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Plans for New Polk Gulch Tower Formalized

Plans for New Polk Gulch Tower Formalized

A formal application to raze the vacant two-story building at 925 O’Farrell Street, which had previously been home to Thai Stick Shabu Shabu, and develop a skinny 14-story tower upon its Polk Gulch parcel, which was secured for $3.6 million last year, has now been submitted to Planning. While... Read More »

Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Positioning to Break Ground

Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Positioning to Break Ground

The building permits for the approved eight-story building to rise on the northwest corner of Turk and Larkin, upon the site of the iconic Kahn & Keville tire and battery shop in the Tenderloin, are close to being issued. And next month, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community... Read More »

Refined Plans for 18-Story Berkeley Development Slated for Approval

Refined Plans for 18-Story Berkeley Development Slated for Approval

With the architects (WRNS Studio) having eliminated the previously proposed fabric of screens/shutters to adorn the development’s façade, the refined plans for a contemporary 18-story building to rise up to 180 feet in height at 2190 Shattuck Avenue, at the intersection of Allston Way in the heart of Downtown... Read More »

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

While the two-story garage at O’Farrell Street has been identified as a contributor to the Uptown Tenderloin Historic District, the team behind a proposed 13-story development to rise up to 130 feet in height upon its parcel are pushing ahead. As we first reported last year, the building as... Read More »

A Little Laurel Heights Infill Project

A Little Laurel Heights Infill Project

Purchased for $3.425 million last year, plans to level the little medical office building at 3641-3643 California Street, which is home to Golden Gate Pediatrics, across from CPMC’s 5-acre California Hospital Campus (which is to be razed and redeveloped as well), are in the works. As designed by DMARCstudio,... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing building at 475 4th Street have... Read More »

Liberty Hill Cottage Fetches Over $3K Per Square Foot!

Liberty Hill Cottage Fetches Over $3K Per Square Foot!

The two-bedroom, 870-square-foot cottage at 835 Sanchez Street, which sits on a 2,200-square-foot parcel with big views atop Liberty Hill, has just sold for $2.725 million. That’s $3,132 per square foot! But as is the case with almost every breathless report about the “insane!” price of a fire damaged,... Read More »

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

As we reported last year: Purchased as an un-entitled Tenderloin parcel for $1.6 million three years ago, 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 . Two months later, the now “Fully... Read More »

Downsized Development Slated for Approval in the Tendernob

Downsized Development Slated for Approval in the Tendernob

Plans to raze the “fully remodeled Single-Family Home with all the bells and whistles” at 611 Jones Street, which was purchased for $3 million in 2015, and build up to 90 feet in height upon the narrow Lower Nob Hill site, a block from its border with the Tenderloin,... Read More »

Projected Impact of the Massive Potrero Power Station Project

Projected Impact of the Massive Potrero Power Station Project

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site – which could yield nearly 2,700 units of housing; 1.6 million square feet of commercial space (including office, retail, research and industrial); a 220-room waterfront hotel; parking for around 2,600 cars and... Read More »