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Inner Mission Development Racing To Beat Building Moratorium

Inner Mission Development Racing To Beat Building Moratorium

A permit to raze the shuttered Western Plywood warehouse at Harrison and 22nd Streets in the Mission has been requested, and in its place, a four-story residential building is planned to rise, with the old Southern Pacific Railroad Right of Way right behind and Parque Ninos Unidos a block... Read More »

Modern Mid-Market Development Downsized, Art Center Cut

Modern Mid-Market Development Downsized, Art Center Cut

Group I’s plans for a modern Mid-Market hotel, residential and retail complex to rise up to 200-feet in height at the corner of Market and Turk have been downsized, and the development’s proposed 75,000-square-foot Center for Arts & Education to rise at Turk and Taylor has been altogether cut.... Read More »

Mega Condos Could Top Two San Francisco Towers, Set A Record

Mega Condos Could Top Two San Francisco Towers, Set A Record

Tishman Speyer is quietly exploring the possibility of merging up to twelve three-bedroom units atop the two towers rising at 201 Folsom Street (a.k.a. LUMINA). At the extreme, the eight three-bedroom units across the 41st and 42nd floors of LUMINA’s Tower B could be combined into one mega-duplex measuring... Read More »

400-Foot Tower Dubbed “Jasper,” Leasing This Spring

400-Foot Tower Dubbed “Jasper,” Leasing This Spring

The 400-foot tower rising at 45 Lansing has been dubbed “Jasper.” Originally intended to be developed as a 227-unit uberluxury condo building by Turnberry Associates, the project was redesigned by Crescent Heights, the developers of NEMA, to consist of 320 rental units, including nearly one hundred studios (up from 3... Read More »

Downsized Plans (And No Condos) For Downtown Site

Downsized Plans (And No Condos) For Downtown Site

Plans to raze the three-story building on the northeast corner of Grant and Sutter (300 Grant) and construct a ten-story building, with 45 condos over two floors of retail and parking, were approved back in early 2008. Waylaid by the great recession, the development never materialized.  And now, new plans to... Read More »

Inventory Up In San Francisco

Slowly but surely, the number of properties listed for sale in San Francisco has been ticking up since the beginning of the year and is currently running two (2) percent higher than at the same time last year, with the number of single-family homes on the market eleven (11)... Read More »

Talk Of “Housing Moratorium” In The Mission Shouldn’t Surprise

Tongues are wagging over reports that San Francisco Supervisor David Campos is preparing to propose a “moratorium” on the development of market-rate housing around 24th Street in the Mission. But little is known about the actual details of the legislation, in large part because it has yet to be... Read More »

Folsom Street Off-Ramp Work Delayed By Contaminated Soil

Folsom Street Off-Ramp Work Delayed By Contaminated Soil

Originally expected to be finished this month, the realignment of the Folsom Street off-ramp is now expected to run into June and the budget for the project has been increased 21 percent, from $2,883,900 to $3,479,541. The delay and cost overruns are primarily due to the discovery of higher... Read More »

Price Cuts For Penthouses Atop Amero

Price Cuts For Penthouses Atop Amero

Listed for $1,875,000 last month, the 1,040-square-foot penthouse unit #7C atop “Amero” at 1501 Filbert Street, a former gas station site, is now in contract.  But the list price has just been changed to “$1,675,000,” which means that a sale at the reduced price would now be considered “at... Read More »

Reveal: Designs For 14-Story Development On Van Ness

Reveal: Designs For 14-Story Development On Van Ness

Speaking of Handel Architects, the firm has been engaged by Oryx Partners to design the 14-story residential building that’s proposed to replace the former KRON building at 1001 Van Ness Avenue, between Myrtle and O’Farrell Streets. As proposed, the development includes 255 residential units, with townhomes fronting Myrtle, 5,200... Read More »

Potrero Car Wash Closed For Condos To Rise

Potrero Car Wash Closed For Condos To Rise

The old Follow Charlie car wash at 346 Potrero Avenue has been shuttered and the permits which will allow Trumark Urban to start clearing the site and construct a modern nine-story building with 70 condos over 1,600 square feet of retail space and parking for 43 cars are close... Read More »

Last Peek Inside Candlestick Park

Last Peek Inside Candlestick Park

The seats have been ripped from the stands, the hazardous materials have been cleared, and the major demolition of Candlestick Park is slated to commence next week, sans an implosion. And within the next three months, the iconic stadium should be completely leveled in order to make way for... Read More »

Planning Rules In Favor Of Modern Mission Bay Development

Planning Rules In Favor Of Modern Mission Bay Development

Having been completely redesigned by Los Angeles-based Rios Clementi Hale Studios, Kilroy Realty’s “Exchange on 16th,” a 700,000-square-foot office and retail development to rise at 16th and Owens on Mission Bay Block 40, was at risk of having to be re-approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission. But in consultation... Read More »

A New Home For Family House

A New Home For Family House

With 200 units of affordable housing slated to soon break ground on the western three-quarters of Mission Bay Block 7, construction on a new 92,000-square-foot home for Family House is underway on the eastern quarter of the block, fronting Third Street between China Basin and Mission Bay Boulevard North.... Read More »

Razing The Roof For Dogpatch Rentals To Rise

Razing The Roof For Dogpatch Rentals To Rise

The buildings on the southern portion of the Dogpatch block bounded by Third, 23rd and Tennessee Streets – and adjacent to the Hells Angels – have started to be razed in order to make way for 259 new apartments to rise. The grand opening for the the project known as 1201 Tennessee... Read More »