City’s Recreation and Park Department. If San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors and Mayor Ed Lee agree, the city will pay $9.9 million over twelve years for the prime 4-acre... Read More »