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RFP Issued for Redevelopment of Fort Scott

RFP Issued for Redevelopment of Fort Scott

The official Request for Proposals (RFP) has been issued to the four finalists selected to bid for the opportunity to redevelop the 30-acre Fort Winfield Scott campus in the Presidio. From the RFP: In addition to the overarching goal of establishing Fort Winfield Scott as a campus for one... Read More »

Salesforce Transit Center Won’t Reopen in October

Salesforce Transit Center Won’t Reopen in October

The new Salesforce Transit Center will remain closed through the end of October, at least. While the center’s rooftop park could reopen before the cracked beams which support it are fixed, it won’t reopen before the root cause of the fissures is known. And bus service won’t return to... Read More »

Auto Row Development on the Market in Oakland

Auto Row Development on the Market in Oakland

Having qualified for a streamlined environmental review and hearing, the proposed 45-unit ‘luxury community’ to rise at 3300 Broadway, along Oakland’s Auto Row, was approved by the city eight months ago and building permits for the projected $23.6 million development were requested. In addition to the 45 residential units,... Read More »

Inventory of Homes for Sale in San Francisco Ticks Up

Having hit a 7-year high last month, the number of homes listed for sale in San Francisco has ticked up another 6.6 percent over the past two weeks to 950, which is 29 percent higher on a year-over-year basis and 41 percent above its mark at the same time... Read More »

WeWork Will Be Allowed to Bid for 30-Acre Site in the Presidio

WeWork Will Be Allowed to Bid for 30-Acre Site in the Presidio

While it wasn’t endorsed by the Trust’s staff, and their concept proposal wasn’t deemed to be mission driven nor backed by a qualified team, WeWork has made the Presidio Trust Board’s short-list of four finalists that will be allowed to make a formal bid to redevelop the roughly two... Read More »

SF’s Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Could be Adopted Next Month

SF’s Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Could be Adopted Next Month

With San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors having upheld the certification of the City’s plan to mitigate the projected environmental impacts of its ambitious Central SoMa Plan, rejecting a handful of appeals in a majority vote, the Board is now on track to adopt the plan next month. If adopted... Read More »

Second Cracked Beam Found in New Salesforce Transit Center

Second Cracked Beam Found in New Salesforce Transit Center

Having discovered a second, adjacent, cracked beam in the new Salesforce Transit Center, the center will remain closed for “at least another week” as inspections continue and engineers attempt to identify the cause of the fissures and next steps. The two beams span Fremont Street, near the leaning Millennium... Read More »

Proposed Development in San Francisco Tracking a Seven-Year Low

Proposed Development in San Francisco Tracking a Seven-Year Low

Having peaked at 116 in 2014, the number of newly proposed plans for major developments in San Francisco has been trending down ever since, a trend which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise. And with around 30 preliminary proposals for major projects in the city having been submitted... Read More »

Even Less Height, More Density for Approved Tower as Proposed

Even Less Height, More Density for Approved Tower as Proposed

Originally envisioned to rise up to 40 stories in height, the plans for the modular tower to rise at on the corner of Franklin and 21st Street, across from the proposed 2 Kaiser Plaza project in Uptown Oakland, were economically downsized to 29 stories last year. And the downsized... Read More »

Price Cut for Berkeley Parcel with Approved Plans

Price Cut for Berkeley Parcel with Approved Plans

Plans to level the former Northwest Berkeley service station turned abandoned tax office at 1740 San Pablo Avenue and develop a modern five-story building with 48 apartments over 3 street level live/work units and a stacked garage for 53 cars were approved by the city earlier this year. Two... Read More »