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Major Western SoMa Development Closer to Reality

Major Western SoMa Development Closer to Reality

The refined designs for a 372-unit development to rise up to seven stories in height at 1140 Harrison Street, upon the Western SoMa parcel currently occupied by the German Motors Collision Center building, have been rendered anew by BDE Architecture. And the developer, Houston-based Hanover Company, has now formally... Read More »

Plans for More Density While Maintaining History in Western SoMa

Plans for More Density While Maintaining History in Western SoMa

Built in 1929, the three-story industrial building at 351-353 9th Street has been identified as a potential historic resource for the Western SOMA Light Industrial and Residential Historic District. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be redeveloped. And in fact, plans have been drawn. As proposed, the building’s foundation... Read More »

Conversion of SoMa Development into Student Housing Proposed

Conversion of SoMa Development into Student Housing Proposed

Approved for a 200-unit development of micro-apartments to rise up to eight stories in height on the western edge of SoMa, between Folsom and Harrison, the development team behind the 333 12th Street project is now seeking permission to use the development for student housing, specifically for students of... Read More »

Plans for Historic Tech Space on Howard

Plans for Historic Tech Space on Howard

Plans to convert the two-story warehouse building at 1076 Howard Street into 15,000 square feet of open tech space are in the works, which includes an expansion of the building’s mezzanine level and the addition of a new roof deck and stairwell. While historic designations can hinder development, in... Read More »

Plans to Raze a Few Restaurants and Clubs for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze a Few Restaurants and Clubs for Housing to Rise

Plans to raze four buildings on the northwest corner of Folsom and Russ, including the current homes of Deli Board, Fondue Cowboy and Alchemy/Catalyst at 1060 Folsom, have been granted priority processing and are working their way through Planning. And as proposed, a new six-story building designed by Goldman... Read More »

West SoMa Building on the Market, Touting Hope for a High-Rise

West SoMa Building on the Market, Touting Hope for a High-Rise

Built in 1942, the former Leemah Electronics building at 1301 Folsom Street, on the southeast corner of Ninth, traded hands for $8.5 million in early 2014. And earlier this year, plans to completely renovate and convert the 36,000-square-foot structure into a LEED Platinum, Net-Zero Energy office building, at an... Read More »

Eagle Plaza Development Delayed

Eagle Plaza Development Delayed

Originally expected to break ground by the end of the year, the building permit for the 136-unit development approved to rise at 1532 Harrison Street, across from the Eagle and adjacent to the proposed 200 unit micro-unit project to rise up to eight stories in height at 333 12th... Read More »

Macro Development of Micro-Units Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

Macro Development of Micro-Units Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

Plans for a development of 200 micro-apartments to rise up to eight stories in height at 333 12th Street, on the western edge of SoMa between Folsom and Harrison, are closer to becoming reality, with the project having just been granted a Western SoMa Plan-based exemption from having to... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

While the Planning Commission hearing for the proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been delayed until the first week of January, the project has just been granted its Western SoMa Neighborhood Plan-based exemption from having to complete a resource... Read More »

Redevelopment of Prominent SoMa Corner Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Prominent SoMa Corner Closer to Reality

It was nearly twenty years ago that San Francisco’s Planning Department first authorized the theoretical conversion of the gas station parcel on northeast corner of Howard and 9th Street which is zoned for development up to 55 feet in height. Two years ago, preliminary plans for razing the existing... Read More »