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Mission Development Approved, Below Market Rate Units Added

Mission Development Approved, Below Market Rate Units Added

Over the objections of the Plaza 16 Coalition, San Francisco’s Planning Commission has approved the plans for a five-story, 27-unit apartment building to rise on the southwest corner of South Van Ness and 17th Street in the Mission. The Coalition had demanded that The Toboni Group, the developer of... Read More »

‘Overlook’ Site For 29 Luxury Homes On The Market

‘Overlook’ Site For 29 Luxury Homes On The Market

With the long-running dispute with the existing Mount Sutro Wood Owners Association and uphill neighbors having been settled, and the proposed San Francisco Overlook project having been fully-approved for development last week, the building site for “a new community of 29 luxury homes” on the western slope of Mount... Read More »

Valencia Street Development Frozen For At Least A Month

Valencia Street Development Frozen For At Least A Month

The building permit for the five-story Mission District development under construction at 1050 Valencia Street has officially been suspended and the public hearing to re-review the appeal of the project’s approved height has been scheduled for June 3. The suspension was due to a Superior Court Judge’s ruling that... Read More »

Potrero Hill Development Revived And Redesigned

Potrero Hill Development Revived And Redesigned

Approved for development back in 2008 but waylaid by the economy and having since lost its entitlement to be built, the plans for a 28-unit condo complex to rise up to four stories at 1000 Mississippi Street, just below the public housing to be redeveloped on the southeastern slope... Read More »

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

Having secured voter approval for increased building heights across the core of the 28-acre site, the preparation of the Environmental Impact Report for Forest City’s Pier 70 project and an additional 7 acres along Illinois Street, adjacent to Irish Hill, is about to get underway. And depending upon whether... Read More »

Another Step Forward For Mexican Museum Tower

Another Step Forward For Mexican Museum Tower

The detailed project schedule for Millennium Partners’ tower to rise up to 510-feet in height at 706 Mission Street has been set and Webcor has initiated the bidding process for contractors to participate in the $305 million development which was designed by Handel Architects. Site prep for the project,... Read More »

Judge Stops Valencia Street Development Mid-Construction

Judge Stops Valencia Street Development Mid-Construction

A Superior Court Judge has frozen the five-story development rising at 1050 Valencia Street mid-construction, ruling that San Francisco’s Board of Appeals “abused its discretion” and “failed to set forth the analytic route it traveled” when the Board reversed its original vote which would have limited the Mission District development... Read More »

Mission Bay Block 7 Update: Timeline And Occupants

Mission Bay Block 7 Update: Timeline And Occupants

The timeline for the groundbreaking of the 200-unit apartment building to rise on the western portion of Mission Bay Block 7, fronting Fourth Street between China Basin and Mission Bay Boulevard North, has slipped by about a month from April to May, but the development remains on-track to be... Read More »

Pending U.S. Home Sales Index Hits 22-Month High

The National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales Index ticked up to 108.6 in March, up 1.1 percent from an upwardly revised 107.4 in February. The index, for which 100 denotes an average level of activity, is at its highest level since June 2013 (at which point it measured... Read More »

Settlement Reached To Allow Overlook Project To Proceed

Settlement Reached To Allow Overlook Project To Proceed

Approved for development in early 2013, the San Francisco Overlook Project was designed to include a total 34-units, a mix of 24 duplexes and 10 townhomes, on the western slope of Mount Sutro at the end of Crestmont Drive. A dispute with the existing Mount Sutro Wood Owners Association,... Read More »

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

With approved plans for a nine-story building to rise on the corner, the former Giant Burgers site, which has recently been remodeled and re-opened as “Space Burger,” at Telegraph Avenue and 22nd Street in Oakland’s Uptown is back on the market and seeking a buyer interested in redeveloping the... Read More »

Elbo Room Will Be Razed, Lease Expires November 1

Elbo Room Will Be Razed, Lease Expires November 1

As we first reported early last year, the owners of the building at 645 Valencia Street which is currently leased to the Elbo Room have been working on plans to raze the Mission district venue and construct a five-story condo development with a bit of retail on the ground... Read More »

Developer Cuts 99 Units From Transbay Tower Citing Market Demand

Developer Cuts 99 Units From Transbay Tower Citing Market Demand

Related California’s winning bid to build a 56-story tower designed by architect Rem Koolhaas and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) at the corner of Folsom and First, along with a Fougeron Architecture designed mid-rise along Folsom and Fremont, included a total of 653 residences, of which 177 were to... Read More »

Whole Foods Dropped From Transbay Development Plans

Whole Foods Dropped From Transbay Development Plans

In addition to cutting 99 residential units from their development plans for Transbay Block 8, Related California has reduced the project’s proposed grocery store space from 22,000 to 12,500 square feet, which means that Whole Foods is out and the developer is now seeking a “comparable” type of grocery... Read More »

Mission Bay Housing For Homeless Vets And Low-Income Families

Mission Bay Housing For Homeless Vets And Low-Income Families

A request for proposals to build and manage up to 101 apartments for formerly homeless veterans and low-income families on the eastern half of Mission Bay Block 3, which fronts Third Street between Mission Rock and Long Bridge, is slated to be released in two days (April 23). As... Read More »