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Price Index for New Condos in SF Drops Again

Price Index for New Condos in SF Drops Again

For the second month in a row, and following the trend we first noticed emerging last year, the price index for new construction condominiums in San Francisco, as compiled by The Mark Company, has dropped on a month-over-month basis and is running 2 percent lower versus the same time... 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 »

Affordable Mission Bay Development about to Break Ground

Affordable Mission Bay Development about to Break Ground

The ground lease and construction loan agreement for the the mixed-use development to rise at 1300 Fourth Street (a.k.a. Mission Bay Block 6 East), with 142 affordable apartments and a managers unit over up to seven ground-floor commercial spaces fronting the Fourth Street corridor, are about to be signed... Read More »

New Plan for Central SoMa Doubles Additional Housing and Jobs

New Plan for Central SoMa Doubles Additional Housing and Jobs

While the area defined as “Central SoMa” has shrunk from 260 to 230 acres, with the majority of the area’s northern boundary having been shifted to the south of Howard versus Market Street, the City’s revised Central SoMa Plan now includes the potential for an additional 7,800 units of... Read More »

Where the Most San Franciscans Will Live and Work in 25 Years

Where the Most San Franciscans Will Live and Work in 25 Years

Taking into account current neighborhood populations and commercial corridors, along with the pipeline of residential and commercial development and neighborhood plans for growth, such as the Central SoMa Plan, the City has mapped San Francisco’s projected population and employment centers circa 2040: Read More »

Plans for 224-Unit Downtown Oakland Project Revealed

Plans for 224-Unit Downtown Oakland Project Revealed

Speaking of Lennar, the company’s plans for a 224-unit apartment building to rise up to seven stories in height across the three Downtown Oakland parking lot parcels at 301 19th Street, 1750 Webster Street and 1810 Webster Street, a one-acre assemblage collectively known as the 19th and Harrison Street... Read More »

Number of Apartments and Condos in SF’s Pipeline Holds at 63K

Number of Apartments and Condos in SF’s Pipeline Holds at 63K

With new proposals for slightly fewer units of housing than finished construction last quarter, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco slipped by a hundred to 63,300. In addition to 7,000 new units of housing that are currently under construction and should be ready... Read More »

Anti-Tech Posters Now Flying in Front of Zeitgeist

Anti-Tech Posters Now Flying in Front of Zeitgeist

As we first reported a few months ago, plans for razing the Oil Changers station at 198 Valencia Street, across from Zeitgeist at the intersection of Valencia and Duboce, and building 28 new condos over 6,000 square feet of new ground floor retail space on the site were moving forward.... Read More »

Polk Gulch Development Take Three

Polk Gulch Development Take Three

Speaking of developments which have been redesigned, the plans for the proposed 47-unit building to rise upon the City Rent-A-Car site at 1433 Bush Street, between Polk and Van Ness, have been refined anew in response to the Planning Commission’s request “to redesign the project to address concerns primarily... Read More »

Revised Designs for Transforming Potrero’s East Slope

Revised Designs for Transforming Potrero’s East Slope

As a condition of its approval last December, the design of the proposed 251-unit market rate development to transform Potrero Hill’s East Slope known as 1395 22nd Street was to be revised, “to better address the topography of the surrounding neighborhood,” both at present and as relatively soon to... Read More »