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LinkedIn’s Tumble Could Roil the Market in San Francisco

LinkedIn’s Tumble Could Roil the Market in San Francisco

Back in 2014, when LinkedIn pre-leased the entire 450,000-square-foot building at 222 Second Street that’s slated to open its doors later this year with room for up to 2,500 employees, its stock was trading around $175 per share. As a plugged-in reader wrote at the time: “For tech companies... Read More »

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor on the Market in the Mission

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor on the Market in the Mission

The Roosevelt Tamale Parlor is for sale.  And this time we mean the actual restaurant/business, not simply the Mission District building out of which it operates. As we first reported last year, the Tamale Parlor building at 2817 24th Street recently traded hands, the two flats above the restaurant... Read More »

Lombard Street Fixture Shuttered, to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

Lombard Street Fixture Shuttered, to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

The Kentucky Fried Chicken which has occupied the southwest corner of Lombard and Fillmore for over forty years has been shuttered, and the freestanding building, which was rebuilt as a KFC/Taco Bell in 2007, has been stripped of all its signage. While not historic, the KFC was deemed “a... Read More »

Appeal of Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay Development Denied

Appeal of Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay Development Denied

Kilroy Realty’s appeal of the $6.4 million Transit Impact Development Fee (TIDF) which the City has imposed on the 680,000-square-foot Exchange on Sixteenth Street project was denied by San Francisco’s Board of Appeals last night in a 3-2 vote, but a rehearing could be requested. Kilroy’s 3.1-acre development, which... Read More »

Praise for a Playful Tower Proposal but Notes as Well

Praise for a Playful Tower Proposal but Notes as Well

San Francisco’s Planning Department has just finished its preliminary review of the proposed plans for a modern 240-foot tower to rise at corner of Harrison and Fourth, with a 130-foot-tall mid-block structure and a 65-foot ‘Base Building’ across the 725 Harrison Street site which encompasses three-quarters of the Central... Read More »

Oakland Tipped in 2015

Oakland Tipped in 2015

Near the end of 2014 we outlined why Oakland was at a tipping point with respect to demand for office space and growth. As we wrote at the time: “In San Francisco, the demand for office space is at an all-time high and office rents have increased 15 percent... Read More »

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

With plans for razing the iconic Flax Art & Design store at 1699 Market Street to make room for a nine-story building with 162 units of housing, 97 parking spaces and 4,000 square feet of commercial space pushing forward, Flax will be moving its signature signage and flagship store... Read More »

Pier 29 in Play

Pier 29 in Play

The Port of San Francisco’s vision for turning Pier 29 into a design and maker themed marketplace of local retailers and restaurateurs is ready to be put to the test, as the formal request for proposals for the first 20,000 square feet of space within the pier’s Bulkhead Building,... Read More »

Salesforce Tower Above Ground: Two Years and 1,070 Feet to Go

Salesforce Tower Above Ground: Two Years and 1,070 Feet to Go

With its massive 14-foot thick concrete foundation having been cured and its basement levels constructed, the future Salesforce Tower and tallest building in San Francisco is now rising above ground. The 61-story tower will reach a height of 1,070-feet over the next two years. Salesforce, which is paying $560... Read More »

From a SoMa Garage to Tech Space as Proposed

From a SoMa Garage to Tech Space as Proposed

Plans to convert the 36,000-square-foot garage at 1125 Mission Street, which is currently boarded up, into three floors of tech space have cleared their first hurdle and been granted an exception from having to complete a lengthy environmental review. As proposed by Rubicon Point Partners, the garage’s two curb... Read More »