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Detailed Plans for the Future of Pier 70’s Shoreline, Parks and More

Detailed Plans for the Future of Pier 70’s Shoreline, Parks and More

With the complete redevelopment of San Francisco’s Pier 70 having been formally approved in October, and the ground for the 28-acre project slated to broken early this year, the detailed plans for over 6 acres of parks and open spaces along Pier 70’s shoreline will be presented to the... Read More »

Refined Plans for High-End SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Refined Plans for High-End SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

In order to take advantage of less restrictive Planning Code rules with respect to the required dwelling unit mix, rear yard and mandated open space for a new development in San Francisco, the project team behind the proposed six-story building to rise upon the Reliable Parts store parcel at... Read More »

Remodeled Lion Pub Building Back on the Market for $2.6M More

Remodeled Lion Pub Building Back on the Market for $2.6M More

Purchased for $3.4 million in the first quarter of last year, the former Lion Pub building on the southeast corner of Divisadero and Sacramento has been completely remodeled, with high-end appliances and finishes across its top two floors – which are now configured as a single four-bedroom unit versus... Read More »

Modern SRO Units in the Mission Closer to Reality Sans Toilet Sinks

Modern SRO Units in the Mission Closer to Reality Sans Toilet Sinks

Plans to redevelop the used car lot on the northwest corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street have been refined and are now closer to reality in the Mission. As we first reported back in 2016, the proposed development could rise up to eight (8) stories in... Read More »

Rent-Free Housing for Actors and Artists as Proposed

Rent-Free Housing for Actors and Artists as Proposed

The underdeveloped downtown Berkeley site at 2009 Addison Street, upon which the former Collier Motor Sales building and garage sits, was purchased by the adjacent Berkeley Repertory Theater (BRT) back in 1995. As proposed and newly rendered below, a seven-story building will rise up to 75 feet in height... Read More »

Major Price Cut for a Former Consulate in San Francisco

Major Price Cut for a Former Consulate in San Francisco

Designed by Bliss & Faville and built following the Great Quake of 1906, the nearly 14,000-square-foot Pacific Heights mansion at 3001 Pacific Avenue was purchased by the Egyptian government in 1960 and served as its Consulate up until around 2010 when it was last renovated and reinforced. And having... Read More »

Timing and Cost for Affordable Studios to Rise in Mission Bay

Timing and Cost for Affordable Studios to Rise in Mission Bay

While the development rights for Mission Bay South Block 9 have been awarded to BRIDGE Housing and Community Housing Partnership (which will manage the proposed 141 studios for currently homeless and extremely low-income households (below 30 percent of the area median) to rise up to four stories in height... Read More »

Stunning Home, Views and $7.7 Million Price Tag Coming Soon

Stunning Home, Views and $7.7 Million Price Tag Coming Soon

Having survived a challenge by neighbors on the northern edge of Glen Park, the old 875-square-foot cottage at 1783 Noe Street – which was purchased for $1.7 million in 2014 having sat on a prime 4,000-square-foot lot with panoramic views – was razed and the construction of a contemporary... Read More »

Plans for 250-Foot-Tall Ballet School Tower and Plaza Moving Ahead

Plans for 250-Foot-Tall Ballet School Tower and Plaza Moving Ahead

The plans for a 27-story tower to rise up to 250 feet in height at the intersection of Otis, South Van Ness Avenue and 12th Street are being refined and the environmental impact report (EIR) for the proposed project, which includes a 10-story podium across the site, is about... Read More »

Giants’ Development Slated for Approval sans Anchor

Giants’ Development Slated for Approval sans Anchor

In the works for over a decade, the official development agreement and approvals necessary for the San Francisco Giants to move forward with their massive (yes, massive) redevelopment of A&T Park’s Parking Lot A into “Mission Rock,” the plans for which include over 1.4 million square feet of office,... Read More »