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Refined Designs and Timing for Eagle Plaza

Refined Designs and Timing for Eagle Plaza

As part of the approved 1532 Harrison project, which should break ground later this year and rise up to seven stories at Harrison and 12th Streets, the stretch of 12th between Harrison and Bernice will be converted into a “slow street” and public outdoor space dubbed Eagle Plaza, with... Read More »

Housing for Homeless Vets and Low-Income Families in Mission Bay

Housing for Homeless Vets and Low-Income Families in Mission Bay

The pre-construction planning for a five-story building with 101 below-market-rate apartments for formerly homeless veterans and low-income families to rise at 1150 Third Street, on the eastern half of Mission Bay Block 3, which fronts Third Street between Mission Rock and Long Bridge, is underway. The $47 million project,... Read More »

Contested Waterfront Development Survives Challenges

Contested Waterfront Development Survives Challenges

The multiple appeals which aimed to overturn the City’s approval of a 220-foot building to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 luxury condos over a restaurant, café and underground ‘parking vault’ for 100 cars, were all denied by San Francisco’s Board of Appeals last night. While the Board... Read More »

Appeal of Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay Development Denied

Appeal of Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay Development Denied

Kilroy Realty’s appeal of the $6.4 million Transit Impact Development Fee (TIDF) which the City has imposed on the 680,000-square-foot Exchange on Sixteenth Street project was denied by San Francisco’s Board of Appeals last night in a 3-2 vote, but a rehearing could be requested. Kilroy’s 3.1-acre development, which... Read More »

Waterfront Development Close to Being Overturned

Waterfront Development Close to Being Overturned

While the hotly contested plans for a 220-foot building with 133 condos to rise at 75 Howard Street were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last year, a pair of appeals and one swing vote could overturn their decision this week. With one member absent last month, San Francisco’s... Read More »

The Future of San Francisco’s Skyline

The Future of San Francisco’s Skyline

The first public hearing for the proposed amendment to the previously approved Redevelopment Plan for San Francisco’s Transbay District, an amendment which would raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in height but upon which... Read More »

Salesforce Tower Above Ground: Two Years and 1,070 Feet to Go

Salesforce Tower Above Ground: Two Years and 1,070 Feet to Go

With its massive 14-foot thick concrete foundation having been cured and its basement levels constructed, the future Salesforce Tower and tallest building in San Francisco is now rising above ground. The 61-story tower will reach a height of 1,070-feet over the next two years. Salesforce, which is paying $560... Read More »

Waterfront Development at Risk

Waterfront Development at Risk

While San Francisco’s Planning Commission approved the plans for a 220-foot building with 133 condos to rise at 75 Howard Street in September, two pending appeals could overturn their decision. And with one of the five members of San Francisco’s Board of Appeals absent yesterday, the Board deadlocked in... Read More »

CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital Has Topped Out

CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital Has Topped Out

A white beam with a Christmas Tree is about to be raised atop CPMC’s Cathedral Hill hospital that’s rising at Geary and Van Ness. And once welded into place, the beam will officially mark the “topping out” of the structural steel for the project which is currently being celebrated... Read More »

Six Years Later and a Tenderloin Site Sits Undeveloped

Six Years Later and a Tenderloin Site Sits Undeveloped

Back in 2005, the then-owner of the parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of Jones and Turk filed for permits to build a 5-story building at 180 Jones, a building height which the Planning Department deemed too short for the Tenderloin site which is zoned for development up... Read More »