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Four-Story Ocean Avenue Project Back in Play with Added Density

Four-Story Ocean Avenue Project Back in Play with Added Density

Plans to level the entire strip of commercial buildings on the south side of Ocean Avenue, between Capitol and Faxon Avenues, have been in the works since 2006, at which point a four-story development was envisioned to rise across the site and yield a total of 31 residential units... Read More »

West Berkeley Rising on San Pablo as Proposed

West Berkeley Rising on San Pablo as Proposed

Plans to level the shuttered Church’s Chicken shack on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Harrison Street, on the northern border of Northwest Berkeley, are in the works. And as proposed, a six-story will rise up to 70 feet in height upon the site which is principally only... Read More »

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

While approved to rise up to 330 feet in height and yield 345 residential units back in 2015, the ground for the Uptown Oakland tower at 1900 Broadway has yet to be broken. But the development, which includes the renovation and conversion of the adjacent Tapscott Building, atop of... Read More »

Plans for Ghirardelli Garage Demo and Development Formalized

Plans for Ghirardelli Garage Demo and Development Formalized

Plans to level the two-story Ghirardelli garage at 915 North Point have been in the works since 2016. And as now formally proposed, two four-story buildings could rise up to 40 feet in height across the L-shaped site which fronts (2935) Larkin as well. As designed, the proposed development... Read More »

Mayor Approves Acquisition of Controversial McDonald’s Site

Mayor Approves Acquisition of Controversial McDonald’s Site

The proposed purchase agreement for the City’s acquisition of the beleaguered McDonald’s at the corner of Stayan and Haight Streets, which includes the entirety of the restaurant’s parking lot which stretches to Waller Street, has been approved by the new Mayor of San Francisco, Mark Farrell. The effective purchase... Read More »

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

Having been redesigned by RAD Urban last year, the plans for a 29-story building to rise up to 360 feet in height at 1433 Webster Street in Downtown Oakland have tentatively qualified for a streamlined environmental review. The modular development would yield 179 apartments over 60,000 square feet of... Read More »

The Vision for Connecting SF and the City’s Future

The Vision for Connecting SF and the City’s Future

The City’s proposed vision to guide the future planning and development of transportation in San Francisco is about to be formally released. As we first reported last year, the “ConnectSF” project is a city-wide effort to both consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts in the city as well... Read More »

Refined Plans for a New 800-Foot-Tall Transbay Tower Revealed

Refined Plans for a New 800-Foot-Tall Transbay Tower Revealed

Having faced some pushback from Planning early last year, the plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height upon Transbay Parcel F at 542-550 Howard Street have been newly refined by the F4 Transbay Partners project team (which includes Hines, Urban Pacific Development and... Read More »

Designs for a Destination Waterfront Hotel

Designs for a Destination Waterfront Hotel

With the proposed 326-unit building to rise up to eight stories in height on the Jack London Square parcel known as “F2” softly rendered in the background, the design for a proposed waterfront hotel to rise up to 67 feet in height on the adjacent parcel known as “F3”... Read More »

New Life but No Housing for This Dogpatch Parcel as Proposed

New Life but No Housing for This Dogpatch Parcel as Proposed

Plans to redevelop the Dogpatch parcel at 2230 Third Street, upon which the one-story Leo’s Tire and Brake shop building which was most recently occupied by Skully Helmets (a crowdfunded tech company which was shuttered in 2016, its assets sold and the technology is now being developed in Atlanta)... Read More »