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Mission District Development Finally Positioning to Break Ground

Mission District Development Finally Positioning to Break Ground

It was back in 2015 that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved the City’s $18.5 million purchase of the corner parcel at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission, a site which was approved for the development of a seven-story, 72-unit building and which the... Read More »

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

While originally aiming for an opening in the first quarter of 2020, the expected completion date for the twisty 400-foot-tall “Bay Tower” designed by Jeanne Gang rising at 100/160 Folsom Street, on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear, has been pushed back to the second quarter of the... Read More »

More Density for 520-Foot-Tall Hub District Tower as Envisioned

More Density for 520-Foot-Tall Hub District Tower as Envisioned

The preliminary plans for a 520-foot-tall tower to rise on the Hub District parcel at 30 Van Ness Avenue have been newly refined. And while an additional story of office space has been added to the proposed development’s 120-foot-tall podium, which would include the partial retention of the existing... Read More »

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

As we first reported last week, plans to double the unit density of the approved development to rise upon the former service station site on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, by leveraging San Francisco’s HOME SF program to... Read More »

The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The formal plans to add six stories and 48 below market rate (BMR) condos atop the dilapidated two-story commercial building on the southeast corner of Mission and 18th Streets have been drafted by Gelfand Partners Architects for the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) which managed to acquire the Mission... Read More »

Timing and New Details for Massive Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

Timing and New Details for Massive Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

According to a draft Fiscal Responsibility report for the massive Balboa Reservoir project, the projected $560 million development, a total which doesn’t include the price of the land or community benefits which have yet to be negotiated, could break ground “as early as 2021,” which is right in line... Read More »

Timing for New 55-Story Tower and Podiums on Transbay Block 8

Timing for New 55-Story Tower and Podiums on Transbay Block 8

Having broken ground at the end of 2016, the 55-story tower and two podium buildings rising along Folsom Street, on Transbay Block 8 between Fremont and First, are now expected to be ready for occupancy in the second quarter of 2019. As designed by Fougeron Architecture, the two podium... Read More »

Timing for Contentious Development at the Base of Telegraph Hill

Timing for Contentious Development at the Base of Telegraph Hill

With the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development having formally determined that the proposed development of 178 affordable apartments to rise up to six stories in height across the half-block-plus parking lot parcel at 88 Broadway would not have a significant effect on the environment, the development team... Read More »

The Antithesis of Swoopy at Fifth and Brannan as Newly Proposed

The Antithesis of Swoopy at Fifth and Brannan as Newly Proposed

While Tishman Speyer is pushing forward with plans to completely redevelop the northeast corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets, across from the contentious San Francisco Tennis Club project, an all-new approach for the 598 Brannan Street project has been proposed. Michael Maltzan Architecture is now leading the design charge... Read More »

Affordable Development Appealed by Neighbor in Telegraph Hill

Affordable Development Appealed by Neighbor in Telegraph Hill

While the proposed development of 178 affordable apartments to rise up to six stories in height across the half-block-plus parking lot parcel at 88 Broadway, a development which the Telegraph Hill Dwellers (THD) have been seeking to have “right-sized,” has yet to be approved, a formal appeal of the... Read More »