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Valencia Street Food Truck Park In The Works

Valencia Street Food Truck Park In The Works

Already home to one semi-permanent cart, plans to covert the used car lot on the northeast corner of Valencia and Ceasar Chavez into the “Valencia Food Truck Park” have been drafted and submitted to planning for review. At the crossroads of the Valencia Street and Cesar Chavez bike corridors, the proposed park would accommodate up Read More »

Looking For A Brick And Timber SoMa Warehouse To Call Home?

Looking For A Brick And Timber SoMa Warehouse To Call Home?

While currently only permitted for office use, the 2,760-square-foot brick and timber SoMa warehouse at 32 Heron Street has been seismically retrofitted and outfitted with two bedrooms, a designer kitchen, hardwood floors and a two-car garage behind the roll-up door which is just down the street from the LEVYdance studio. On the market for $1,495,000 Read More »

A Tipping Point For Oakland’s Office Market?

Between 70 and 80 percent of the recent demand for office space across the Bay Area has been driven by tech companies, according to Cassidy Turley. In San Francisco, the demand for office space is at an all-time high and office rents have increased 15 percent over the past year and nearly doubled since the Read More »

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

Forest City’s proposed 5M Project spans a 4-acre site roughly bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000 square feet of ground floor retail, educational Read More »

San Francisco Rents Pushing Professional Firms Out Of The City

San Francisco Rents Pushing Professional Firms Out Of The City

With demand for office space in San Francisco having reached an all-time high, the average asking rent for space in the city has increased 15 percent over the past year and nearly doubled since the first quarter of 2010, up 88 percent to just under $60 per square foot.  That being said, rents remains around Read More »

Drakes Bay Fight Is Over, Oyster Company Agrees To Leave

Drakes Bay Oyster Company has agreed to permanently cease all oyster farming operations at Drakes Estero and has settled its long-running lawsuit with the federal government. As part of the settlement agreement which was filed this morning, Drakes will be allowed to keep harvesting oysters until the end of 2014, at which point the National Read More »

Startup Brewery And Taproom Targeting Dogpatch Site

Startup Brewery And Taproom Targeting Dogpatch Site

The startup microbrewery dubbed “Harmonic Brewing” is angling to setup shop in Dogpatch and has drafted plans to establish its brewery and taproom at 1050 26th Street, a current warehouse site. As proposed, Harmonic would brew up to 5,000 barrels of beer per year in Dogpatch and its taproom would serve beer, snacks and growlers Read More »

Groundbreaking For “Market Street Place” Pushed Back

Groundbreaking For “Market Street Place” Pushed Back

With its September start date having come and gone and still no movement on the Mid-Market site, Cypress Equities is now targeting November 12 as the date they’ll officially break ground on the 250,000-square-foot retail center known as “Market Street Place,” along Market between Fifth and Sixth Streets. And according to the Business Times, Cypress is Read More »

Timing For Record Setting 16th Street Development: 2018 (Or Later)

Timing For Record Setting 16th Street Development: 2018 (Or Later)

MX3 Ventures has filed their preliminary plans to raze the two-story Superior Automotive shop at 3140 16th Street and construct a five-story building with four floors of condos over 8,000 square feet of ground floor retail on the Inner Mission site, a site for which the group paid a record setting $8.7 million a few Read More »

Bay Meadows Office Development Breaking Ground

Bay Meadows Office Development Breaking Ground

One of the largest new office developments on the San Francisco Peninsula, the future Bay Meadows Station office complex will be comprised of five buildings with a total of 763,000 square feet of office and retail space along Delaware Street, adjacent to the Hillsdale Caltrain Station in San Mateo. While developer Wilson Meany has yet Read More »

Jones-ing For A Late-Night Outdoor Bar?

Jones-ing For A Late-Night Outdoor Bar?

When the bar and restaurant at 620 Jones was approved to open, it was conditional upon an agreement that Jones would close its outdoor patio and bar at midnight and shuffle its patrons indoors, much to the chagrin of revelers on warm Indian summer evenings, such as tonight. And while it won’t help you this Read More »

Lombardi’s Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

Lombardi’s Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

After 66 years in business, Lombardi Sports will be closing its doors at the corner of Jackson and Polk.  And to answer a reader’s question, the plan is to demolish the existing two-story building at 1600 Jackson Street and construct a six-story building, with 62 condos over ground floor retail and underground parking, on the Read More »

Ballot Measure Could Block Flower Mart Redevelopment

Ballot Measure Could Block Flower Mart Redevelopment

A group opposed to the redevelopment of the San Francisco Flower Mart site at Sixth and Brannan is preparing to start gathering signatures for a proposed ballot measure which would effectively block Kilroy Realty’s plans for constructing an office complex on the site. According to The Examiner, the draft language for “The San Francisco Flower Read More »

Plans For Condos To Rise On Embattled Lombard Street Site

Plans For Condos To Rise On Embattled Lombard Street Site

When Pet Food Express lost their battle to occupy the former Blockbuster space on Lombard Street, a non-chain pet store (Wolf & Lion) was granted a lease, but it’s likely not for long.  For behind the scenes, plans to level the site and construct a four-story building with 53 condos over 11,000 square feet of retail Read More »

Another Barrier To Pinterest’s Move Is Being Raised

Another Barrier To Pinterest’s Move Is Being Raised

Another barrier which could prevent Pinterest from ever moving into the San Francisco Design Center is close to being raised.  And it’s a barrier which could affect plenty of other tech companies and area landlords as well. In addition to the proposed Planning Code amendment which would substantially limit the number of floors a building Read More »