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Port’s Plan For Pier 29: Themed Retail/Restaurant Marketplace

Port’s Plan For Pier 29: Themed Retail/Restaurant Marketplace

With San Francisco no longer in the running to host the 35th America’s Cup, the Port is preparing to issue a request for proposals to redevelop San Francisco’s Pier 29.  The Port’s vision for the pier: “A San Francisco Bay Area themed marketplace that brings together a collection of... Read More »

San Francisco Cut From America’s Cup Shortlist

An email to Mayor Ed Lee last night has confirmed the BBC’s original report that San Francisco will not be hosting the 35th America’s Cup in 2017.  Chicago, San Diego, and Bermuda remain in contention the host the race. San Francisco could still host an America’s Cup World Series warm-up... Read More »

San Francisco Officially Bids For Another America’s Cup

In a letter to sent to Oracle Team USA’s CEO yesterday, Mayor Ed Lee has officially expressed San Francisco’s interest in hosting the 35th America’s Cup in 2017, but with a few changes. As proposed, the America’s Cup Park and Pavilion would return to Pier 27-29 and the teams... Read More »

San Francisco’s America’s Cup Accounting And Projected Deficit

Preliminary accounting for the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco pegs the economic impact of the event at $364 million versus original projections of $1.4 billion, with roughly 700,000 spectators versus a projected 2.7 million, and a deficit of at least $5.5 million to be covered by the City.... Read More »

Appealing The Impact Of The America’s Cup In San Francisco

Certified by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in December, tomorrow San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors will hear an appeal of the Environmental Impact Report for the venue work necessary to host the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco. The appeal was filed on behalf of San Francisco Tomorrow, Golden Gate... Read More »