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Sustainable Tower, Affordable Mid-Rise, And Retail Break Ground

Sustainable Tower, Affordable Mid-Rise, And Retail Break Ground

The ground has been broken for a 32-story tower, mid-rise building, and townhomes to rise on Transbay Block 6 along Folsom, between Fremont and Beale. Retail will line the street. In addition to 409 market-rate apartments in the tower at Folsom and Fremont and the townhomes along Clementina Alley,... Read More »

Transbay Block 8 Attracts Who’s Who Of Developers And Architects

Transbay Block 8 Attracts Who’s Who Of Developers And Architects

The City of San Francisco cancelled their initial request for proposals to develop Transbay Block 8 back in 2009 when bids for the one-acre parcel fronting Folsom between First and Fremont came in well below expectations and without much buzz or interest. Having issued a new request for proposals... Read More »

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Off-Ramp And Fremont Street Redesign

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Off-Ramp And Fremont Street Redesign

As you might have noticed, an Interstate 80 off-ramp currently runs through San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8, the site for a 550-foot residential tower to rise (click designs to enlarge). In order to increase the size of the Block 8 parcel for the development of up to 740 housing... Read More »

San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8 And 550-Foot Tower Back In Play

San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8 And 550-Foot Tower Back In Play

Suspended back in 2009 when bids for the property came in “well below the potential value of the site in a healthier real estate market,” San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure has just issued a new request for proposals to purchase and develop Transbay Block 8, the... Read More »

Supersizing The 41 Tehama Street Tower

Supersizing The 41 Tehama Street Tower

Approved for the development of a 31-story building reaching 342 feet in height with 325 dwelling units, 700 square feet of retail space, and 241 off-street parking spaces below, Fritzi Realty is now seeking approvals to add four more floors and 73 additional dwelling units to their plans for... Read More »

A Peek At 535 Mission’s Public Art Proposal And Pedestrian Linkage

A Peek At 535 Mission’s Public Art Proposal And Pedestrian Linkage

With the construction of the 27-story office tower at 535 Mission Street slated for completion in 2014, this week San Francisco’s Planning Commission will get their first peek at the two proposed works of art to fulfill San Francisco’s One Percent for the Arts requirement. The first piece is... Read More »

San Francisco’s Future Skyline And Transit Center Fully Animated

The latest animation for San Francisco’s future Transbay Transit Center in which the Center is fully rendered, both inside and out, not only includes the 1,070-foot tall Transbay Tower to rise at the corner of First and Mission, but twenty-three other area developments and two parks which are either... Read More »

Let’s Get Ready to Rubble for This 52-Story Tower to Rise

Let’s Get Ready to Rubble for This 52-Story Tower to Rise

As we first reported earlier this year: Having acquired the Transbay parcel and approved plans to build a 52-story tower with 14 floors of condos over 400,000 square feet of office space and a spire reaching 800 feet, Silicon Valley builder Jay Paul plans to break ground on 181... Read More »

524 Howard Street: Tower Deets And Timing

524 Howard Street: Tower Deets And Timing

As we first reported and summarized last month, while Crescent Heights is seeking approval to continue operating the little parking lot at 524 Howard Street which they acquired out of foreclosure in 2011, they’re concurrently working on a plan to construct a 44-story residential tower on the site. As... Read More »

Potential High-Rise Hat Trick On Folsom For Tishman Speyer

Potential High-Rise Hat Trick On Folsom For Tishman Speyer

Having just broken ground on the twin condo towers to rise at 201 Folsom Street (aka LUMINA) last month, yesterday Tishman Speyer closed escrow on the purchase of the parking lot at 100 Folsom Street and a couple of adjoining parcels across from the Infinity, a development site which... Read More »