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Massive Pier 70 Project Slated for Approvals

Massive Pier 70 Project Slated for Approvals

In the works for over a decade and now expected to take another 10 to 15 years to complete, the key approvals for the redevelopment of San Francisco’s 28-acre Pier 70 site, the height limits for which were increased by voters back in 2014, could be approved by San... Read More »

185 New Apartments Really Closer to Reality

185 New Apartments Really Closer to Reality

As we first reported last week: With Orchard Supply Hardware having been controversially denied their bid to convert the Pacific Sales building at 975 Bryant Street into a 33,000 square foot OSH with a nursery on its roof, plans to raze the existing building and develop over 180 new... Read More »

Two-Acre Portola District Parcel in Play

Two-Acre Portola District Parcel in Play

Plans to develop 36 townhomes and 18 duplexes upon the 2-acre Portola District parcel at 495 Cambridge Street having been approved by the City. And the permit to start demolishing the four former Fellowship Academy Day Care buildings on the site has been requested. But rather than preparing to... Read More »

Big Plans for Shuttered Lucky Penny Site Have Been Supersized

Big Plans for Shuttered Lucky Penny Site Have Been Supersized

As we first reported a few months ago, while the shuttered Lucky Penny site at 2670 Geary Boulevard is only zoned for moderate density and building up to 80 feet in height, the compliant plans for a seven-story building to rise on the site, with 21 apartments over three... Read More »

127-Unit SoMa Development Streamlined and Reslated for Approval

127-Unit SoMa Development Streamlined and Reslated for Approval

While the public hearing for the proposed 127-unit development to rise up to 8 stories in height on the western side of 5th Street, between Shipley and Clara in Central SoMa, didn’t happen last month as originally calendared, the project has just secured an Eastern Neighborhoods Plan-based determination to... Read More »

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Built in 1895, the Noe Valley Victorian at 228 Day Street was completely renovated and redesigned as a 2,370-square-foot “Neo-Victorian” home two years ago, with an open floor plan, soaring ceiling, exposed steel beams, high-end finishes and a modern staircase connecting its floors. Purchased post-renovation for $2.45 million in... Read More »

Infamous Castro Drug Den in Contract

Infamous Castro Drug Den in Contract

Purchased for $440,000 in 1995, the Castro District duplex at 517-519 Sanchez Street has been raided numerous times over the past seven years, resulting in the seizure of large quantities of crystal meth, heroin, ketamine, cocaine and cash. Two years ago the City of San Francisco sued the building’s... Read More »

Massive India Basin Project behind Schedule

Massive India Basin Project behind Schedule

In order to break ground in the first quarter of 2018, as Build Inc. was projecting, the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the massive India Basin project (which now includes over 1,200 units of housing, 1,800 parking spaces, 275,000 square feet of commercial space and nearly ten acres... Read More »

Modern Retailer in the Mission Could be Done

Modern Retailer in the Mission Could be Done

While no official announcements have been made, the owner of the modern 5,000-square-foot retail space at 560 Valencia Street (which Blu Dot has occupied since 2013) is now actively seeking a new tenant. The marketing materials for the prime Mission District space tout “a national mecca for millennials, techies... Read More »

Proposed 5th Street Hotel and Fewer Donuts Closer to Reality

Proposed 5th Street Hotel and Fewer Donuts Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, the development team behind the proposed redevelopment of the All Stars Donuts shop site at 5th and Harrison had shifted gears and drafted plans for a hotel, rather than housing, to rise upon the 399 5th Street parcel. The plans for the eight-story,... Read More »