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Big Plans for This Verdant Russian Hill Parcel Are Back in Play

Big Plans for This Verdant Russian Hill Parcel Are Back in Play

The subdivision of the verdant Russian Hill lot at the corner of 1000 Broadway and Taylor has been approved and plans to build two high-end single-family homes and a two-unit condo building on the prime Russian Hill site are back in play. Having sat vacant since the former big... Read More »

New Plans for Raising the Roof and Office Space in Central SoMa

New Plans for Raising the Roof and Office Space in Central SoMa

The plans to add four stories atop the existing seven-story building at 633 Folsom Street, adjacent to the 200-foot BLU (631 Folsom), have been completely redrawn by Gensler. And rather than an addition that would “create a seamless design with the existing building and…maintain character,” as... Read More »

New Timing for San Francisco’s Crane Cove Park and Shoreline

New Timing for San Francisco’s Crane Cove Park and Shoreline

While originally slated to be bid for construction back in 2015, the contract to start clearing the nearly ten-acre waterfront site for San Francisco’s future Crane Cove park will soon be awarded and site prep should commence by the end of the year. Once the site is prepped, which... Read More »

Planning for a Prime Waterfront Parking Lot Is Underway

Planning for a Prime Waterfront Parking Lot Is Underway

Across the street from the future Crane Cove Park which will cover nearly ten acres of San Francisco’s waterfront between Mariposa and 19th Streets, with a new sandy shoreline, waterfront walk, large green and plaza/promenade which will accommodate farmers markets, food trucks and other large gatherings, sits the port-owned... Read More »

Real Food Company Site on the Market and Condos Could Rise

Real Food Company Site on the Market and Condos Could Rise

While currently leased to Real Food Company, the neighborhood grocery which has occupied the converted auto garage for almost twenty years, the Cow Hollow buildings at 3060 Fillmore and 2169 Filbert Street have just hit the market. The nearly 12,000 square foot site is zoned for development up to... Read More »

One Step Forward for Mid-Mission Development Seeking More Height

One Step Forward for Mid-Mission Development Seeking More Height

Speaking of significant projects in San Francisco with forward momentum, the City has just issued a Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration (which is a good thing if you’re the developer) for the proposed 13-story apartment building to rise on the 1270 Mission Street parcel, a parcel which is currently occupied... Read More »

Redevelopment of KRON TV Site for 239 Condos Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of KRON TV Site for 239 Condos Closer to Reality

As proposed, the former KRON TV building at 1001 Van Ness Avenue, across from Tesla’s first San Francisco showroom, will be razed and a 14-story building, with 239 condos over 5,000 square feet of retail space fronting Van Ness, will rise on the Cathedral Hill site at corner of... Read More »

First Building of Massive Brooklyn Basin Development Ready to Rise

First Building of Massive Brooklyn Basin Development Ready to Rise

While the ground was broken for Signature’s massive Brooklyn Basin project (a 64-acre East Bay development which will yield up to 3,100 units of housing, 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space and 30 acres of open space along Oakland’s waterfront) back in 2014, the focus has been on preparing... Read More »

Foreclosed upon Failed Flip Fetches $1.9 Million in Potrero

Foreclosed upon Failed Flip Fetches $1.9 Million in Potrero

Purchased as a sound 1,307-square-foot home for $1.3 million in 2013, and then permitted for a major remodel and expansion by SS Dreambuilders LLC (no relation to SocketSite), the gutted Potrero Hill home at 837 Wisconsin Street was foreclosed upon and sold for $1,945,375 on the courthouse steps in... Read More »

A New Home for Doc’s Clock Has Been Found

A New Home for Doc’s Clock Has Been Found

While Doc’s Clock is losing its lease at 2575 Mission Street, which expires next summer, plans for the 55-year-old bar to move down the street to the vacant coffee shop space at 2417 Mission are in the works. In fact, an architect has already drafted plans for the remodel... Read More »