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The Growth of San Francisco’s Downtown

The Growth of San Francisco’s Downtown

Of the record 67,800 residential units in the current pipeline of development across San Francisco, roughly 10,000 of the units, or 15 percent, fall within the boundaries of the city’s Greater Downtown, which now includes most of the burgeoning Transbay District but only a sliver of Central SoMa. At... Read More »

Refined Plans and Timing for the Next Big Transbay District Park

Refined Plans and Timing for the Next Big Transbay District Park

The concept design for San Francisco’s future 2.4-acre Under Ramp Park, which will run from the south side of Folsom Street to Howard, between First and Second and predominantly under the Fremont Street off-ramp and bus ramp serving the new Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center, has been refined by Conger Moss... Read More »

The Opening of San Francisco’s New Transit Center is Here

The Opening of San Francisco’s New Transit Center is Here

Having won the city’s design competition back in 2007, broken ground in 2010 and been renamed by way of a 25-year licensing deal last year, San Francisco’s new (Transbay) Salesforce Transit Center officially opens this weekend with a block party from noon to 4PM on Saturday, August 11. Designed... Read More »

New Plans for a Transbay District Tower Have Been Drafted

New Plans for a Transbay District Tower Have Been Drafted

As envisioned, a 350-foot-tall tower could rise on the little 4,000-square-foot parking lot behind the four-story office building at 543 Howard (a.k.a. 48 Tehama Street). While designed as a stand-alone structure, the 350-foot-tall “addition” would be connected to 543 Howard at its basement and ground floor and cantilevered over... Read More »

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

A request for proposals to build around 240 units of affordable housing on the southern third of San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal Site, at 200 Folsom Street, between Beale and Main, is about to be issued by San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. As roughly massed below,... Read More »

Rendering for Skinny Transbay District Tower Revealed

Rendering for Skinny Transbay District Tower Revealed

As we reported last week, plans for a skinny 44-story tower to rise on the Transbay District parcel at 540 Howard Street, upon which the three-story Temple nightclub building currently sits, have been drafted. And as newly rendered by Ankrom Mosian Architects above, and in more detail below, the... Read More »

Plans for Another Transbay District Tower

Plans for Another Transbay District Tower

Having failed to be assembled into the bigger plans for an 800-foot tower to rise on Transbay Parcel F, plans for a skinny 44-story tower to rise up to 450 495 feet in height upon the adjacent 10,350-square-foot Temple nightclub parcel at 540 Howard Street, which is 15 percent... Read More »

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Fetches $424K Under 2015 Price

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Fetches $424K Under 2015 Price

Purchased for $2.199 million in December of 2015, establishing a building and neighborhood comp at roughly $1,662 per square foot, the two-bedroom condo #28F in the first Infinity tower at 301 Main Street returned to the market listed for $1.999 million this past January and was briefly in contract... Read More »

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

While aiming for an opening in the first quarter of 2020, the expected overall completion date for the twisty 400-foot-tall “Bay Tower” designed by Jeanne Gang rising at 100/160 Folsom Street and adjacent mid-rise buildings on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear, has been pushed back to the... Read More »

Placeholder for Transbay District Tower Slated for Approval, Again

Placeholder for Transbay District Tower Slated for Approval, Again

While plans for a skinny 495-foot-tall tower with up to 334 condos, or 72 condos over a 273-room hotel, “depending upon market conditions,” were approved to rise on the downtown parking lot parcel at 524 Howard Street back in 2016, the ground has yet to be broken. And as... Read More »