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Bigger Plans for Balboa Park Building Slated for Approval, But…

Bigger Plans for Balboa Park Building Slated for Approval, But…

Originally envisioned as a 20-unit building that would rise up to 45 feet in height upon the Balboa Park warehouse site at 350-352 Ocean Avenue, bigger plans for a six-story building to rise up to 65 feet in height on the site, with a 15-car garage, were subsequently drawn,... Read More »

Supersized Development Seeks More Parking, Here’s Why…

Supersized Development Seeks More Parking, Here’s Why…

Plans for a supersized building to rise across the two Hayes Valley parcels at 618-630 Octavia Street have been in the works since 2019, as we first reported at the time. Since redesigned and then further refined by Handel Architects to yield 40 condos, a mix of 12 one-bedrooms,... Read More »

Refined Plans for Building up Broadway Approved. But…

Refined Plans for Building up Broadway Approved. But…

The refined plans for two distinct buildings to rise up to 64 feet in height on the parking lot parcel at 425 Broadway, which wraps around the three-story Crowbar building on the corner of Broadway and Montgomery, were approved, as slated, and an exemption from having to complete an... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Another Parking Garage Site on the Boards

Bonus Plans for Another Parking Garage Site on the Boards

Purchased along with the 7-story office building on the southwest corner of Francisco and Montgomery for $91 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, plans to raze the four-story, 274-space parking garage at 55 Francisco Street have been drawn.  And as envisioned, a 6-story building could rise up to... Read More »

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

As we first outlined this past November: Engineered by Planning and adopted back in 2012, San Francisco’s Transit Center District Plan (TCDP) was designed to limit the number of tall buildings that would rise above the city’s downtown core, with building heights stepping down from the Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center... Read More »

Plans for Another Bigger Infill Tower Progress

Plans for Another Bigger Infill Tower Progress

As we revealed earlier this year, plans for a 35-story tower to rise on the 90-space parking lot parcel at 395 3rd Street, on the northeast corner of 3rd and Harrison, cater-corner to the approved One Vassar development and a block away from the approved tower to rise at... Read More »

Supersized Tower Raises Recommendations but No Red Flags

Supersized Tower Raises Recommendations but No Red Flags

Having completed their preliminary review of the proposal for a 575-foot-tall, 623-unit apartment tower to rise on the South of Market parcel at 620 Folsom Street, upon which a 43-foot-tall office building currently sits, Planning didn’t raise any red flags or Code issues that couldn’t be overcome if the... Read More »

Bonus to Build Shorter Than Allowed Slated for Approval

Bonus to Build Shorter Than Allowed Slated for Approval

As we outlined back in 2019 when the plans were being drawn: Plans to level the two-story industrial building at 560 Brannan Street, adjacent to an already approved major development and across the street from the San Francisco Tennis Club site, are in the works. And while the parcel... Read More »

Bigger Plans for a Project That’s Already Broken Ground

Bigger Plans for a Project That’s Already Broken Ground

Plans to merge the two Central SoMa parcels at 952-960 Howard Street, demolish everything but the façade of the 100-year-old, single-story industrial building at 960 Howard, and develop a new three-story building on the site, with 18,500 square feet of office space, 5,200 square feet of replacement “PDR,” and... Read More »

Refined Plans for Building up Broadway Slated for Approval

Refined Plans for Building up Broadway Slated for Approval

As we revealed back in 2017, plans for a mixed-use building to rise up to six stories in height upon on the parking lot parcel at 425 Broadway, which wraps around the three-story Crowbar and residential hotel building on the corner of Broadway and Montgomery, were in the works,... Read More »