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Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

The Lucy brand is being “phased out” and the Cow Hollow store at 1974 Union Street is slated to close in January. But The North Face, which owns the Lucy brand, is planning to convert the Cow Hollow space into an all-new concept store which will focus on outdoor... Read More »

Plans to Shutter the Opera Plaza Cinemas

Plans to Shutter the Opera Plaza Cinemas

Plans to shutter the Opera Plaza Cinemas at 601 Van Ness Avenue, which has been operated by Landmark Theaters since 1991 and is known for screening independent, foreign and avant-garde flicks, have been drawn. And if approved, the four screen theater is likely to be converted into another 6,300... Read More »

Positioning for 130 Feet in Height and Office Space Right Here

Positioning for 130 Feet in Height and Office Space Right Here

The second floor of the 32,000-square-foot ABC Imaging building at 679 Bryant Street, which is also known as 168 Welsh Street, has been recently remodeled to look more upscale and tech office-y, including new windows and a laminate floor. But as the former printing plant space remains zoned for... Read More »

Plans for a Boutique Hotel in the Heart of the Castro

Plans for a Boutique Hotel in the Heart of the Castro

While a reincarnation of the restaurant Maroc has recently been reported as ‘coming soon’ to the vacant Cafe La Taza space on its second floor, plans to level the Bite Me Sandwiches and former Bar Vero building at 4230 18th Street have been drawn. And as proposed, a modern... Read More »

Planning Seeks More Celebratory Design for Big Hotel Expansion

Planning Seeks More Celebratory Design for Big Hotel Expansion

Built in 1971, with a total of 342 hotel rooms and 220 parking spaces on its nearly two-acre parcel at 1300 Columbus Avenue, plans to add 174 new rooms to the Fisherman’s Wharf Holiday Inn have been drawn. As designed by Axis/GFA Architecture, the proposed 4-story addition would primarily... Read More »

Proposed North Beach Hotel Closer to Reality

Proposed North Beach Hotel Closer to Reality

As we first reported last month, plans to raze the former Tower Records Annex turned bike rental shop at 1196 Columbus Avenue and develop a 75-room Moxy Hotel upon the site were back in play. This morning, San Francisco’s Environmental Review Officer signed the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the... Read More »

Net Absorption of Office Space in San Francisco Has Dropped

Net Absorption of Office Space in San Francisco Has Dropped

Having slipped a nominal $0.11 per square foot (0.1 percent) in the first quarter of 2017, the average asking rent for office space in San Francisco inched up $0.50 per square foot (0.6 percent) in the second quarter of the year to an all-time high of $70.16 per square... Read More »

Union Street Vacancy Count and Restaurant on the Ropes

Union Street Vacancy Count and Restaurant on the Ropes

While no official announcement has been made, the restaurant and bar space at 1838 Union Street, which has been home to Ottimista Enoteca-Café since 2005, is being quietly being offered for lease with a “below market rent,” an opportunity to acquire Ottimista’s liquor license, furniture and fixtures, and an... Read More »

Proposed 18-Story Oakland Hotel Closer to Reality

Proposed 18-Story Oakland Hotel Closer to Reality

The plans for a proposed 18-story Marriott hotel (with 276 rooms over 1,600 square feet of ground floor retail space and a parking garage for 95 cars) to rise up to 189-feet in height at 1431 Jefferson Street, stretching from 14th to 15th Streets in Downtown Oakland, have been... Read More »

Chef Pushing Forward with Plans for Former Oakland Fire Station

Chef Pushing Forward with Plans for Former Oakland Fire Station

An Oakland-based chef and restaurateur is close to closing escrow on the purchase of the former City of Oakland Fire Station No. 14 at 3455 Champion Street, around the corner from MacArthur Boulevard. And as proposed, Dominica Rice-Cisneros (think Cosecha Café) is planning to convert the Diamond District building... Read More »