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New Plans For Prime Transbay Parcel: 44-Story Condo Tower

New Plans For Prime Transbay Parcel: 44-Story Condo Tower

San Francisco’s Planning Commission first approved entitlements for a 311-foot tall, 23-story office building to be built at 524 Howard Street back in 1989, but the ground was never broken and the prime Transbay adjacent parcel was foreclosed upon in 2011. Authorization to operate a temporary parking lot on... Read More »

535 Mission Street Tower Rendered, Rising, And Ready In 2014

535 Mission Street Tower Rendered, Rising, And Ready In 2014

Having acquired the 535 Mission Street site for $71 million just a few months ago, Boston Properties quickly restarted construction on the HOK-designed office tower, the construction of which was suspended in October of 2008 when rents were headed the wrong way. The 27-story tower will rise 378 feet... Read More »

181 Fremont Tower Fully Rendered, Animated, And Ready To Rise

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 Fremont as soon as possible. While many... Read More »

The Winning Design And Developer For Transbay Block 9

The Winning Design And Developer For Transbay Block 9

With a design by SOM and rendered by steeleblue, Avant Housing and Essex Property Trust have been selected by The Successor Agency to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency to develop Transbay District Block 9 along Folsom Street. On the site between First and Essex Streets, a 400-foot tower and... Read More »

Is 535 Mission Street Selling Itself And San Francisco Short?

Is 535 Mission Street Selling Itself And San Francisco Short?

While some celebrate the news that construction on the 378 foot tower to rise at 535 Mission Street will soon recommence, others wonder if the developers aren’t selling themselves and San Francisco short as the site is zoned for 550 Feet. As massed above for SocketSite by steelblue, proposed... Read More »

The Green Designs For Block 6: Folsom Street From Fremont To Beale

The Green Designs For Block 6: Folsom Street From Fremont To Beale

As we first reported yesterday, the winning proposal to develop Transbay Block 6/7, from Folsom Street to Clementina Alley and Fremont to Beale, includes a 300-foot tower on the corner of Folsom and Fremont, 40-foot townhomes along Clementina, and three 50 to 85-foot mid-rise buildings on Fremont, Beal, and... Read More »

Latest SF Skyscraper Scoop: 181 Fremont Redesigned And Rendered

Latest SF Skyscraper Scoop: 181 Fremont Redesigned And Rendered

Back in 2007, the proposed skyscraper to rise at 181 Fremont street which was designed by HellerManus reached 900 feet and would have yielded around 500,000 square feet of office space below 140 residential condominiums. Having been waylaid by the market, the project is now making its way back... Read More »

The Revised Design(s) And Timing For A Tower At 41 Tehama

The Revised Design(s) And Timing For A Tower At 41 Tehama

As we first reported a few weeks ago, the original plans for a 550-foot tower designed by SOM to rise at 41 Tehama have been shelved and Fritzi Realty is moving forward with new plans for a 342 foot tower designed by Arquitectonica to rise on the site. The... Read More »

Reaching Out For A 32-Story Residential Tower To Rise At 41 Tehama

Reaching Out For A 32-Story Residential Tower To Rise At 41 Tehama

The original plans for a 550-foot tower designed by SOM to rise at 41 Tehama have been shelved, but with the Transit Center District Plan having been adopted and the site successfully upzoned from 220 to 360 feet, Fritzi Realty is moving forward with new plans to build an... Read More »

Planning To Raise Shadow Limits For SF’s Transbay Towers To Rise

Planning To Raise Shadow Limits For SF’s Transbay Towers To Rise

While the design for San Francisco’s Transbay Tower to rise on Mission between 1st and Fremont Streets has shrunk from 1,200 to 1,070 feet, the proposed 61-story tower will still cast new shadows across San Francisco, shadows which can be problematic for developers and fodder for litigation. The proposed... Read More »