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Glen Park View Manor Fetches a Record $9.7M

Glen Park View Manor Fetches a Record $9.7M

Dubbed “Laidley Manor,” the 5,300-square-foot Glen Park home which sits upon a double-lot at 143 Laidley Street hit the market priced at $10 million three months ago having taken four years to re-develop, with “three sprawling levels,” panoramic views, and five bedrooms hidden behind a deceptive cedar facade fronting... Read More »

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

While approved to rise up to 330 feet in height and yield 345 residential units back in 2015, the ground for the Uptown Oakland tower at 1900 Broadway has yet to be broken. But the development, which includes the renovation and conversion of the adjacent Tapscott Building, atop of... Read More »

Plan to Fix Sinking SF Tower About to Be Tested

Plan to Fix Sinking SF Tower About to Be Tested

Plans to permanently right the sinking Millennium Tower by retrofitting the building’s foundation with a series of new compression micropiles which would be drilled down to the bedrock below are about to be tested. As proposed, three test micropiles will be drilled and filled down to a depth of... Read More »

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

Having been redesigned by RAD Urban last year, the plans for a 29-story building to rise up to 360 feet in height at 1433 Webster Street in Downtown Oakland have tentatively qualified for a streamlined environmental review. The modular development would yield 179 apartments over 60,000 square feet of... Read More »

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Positioning to Break Ground

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Positioning to Break Ground

Having been approved by Planning last month, the exemption to allow the long-shuttered Chevron service station site at the corner of Van Ness and Union to be leveled and a contemporary seven-story building to rise upon the Cow Hollow site has officially been endorsed and a permit to start... Read More »

Approved Development on the Market in Western SoMa

Approved Development on the Market in Western SoMa

The toned-down plans for a 24-unit development to rise up to six stories in height upon the former CrossFit site at 1228 Folsom Street were approved by the City early last year. The demolition plan to clear the through-block site, which stretches to Clementina, for construction has been approved... Read More »

Plans to Raze the Examiner’s Printer for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze the Examiner’s Printer for Housing to Rise

The Fang family is planning to level the San Francisco Newspaper Printing Company building at 1201 Evans Avenue – within which the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly and a number of other local periodicals are currently printed – as well as three industrial buildings upon the adjacent 1241 Evans... Read More »

West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

Originally approved for development back in December of 2014, the entitlements to develop 235 apartments over 14,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and parking for 239 cars upon the Wood Street District block known as Development Area 8, fronting Wood Street between 20th and West Grand Avenue,... Read More »

Prime Downtown Oakland Parcel Zoned for More Height in Play

Prime Downtown Oakland Parcel Zoned for More Height in Play

The Norman Marks Health Club building on the corner of 14th and Harrison Streets in Downtown Oakland, which had been a family run gym for nearly seven decades, is now in contract to be sold with a $4 million price tag. The 9,800-square-foot parcel, which sits at the intersection... Read More »

Timeline for Adoption of SF’s Big Central SoMa Plan Has Been Reset

Timeline for Adoption of SF’s Big Central SoMa Plan Has Been Reset

Having been pushed back a few months, slipped a few and then pushed back a few more, San Francisco’s Planning Department is now aiming to formally initiate the legislative process required to adopt San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan at the Planning Commission hearing scheduled for March 1. As... Read More »