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Port Soliciting Concepts for Thirteen of San Francisco’s Historic Piers

Port Soliciting Concepts for Thirteen of San Francisco’s Historic Piers

The Port of San Francisco has just issued a formal solicitation of developers and tenants interested in redeveloping thirteen of San Francisco’s historic piers, along with the Agriculture Building adjacent to San Francisco’s Ferry Building, stretching from, and including, Pier 35 to Pier 48 (yes, that’s the one that... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Slips, San Francisco Nears Negative Growth

Bay Area Employment Slips, San Francisco Nears Negative Growth

The unemployment rate in San Francisco jumped from 2.1 to 2.7 percent in June as the number of people living in the city with a job dropped by 1,600 to 550,600 while the labor force increased by 1,600 to 565,600. And while there are still 113,900 more people living... Read More »

Three Leading Proposals for the Redevelopment of Fort Scott

Three Leading Proposals for the Redevelopment of Fort Scott

The Presidio Trust has just completed their preliminary review of the nine (9) concept proposals for the redevelopment of the roughly two dozen buildings spread across 30 acres of the Presidio that comprise Fort Winfield Scott into a “Campus for Change” and has narrowed the field to three (3)... Read More »

First Tenants of SF’s Transbay / Salesforce Transit Center Identified

First Tenants of SF’s Transbay / Salesforce Transit Center Identified

With San Francisco’s new Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center and rooftop park slated to open on August 12, the first four (4) leases for the center’s thirty-five (35) potential retail/restaurant/commercial spaces have been negotiated and could be approved this week. Eddie Rickenbacker’s is slated to sign a 15-year lease for a... Read More »

Battle over Newly Approved Rincon Hill Development Rages On

Battle over Newly Approved Rincon Hill Development Rages On

The waylaid plans for a modern residential building to rise up to 84 feet in height at 430 Main/429 Beale Street were, in fact, approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of May. The Commission’s approval, however, was conditioned upon a the inclusion of a 45-foot-wide, mid-block... Read More »

San Francisco Sues Developer with History of Under-Permitted Work

San Francisco Sues Developer with History of Under-Permitted Work

City Attorney Dennis Herrera has just filed suit in San Francisco Superior Court against Ashok Gujral, a local real estate developer and investor accused of routinely engaging in under-permitted construction on residential properties throughout San Francisco. According to the complaint, Gujral would seek permits for simple and uncomplicated projects... Read More »

The Fed Institutes Another Rate Hike, Signals Two More This Year

As predicted, the Federal Reserve has just raised its benchmark Federal Funds rate, upping its target range by another 0.25 percent (25 basis points) and signaling accelerated expectations for two more quarter-point increases by the end of this year, which is one more than previously expected. The Fed dropped... Read More »

London Breed Wins SF Mayoral Race (UPDATED)

London Breed Wins SF Mayoral Race (UPDATED)

With a total of 244,398 ballots having now been tallied, representing 50.71 percent of 482,000 potential votes, London Breed has extended her lead in San Francisco’s mayoral race to 1,861 votes. And while there are an estimated 7,800 ballots remaining to be processed, based on the trend for the... Read More »

London Breed Takes the Lead in SF Mayoral Race (Updated)

London Breed Takes the Lead in SF Mayoral Race (Updated)

With an additional 55,407 mail-in ballots having now been tallied and added to the Election Day count, which, in total, now account for 209,697 (43.51 percent) of roughly 480,000 potential votes, London Breed has taken the lead in San Francisco’s mayoral race by a margin of 498 votes with... Read More »

Leno’s Lead Down to 144 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

Leno’s Lead Down to 144 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

With an additional 32,194 mail-in ballots having now been tallied and added to the Election Day count, which, in total, now accounts for 186,484 (38.69 percent) of roughly 480,000 potential votes, Mark Leno’s lead over London Breed in San Francisco’s mayoral race has narrowed to 144 with an estimated... Read More »