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It’s All About Density (Okay, And Dollars) On Treasure Island

It’s All About Density (Okay, And Dollars) On Treasure Island

From the San Francisco Business Times today: The Treasure Island development team has increased the target number of housing units from 6,000 to 8,000, a move that could help attract stores and other services to the new neighborhood and make the staggeringly expensive project economically viable. Kheay Loke, project... Read More »

A Few Perspectives On San Francisco’s (Potential) Future Skyline

A Few Perspectives On San Francisco’s (Potential) Future Skyline

Speaking of the proposed 222 Second Street, future shadows (or not), and Transbay re-development(s), a few perspectives on San Francisco’s potential future skyline. ∙ The 222 Second Street Scoop (For The Second Time) ∙ From The Shadows They Start To See The Light ∙ And San Francisco’s... Read More »

The 222 Second Street Scoop (For The Second Time)

The 222 Second Street Scoop (For The Second Time)

While truly plugged-in people have known about the proposed development of 222 Second Street on the corner of Howard for well over two years, details for the proposed 26-story development are now online via a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The project sponsor, TS 222 Second Street, L.P., proposes... Read More »

A Great Green Idea If We Do (And Did) Say So Ourselves

As we wrote a year ago with regard to numerous recently cleared but undeveloped lots now dotting the landscape in San Francisco facing the loss of their city entitlements: Our suggestion, grant the extensions but in exchange for turning undeveloped lots into public parks and maintaining them as such... Read More »

166-178 Townsend Landmarking For Tax Breaks Deal In Trouble

166-178 Townsend Landmarking For Tax Breaks Deal In Trouble

Approved by the Planning Commission last September, an unpaid tax bill and added sixth floor has the City’s Budget Analyst recommending against the tax break for landmarking deal for Martin Building Company’s development of 166-178 Townsend. “The Budget analyst recommends disapproval of the requested Mills Act Historical Property contract... Read More »

UCSF’s Mission Bay Hospital Needs $250M By November, Or Else…

UCSF’s Mission Bay Hospital Needs $250M By November, Or Else…

Apparently UCSF faces a mid-November deadline to raise almost $250 million more for its planned Mission Bay Medical Center. But no report of what doesn’t happen if they don’t. ∙ UCSF hospital under gun to raise $250M ∙ Making Way For UCSF’s New Mission Bay... Read More »

Hardship, Shadows And Rail Making Their Way Towards June Ballot

Newly proposed real estate related legislation which could land on June’s ballot: 1. A measure sponsored by Supervisor Daly which would “allow financially pressed renters to apply for economic hardship status to temporarily avoid rent increases.” 2. A declaration of policy “that would put city voters on record in... Read More »

Proposed 900 Folsom/260 Fifth Street Design Evolves And Emerges

Proposed 900 Folsom/260 Fifth Street Design Evolves And Emerges

The final colors haven’t been picked, but the latest renderings for Avant Housing’s proposed 900 Folsom/260 Fifth Street project have been uploaded to their project site. The latest design features twenty-foot ceilings for the commercial ground floor… …a publicly accessible “pocket park” off Folsom, and a Clementina alleyway that’s... Read More »

Development Carrots Have Developers Atwitter (But Still Not Funded)

Development Carrots Have Developers Atwitter (But Still Not Funded)

The Mayor’s proposed carrots in the form of deferred impact and reduced affordable housing fees has caught the attention of the developer community as Tishman Speyer estimates the cuts could shave two years off the start date for 201 Folsom (for which they currently have three years to start).... Read More »

Moving Along On Market And Trying To Fill That Hole (2299 Market)

Moving Along On Market And Trying To Fill That Hole (2299 Market)

Continuing up Market Street for an update on developments, and as the Castro Courier reported in December, plans to develop 2299 Market Street (a.k.a. “Hole in the Ground”) have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department but sans an anchor tenant. As we noted seven months ago, the site... Read More »