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Plans for Proposed 423-Foot-Tall Uptown Oakland Tower Revealed

Plans for Proposed 423-Foot-Tall Uptown Oakland Tower Revealed

Plans to raze the three-story Community Bank of the Bay building at 1750 Broadway, between 17th and 19th Streets in Uptown Oakland, are in the works. And as proposed by Rubicon Point Partners, a 37-story tower with 307 apartments over a 210-car podium garage and 5,000 square feet of... Read More »

Big Plans for a Showplace Development on Kansas Street

Big Plans for a Showplace Development on Kansas Street

Having traded hands for $14.2 million in early 2016, plans to level the 31,000-square-foot Kleinen Square showroom/commercial building at 300 Kansas Street, which fronts 16th Street between Kansas and Vermont, are in the works. And as designed by El Dorado Inc (which is actually based in Kansas City, MO)... Read More »

Redevelopment of SoMa Gas Station Site Revving Up

Redevelopment of SoMa Gas Station Site Revving Up

As we first reported back in 2016: With the lease for the Shell station on the corner of Fifth and Folsom expiring early next year, plans for a slender eight-story building to rise on the western quarter of the 300 Fifth Street site, which is officially its own parcel,... Read More »

Plans to Raze the Examiner’s Printer for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze the Examiner’s Printer for Housing to Rise

The Fang family is planning to level the San Francisco Newspaper Printing Company building at 1201 Evans Avenue – within which the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly and a number of other local periodicals are currently printed – as well as three industrial buildings upon the adjacent 1241 Evans... Read More »

Refined Designs and Density for Proposed Duboce Triangle Project

Refined Designs and Density for Proposed Duboce Triangle Project

In the works since 2016, as we first reported at the time, the plans for a four-story building to rise up to 40 feet in height upon the underdeveloped Duboce Triangle parking lot parcels at 55 Belcher Street, behind the former Blockbuster turned Flagship gym at 158 Church Street,... Read More »

West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

Originally approved for development back in December of 2014, the entitlements to develop 235 apartments over 14,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and parking for 239 cars upon the Wood Street District block known as Development Area 8, fronting Wood Street between 20th and West Grand Avenue,... Read More »

18-Story Berkeley Development Closer to Reality

18-Story Berkeley Development Closer to Reality

Plans to raze the two-story commercial building at the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Allston Way, in the heart of Downtown Berkeley, have been in the works since 2016. And as proposed by Mill Creek Residential, an 18-story building will rise up to 180 feet in height upon the... Read More »

Boutique Union Square Infill Hotel Closer to Reality

Boutique Union Square Infill Hotel Closer to Reality

Approved for development back in 2001 but then waylaid by the dotcom collapse, followed by a decline in tourism after 9/11 and then by “the collapse of the housing market and overall poor economic conditions” in San Francisco following the Great Recession, the parking lot parcel at 72 Ellis... Read More »

Timeline for Adoption of SF’s Big Central SoMa Plan Has Been Reset

Timeline for Adoption of SF’s Big Central SoMa Plan Has Been Reset

Having been pushed back a few months, slipped a few and then pushed back a few more, San Francisco’s Planning Department is now aiming to formally initiate the legislative process required to adopt San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan at the Planning Commission hearing scheduled for March 1. As... Read More »

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Having qualified for a streamlined environmental review this past November, the refined designs for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, could... Read More »