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Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing building at 475 4th Street have... Read More »

SF’s Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Could be Adopted Next Month

SF’s Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Could be Adopted Next Month

With San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors having upheld the certification of the City’s plan to mitigate the projected environmental impacts of its ambitious Central SoMa Plan, rejecting a handful of appeals in a majority vote, the Board is now on track to adopt the plan next month. If adopted... Read More »

Potential Adoption of Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Pushed Back

Potential Adoption of Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Pushed Back

With San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors having just voted to continue their hearing of a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based appeal of the City’s plan to mitigate the projected environmental impacts of its ambitious Central SoMa Plan to September 25, the Planning Commission hearing at which Supervisor Kim’s proposed... Read More »

The Growth of San Francisco’s Downtown

The Growth of San Francisco’s Downtown

Of the record 67,800 residential units in the current pipeline of development across San Francisco, roughly 10,000 of the units, or 15 percent, fall within the boundaries of the city’s Greater Downtown, which now includes most of the burgeoning Transbay District but only a sliver of Central SoMa. At... Read More »

Downsized Plans for Towering Hotel Slated for Approval

Downsized Plans for Towering Hotel Slated for Approval

As we first reported earlier this year: “While the preliminary plans for a 21-story hotel with 480 rooms to rise up to 200 feet in height across the Central SoMa parking lot at 350 Second Street were submitted to Planning a few years ago, said plans have been downsized... Read More »

City Aims for Adoption of Ambitious Central Soma Plan in September

City Aims for Adoption of Ambitious Central Soma Plan in September

With a total of sixty-four (64) amendments having been proposed by Supervisor Kim, including incentives for the construction of on-site affordable housing units, requiring developments to secure a building permit within 30 months of being approved rather than being banked, and increasing the potential for additional housing to be... Read More »

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

While a final assessment and consequences report isn’t slated to be finished until next year, a map of the San Francisco blocks most vulnerable to a projected sea level rise of between 36 and 66 inches by the end of this century has been drafted. And while recently approved... Read More »

Supervisors Slated to Hear City’s Ambitious Central Soma Plan

Supervisors Slated to Hear City’s Ambitious Central Soma Plan

Unanimously supported by San Francisco’s Planning Commission back in May, San Francisco’s full Board of Supervisors is now slated to hear and potentially vote on the passage of the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan on July 17. Keep in mind that one of the items upon which the Board will... Read More »

Plans for Infilling Another Central SoMa Parking Lot

Plans for Infilling Another Central SoMa Parking Lot

Plans for a new mixed-use office building to rise on the southwest corner of 3rd and Harrison are in the works. While the 50-car parking lot site is slated to be upzoned for building up to 130 feet in height, per San Francisco’s pending Central SoMa Plan, the project... Read More »

Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality Sans X Space

Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality Sans X Space

Having qualified for a streamlined environmental review, plans to raze the former Pacific Bicycles building at 345 4th Street could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. And having avoided being classified as an industrial building, as it was originally built back in 1925 and which could... Read More »