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No Red Flags for Amazon’s Big Project as Proposed, but…

No Red Flags for Amazon’s Big Project as Proposed, but…

Planning’s preliminary review of Amazon’s plans to build a 58-foot-tall distribution and delivery station 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, has been completed. And while the review didn’t raise... Read More »

Another Bigger Infill Tower on the Boards

Another Bigger Infill Tower on the Boards

Speaking of bonus-based plans for new infill towers to rise, plans for a 35-story tower to rise on the 90-space parking lot parcel at 395 3rd Street, on the northeast corner of 3rd and Harrison, cater-corner to the approved One Vassar development and a block away from the approved... Read More »

Bonus Plans for a New Infill Tower Have Been Drawn

Bonus Plans for a New Infill Tower Have Been Drawn

While the four Mid-Market parcels which span 1338-1370 Mission Street, between 9th and 10th Streets, are currently only zoned for development up to 150 feet in height, the plans for a 30-story tower to rise on the assembled site have been drafted by SmithGroup for Malex Holdings. As envisioned,... Read More »

Creative Central SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality

Creative Central SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality

The creative plans for two equal-sized, but slightly offset, buildings to rise up to 85 feet in height upon the through-block Central SoMa parcel at 470-474 Bryant Street have just qualified for a streamlined review. As we outlined last year, the proposed development includes a demolition of the adjacent,... Read More »

Foreshadowing the Fight for a Telegraph Hill Infill Project

Foreshadowing the Fight for a Telegraph Hill Infill Project

As we revealed last month, plans to the redevelop the parking garage parcel at 955 Sansome Street, at the intersection of Vallejo, have been 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... Read More »

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 »