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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 »

535 Mission Update: Parking Lot Closed And About To Break Ground?

535 Mission Update: Parking Lot Closed And About To Break Ground?

From a plugged-in reader: I was reading the forum over at skyscraperpage.com and it seems that 535 Mission is preparing to break ground. The parking lot is now closed and a few workers were on site. Can anyone confirm? Photo is courtesy of Downtown Dave at Skyscraperpage.com…. In other... Read More »

Approved For Residential, But Building Commercial (535 Mission)

Approved For Residential, But Building Commercial (535 Mission)

Hines had planned to build an office tower, then Monahan Pacific acquired the site and received approval to build high-end condos, and now Beacon Capital Partners is back to offices and moving forward with a 27-story tower at 535 Mission (currently the surface area parking lot next to Salt... Read More »

The Things You Can See From Those Virtual Views (222 2nd Street)

The Things You Can See From Those Virtual Views (222 2nd Street)

An eagle eyed reader checks out the virtual views from 555 Mission and notices a plain white box rendered at the corner of 2nd and Howard. And while that corner currently serves as a surface level parking lot, the rendering appears to be a placeholder (and no, not the... Read More »

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center + Tower: More Proposal Porn

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center + Tower: More Proposal Porn

Forest City has launched a new website with a bit more video, renderings and background information on the Richard Rogers design proposal for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center and Tower. And as a plugged-in tipster notes, the complete Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) presentation along with additional animations... Read More »

Add Another (Proposed) Tower To The Transbay Mix (181 Fremont)

Add Another (Proposed) Tower To The Transbay Mix (181 Fremont)

Another tower, this one a mere 900 feet, has been proposed for the area surrounding San Francisco’s new Transbay Terminal and Tower. And according to J.K. Dineen, the “razor-thin skyscraper” at 181 Fremont “would include 500,000 square feet of office space beneath about 140 residential condominiums.” The Fremont Street... Read More »

A Classic Case Of Tower Envy?

A Classic Case Of Tower Envy?

All of a sudden the Rincon Hill towers (400/350 feet) just don’t seem quite so tall (or towering). “A 1,000-foot tower, as well as two 800-foot towers, were proposed Thursday for the area around the Transbay Terminal, as The City moves forward with the rebuilding of the aging bus... Read More »