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Affordable Development Challenged

Affordable Development Challenged

While plans for a nine-story building with 127 units of affordable housing to rise on the northern half of the parking lot parcel at the corner of Folsom and 17th Street, adjacent to the future Folsom and 17th Street park on the southern half of the lot, have been... Read More »

The Redevelopment of Stuff

The Redevelopment of Stuff

Billed as a “rare redevelopment opportunity in one of the most desirable areas…of San Francisco,” the 16,500 square foot building at 150 Valencia Street, which is currently home to STUFF, a collective of over 60 vintage-modern dealers, is now on the market for $6.1 million (which doesn’t include the... Read More »

Major Western SoMa Development Closer to Reality

Major Western SoMa Development Closer to Reality

The refined designs for a 372-unit development to rise up to seven stories in height at 1140 Harrison Street, upon the Western SoMa parcel currently occupied by the German Motors Collision Center building, have been rendered anew by BDE Architecture. And the developer, Houston-based Hanover Company, has now formally... Read More »

Cha Cha Condos in the Haight?

Cha Cha Condos in the Haight?

Plans for a seven-unit residential building to rise up to four stories in height upon the undeveloped portion of Cha Cha Cha’s Haight Street parcel at 1801 Haight Street have been drawn and submitted to the City for review. As envisioned, Cha Cha Cha’s existing building on the corner... Read More »

Building Up Burlingame’s Waterfront

Building Up Burlingame’s Waterfront

The ground has officially been broken for an 18-acre development at 300 Airport Boulevard, adjacent to Coyote Point in Burlingame. Five buildings and a parking garage will rise up to seven stories in height across the site, yielding 767,000 square feet of commercial space designed by Gensler for Chinese... Read More »

A Masterful $2 Million Price Cut for Kirk Hammett’s Sea Cliff Home(s)

A Masterful $2 Million Price Cut for Kirk Hammett’s Sea Cliff Home(s)

Having been correctly fingered as Kirk Hammett’s 4,200-square-foot Sea Cliff home by a number of plugged-in reader’s last year, the asking price for 308 Sea Cliff Avenue has just been reduced from $16 million to $14 million in One fell swoop. And the asking price for the adjacent 5,200-square-foot... Read More »

Building Up West Berkeley and San Pablo Avenue

Building Up West Berkeley and San Pablo Avenue

Plans to raze the shuttered Babitt’s Auto Repair Services and former gas station site at 2527 San Pablo Avenue, at the corner of Blake in West Berkeley, are in the works. And as proposed, a six-story building will rise up to 67 feet in height. While principally only zoned... Read More »

Zeitgeist Likely to Lose Literal NIMBY Challenge

Zeitgeist Likely to Lose Literal NIMBY Challenge

As proposed, a new five-story building with 28 condos over 6,300 square feet of new retail space and a 19-car garage will rise upon the Oil Changer site at 198 Valencia Street. In August, shortly after anti-tech flyers were posted in front of the bar, the owner of Zeitgeist... Read More »

Pipeline of Residential Development in San Francisco Slips

Pipeline of Residential Development in San Francisco Slips

With new proposals having been submitted to the City for roughly the same number of units that finished construction in the fourth quarter of 2016, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco has slipped by a hundred: from a record 63,700 in the third... Read More »

Plans for More Density While Maintaining History in Western SoMa

Plans for More Density While Maintaining History in Western SoMa

Built in 1929, the three-story industrial building at 351-353 9th Street has been identified as a potential historic resource for the Western SOMA Light Industrial and Residential Historic District. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be redeveloped. And in fact, plans have been drawn. As proposed, the building’s foundation... Read More »