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The Plans for 143 Affordable Apartments and Arts Space on Folsom

The Plans for 143 Affordable Apartments and Arts Space on Folsom

The preliminary plans for an eight-story building with 143 below market rate apartments over 12,000 square feet of PDR space dedicated to the arts and a 4,400 square foot childcare center to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and 16th Street in the Mission have been massed by... Read More »

Hearing for Bigger Mission District BMR Development Set

Hearing for Bigger Mission District BMR Development Set

In order to avoid having to include any below market rate units of housing onsite, the project team behind “Vida” at 2558 Mission Street deeded the industrial building site at 1296 Shotwell Street, behind the two-story building on the northwest corner of Cesar Chavez, to the City for the... Read More »

The Nearly 64,000 Apartments and Condos in SF’s Housing Pipeline

The Nearly 64,000 Apartments and Condos in SF’s Housing Pipeline

With new proposals for slightly more units of housing than finished construction in the third quarter of 2016, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco has inched up by 400 to a record 63,700. While that’s 4,700 more units in the pipeline than at... Read More »

The Early Election Results in San Francisco

The Early Election Results in San Francisco

Based on a tally of 273,736 ballots cast, which is roughly half of the 513,623 potential votes in San Francisco, here are early results for the real estate related ballot measures we’re tracking: Proposition B (Parcel Tax to Fund City College): 80% YES / 20% NO Proposition C (Financing... Read More »

Modern Mid-Market Development Redesigned, Slated for Approval

Modern Mid-Market Development Redesigned, Slated for Approval

While the prow and Market Street facade of the proposed 12-story development to rise on half the Mid-Market block bound by Market, Turk and Taylor, have been slightly refined (primarily at the base), the 950 Market Street project’s Turk and Taylor Street look has been completely redesigned by Handel... Read More »

Housing for Homeless Vets and Low-Income Families Closer to Reality

Housing for Homeless Vets and Low-Income Families Closer to Reality

The designs for a five-story building with 119 below-market-rate apartments for otherwise 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, have been drawn. As designed by Leddy... Read More »

Plans for First Major Excelsior District Development in Nearly 25 Years

Plans for First Major Excelsior District Development in Nearly 25 Years

Plans to raze the long-standing Valente Marini Perata & Co. funeral home at 4840 Mission Street have been drawn. And as proposed, a 134-unit development will rise up to six stories in height across the 1.45-acre site, “the first major development in the Excelsior District in nearly 25 years.”... Read More »

Ground Broken for 120 Affordable Transbay District Rentals

Ground Broken for 120 Affordable Transbay District Rentals

The ground has formally been broken for 120 affordable apartments to rise on Transbay Block 7 (a.k.a. 255 Fremont), behind the new 32-story tower dubbed Solaire on Transbay Block 6 (a.k.a. 299 Fremont), between Fremont and Beale. Originally slated for an 85-unit building, the structural design for 255 Fremont... Read More »

Redevelopment of Mission District Navigation Center Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Mission District Navigation Center Closer to Reality

The formal application to level the former Phoenix Continuation High School site turned Navigation Center at 1950 Mission Street will be filed with the City this afternoon. And as proposed by Mission Housing Development Corporation and BRIDGE Housing, 157 below market rate (BMR) apartments will soon rise up to... Read More »

One Step Forward for Mid-Mission Development Seeking More Height

One Step Forward for Mid-Mission Development Seeking More Height

Speaking of significant projects in San Francisco with forward momentum, the City has just issued a Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration (which is a good thing if you’re the developer) for the proposed 13-story apartment building to rise on the 1270 Mission Street parcel, a parcel which is currently occupied... Read More »