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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 »

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

A core tenet of San Francisco’s Downtown Plan states, “without sufficient and appropriate housing to serve new commercial development, local housing costs increase, thereby compromising the vitality of downtown.” Or from the lead paragraph from the latest monitoring report for the Plan with respect to Housing: “The Downtown... Read More »

Housing Policy Hypocrisy In San Francisco?

Housing Policy Hypocrisy In San Francisco?

While the Mayor’s Office has agreed to spend a potential record-setting amount to purchase a Mission District development site in order to build 72 units of affordable housing, the City is poised to approve the development of a 550-foot office tower on Transbay Block 5 at the corner of... Read More »

Proposed Waterfront Tower Rendered With Five New Towers As Well

Proposed Waterfront Tower Rendered With Five New Towers As Well

Earlier this week we revealed the 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 “vault” for 100 cars. Today, a plugged-in tipster delivers the first rendering for the project... Read More »

550-Foot Block 5 Tower And Terraces In Context

550-Foot Block 5 Tower And Terraces In Context

As we first revealed last week, the designs for the proposed 550-foot office tower to rise on the northeast corner of Howard and Beale, also known as Transbay Block 5, have been revised and now include a series of large terraces on both the northwest and southeast corners of... Read More »

Redesigned To Blow You Away, But Hopefully Not Off A Balcony

Redesigned To Blow You Away, But Hopefully Not Off A Balcony

As you might have guessed, it’s not only the ground floor of the proposed Transbay Block 5 office tower to rise on the northeast corner of Howard and Beale which has been refined and redesigned, but the entire 550-foot building. Large outdoor terraces still step-up the side of the tower,... Read More »

New Plans For Transbay Block To Contribute To The Public Realm

New Plans For Transbay Block To Contribute To The Public Realm

The ground floor plan and lobby for the proposed 550-foot office tower to rise on Transbay Block 5 at the corner of Howard and Beale have been completely redesigned by the building’s architects (Goettsch Partners and SCB) to make “a more positive contribution to the public realm” and “a stronger connection... Read More »

New And Improved: Transbay District Rising

New And Improved: Transbay District Rising

Since we first featured steelblue’s animation for San Francisco’s future Transbay Transit Center last year, a few more renderings have been added to the introductory flyover which includes twenty-three other area developments and two parks which are either under construction, approved or slated to be built. Now including detailed renderings... Read More »

Design For Transbay Block 5 Tower Development Revealed

Design For Transbay Block 5 Tower Development Revealed

A plugged-in tipster delivers the first set of renderings for the 550-foot office tower that’s proposed to rise on Transbay Block 5 at the corner of Howard and Beale, with six massive balconies overlooking Howard and Main. Having bid $172.5 million for the land, the team led by Golub Real Estate... Read More »

An Unexpected Transbay Twist And Block Redesign

An Unexpected Transbay Twist And Block Redesign

With San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure having determined that “economic conditions create a strong preference for commercial development over residential and hotel development” on Transbay Block 5, a request for proposals to build a 550-foot office tower with ground floor retail on the northeast corner of... Read More »