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UCSF’s Support For Warriors Arena Contingent On Traffic Plan

UCSF’s Support For Warriors Arena Contingent On Traffic Plan

UCSF’s support for the Golden State Warriors’ proposed Arena and Events Center to rise in Mission Bay will be contingent on securing a binding and funded agreement “to address traffic concerns that are projected to result when large, dual or overlapping events occur at the proposed Warriors complex and... Read More »

Budget To Build 72 Affordable Units In The Mission: $888,889 Each

Budget To Build 72 Affordable Units In The Mission: $888,889 Each

According to a Project Manager at the Mayor’s Office of Housing, the total project cost for the 72-unit building which the City is planning to develop at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission has been estimated at $64 million or roughly $888,889 per unit.... Read More »

Hearing For New Tech HQ In SoMa Next Month

Hearing For New Tech HQ In SoMa Next Month

The paperwork for the building permits has been filed, the proposed development has been pre-leased to payments startup Stripe, and the public hearing which could clear the way for the 300,000-square-foot office building with open floor plans and a private “eatery” to rise at 510 Townsend Street has been... Read More »

Proposed Waterfront High-Rise Fully Rendered, Ready For Review

Proposed Waterfront High-Rise Fully Rendered, Ready For Review

Sporting its new ‘stacked gardens’ design by SOM, the proposed 220-foot waterfront building to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market-rate condos over a restaurant, café and underground ‘parking vault’ for 100 cars could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this Thursday, July 23. Reduced in height... Read More »

Self-Storage Facility Plans To Add Penthouse Units For People

Self-Storage Facility Plans To Add Penthouse Units For People

The owners of City Storage, the four-story, self-storage facility at 500 Indiana Street, at the edge of Mission Bay, Dogpatch and Potrero Hill, are working on plans to add a fifth floor with seventeen “penthouse” apartments for people. The proposed addition includes one three-bedroom, seven two-bedrooms, four one-bedrooms, and... Read More »

Massive Potrero Hill Development Granted Key Exemption

Massive Potrero Hill Development Granted Key Exemption

Plans to move the mobile California Mini-Storage office at 790 Pennsylvania Avenue and build 48,000 square feet of production, distribution and repair (PDR) space on its parcel and 251 apartments, with 225 parking spaces, on the Potrero Hill slope behind have been granted a key Eastern Neighborhoods Plan-based exemption from... Read More »

Airbnb Measure Qualifies For November Ballot

The ballot measure to further restrict the short-term rental of any residential unit in San Francisco to a maximum of 75 days a year and prohibit hosting platforms, such as Airbnb or VRBO, from ever listing a unit which hasn’t already been registered with the city, or has exceeded the... Read More »

City Preparing RFP For Contentious Affordable Development

City Preparing RFP For Contentious Affordable Development

Identified by the Port of San Francisco as “the greatest affordable housing development opportunity among the Port’s seawall lots in the northeastern waterfront,” the Mayor’s Office of Housing has been working on plans for 115 units of affordable housing to rise up to 65-feet in height on Seawall Lot... Read More »

Condos To Replace Canton Seafood, Over 300 Units Could Rise

Condos To Replace Canton Seafood, Over 300 Units Could Rise

Having been on the boards for a couple of years, the formal application to raze the two-story Canton Seafood & Dim sum restaurant at 655 Folsom and construct a 13-story building, with 84 condos over 2,000 feet of commercial space and an underground garage for 54 cars, has been... Read More »

Planning Commission Initiates Mission District Mini-Moratorium

Planning Commission Initiates Mission District Mini-Moratorium

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has voted to consider enacting “Interim Controls” for new market-rate housing, office and retail developments in the Mission. The stated intent is to provide the City “time to finalize a cohesive strategy to provide more affordable housing and economic stability” and “to complete its analysis... Read More »

Housing Policy Hypocrisy In San Francisco?

Housing Policy Hypocrisy In San Francisco?

While the Mayor’s Office has agreed to spend a potential record-setting amount to purchase a Mission District development site in order to build 72 units of affordable housing, the City is poised to approve the development of a 550-foot office tower on Transbay Block 5 at the corner of... Read More »

Proposed Waterfront Tower Rendered With Five New Towers As Well

Proposed Waterfront Tower Rendered With Five New Towers As Well

Earlier this week we revealed the new design for the proposed 20-story residential tower to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market rate condos over 6,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space and a basement “vault” for 100 cars. Today, a plugged-in tipster delivers the first rendering for the project... Read More »

City To Pay Luxury Price For Affordable Mission District Development

City To Pay Luxury Price For Affordable Mission District Development

The City of San Francisco has agreed to pay $18.5 million for the former “Quality Tune-Up” site at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission, a site which was purchased by a developer for $2.65 million in 2009 and successfully entitled for the building of 72 units... Read More »

The Next SF Gas Station To Fall (And Buildings To Rise)

The Next SF Gas Station To Fall (And Buildings To Rise)

Plans to raze the Union 76 Station on the southwest corner of California and 25th Avenue are working their way through Planning, adding to the growing list of endangered gas stations in San Francisco. And as proposed, three four-story buildings, each with three three-bedroom units, will rise up to... Read More »

Signatures For Mission District Housing Moratorium Delivered

The sponsors of the proposed ballot measure which would impose a Mission District Housing Moratorium have delivered 15,101 signatures in support of the initiative to San Francisco’s Department of Elections.  And if at least 9,700 of the signatures are valid, the measure will qualify for this November’s ballot. If adopted... Read More »