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The Bay Area’s Most Contemporary, Lively And Modern Project?

The Bay Area’s Most Contemporary, Lively And Modern Project?

According to a Principal at Retail West, the San Francisco-based firm which has been engaged to lead the retail strategy for Centennial Gateway, the “retail and entertainment destination” to rise across the street from the new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, the project will be “more contemporary, lively, and modern than anything the Bay Area Read More »

Plans For Transbay District’s First Full-Service Grocery Store

Plans For Transbay District’s First Full-Service Grocery Store

It’s true.  The 31,500 square feet of retail to be built at the base of the Transbay Block 8 development includes 22,000 square feet of underground space for a full-service grocery store at the corner of Folsom and Fremont. And Whole Foods has indeed expressed their interest in being the ones allowed to run the Read More »

Could It Be End Of Days For The Iconic EndUp Nightclub?

Could It Be End Of Days For The Iconic EndUp Nightclub?

With plans for the development of an eight-story building on the parcel across the street having already been submitted to Planning, the three-story building which has long been home to the EndUp at 6th and Harrison is now on the market for $5,200,000, including the parcel in red next door. While the listing for the 401 Read More »

Oakland’s “Coliseum City” Rendered And Master Plan Revealed

Oakland’s “Coliseum City” Rendered And Master Plan Revealed

Despite the fact that the Golden State Warriors are on their way out and the Oakland A’s have been angling for a move as well, the City of Oakland has just released the detailed plans for a proposed 800-acre “Coliseum City” to rise upon Oakland’s existing Coliseum site and 550 acres of adjacent land on the other Read More »

Castro And Upper Market Corridor Concerns Spur Strategy Project

Castro And Upper Market Corridor Concerns Spur Strategy Project

While the Castro and Upper Market commercial corridor is currently the second most active business district in San Francisco, behind only Union Square, there are currently 28 vacant storefronts along the corridor and the retail vacancy rate is hovering around 7 percent, nearly twice the city’s overall average. And with new construction adding over 30,000 Read More »

It Could Be Curtains For Julius’ Castle, Quite Literally

It Could Be Curtains For Julius’ Castle, Quite Literally

Having operated as a restaurant since 1922 but shuttered in 2007 amid allegations of landlord fraud and un-permitted renovations, San Francisco’s landmark Julius’ Castle at 302 Greenwich Street hit the market in 2010 listed for $4,950,000. Having failed to find a buyer and saddled with debt, the owner filed for bankruptcy in 2011.  And in Read More »

Warriors’ Mission Bay Arena Plan Revealed!

Warriors’ Mission Bay Arena Plan Revealed!

The conceptual plan for the Golden State Warriors’ proposed sports and entertainment center to rise in Mission Bay has been unveiled.  The key components and layout for the 12-acre, mixed-use development include: A state-of-the-art arena and event space with approximately 18,000 seats, Two twelve-story office buildings with 500,000 square feet of space, Between 55,000 and 95,000 Read More »

Plans For Little Studios To Replace Long-Standing Car Wash In SoMa

Plans For Little Studios To Replace Long-Standing Car Wash In SoMa

The long-standing 10th Street Car Wash at the corner of Harrison and 10th which has occupied the Western SoMa site since 1969 is in contract to be sold and plans to develop the parcel have just been submitted to Planning. As proposed, a five story building with four floors of single-room occupancy “efficiency studios” atop Read More »

Portola District Nano Brewery Plans Fermenting

Portola District Nano Brewery Plans Fermenting

Fresh off a successful CrowdBrewed campaign to fund the purchase of a 100 gallon nano brewing system and four fermentors, the founders of Ferment Drink Repeat, a start-up “Nano Brewery, Homebrew Supply Shop, and Brewery Incubator,” have signed a lease for a retail space on San Bruno Avenue in Portola. If all goes according to Read More »

Yellow Cab Appears To Be Staying Put, Expanding In San Francisco

Yellow Cab Appears To Be Staying Put, Expanding In San Francisco

As we first reported last year, the Yellow Cab Cooperative of San Francisco has been offering to sell its six-acre headquarters at 1200 Mississippi Street for $16,000,000 and deliver it vacant.  And while we didn’t have the official word on what the next move for the Cooperative might be, the Cooperative’s President and General Manager quickly chimed in: Read More »

Plans To Raze Flax For More Housing To Rise Are Moving Ahead

Plans To Raze Flax For More Housing To Rise Are Moving Ahead

Plans to raze the iconic Flax Art & Design store at 1699 Market Street and construct a nine-story building with 160 units of housing, 123 parking spaces, and 4,500 square feet of commercial space along Market Street have taken two steps forward. An application to commence the environmental evaluation for the development has been submitted Read More »

Warriors Don’t Trade Design Team, Add Two Towers To Arena Plan

Warriors Don’t Trade Design Team, Add Two Towers To Arena Plan

Snohetta and Manica Architecture will remain the design team for the Golden State Warriors’ Arena in Mission Bay.  And while the Warriors remain focused on opening the arena in time for the 2018 season, they are adding two 120-foot-tall towers with 500,000 square feet of office space along Third Street to their plans, according to the Business Read More »

Big Plans For An Eleven-Story Building To Redefine Bryant Street

Big Plans For An Eleven-Story Building To Redefine Bryant Street

Residents in north-facing condos at the Palms – or fans of the Marina Auto Body shop – take note: plans to raze the auto shops at 565-585 Bryant Street, between 3rd and 4th, have been submitted to planning for review.  And in their place, an eleven-story building is proposed to rise. Due to the cap Read More »

A 1980’s Era Law Could Limit San Francisco’s Tech Boom (Or Bust)

With office rents in San Francisco up 81 percent since 2010 and approaching an average of $60 per square foot, a mark only once before observed in San Francisco – during the “tech boom” of 2000, San Francisco’s Planning Department is holding proposals for over 9 million square feet of office space to be built Read More »

Target Aims To Open A TargetExpress On Ocean Avenue

Target Aims To Open A TargetExpress On Ocean Avenue

With Fresh & Easy having abandoned their plans to convert the former Rite Aid space at 1830 Ocean Avenue into a grocery store back in 2012, Target has now submitted an application to open a TargetExpress in the 17,000 square foot space at Ocean and Dorado Terrace, a space which has sat empty since 2010. From Read More »