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Recounting The Height Of The Infinity “Fire Sale” Flames

A plugged-in reader reports: “Lowest price sold 2/2 at Tower II is $535,000 for 1,187 sf. Mid 2009. All 1/1 are now gone and it is unlikely to find any 2/2 left at under 700k – at least not from the developer – in Tower II. Lowest 1/1 sold,... Read More »

The Grand Plan For A San Francisco “Transit Center District”

The Grand Plan For A San Francisco “Transit Center District”

The Planning Department’s draft Transit Center District Plan for the rectangle bounded by Market, Steuart, Folsom, and mid-block between 3rd and New Montgomery is now online. The plan’s five Core Goals: 1. Build on the General Plan’s Urban Design Element and Downtown Plan, establishing controls, guidelines, and standards to... Read More »

Transbay Block 8: No Deal Or Development In 2009

Transbay Block 8: No Deal Or Development In 2009

While the expected grand opening of San Francisco’s new Transbay Terminal has been pushed back a year to 2015, J.K. Dineen now reports the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency has “suspended efforts” to develop housing on Transbay Block 8. The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency has suspended efforts to develop housing... Read More »

A Contextual Massing For Transbay Block 8 And Its Environs

A Contextual Massing For Transbay Block 8 And Its Environs

You knew it was in the pipeline and you’ve seen the RFP (to which three responded and will compete), now we treat the plugged-in people to an exclusive massing for Transbay Block 8 (in red) and its environs as proposed. Bragging rights for naming the pipeline buildings, bonus points... Read More »

Transbay Park Potential: Post-Temporary Transbay Terminal (Et Al.)

Transbay Park Potential: Post-Temporary Transbay Terminal (Et Al.)

You know how the site looks now. And you know how it will look for the next six years or so as home to the Temporary Transbay Terminal. But do you know how the area might one day look once the Transbay Park and other proposed development takes place?... Read More »

Transbay Transit Center Groundbreaking, Fat Mike & Infinity All In One

Transbay Transit Center Groundbreaking, Fat Mike & Infinity All In One

A plugged-in reader ties it all together: Today the City is holding a ground breaking at the site of the future temporary Transbay terminal. The coincidence is that Fat Mike‘s record label (FatWreckChords) was located in the larger of the 2 buildings that will be demolished in the coming... Read More »

Transbay Block 8: The Request For Proposals And Basic Design(s)

Transbay Block 8: The Request For Proposals And Basic Design(s)

The Request For Proposals to develop Transbay Block 8 (bounded by First, Folsom, Freemont and Clementina) is out and about and due back January 22, 2009. Once again, a one-acre parcel which is slated for a market-rate 450-550 foot residential tower and row of 50-foot townhouses along with a... Read More »

535 Mission Street: From Office To Residential To Office To Suspended

535 Mission Street: From Office To Residential To Office To Suspended

“With the markets in turmoil and rents falling, Beacon Capital Partners has suspended construction on its 27-story office tower at 535 Mission St., the only speculative downtown highrise slated to be built over the next few years. The $100 million HOK-designed tower was put on hold earlier this month... Read More »

350 Mission Street Scoop Redux: Building Website Live

350 Mission Street Scoop Redux: Building Website Live

As we wrote two months ago: A plugged-in tipster delivers a rendering of the SOM/Craig Hartman design to compliment the scoop on 350 Mission Street, a 27-story green tower that’s in the works for the corner of Mission and Fremont. We’re loving the openness of the triple-height lobby. As... Read More »

In The Pipeline For First And Folsom: 550-feet And 600 Units

In The Pipeline For First And Folsom: 550-feet And 600 Units

From JK Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times: “The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency is seeking a developer to tackle a prime 600-unit residential project at First and Folsom streets, the first step in a planned 2,600-unit highrise Transbay District the city is counting on to help pay for... Read More »