Proposers of Presidio Redevelopment Given Another Chance to Pitch

Proposers of Presidio Redevelopment Given Another Chance to Pitch

With the singular proposal to redevelop the 30-acre Fort Winfield Scott campus in the Presidio having been thoroughly panned by the staff of the Presidio Trust, as we first reported last month, the proposing team has been granted a chance to “update and clarify” its plans for the site.... Read More »

Plans for Building up in Hayes Valley Don’t Raise Any Red Flags

Plans for Building up in Hayes Valley Don’t Raise Any Red Flags

As we first reported earlier this year: The little four-unit building at 630 Octavia Street and its adjacent parcel, which is currently used as a parking lot, recently traded hands for what would appear to be a total contract price of $4.6 million. A few years ago, plans to... Read More »

Oakland A’s Secure Exclusive Right to Negotiate for Stadium Site

Oakland A’s Secure Exclusive Right to Negotiate for Stadium Site

The Port of Oakland has granted the Oakland A’s an exclusive, but non-binding, agreement to negotiate the terms of a long-term lease for the 50-acre Howard Terminal site upon which the A’s have drafted, and re-drafted, plans for a new stadium, residential and commercial development to rise. Under the... Read More »

Number of Homes for Sale in SF Inches Up but Trend Turns Down

Number of Homes for Sale in SF Inches Up but Trend Turns Down

While the inventory of homes actively listed for sale in San Francisco inched up another 2 percent over the past week to 650, which is 38 percent higher than in mid-May of 2014, inventory levels are now running 7 percent lower than at the same time last year, which... Read More »

Refined Plans for an Important Berkeley Infill Site

Refined Plans for an Important Berkeley Infill Site

The refined plans for a seven-story building to rise up to 75 feet in height upon the Berkeley Touchless Car Wash and gas station site at the intersection of Kittredge, Fulton and Oxford Streets have been drawn. And as designed by Kava Massih Architects, the proposed development – which includes... Read More »

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Nearly Fetches its Early 2018 Price

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Nearly Fetches its Early 2018 Price

Purchased for $2.38 million in February of 2018, the two-bedroom unit #31C on the 31st floor of LUMINA’s Tower B (201 Folsom Street, at the corner of Beale) returned to the market with a $2.688 million price tag three months ago, a sale at which would have represented anticipated... Read More »

Plans to Make Civic Center the Safest Place in San Francisco

Plans to Make Civic Center the Safest Place in San Francisco

Having drafted three initial frameworks to help gather public input and guide the redevelopment of San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza, Fulton Mall and United Nations Plaza, the design team has now created a comprehensive Civic Center Public Realm Plan which will be presented to the City’s Planning Commission next... Read More »

Semi-Massive Redevelopment of CPMC Campus Closer to Reality

Semi-Massive Redevelopment of CPMC Campus Closer to Reality

As we first revealed last year: With an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the formally proposed semi-massive redevelopment of CPMC’s nearly 5-acre California Hospital Campus at 3700 California Street about to be drafted, the project team has refined their plans and projected timing for the project. The refined plans... Read More »

Fix of San Francisco’s Fractured Transit Center Nearly Complete

Fix of San Francisco’s Fractured Transit Center Nearly Complete

The repair and remediation of the fractured beams that resulted in the emergency closure of San Francisco’s new Salesforce Transit Center has been completed ahead of schedule and all temporary shoring has been removed. In addition, the installation of an all-new pathway atop the transit center’s roof, replacing the... Read More »

Big Plans for a Polk Gulch Infill Project Revealed

Big Plans for a Polk Gulch Infill Project Revealed

Plans for a 12-story infill building to rise up to 125 feet in height on the site of the Polk Gulch funeral home at 1123 Sutter Street (Halsted N. Gray-Carew & English) have been drafted. While the columned façade of the funeral home would be preserved, the space behind... Read More »