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Change of Plans for Approved Elderly Care Facility

Change of Plans for Approved Elderly Care Facility

The plans for a mixed-use, four-story development to rise on the Grant’s Auto Repair shop parcel on the southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, on the border of the Outer Mission and Crocker Amazon, were drafted back in 2018 and approved last year. And as approved, the... Read More »

Conversion of Historic Cow Hollow Garage Closer to Reality

Conversion of Historic Cow Hollow Garage Closer to Reality

Nearly foreclosed upon when on the market as a development site back in 2017, the 105-year-old Cow Hollow garage at 1776 Green Street, which has been tagged as a Class A Historic Resource for the neighborhood, ended up selling for $5.75 million in 2018. Plans to add two setback... Read More »

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

As we first reported back in 2015: Prior to closing escrow on his purchase of the iconic Grubstake restaurant at 1525 Pine Street, buyer Nicholas Pigott quietly engaged D-Scheme Studio to draft plans for razing the restaurant and constructing a slender seven-story building on the Polk Gulch site, with... Read More »

Telegraph Hill Infill on the Boards

Telegraph Hill Infill on the Boards

Plans to the redevelop the parking garage parcel at 955 Sansome Street, at the intersection of Vallejo, are being drawn. And as envisioned, a seven-story building with an additional “mezzanine” level would rise up to 84 feet in height on the lower Telegraph Hill site, with 24 market-rate condos... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Another 238 Units of Group Housing

Bonus Plans for Another 238 Units of Group Housing

Plans for a 7-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Bryant and Langton, on the border of Western SoMa, are in the works. As envisioned, the existing warehouse on the 925 Bryant Street site would be razed to make way for a 238-room group housing development rising... Read More »

Hillside Above Laguna Honda Reservoir Back in Play

Hillside Above Laguna Honda Reservoir Back in Play

Plans for an 80-unit townhome development to rise on odd-shaped, 1.72-acre parcel on the hillside above the Laguna Honda Reservoir, between Clarendon Avenue and Warren Drive, were approved back in 1972 but building permits for the site were never requested and the entitlements for the development expired. A few... Read More »

Refined Plans for Auto Row Infill Project Approved

Refined Plans for Auto Row Infill Project Approved

The refined plans for a modern 12-story building to rise up 191 feet in height between 24th and 26th Street on Oakland’s Auto Row, adjacent to the Oakland M&N building (Mua), have been unanimously approved by the City. As designed by Flynn Architecture for the Signature Development Group, the... Read More »

161-Unit Berkeley Infill Development on the Boards

161-Unit Berkeley Infill Development on the Boards

As proposed, seven Berkeley parcels fronting Blake Street and Dwight Way, between Shattuck Ave and Milvia Street, will be merged and two new residential buildings would rise up to 82 feet in height upon the 2015 Blake Street site, with a three-story building on the corner of Blake and... Read More »

Plans for an SRO Tower Addition Scrapped, Site Up for Grabs

Plans for an SRO Tower Addition Scrapped, Site Up for Grabs

Plans for a 9-story, stepped-back “tower” addition to rise up to 100 feet in height atop the two-story Jiffy Lube building on Van Ness, between Jackson and Pacific, were informally presented to Planning back in 2018. And in 2019, the paperwork to secure a building permit for the project... Read More »

Timing for Skinny Central SoMa Hotel Pushed Back

Timing for Skinny Central SoMa Hotel Pushed Back

Having been approved by Planning back in the second quarter of 2018, building permits for the skinny 8-story Central SoMa hotel and group housing development to rise at 744 Harrison Street, which extends to 29 Rizal along Lapu Lapu Street, were in the works. But with the project team... Read More »