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Proposed All Stars Donuts Redevelopment Is Now a Hotel

Proposed All Stars Donuts Redevelopment Is Now a Hotel

Speaking of big hotel projects, the development team behind the proposed redevelopment of the All Stars Donuts shop site at 5th and Harrison has shifted gears and drafted new plans for a 197-room hotel to rise across the 399 5th Street parcel. As designed by Stanton Architecture, the eight-story... Read More »

Plans for Building up Central SoMa behind an Existing Facade

Plans for Building up Central SoMa behind an Existing Facade

Plans to construct a new six-story building behind the existing brick façade of the two-story building at 531-535 Bryant Street, which was built in 1918 and has been flagged as a potential historic resource, have been drawn and submitted to the City for review. The proposed development would rise... Read More »

Designs for a Slice of This SoMa Gas Station Site Have Been Drawn

Designs for a Slice of This SoMa Gas Station Site Have Been Drawn

With the lease for the Shell station on the corner of Fifth and Folsom expiring early next year, plans for a slender eight-story building to rise on the western quarter of the 300 Fifth Street site, which is officially its own parcel, have been drafted by Elevation Architects. As... Read More »

New Plan for Central SoMa Doubles Additional Housing and Jobs

New Plan for Central SoMa Doubles Additional Housing and Jobs

While the area defined as “Central SoMa” has shrunk from 260 to 230 acres, with the majority of the area’s northern boundary having been shifted to the south of Howard versus Market Street, the City’s revised Central SoMa Plan now includes the potential for an additional 7,800 units of... Read More »

The Grand Plan for Building Up Central SoMa Is about to Be Revealed

The Grand Plan for Building Up Central SoMa Is about to Be Revealed

The 260 acres of land bounded by Market, Second, Townsend and Sixth Streets, which will soon be bisected by the Central Subway and is collectively known as Central SoMa, is currently zoned to support the building of 8,225 new residential units and office space for another 19,140 workers. By... Read More »

New Plans for a 300-Foot Tower Across from Caltrain

New Plans for a 300-Foot Tower Across from Caltrain

The development team behind a proposed 300-foot-tall tower to rise at 330 Townsend Street has shifted gears and architects, abandoning the original plans for an office or mixed-use development in favor of a 31-story building with 374 residential units over 11,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space and an... Read More »

Initiative to Block Redevelopment of SF Tennis Club Site Pays Off

Initiative to Block Redevelopment of SF Tennis Club Site Pays Off

The threatened ballot measure to block the redevelopment of the San Francisco Tennis Club site, an initiative we first reported in May, has paid off for club members as the development team of Alexandria Real Estate Equities and TMG Partners has agreed to include a new 12-court club below... Read More »

Plans for a Skinny SoMa Hotel Inspired by a Modern Parisian Design

Plans for a Skinny SoMa Hotel Inspired by a Modern Parisian Design

As proposed, the two-story concrete building at the corner of Harrison and Lapu Lapu will be razed, the 744 Harrison Street parcel will be merged with the parking lot parcel at 29 Rizal Street behind, and across the Central SoMa site a new 8-story building will rise. The plans... Read More »

The SoMa Development a Ballot Initiative Aims to Block

The SoMa Development a Ballot Initiative Aims to Block

As we first reported last week, the paperwork for a ballot measure entitled the “Don’t Demolish Recreation in San Francisco Initiative” has been filed with the City.  And while the initiative doesn’t specifically name the proposed redevelopment of the San Francisco Tennis Club site at 645 5th Street as... Read More »

Ballot Initiative Aims to Block Redevelopment of SF Tennis Club Site

Ballot Initiative Aims to Block Redevelopment of SF Tennis Club Site

Entitled the “Don’t Demolish Recreation in San Francisco Initiative,” the paperwork for a ballot measure which would require special approval for any demolition, change in use, or other removal of a public or privately owned Recreational Facility measuring 10,000 square feet or more in order to redevelop the site... Read More »