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Ground Broken For 600-Foot Park Tower At Transbay

Ground Broken For 600-Foot Park Tower At Transbay

The ground has officially been broken for the 43-story office tower to rise on Transbay Block 5, fronting Howard Street between Beale and Main. As designed by Goettsch Partners with Solomon Cordwell Buenz, the “Park Tower at Transbay” will yield 740,000 square feet of office space; 10,000 square feet... Read More »

Massive SoMa Development Approved By Planning

Massive SoMa Development Approved By Planning

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has approved the plans for Forest City’s massive 5M Project, a development which spans a 4-acre South of Market site bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets and includes the redevelopment of the iconic Chronicle Building. In addition to 688 residences, a mix of 400... Read More »

SoMa Mega-Project Preview, Key Votes In Two Weeks Time

SoMa Mega-Project Preview, Key Votes In Two Weeks Time

With the key Planning Commission votes and public hearing for the massive 5M Project scheduled for September 17, the project sponsors are slated to prep the Commission tomorrow with a preview of what’s to come, both in terms of the formal presentation and a possible clash between proponents and... Read More »

Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings has refined their plans for a pair of towers to rise at First and Mission, the tallest of which is designed to reach a height of 910 feet and would become the second tallest building in San Francisco behind the Salesforce Tower, which will rise to a height... Read More »

Conceptual Designs For The Missing 400-Foot Mid-Market Tower

Conceptual Designs For The Missing 400-Foot Mid-Market Tower

As a number of readers quickly noted, the contextual renderings for the proposed Mid-Market tower to rise up to 450-feet at 30 Otis omitted a massing for the 400-foot tower that’s expected to rise at 30 Van Ness Avenue, the corner parcel which the City is in the process... Read More »

Plans For 250-Foot Tower And Designs For 200 Feet More

Plans For 250-Foot Tower And Designs For 200 Feet More

The preliminary plans for the corner parcels at the intersection of Otis, South Van Ness and 12th Street, which we first reported were on the market last year and zoned for development up to 250-feet in height, have been submitted to the city with designs for a tower rising... Read More »

33-Story Oakland Tower Approved

33-Story Oakland Tower Approved

While designs for a 56-story “Encinal” tower to rise on the Uptown site were envisioned back in 2006, designs which would have produced Oakland’s tallest building, those plans were abandoned in the subsequent downturn.  But if approved by Oakland’s Planning Commission this evening, a 33-story residential tower, as rendered... Read More »

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

The official renderings have yet to be released but a plugged-in tipster delivers SOM’s new design for the proposed 20-story residential tower to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market rate condos over 6,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space and a basement “parking vault” for 100 cars. Paramount... Read More »

Land Deal For Controversial Oakland Tower Approved

Land Deal For Controversial Oakland Tower Approved

Oakland’s City Council has approved the sale of the East Lake development site at the corner of East 12th Street and 2nd Avenue which overlooks Lake Merritt and its estuary, clearing the way for a controversial 23-story building with 298 apartments to rise. UrbanCore will pay the city $5.1... Read More »

Team Preparing To Break Ground For 400-Foot Transbay Tower

Team Preparing To Break Ground For 400-Foot Transbay Tower

Essex Property Trust and TMG Partners are preparing to break ground earlier than expected for the 400-foot tower to rise at the corner of Folsom and First on Transbay Block 9. As we first reported last year, while the winning proposal for the Block 9 development had included 563... Read More »