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Development Will Level This Popular Flower Stand, But…

Development Will Level This Popular Flower Stand, But…

Plans to level the Sunset District flower stand and two undeveloped lots on the southwest corner of Quintara and 19th Avenue have been submitted to Planning.  And as proposed and rendered below, a four-story building with 42 apartments and parking for 56 cars would rise across the 1001 Quintara... Read More »

Academy Of Art Accused Of Selling False Hopes

Already under fire for a slew of Planning Code violations dating back to 2005, hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid fines, and accusations of engaging in an ongoing “game of obfuscation and delay,” the Academy of Art University is now in the crosshairs for “selling art degrees and false... Read More »

Pinterest Signs Pre-Lease For Entire SoMa Development

Pinterest Signs Pre-Lease For Entire SoMa Development

Pinterest has just inked a pre-lease for the entire 140,000-square-foot building to rise at 505 Brannan, a Central SoMa development which is slated to break ground early next year and be ready for occupancy in 2017. Designed by Heller Manus for TMG Partners, the 505 Brannan Street building will... Read More »

Plot To Add Booze To Theater Menus Takes A Formulaic Turn  

While San Francisco’s Zoning Administrator has given AMC a thumbs up with respect to plans for adding a bar within the AMC Metreon 16 at Mission and Fourth (from which beer, wine and spirits would be sold and allowed to be taken into the theaters), as the chain’s “MacGuffins” bar qualifies as... Read More »

The Six-Story ‘Urban Room’ And Grand Public Open Space Plan

The Six-Story ‘Urban Room’ And Grand Public Open Space Plan

With the plans for the proposed 61-story tower to rise along First Street taking shape, the plans for the grand six-story “urban room” at the base of the building are moving forward as well. As designed by Foster + Partners, the 19,500 square foot publicly-accessible open space would connect... Read More »

Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings has refined their plans for a pair of towers to rise at First and Mission, the tallest of which is designed to reach a height of 910 feet and would become the second tallest building in San Francisco behind the Salesforce Tower, which will rise to a height... Read More »

Future SoMa Tech HQ Approved To Rise

Future SoMa Tech HQ Approved To Rise

The proposed 300,000-square-foot office building to rise at 510 Townsend Street, with open floor plans and a private “eatery” on the top floor, has been approved by San Francisco’s Planning Department. Having been entirely pre-leased to payments company Stripe, and with the paperwork for the necessary demolition and building... Read More »

Impacts And Hearing For 395-Unit Lower Potrero Hill Development

Impacts And Hearing For 395-Unit Lower Potrero Hill Development

The Impact Report for the proposed 395-unit Lower Potrero Hill development to rise up to six-stories in height at 16th and Mississippi, and up to four stories along 17th Street, has just been published and the public hearing for the project has been scheduled for September 17. As designed... Read More »

Pizzeria And Nano-Brewery Negotiating For Hayes Valley Space

Pizzeria And Nano-Brewery Negotiating For Hayes Valley Space

Speaking of beer and Hayes Valley, the owner-operator of Casey’s Pizza (which is currently only available by way of a food truck) is in negotiations to lease the former Go-Getters pizzeria site at 69 Gough Street. And in addition to “artisanal pizzas, salads, and house made desserts,” Casey’s plans... Read More »

El Amigo’s Building And 14 SRO Units In Contract To Be Sold

El Amigo’s Building And 14 SRO Units In Contract To Be Sold

The three-story building on the southeast corner of Mission and Virginia, which is currently home to the El Amigo Bar and Restaurant with 14 residential hotel rooms (a.k.a. SRO units) and a penthouse office above, and was the original home of Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack, is in contract to be... Read More »