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Development Deja Vu on Potrero Hill

Development Deja Vu on Potrero Hill

Speaking of Potrero Hill parcels which are approved for development but are on the market rather than preparing to break ground, the 1000 Mississippi Street site, which sits just below the massive public housing site to be redeveloped on the southeastern slope of Potrero Hill, is now being marketed... Read More »

The Rerefined Plans for Razing Home and 60 Rentals to Rise

The Rerefined Plans for Razing Home and 60 Rentals to Rise

The plans for razing the long-shuttered Home restaurant at the Corner of Market and Church and constructing a four to seven-story building on the 2100 Market Street site were approved earlier this year, but with a number of conditions which included a redesign of the previously redesigned project: The... Read More »

Twice as Many Condos on the Market in San Francisco

Twice as Many Condos on the Market in San Francisco

While home sales in San Francisco slowed to a five-year seasonal low last month, new listing activity has remained strong.  And as a result, there are now twice as many condos listed for sale in the city than there were at the same time last year and the most... Read More »

Angling to Expand a Hayes Valley Development by 50 Percent

Angling to Expand a Hayes Valley Development by 50 Percent

With the planning for a modern 26-unit building and beer hall to rise on the slender Central Freeway Parcel T, fronting Octavia Boulevard between Page and Rose, well underway, the development team has been quietly working with the Mayor’s Office to acquire the adjacent office building at 165 Page Street.... Read More »

Developer Looking to Cash Out Rather Than Build in Western SoMa

Developer Looking to Cash Out Rather Than Build in Western SoMa

Approved for development last month and positioned for a quick start, Equity Community Builders’ Western SoMa parcel and plans for a four-story development, with 46 residential units over parking for 21 cars, to rise on the parking lot at 915 Minna Street are now on the market rather than... Read More »

Land for More BMR Units, But Later and Deeper in the Tenderloin

Land for More BMR Units, But Later and Deeper in the Tenderloin

Rather than including 36 below market rate (BMR) units within the walls of its 304-unit development to rise at 1066 Market Street, or paying a $17.7 million in lieu of fee, Shorenstein Properties is now seeking permission to buy and dedicate the former Post Office property at 101 Hyde... Read More »

Latest Timeline and Challenges for Warriors Move to San Francisco

Latest Timeline and Challenges for Warriors Move to San Francisco

While a couple of lawsuits aimed at derailing the Golden State Warriors’ plans for building a new 18,000 seat arena, entertainment center and office development in San Francisco’s Mission Bay have yet to be resolved, and a challenge of the arena’s certification as an Environmental Leadership Development Project by... Read More »

Affordable Housing Proposition C Passes in San Francisco

Proposition C, which will initially double the required percentage of below market rate (BMR) units for newly proposed developments in San Francisco with 25 units or more, has passed with 67 percent of voters supporting the measure. The Proposition will require developers of proposed projects that haven’t yet completed... Read More »

Modern Polk Gulch Development Could Soon Break Ground

Modern Polk Gulch Development Could Soon Break Ground

Plans to raze the City Rent-A-Car building at 1433 Bush Street, between Van Ness and Polk, and construct a 10-story building dubbed “Casa D’Ambrosio,” with 32 condos, 26 parking spaces and a replacement ground floor space for the rental car company, were approved back in 2014. But as we... Read More »

California College of the Arts Inks Potrero 1010 Lease

California College of the Arts Inks Potrero 1010 Lease

Speaking of Equity Residential, which just lowered its revenue forecast for 2016, due in part to a recent underperformance in the company’s San Francisco portfolio of apartment projects, the developer has inked a long-term lease with California College of the Arts (CCA) for the 6,000 square feet of Production,... Read More »