Articles Filed Under: Breaking News

(439 posts)
Uber Campus Kerfuffle And Rendering Scoop

Uber Campus Kerfuffle And Rendering Scoop

The design of Uber’s worldwide headquarters to rise in San Francisco’s Mission Bay is off to a rocky start. According to a plugged-in insider who delivered the rendering and behind the scenes scoop, a conflict between Uber’s team and a Principal at Gensler has caused a shake-up within the... Read More »

Google’s BIG Plans For A High-Tech Canopied Campus

Google’s BIG Plans For A High-Tech Canopied Campus

Google’s plans for a new high-tech Mountain View campus total over 3.4 million square feet, with a series of canopied structures rising across 60 acres on four North Bayshore sites (the 18-acre Landings; a 7.5 acre parcel on Huff Avenue; a 22-acre block at Charleston and Joaquin; and 12.5... Read More »

Mega Condos Could Top Two San Francisco Towers, Set A Record

Mega Condos Could Top Two San Francisco Towers, Set A Record

Tishman Speyer is quietly exploring the possibility of merging up to twelve three-bedroom units atop the two towers rising at 201 Folsom Street (a.k.a. LUMINA). At the extreme, the eight three-bedroom units across the 41st and 42nd floors of LUMINA’s Tower B could be combined into one mega-duplex measuring... Read More »

Scoop: Plans For Three Towers Up To 250-Feet On Flower Mart Site

Scoop: Plans For Three Towers Up To 250-Feet On Flower Mart Site

While Kilroy Realty has been tight-lipped with respect to their plans for the San Francisco Flower Mart parcel, at least beyond a new high-tech underground market for the mart, the firm has been quietly working on designs for a three-tower development to rise up to 250-feet in height on... Read More »

Downsized Plans (And No Condos) For Downtown Site

Downsized Plans (And No Condos) For Downtown Site

Plans to raze the three-story building on the northeast corner of Grant and Sutter (300 Grant) and construct a ten-story building, with 45 condos over two floors of retail and parking, were approved back in early 2008. Waylaid by the great recession, the development never materialized.  And now, new plans to... Read More »

City Suing to Shutter Illicit Gambling Den On Mission

City Suing to Shutter Illicit Gambling Den On Mission

Behind the blacked-out windows of the Bernal Heights building on the southeast corner of Mission and Kingston, the “Kingston Shack” has been operating as an illicit gambling hall, filled with electronic slot machines and paying cash prizes. And despite numerous complaints from neighbors, and multiple citations from the police,... Read More »

Folsom Street Off-Ramp Work Delayed By Contaminated Soil

Folsom Street Off-Ramp Work Delayed By Contaminated Soil

Originally expected to be finished this month, the realignment of the Folsom Street off-ramp is now expected to run into June and the budget for the project has been increased 21 percent, from $2,883,900 to $3,479,541. The delay and cost overruns are primarily due to the discovery of higher... Read More »

Scoop: The “Copper House” Is Bernal’s First $3M Home

Scoop: The “Copper House” Is Bernal’s First $3M Home

As we wrote when we first reported the record breaking sale of 152 Elsie last week, “the quiet sale of another Bernal Heights home which was never officially on the market is poised to blow away the $2.3 million record.” And this afternoon, the sale of 171 Ripley was officially added... Read More »

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

While the plans for the parcels have yet to be submitted to the city, much less approved, the prominent corner building and parking lot at the intersection of Market Street and Duboce are in contract to be sold and designs for an ambitious residential development to rise across the... Read More »

Big Plans For Housing To Rise Behind Parque Ninos Unidos

Big Plans For Housing To Rise Behind Parque Ninos Unidos

The Axis Development Group has submitted plans to the city for a 115-unit residential building to rise up to 40-feet in height behind Parque Ninos Unidos at 23rd and Treat in the Mission. As proposed, the existing warehouse and parking lot on the 2675 Folsom Street site, which stretches... Read More »

Missing $1.3 Million In SoMa Funds Slated To Be Replaced

The $1.3 million that was embezzled from a city account overseen by the Association of Bay Area Governments and intended to fund public infrastructure improvements in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood will be repaid by the Association. ABAG will use its own reserve funds to fully restore the... Read More »

Scoop: New Designs For Big Development At Mission And 16th

Scoop: New Designs For Big Development At Mission And 16th

The formal environmental review for a proposed 331-unit development to rise up to ten stories on the northeast corner of Mission and 16th Streets, at the entrance to the 16th Street BART Station, is about to get underway.  And with it, we now have the latest renderings for the... Read More »

Razing The Roof For Dogpatch Rentals To Rise

Razing The Roof For Dogpatch Rentals To Rise

The buildings on the southern portion of the Dogpatch block bounded by Third, 23rd and Tennessee Streets – and adjacent to the Hells Angels – have started to be razed in order to make way for 259 new apartments to rise. The grand opening for the the project known as 1201 Tennessee... Read More »

Affordable 200-Unit Mission Bay Building Slated To Break Ground

Affordable 200-Unit Mission Bay Building Slated To Break Ground

The building permits for 200 affordable apartments to rise on the western portion of Mission Bay Block 7, fronting Fourth Street between China Basin and Mission Bay Boulevard North, were issued last year. And according to a plugged-in source, the ground for the four-story development – a development which... Read More »

Measure To Block Flower Mart Redevelopment Looms

Measure To Block Flower Mart Redevelopment Looms

While Kilroy Realty has reached an agreement with the operators of the San Francisco Flower Mart to build a new underground market for the mart’s wholesale business in exchange for their support of Kilroy’s redevelopment of the Central SoMa site, the backers of a threatened ballot measure which could kill... Read More »