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Modern Infill on the Boards, Slated for Approval

Modern Infill on the Boards, Slated for Approval

Purchased for a breathless “$1,700 per square foot,” or “$1.65 million for a tear down(!),” in the third quarter of 2019, plans to raze the uninhabitable 950-square-foot Portola District home that sits on a nearly 10,000-square-foot lot at 666 Hamilton Street have been drawn.  And if approved by Planning... Read More »

Densified Polk Street Development Positioning to Break Ground

Densified Polk Street Development Positioning to Break Ground

With the refined plans for a denser, 53-unit building to rise up to 65 feet in height upon the current Jug Shop complex site, on the northeast corner of Polk and Pacific, having been approved and permit requests for the project having been filed, the project team is positioning... Read More »

Challenged Infill on Valencia Street Slated for Approval

Challenged Infill on Valencia Street Slated for Approval

Speaking of bonus-sized infill buildings poised to rise in the Mission, the refined plans for a 65-foot-tall building to rise on the San Francisco Auto Works parcel at 1021 Valencia Street are slated to be approved this week. While the parcel is technically only zoned for development up to... Read More »

Behind the Big Sale of the Dalziel Building

Behind the Big Sale of the Dalziel Building

While the 24,000-square-foot Dalziel Building at 2741 16th Street was recently renovated, converted into modern R&D space and fully leased to Ouster, a leading LiDAR technology firm, its sale for $22.2 million at the end of last year might have seemed a little rich for Production, Distribution and Repair... Read More »

Another Ambitious Infill Development on the Boards

Another Ambitious Infill Development on the Boards

The irregularly-shaped, 36,406-square-foot lot in the middle of the Crocker Amazon that’s block bounded by the homes fronting Guttenberg, Morse, Brunswick and Lowell streets, was purchased for $1.9 million in early 2017. And while technically zoned for the development of one house (RH-1), plans for a 19-unit Planned Unit... Read More »

Golden West (Oakland) Development Slated for Approval

Golden West (Oakland) Development Slated for Approval

Dubbed “Golden West,” the refined plans for a new 8-story infill development to rise up to 85 feet in height upon the West Oakland BART adjacent parcel at 1396 5th Street could be approved by the Oakland’s Planning Commission tomorrow afternoon. Originally entitled for a smaller senior housing development... Read More »

The Ambitious Plans for a Towering Freedom West 2.0

The Ambitious Plans for a Towering Freedom West 2.0

The 382 units of cooperative housing known as “Freedom West” were built in the mid-1970s, with 10 buildings rising up to 35 feet in height across four city blocks that were bulldozed under the guise of an “urban renewal” of the Fillmore District, led by the San Francisco Redevelopment... Read More »

High-ish Rise in the Excelsior Slated for Approval

High-ish Rise in the Excelsior Slated for Approval

As we first revealed back in 2019, plans for a seven-story infill building to rise up to 74 feet and six inches in height upon the shuttered Club Tapatio site at 4742 Mission Street were in the works and Planning was encouraging the project team to add another floor... Read More »

Amazon’s Plan for That Prime Showplace Square Site

Amazon’s Plan for That Prime Showplace Square Site

Amazon’s plans for a “last mile” distribution and delivery station to rise upon the Prime Showplace Square parcel at 900 7th Street, a nearly 6-acre parcel which is bounded by 7th, Berry, De Haro, Carolina and Channel Streets, have been drafted and submitted to planning for review. As proposed,... Read More »

South Van Ness Infill Development Closer to Reality

South Van Ness Infill Development Closer to Reality

As we outlined back in 2017: Plans to level the Barney’s Auto Center shop at 986 South Van Ness Avenue, between 20th and 21st Streets in the Mission, and build nine (9) condos upon the 5,222-square-foot site are in the works. As massed but yet to be detailed by... Read More »