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Challenge of Proposed SRO Condo Project Slated to Fail

Challenge of Proposed SRO Condo Project Slated to Fail

As proposed, the 23-foot-tall commercial building at 42 Otis Street, which was purchased for $3.6 million in July of 2016, will be razed and a new 55-foot-tall building will rise on the Hub District site. As designed by Elevation Architects, the new five-story building will yield 24 single-room occupancy... Read More »

Less Height, More Density for Proposed Tower to Rise Right Here

Less Height, More Density for Proposed Tower to Rise Right Here

While plans for a new Mid-Market tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street continue to move forward, it would appear as though the expected height of said tower has been reduced by 22 percent. Originally envisioned to rise up to 366 feet in... Read More »

Stanyan Street Addition Slated for Approval

Stanyan Street Addition Slated for Approval

As we first reported last year: With American Cyclery having shuttered their “too” annex at 858 Stanyan Street at the end of 2016 in anticipation of a significant rent hike, the 2,650-square-foot, single-story building on the northeast corner of Stanyan and Frederick is now on the market for $2.5... Read More »

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Purchased for $2 million mid-2016, plans to level the Grant’s Auto Repair shop and parking lot parcels on the southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, on the border of the Outer Mission and Crocker Amazon, have been drafted. As we noted when the corner site was in... Read More »

Massive Recology Site Rezoning and Redevelopment Plans Revealed

Massive Recology Site Rezoning and Redevelopment Plans Revealed

Ambitious plans to redevelop the nearly 6-acre Recology site at 900 7th Street – which is bounded by 7th, Berry, De Haro, Carolina and Channel – are in the works. And as envisioned by SOM, the $850 million development could yield over 1,000 units of housing; nearly 400,000 square... Read More »

Record Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Continues to Grow

Record Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Continues to Grow

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that recently finished up construction for the third quarter in a row, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco increased by 1,800 in... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Prominent Polk Street Corner

Bigger Plans for Prominent Polk Street Corner

Plans to level the Out of The Closet thrift store complex on the southeast corner of Polk and California and develop a 7-story building with 63 condos over 8,000 square feet of new retail space and an underground garage for 41 cars were approved back in 2016. But the... Read More »

Plans for Building up in Bernal Heights

Plans for Building up in Bernal Heights

Plans to level the former cottage turned garage and “Udder Room” for the adjacent Avedano’s Holly Park Market on Cortland Avenue are in the works. As designed by Schaub Ly Architects and newly rendered below, a four-story building will rise up to 40 feet in height upon the 237... Read More »

Ambitious Franklin Street Infill Project Newly Rendered

Ambitious Franklin Street Infill Project Newly Rendered

Assuming plans to relocate and redevelop the historic ‘Englander House’ at 807 Franklin Street are approved, a new 8-story infill building with 48 residential units over a garage for 17 stacked cars and 80 bikes could then rise up to 80 feet in height upon the Italianate’s current 10,300... Read More »

Mortuary Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Mortuary Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Plans to add a setback fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street and convert the historic Hayes Valley structure into a residential building could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. As we first reported last year, the proposed redevelopment includes... Read More »