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New Plans Could Shutter Historic 4-Star Theater

New Plans Could Shutter Historic 4-Star Theater

After two years of trying to find a buyer for the historic 4-Star Theater, the owners of the 105-year-old Richmond District building at 2200 Clement Street, who lease the theater to the 4-Star’s current operators, are now looking for new a tenant instead. Plans to demolish the theater to... Read More »

Waylaid Hayes Valley Grocery Hopes to Open in 2018

Waylaid Hayes Valley Grocery Hopes to Open in 2018

Having ground to a halt last year, waylaid by the late delivery of its custom designed glass skin, construction on the 139 new Hayes Valley condos at 555 Fulton Street is back underway. And having laid the groundwork for a formula retailer to operate the development’s 25,000-square-foot grocery store... Read More »

Slaughterhouse Sets Its Sights on San Francisco

Slaughterhouse Sets Its Sights on San Francisco

The operators of East Oakland’s Saba Live Poultry, a national chain which sells live and freshly slaughtered chickens and livestock from Halal-certified facilities, is planning to open an outpost in San Francisco. If approved, the middle third of the warehouse building at 1526 Wallace Avenue in Bayview will be... Read More »

Major Hotel Expansion Redesigned and Closer to Reality

Major Hotel Expansion Redesigned and Closer to Reality

While the mass of the proposed four-story addition to rise upon the parking lot of the Fisherman’s Wharf Holiday Inn at 1300 Columbus Avenue hasn’t really changed, its façade has been completely redesigned following Planning’s preliminary feedback to the project team. And the formal application to move forward with... Read More »

Uber Selling Uptown Oakland Office before It Opens next Year

Uber Selling Uptown Oakland Office before It Opens next Year

Having previously announced plans to sublet over half of the former Sears Building in Uptown Oakland which Uber purchased for $123.5 million in 2015, the company is now looking to sell the entire building prior to its expected opening in the second quarter of next year. And according to... Read More »

Buca Di Beppo Shuttered, Plans to Transform Its SoMa Space

Buca Di Beppo Shuttered, Plans to Transform Its SoMa Space

After a twenty-year run, the Buca di Beppo at 855 Howard Street has been shuttered. And another restaurant isn’t expected to take its place. Instead, permits to start gutting the building’s interior have been requested. And as proposed, the building will be converted into 12,000 square feet of pure... Read More »

Massive India Basin Project behind Schedule

Massive India Basin Project behind Schedule

In order to break ground in the first quarter of 2018, as Build Inc. was projecting, the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the massive India Basin project (which now includes over 1,200 units of housing, 1,800 parking spaces, 275,000 square feet of commercial space and nearly ten acres... Read More »

Modern Retailer in the Mission Could be Done

Modern Retailer in the Mission Could be Done

While no official announcements have been made, the owner of the modern 5,000-square-foot retail space at 560 Valencia Street (which Blu Dot has occupied since 2013) is now actively seeking a new tenant. The marketing materials for the prime Mission District space tout “a national mecca for millennials, techies... Read More »

Proposed Uptown Oakland Hotel and Apartments Closer to Reality

Proposed Uptown Oakland Hotel and Apartments Closer to Reality

The refined designs for a 159-unit hotel, 72 apartments and 16,000 square feet of ground floor retail space to rise up to six stories in height at 2401 Broadway, stretching from 24th to 25th Street along the former Auto Row in Uptown Oakland, will be presented to the city’s... Read More »

The Economics Dooming the Opera Plaza Cinemas and Its Ilk

The Economics Dooming the Opera Plaza Cinemas and Its Ilk

As we first reported last week, plans to shutter the Opera Plaza Cinema are in the works. And as proposed, the 6,381-square-foot space will be converted into “Retail Sales and Service” use. While a specific tenant has yet to be identified, as a plugged-in reader correctly surmised, a “Health... Read More »