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Plans to Double the Density of Development on Folsom

Plans to Double the Density of Development on Folsom

With the plans for a modern eight-story building to rise on the adjacent 980 Folsom Street parcel having been approved earlier this month, we now have the preliminary plans for an extra dense eight-story building to rise on the 984 Folsom Street site to share. While the front half... Read More »

Big and Even Bigger Plans for 4.5-Star Mission District Site

Big and Even Bigger Plans for 4.5-Star Mission District Site

Plans to level the 4.5-star San Francisco Auto Works shop at 1021 Valencia Street are in the works. And as envisioned, up to 24 residential units over a ground floor restaurant or retail space and a basement garage for ten (10) cars could rise up to 65 feet in... Read More »

Bonus Height Building Slated for Approval in Berkeley

Bonus Height Building Slated for Approval in Berkeley

As proposed and slated for approval from Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board on Thursday, October 26, the two single-story buildings on a single parcel at 1717 University Avenue will be razed in order to make way for a modern five-story building to rise. As designed by Assembly Design Studio, the... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Developing Shuttered Haight Street Site

Bigger Plans for Developing Shuttered Haight Street Site

As we first reported last year, plans to raze the former Lee’s Meat and Popular Market building at 478-482 Haight Street, adjacent to the new Nickies, and develop a new four-story building across the Lower Haight Street site, with a ground floor retail space, a garage for nine cars,... Read More »

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

With an extensive cleanup of the old Potrero Power Plant site and its shoreline underway, plans for over 5 million square feet of development to rise up to 300 feet in height upon the 29-acre Central Waterfront site at 1201 Illinois Street – which is bounded by Illinois, the... Read More »

UPDATED: Application for Bigger Market Street Building Filed

UPDATED: Application for Bigger Market Street Building Filed

The formal application for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, has been submitted to Planning. While the site is currently zoned... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building up on Brannan

Bonus Plans for Building up on Brannan

Plans to level the two-story commercial building on the southwest corner of Brannan and Lucerne along with the one-story buildings behind are in the works. And while the 755 Brannan Street parcel is only zoned for development up to 45 feet in height, plans to invoke California’s Density Bonus... Read More »

MacArthur Boulevard Project Newly Rendered and in Play

MacArthur Boulevard Project Newly Rendered and in Play

As we first reported last year: The days are numbered for the MacArthur Carwash and tire shop at the corner of MacArthur and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland, as the corner site traded hands for $1.325 million earlier this year and plans to develop the parcel have... Read More »

Building Up West Berkeley and San Pablo Avenue

Building Up West Berkeley and San Pablo Avenue

Plans to raze the shuttered Babitt’s Auto Repair Services and former gas station site at 2527 San Pablo Avenue, at the corner of Blake in West Berkeley, are in the works. And as proposed, a six-story building will rise up to 67 feet in height. While principally only zoned... Read More »

Conversion of SoMa Development into Student Housing Proposed

Conversion of SoMa Development into Student Housing Proposed

Approved for a 200-unit development of micro-apartments to rise up to eight stories in height on the western edge of SoMa, between Folsom and Harrison, the development team behind the 333 12th Street project is now seeking permission to use the development for student housing, specifically for students of... Read More »