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Revised Plans for Major Redevelopment Emerge

Revised Plans for Major Redevelopment Emerge

While ambitious plans to redevelop the nearly 6-acre Recology site at 900 7th Street – which is bounded by 7th, Berry, De Haro, Carolina and Channel – are moving forward and entering the environmental impact phase, the parameters of the proposed development have changed. As originally proposed, the preliminary... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Autonomous Living Units to Rise in the Tenderloin

Bonus Plans for Autonomous Living Units to Rise in the Tenderloin

New plans for a nine-story building to rise up to 86 feet in height on the Tenderloin parcel at 468 Turk Street, upon which the two-story building which had been home to San Francisco’s Coalition on Homelessness currently sits, have been drawn by Macy Architecture. As envisioned by the... Read More »

Speaking of Mission District Infill Projects…

Speaking of Mission District Infill Projects…

Speaking of Mission District infill projects on the boards, plans to raze the three green buildings between 2316 and 2326 Mission Street (i.e., the Mission Thrift, Mission Loan and Pawnbrokers buildings) are in the works as well. As envisioned, the three lots on the historic “Miracle Mile” block would... Read More »

Mission District Infill in the Works: B&W Sevice Center Edition

Mission District Infill in the Works: B&W Sevice Center Edition

Plans to raze the B&W Automotive Service Center building on the northwest corner of 26th Street and Shotwell are in the works. And as envisioned, a four-story building with 22 apartments (a mix of 4 studios, 9 one-bedrooms and 9 twos) over 6,600 square feet of commercial space, with... Read More »

Residential Conversion of Historic Garage Slated for Approval

Residential Conversion of Historic Garage Slated for Approval

Having skirted foreclosure by way of a bankruptcy filing two years ago, at which point the building was on the market as a high-end development site with an $8.9 million price tag, the former Green Street Auto Body garage at 1776 Green Street ended up selling for $5.75 million... Read More »

One of Two Folsom Street Projects Positioned to Break Ground

One of Two Folsom Street Projects Positioned to Break Ground

Speaking of previously approved projects that have yet to break ground, the entitlements for the 230-unit development to rise at 667 Folsom Street are slated to expire in two months time and building permits for the project have yet to be requested. With that in mind, Equity Residential is... Read More »

Timing for Another Approved Tower Pushed Back, Again

Timing for Another Approved Tower Pushed Back, Again

As we outlined early last year, 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... Read More »

Hotel Plans Scrapped, Office Building(s) Now on the Boards

Hotel Plans Scrapped, Office Building(s) Now on the Boards

The plans for a 239-room hotel to rise up to 8 stories in height across the irregularly shaped Central SoMa parking lot parcel at 424 Brannan Street appear to have been abandoned. Instead, new plans for nearly 95,000 square feet of office space to rise up to 85 feet... Read More »

More Time for Banked Trendyloin Entitlement Now Being Sought

More Time for Banked Trendyloin Entitlement Now Being Sought

As we outlined back in the third quarter of 2017: Purchased as an un-entitled Tenderloin parcel for $1.6 million , plans for an eight-story, market-rate building with 23 sub-500-square-foot residential units to rise on the 430 Eddy Street site were approved by the City... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Ocean Avenue Development Closer to Reality

Bigger Plans for Ocean Avenue Development Closer to Reality

As we outlined two years ago, nearly to the day: The designs for a 125-unit development to rise up to five stories in height upon the former Crayon Box/Little Bear preschool site at 65 Ocean Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Alemany Boulevard, have been newly rendered by rg-architecture and... Read More »