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Massive Pier 70 Project Slated for Approvals

Massive Pier 70 Project Slated for Approvals

In the works for over a decade and now expected to take another 10 to 15 years to complete, the key approvals for the redevelopment of San Francisco’s 28-acre Pier 70 site, the height limits for which were increased by voters back in 2014, could be approved by San... Read More »

185 New Apartments Really Closer to Reality

185 New Apartments Really Closer to Reality

As we first reported last week: With Orchard Supply Hardware having been controversially denied their bid to convert the Pacific Sales building at 975 Bryant Street into a 33,000 square foot OSH with a nursery on its roof, plans to raze the existing building and develop over 180 new... Read More »

Big Plans for Shuttered Lucky Penny Site Have Been Supersized

Big Plans for Shuttered Lucky Penny Site Have Been Supersized

As we first reported a few months ago, while the shuttered Lucky Penny site at 2670 Geary Boulevard is only zoned for moderate density and building up to 80 feet in height, the compliant plans for a seven-story building to rise on the site, with 21 apartments over three... Read More »

Proposed 5th Street Hotel and Fewer Donuts Closer to Reality

Proposed 5th Street Hotel and Fewer Donuts Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, the development team behind the proposed redevelopment of the All Stars Donuts shop site at 5th and Harrison had shifted gears and drafted plans for a hotel, rather than housing, to rise upon the 399 5th Street parcel. The plans for the eight-story,... Read More »

Development Redesigned to Look Less Muddled and Add a Floor

Development Redesigned to Look Less Muddled and Add a Floor

As we foreshadowed, the proposed development to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and Russ Street, upon the current Fondue Cowboy and Deli Board site, has been redesigned. Gone are the Art Deco and industrial flourishes which Planning had viewed as “muddled.” And in addition to adding a... Read More »

Development of Site Where OSH Was Denied Moves Closer to Reality

Development of Site Where OSH Was Denied Moves Closer to Reality

With Orchard Supply Hardware having been controversially denied their bid to convert the Pacific Sales building at 975 Bryant Street into a 33,000 square foot OSH with a nursery on its roof, plans to raze the existing building and develop over 180 new homes on the Showplace Square site were... Read More »

31 Acres of Opportunity on San Francisco’s Southeastern Shore

31 Acres of Opportunity on San Francisco’s Southeastern Shore

Decommissioned in 2006 and since dismantled, the environmental cleanup of the 31-acre Hunters Point Power Plant site, a site which was operational for 75 years, is nearly complete. The City’s draft India Basin Shoreline Plan had envisioned an “Emerging Technologies Employment District,” with office space, a conference center, hotel... Read More »

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

The formerly developed Caltrans site between lower Pine Street and Frontage Road, on the western edge of West Oakland and its Prescott neighborhood, is slated to hit the auction block on September 7. In addition to the potential for housing to rise along Pine Street, the approved West Oakland... Read More »

Site of Project Blocked by Supes to Be Sold Rather Than Developed

Site of Project Blocked by Supes to Be Sold Rather Than Developed

With the approved plans for a 6-story, 30-room hotel to rise upon the vacant Lower Nob Hill parcel at 824 Hyde Street having been overturned by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors last week, the owners of the parcel have just put the site back on the market rather than... Read More »

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

In the works since 2015 and approved for development late last year, the plans for an eight-story building with 25 residential units and a 23-car garage to rise upon the former Holy Ground Fellowship building turned taggers paradise at 605 9th Street in Old Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland... Read More »