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Team Behind NYC’s Chelsea Market Slated to Redevelop SF’s Pier 29

Team Behind NYC’s Chelsea Market Slated to Redevelop SF’s Pier 29

The development team behind Chelsea Market in New York City, and Ponce City Market in Atlanta, submitted the highest rated proposal for the redevelopment of San Francisco’s Pier 29 and is slated to be awarded the exclusive negotiating rights for the Pier’s 20,000-square-foot Bulkhead Building which fronts the Embarcadero.... Read More »

First Peek at the Transbay Transit Center’s New Skin

First Peek at the Transbay Transit Center’s New Skin

A plugged-in reader provides the first peek at the perforated aluminum skin being installed for San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center which is slated to open in 2017, assuming an emergency $260 million bailout loan keeps the construction crews employed this summer. Originally designed to be glass, the switch to... Read More »

Redevelopment of Mel’s Drive-In Abandoned

Redevelopment of Mel’s Drive-In Abandoned

While the proposed redevelopment of the Mel’s Drive-In on Geary Boulevard had yet to be approved, the required Environmental Review for the project, which would have resulted in at least 23 condos and a new retail space being built upon the site, was well underway. But last week, Mel’s... Read More »

Hearing Set for Proposed SoMa Hotel, What Would Dirty Harry Say?

Hearing Set for Proposed SoMa Hotel, What Would Dirty Harry Say?

With the lease for the SoMa McDonald’s at Third and Townsend expiring in January 2017, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is now slated to approve the plans for an eleven-story hotel to rise on the 701 3rd Street site early next month. As proposed by Stonebridge Companies, a Colorado-based hotel... Read More »

Plans for Golden Gate Avenue Project Move Forward, Retail Added

Plans for Golden Gate Avenue Project Move Forward, Retail Added

Plans to raze the former Stars/Trader Vic’s/Maestro building turned Empire Room at 555 Golden Gate Avenue and construct an eleven-story building on the site are moving forward. As proposed by JS Sullivan, the revised plan for the building, which is being designed by Natoma Architects, now includes 58 condos,... Read More »

Port to Conference behind Closed Doors Re: Teatro ZinZanni

Port to Conference behind Closed Doors Re: Teatro ZinZanni

Facing some pushback from Planning over Teatro ZinZanni’s proposed placement of their historic Spiegeltent between the Port of San Francisco’s Seawall Lots 323 and 324, positioned atop the Vallejo Street right-of-way between Embarcadero and Davis in such a way that it would block the view corridor towards the waterfront,... Read More »

Hearing for Grocery Outlet’s Bid to Restock Shuttered Mission Store

Hearing for Grocery Outlet’s Bid to Restock Shuttered Mission Store

The public hearing which could clear the way for Grocery Outlet to finally restock the former DeLano’s Market at 1245 South Van Ness Avenue has been scheduled for April 28. Shuttered since 2010, Fresh & Easy was originally slated to take over the store’s lease but financial woes waylaid... Read More »

New Home for Noriega Produce and Condos Closer to Reality

New Home for Noriega Produce and Condos Closer to Reality

As we first reported early last year, plans to raze Pete’s Union 76 Service station on the southwest corner of Noriega and 44th Avenue and build a four-story building with 14 condos over 14 residential parking spaces and a 9,600-square-foot grocery store on the Outer Sunset site were in... Read More »

Refined Designs and Timing for Uber’s New HQ and Open Space

Refined Designs and Timing for Uber’s New HQ and Open Space

With the anticipated groundbreaking having been pushed back, SHoP Architects has refined the designs for Uber’s two worldwide headquarters buildings to rise up to eleven stories in Mission Bay, upon the former Salesforce parcels at 1455 and 1515 Third Street, adjacent to the Golden State Warriors arena and event... Read More »

Planning Pans Teatro ZinZanni’s Waterfront Plan

Planning Pans Teatro ZinZanni’s Waterfront Plan

While San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has granted Teatro ZinZanni and its financial partner, Kenwood Investments, the exclusive right to negotiate with the Port of San Francisco to develop Seawall Lots 323 and 324, two current parking lot parcels which front the Embarcadero between Broadway and Green, the Planning... Read More »