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Academy of Art’s $58 Million Settlement Plan Slated for Approval

Academy of Art’s $58 Million Settlement Plan Slated for Approval

While the original terms of the Academy of Art University’s nearly $60 million settlement with the City of San Francisco – to resolve allegations that the institution had systematically schemed to violate state and local laws in its acquisition and use of real estate holdings in San Francisco over... Read More »

Big Plans for Modern-Day SRO Hotel(s) to Rise in the Mission

Big Plans for Modern-Day SRO Hotel(s) to Rise in the Mission

As we noted when the Mission District parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street traded hands for $4.995 million at the end of last year: “…while plans for the 7,100-square-foot parcel have yet to be submitted to Planning, the 401 South... Read More »

Revised Plans for New SRO Project Slated for Approval

Revised Plans for New SRO Project Slated for Approval

As we first outlined earlier this year: Plans to raze the white two-story garage/warehouse building at 262 7th Street, adjacent to Sightglass Coffee, between Folsom and Howard, are in the works. And as envisioned, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Western... Read More »

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans to raze the white two-story garage/warehouse building at 262 7th Street, adjacent to Sightglass Coffee, between Folsom and Howard, are in the works. And as envisioned, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Western SoMa site, which stretches to Langton, with... Read More »

Challenge of Proposed SRO Condo Project Slated to Fail

Challenge of Proposed SRO Condo Project Slated to Fail

As proposed, the 23-foot-tall commercial building at 42 Otis Street, which was purchased for $3.6 million in July of 2016, will be razed and a new 55-foot-tall building will rise on the Hub District site. As designed by Elevation Architects, the new five-story building will yield 24 single-room occupancy... Read More »

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Purchased for $2 million mid-2016, plans to level the Grant’s Auto Repair shop and parking lot parcels on the southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, on the border of the Outer Mission and Crocker Amazon, have been drafted. As we noted when the corner site was in... Read More »

Plans to Raze The Phoenix for SRO Units to Rise

Plans to Raze The Phoenix for SRO Units to Rise

Plans to level the Phoenix Irish Bar & Gathering House at 811 Valencia Street are in the works. And as currently envisioned, a six-story building would rise up to 55 feet in height upon on the Mission District site, with 20 single-room occupancy (SRO) units over a little ground... Read More »

Refined Plans for High-End SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Refined Plans for High-End SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

In order to take advantage of less restrictive Planning Code rules with respect to the required dwelling unit mix, rear yard and mandated open space for a new development in San Francisco, the project team behind the proposed six-story building to rise upon the Reliable Parts store parcel at... Read More »

Modern SRO Units in the Mission Closer to Reality Sans Toilet Sinks

Modern SRO Units in the Mission Closer to Reality Sans Toilet Sinks

Plans to redevelop the used car lot on the northwest corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street have been refined and are now closer to reality in the Mission. As we first reported back in 2016, the proposed development could rise up to eight (8) stories in... Read More »

More Tourists, Fewer Residents as Proposed

More Tourists, Fewer Residents as Proposed

Built in 1913 and opened as the Keystone Hotel, roughly half (81) of the 168 hotel rooms at 54 Fourth Street, which is now ‘The Mosser,’ were subsequently reclassified and rented as residential units without kitchens (i.e., SRO units) which average 142 square feet in size, thirteen (13) of... Read More »