February 3, 2014

Dropbox Signs Lease For Entire SoMa Building To Rise On Brannan

Having pre-leased their 30-story tower rising at 350 Mission Street to Salesforce for 14 years, Kilroy Realty has now pre-leased its entire 182,000 square foot building under development at 333 Brannan Street to Dropbox for a term of 12 years.

The Brannan Street building should be ready for Dropbox to occupy in early 2015.

First Published: February 3, 2014 2:45 PM

Comments from "Plugged In" Readers

Soma needs more landscaped medians.

Posted by: sf at February 3, 2014 5:17 PM

Impressive that it's already pre-leased -- I can see the lot from my office window and there were two backhoes on the property all day today demo'ing the existing structures.

Posted by: Greg at February 3, 2014 6:04 PM

@sf you're right.


Posted by: seriously at February 3, 2014 7:04 PM

Dropbox welcome to South Beach! Nice short jump from the current offices in China Basin.

Posted by: Observer at February 3, 2014 7:50 PM

The construction is already messing up my morning commute! Hooray!

Posted by: Neighbor at February 3, 2014 10:21 PM

The real question being will Dropbox even exist in 12 years?

Posted by: Strike at February 4, 2014 10:06 AM

"Soma needs more landscaped medians."

While landscaped medians look nice, they're sometimes a liability in dense environments because they take away street width that could be used for auto and bike traffic, sidewalks, and parking. They also induce higher speeds and interfere with emergency vehicle maneuvers.

So add landscaped medians, but only if all of the other traffic flow, parking, and safety issues have been addressed.

Posted by: The Milkshake of Despair at February 4, 2014 11:07 AM

Dagnabbit, I work in a dumpy building across the street and was hoping to maybe possibly move over there. Sigh. In any case, it'll be quite nice to look out the window at this.

Posted by: PepeSF at February 4, 2014 11:43 AM

Dropbox will not be Dropbox in 12 years but it will definitely still exist.

Posted by: formidable doer of the nasty at February 5, 2014 9:02 AM

DropBox is about the least intuitive thing going. Something better will replace it unless it goes back to the lab.

Posted by: Young Tech Guy at March 21, 2014 12:10 AM

I think Dropbox will still be there, maybe absorbed or transformed because cloud storage is the ultimate solution for our multi-device lives. Paypal is still there 16 years after it was created because it filled the need of a safe standardized one-top payment.

Posted by: lol at March 21, 2014 10:48 AM

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