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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 »

Study for Mid-Market Infill Tower About to Get Underway

Study for Mid-Market Infill Tower About to Get Underway

The required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed infill 27-story tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street is about to be drafted by Planning. As we first reported last year, while the tower’s proposed height has been reduced to 284 feet in... Read More »

Plans for Skinny 300-Foot-Tall Hotel Progress

Plans for Skinny 300-Foot-Tall Hotel Progress

The formal application for a 29-story tower to rise up to 300 feet in height upon the 40-foot-wide parcel at 570 Market Street – an angled 7,000-square-foot lot which stretches to Sutter and upon which the two-story Daiso/Jack’s Shoe Repair/ABC Cleaners building current sits – has been submitted to... Read More »

Partial Infill of Another SoMa Gas Station Site Slated for Approval

Partial Infill of Another SoMa Gas Station Site Slated for Approval

As we first reported back in 2016: With the lease for the Shell station on the corner of Fifth and Folsom expiring , plans for a slender eight-story building to rise on the western quarter of the 300 Fifth Street site, which is officially its own parcel,... Read More »

Residential Infill Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

Residential Infill Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

The refined plans for a seven-story building to rise up to 70 feet in height upon the former City Paints building site at 1088 Howard Street, a Western SoMa site which is actually zoned for development up to 85 feet in height, have been newly rendered by Schaub Ly... Read More »

Revised Plans for Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site

Revised Plans for Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site

While Related California is moving forward with plans to raze San Francisco’s aging Fire Station 13 at 530 Sansome Street in order to make room for a 200-foot-tall, mixed-use tower to rise on the site, a project site which now includes the adjacent parcels at 425-445 Washington Street as... Read More »

Plans to Transform Tenderloin Block Even Closer to Reality

Plans to Transform Tenderloin Block Even Closer to Reality

Plans to redevelop the Tenderloin parcel upon which the columned Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist sits at 450 O’Farrell Street were approved last September, with designs for a new 13-story, mixed-use building to rise behind the church’s existing façade, and around the corner, having been drawn. But as a... Read More »

Revised Plans for New SRO Project Slated for Approval

Revised Plans for New SRO Project Slated for Approval

As we first outlined earlier this year: Plans to raze the white two-story garage/warehouse building at 262 7th Street, adjacent to Sightglass Coffee, between Folsom and Howard, are in the works. And as envisioned, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Western... Read More »