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Plans to Redevelop the Iconic Jug Shop Site on Polk

Plans to Redevelop the Iconic Jug Shop Site on Polk

Plans to level the iconic Jug Shop complex on the northeast corner of Polk and Pacific are in the works. And as envisioned by JS Sullivan Development, a six-story building will rise up to 65 feet in height upon the 2030 Polk Street site, with 43 market rate condos... Read More »

Refined Designs for Showplace Square Maker / Office Development

Refined Designs for Showplace Square Maker / Office Development

As we first reported yesterday, the proposed Showplace Square maker/office project to rise up to four stories in height at One De Haro Street has qualified for a streamlined environmental review. And in fact, the re-development of the now centrally located San Francisco Gravel Company site, as newly refined... Read More »

Contentious Project Slated for Approval and Potential Goodwill

Contentious Project Slated for Approval and Potential Goodwill

Having already been redesigned to look “less upscale” and eliminate its garage, the proposed redevelopment of the “One $ Store” parcel on the southwest corner of Mission and 17th Streets was subsequently challenged by the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) for the potential loss of a “low-price-point community-serving retail”... Read More »

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

A request for proposals to build around 240 units of affordable housing on the southern third of San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal Site, at 200 Folsom Street, between Beale and Main, is about to be issued by San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. As roughly massed below,... Read More »

Plans for New Maker and Office Infill Project Closer to Reality

Plans for New Maker and Office Infill Project Closer to Reality

In the works since 2016, the proposed redevelopment of the San Francisco Gravel Company’s (now) centrally located one-acre parcel at the intersection of Berry and De Haro Streets, which the company has owned and operated since the 1920s, has just qualified for a streamlined environmental review. As designed and... Read More »

Banker’s Eight-Figure Presidio Heights Pad Fails to Fetch its ’06 Price

Banker’s Eight-Figure Presidio Heights Pad Fails to Fetch its ’06 Price

Purchased by onetime Bank of America Chairman and CEO, David Coulter, along with his wife, Susan Weeks Coulter, for $15.225 million in 2006, the 9,100-square-foot Presidio Heights mansion at 3444 Washington Street returned to the market with an $18 million price tag early last year, having failed to sell... Read More »

Mission District Development Finally Positioning to Break Ground

Mission District Development Finally Positioning to Break Ground

It was back in 2015 that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved the City’s $18.5 million purchase of the corner parcel at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission, a site which was approved for the development of a seven-story, 72-unit building and which the... Read More »

Bonus Plans to Level and Redevelop This Historical Resource Site

Bonus Plans to Level and Redevelop This Historical Resource Site

As we first reported eight months ago: “The two-story concrete building at 220 9th Street, which is home to Desmoto Sport, Hop.in and a number of other businesses in the portion of the building which fronts Dore Street (such as Guitronics amplifier repair) was built in 1924 for the... Read More »

New Timing for Navigation Centers and Their Redevelopment

New Timing for Navigation Centers and Their Redevelopment

Originally slated to be shuttered in the second quarter of the year, which “would leave the community with a vacant, inactive, and unsecured lot that would become a blight to the community” prior to the redevelopment of the site breaking ground, the proposed closing date for the Mission District... Read More »

An Audit of SF’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Program to Date

An Audit of SF’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Program to Date

Discretely enacted in 2014, rolled out across the entire city in 2016, and expanded to increase flexibility for the inclusion of single-family homes in 2017, San Francisco’s Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) program has so far resulted in 691 applications for building permits to legally add 1,244 ADUs to existing... Read More »