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Record Employment in San Francisco and around the Bay

Record Employment in San Francisco and around the Bay

The number of people living in the city of San Francisco with a job jumped by 6,700 in September to a record 555,200, pushing the unemployment rate back down to 2.9 percent. As such, there are now 89,700 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were... Read More »

First Neutra Designed Home in SF Illegally Demolished

First Neutra Designed Home in SF Illegally Demolished

Built in 1936 and known in architectural circles as the Largent House, the modernist home at 49 Hopkins Avenue hit the market listed for $1.475 million in 2013 and sold for $1.4 million that December. From the listing at the time: “One of a kind trophy home in Twin... Read More »

Temporary Transbay Terminal to Become a Condo Showroom

Temporary Transbay Terminal to Become a Condo Showroom

While there are big plans to redevelop the Transbay District block bounded by Howard, Beale, Folsom and Main once San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal is shuttered after San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center opens sometime next year, the ground for around 240 affordable units to rise up to 165-feet... Read More »

Bus Rapid Transit on Van Ness Pushed Back to Mid-2020

Bus Rapid Transit on Van Ness Pushed Back to Mid-2020

Having finally broken ground last year, which led to some false hopes with respect to the redevelopment of the former McDonald’s site at the corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenues, the projected end of construction and opening date for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line down Van... Read More »

Development to Replace Dogpatch Institution in Play

Development to Replace Dogpatch Institution in Play

In the works since 2014, as we first reported at the time, plans to raze the 30-year-old Moshi Moshi Cocktail and Sushi bar on the northwest corner of Third and 18th Streets and develop a six-story building upon the restaurant’s 2092 Third Street parcel have since been approved and... Read More »

Dropbox Inks Massive Lease for The Exchange in Mission Bay

Dropbox Inks Massive Lease for The Exchange in Mission Bay

Dropbox, which is currently headquartered at 333 Brannan Street, has inked a record-setting lease for all 736,000 square feet of future office space at The Exchange on 16th which is currently under construction in Mission Bay. The 15-year lease, which doesn’t include the development’s 14,000 square feet of future... Read More »

Projected Timing for Electrification of Caltrain Pushed Back to 2022

Projected Timing for Electrification of Caltrain Pushed Back to 2022

While the Caltrain electrification project officially broke ground this past July, at which point the electrified service was expected to be up and running by the second to last day of 2021, including five months of budgeted leeway for project risk factors, the latest forecast for completing the project... Read More »

Plans for an 18-Story Hotel to Rise upon Shuttered LuLu’s Site

Plans for an 18-Story Hotel to Rise upon Shuttered LuLu’s Site

As we first noted nine months ago: While the shuttering of Restaurant LuLu after 24 years at 816 Folsom Street appears to have caught some by surprise, the writing was on the wall if you knew where to look. Purchased for $1 million back in 1991, the parcel upon... Read More »

Facebook Leases a Tower in San Francisco

Facebook Leases a Tower in San Francisco

Facebook has inked a lease for all 432,000 square feet of office space within the bottom two-thirds of the 54-story tower finishing up construction at 181 Fremont Street. The space can accommodate up to 3,000 workers, many, if not most, of which are likely to be current employees and... Read More »

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

With an extensive cleanup of the old Potrero Power Plant site and its shoreline underway, plans for over 5 million square feet of development to rise up to 300 feet in height upon the 29-acre Central Waterfront site at 1201 Illinois Street – which is bounded by Illinois, the... Read More »