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New Timing for Major Visitacion Valley Redevelopment

New Timing for Major Visitacion Valley Redevelopment

Shuttered back in 1999, the old Schlage Lock factory and Southern Pacific Railyard parcel along Bayshore Boulevard, near the heart of Visitacion Valley, was leveled 10 years later in order to clear the way for a proposed 20-acre transit village to rise. As approved back in 2014, at which... Read More »

Oakland Tower Newly Rendered, City Seeks Outstanding Design

Oakland Tower Newly Rendered, City Seeks Outstanding Design

As we first reported earlier this year: Plans for a pair of residential towers to rise up to 275 feet in height at 325 Seventh Street, on the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown, were first approved by the city seven years ago, the ground for which has yet to be... Read More »

Development Opposes New Development Next Door

Development Opposes New Development Next Door

The plans for a four-story building to rise on the southern end of the historic San Francisco Gas Light Company’s parcel in the Marina, where a former workshop addition flagged 3620 Buchanan Street currently sits, has been redesigned by Ian Birchall and Associates. Originally envisioned as a mix of... Read More »

Plan to Shape Dogpatch Slated for Adoption

Plan to Shape Dogpatch Slated for Adoption

In the works since 2014, the City’s Central Waterfront / Dogpatch Public Realm Plan, which is intended to both guide and prioritize the development of new neighborhood public spaces, streetscapes and parks, is slated to be adopted by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in two weeks time and by the... Read More »

New Plans for a Transbay District Tower Have Been Drafted

New Plans for a Transbay District Tower Have Been Drafted

As envisioned, a 350-foot-tall tower could rise on the little 4,000-square-foot parking lot behind the four-story office building at 543 Howard (a.k.a. 48 Tehama Street). While designed as a stand-alone structure, the 350-foot-tall “addition” would be connected to 543 Howard at its basement and ground floor and cantilevered over... Read More »

Flower Mart Moving to Bayview, Redevelopment Plans Ramping Up

Flower Mart Moving to Bayview, Redevelopment Plans Ramping Up

With San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan moving closer to adoption, which could clear the way for Kilroy’s massive redevelopment of the existing San Francisco Flower Mart site, plans to (temporarily) relocate the Flower Mart are in the works. As proposed, the Chronicle’s former 50,000-square-foot printing plant at 2000... Read More »

Redesigned Bayview Development Closer to Reality

Redesigned Bayview Development Closer to Reality

In the works since 2014, the proposed Flatiron-style development to rise up to 60 feet in height on the triangular Bayview parcel known as 4101 Third Street, between Hudson and Innes Avenues, has been redesigned by Schaub Ly Architects for the project team. A previously proposed sixth story has... Read More »

Church Opposes Infill Housing, Cites Competition for Parking

Church Opposes Infill Housing, Cites Competition for Parking

As we first reported back in June, plans to remove ten of the eleven garage doors and parking spots at the base of the existing twelve-unit building at 1100 Fulton Street, across from Alamo Square at the intersection of Pierce, are in the works. And as proposed, the ten... Read More »

City Aims for Adoption of Ambitious Central Soma Plan in September

City Aims for Adoption of Ambitious Central Soma Plan in September

With a total of sixty-four (64) amendments having been proposed by Supervisor Kim, including incentives for the construction of on-site affordable housing units, requiring developments to secure a building permit within 30 months of being approved rather than being banked, and increasing the potential for additional housing to be... Read More »

Supervisors Aim to Cement Support for Expansion of Rent Control

If adopted by voters in November, California Proposition 10 would overturn the state’s Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act which prevents rent control from applying to single-family homes, condos or any multifamily building which received a certificate of occupancy after January of 1995 (or earlier if a city had already adopted... Read More »