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Contentious Development on the Market Touting Opposed Luxury

Contentious Development on the Market Touting Opposed Luxury

While opposed by the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), which raised concerns that the “luxurious project comprised of large, high-end units would be occupied by wealthy residents that will negatively impact the character of this working-class neighborhood and directly and indirectly contribute to displacement impacts that threaten the community’s... Read More »

Approved Plans for Modern Mansion Rankles its Neighbors

Approved Plans for Modern Mansion Rankles its Neighbors

Purchased as a meticulously maintained Sea Cliff home for $3.15 million in March of 2012, plans to raze the 3,835-square-foot house at 255 Sea Cliff Avenue soon emerged as did plans for a modern 6,100-square-foot home designed by Butler Armsden Architects to rise up to four stories in height... Read More »

Impact of Another Mega-Development about to Be Assessed

Impact of Another Mega-Development about to Be Assessed

With the adjacent Pier 70 project having been approved, the preparation of the required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the even larger Potrero Power Plant site project, the preliminary plans for which we first revealed a couple months ago, is about to get underway. As envisioned by the development... Read More »

Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality and Planning Has a Concern

Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality and Planning Has a Concern

Having received an exemption from having to complete a resource intensive environmental impact report, and with some confusion as to the historic merits of the existing, versus previous, Kaplan’s Surplus store building on the Mid-Market site having been resolved, the plans for a 10-story hotel to rise at 1055... Read More »

Bad News for Hemlock as Plans for Development Move Forward

Bad News for Hemlock as Plans for Development Move Forward

Plans to level the three-story building which stretches from Hemlock to Sutter, on the west side of Polk Street, and develop a six-story building with 54 apartments averaging around 500 square feet apiece over three ground floor retail spaces and a basement garage for 26 cars are moving ahead.... Read More »

Giants’ Development Pushed Back, Anchor Dropped from Plans

Giants’ Development Pushed Back, Anchor Dropped from Plans

The San Francisco Giants have pushed back the anticipated ground breaking for the first phase of their proposed Mission Rock Development to rise on AT&T Park’s Parking Lot A to “as early as 2019” or “as late as 2027.” And the Giants’ proposed redevelopment of Pier 48, upon which... Read More »

The Missing Towers of Diamond Heights and Landmark Wall

The Missing Towers of Diamond Heights and Landmark Wall

Up until the 1960s, the total population of Diamond Heights, between Noe Valley and Glen Canyon, was under 400 people. Following a post-World War II population boom resultant housing shortage in San Francisco, the newly formed (and since disbanded) San Francisco Redevelopment Agency set its sights on the three... Read More »

Massive Pier 70 Project Approved

Massive Pier 70 Project Approved

The final approvals for the redevelopment of San Francisco’s 28-acre Pier 70 site, the height limits for which were increased by voters back in 2014, were secured by the development team this afternoon. Depending upon whether Forest City maximizes the Central Waterfront site for residential or commercial use, the... Read More »

Plans to Deter Speculation around Oakland A’s Ballpark Site

Plans to Deter Speculation around Oakland A’s Ballpark Site

With the Oakland Athletics having formally announced their plans to build a new Major League ballpark upon the 13-acre parcel of land that’s currently owned by the Peralta Community College District at 333 East 8th Street, a little south of Lake Merritt in central Oakland, concern about the speculative... Read More »

Redevelopment of Another Gas Station in SF Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Another Gas Station in SF Closer to Reality

Plans to level the 76 station and JT’s Auto Repair shop on the southwest corner of Lawton and 42nd Avenue in the Outer Sunset and develop a four-story building upon the 3601 Lawton Street site have been newly rendered by Kodorski Design and are slated to be approved by... Read More »