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Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Having already secured the naming rights to the tallest tower in San Francisco, Salesforce is on the verge of securing the naming rights to the adjacent Transbay Transit Center, Grand Hall, rooftop park, playground and amphitheater. While the 25-year, $110 million deal doesn’t exclude other companies from sponsoring events... Read More »

Redwoods, Sculpture and Funicular Ousted from Plaza Plans

Redwoods, Sculpture and Funicular Ousted from Plaza Plans

The approved plans for the future half-acre Mission Plaza at the base of the Transbay/Salesforce Tower feature a grove of 20 redwood trees, a 41-foot-tall sculpture assembled from concrete blocks salvaged from the former terminal on the site and a funicular from the plaza to the new City Park... Read More »

Parcel F Plans Formally Submitted to Planning

Parcel F Plans Formally Submitted to Planning

The formal application and slightly re-refined designs for the Pelli Clarke Pelli tower to rise up to 800 feet at 550 Howard Street, on Transbay Parcel F (a.k.a. 546 Howard), have just been signed and submitted to Planning. As formally proposed, the now 61-story tower will consist of 16... Read More »

Refined Designs and Feedback for the Fourth Tallest Tower in S.F.

Refined Designs and Feedback for the Fourth Tallest Tower in S.F.

The proposed 64-story tower to rise at 550 Howard Street, on Transbay Parcel F, would reach a height of 806 feet as proposed, making it the fourth tallest tower in San Francisco, behind the Salesforce/Transbay Tower, the future Oceanwide tower at 50 First Street, and San Francisco’s iconic Transamerica Pyramid... Read More »

Skinny Transbay District Tower Closer to Reality

Skinny Transbay District Tower Closer to Reality

Speaking of skinny project sites, the plans for a 48-story, residential tower rising up to 515 feet in height at 524 Howard Street have been newly rendered, granted an exemption from having to complete a resource intensive environmental impact report, and are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s... Read More »

Plans for an 806-Foot-Tall Transbay District Tower Revealed

Plans for an 806-Foot-Tall Transbay District Tower Revealed

While the preliminary designs for what is now proposed to be an 806-foot-tall tower with 64 floors to rise at 550 Howard Street, on Transbay Parcel F, are in the process of being refined by Pelli Clark Pelli and will likely result in a more rounded form, we now... Read More »

The First Renderings for San Francisco’s Last Super-Tall Tower Site

The First Renderings for San Francisco’s Last Super-Tall Tower Site

Transbay Parcel F at 546 Howard Street was the last remaining development site in San Francisco zoned for building over 550 feet in height, a so-called “super-tall” site by the city. And with the $160 million sale of Parcel F having been completed, we now have the first renderings... Read More »

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Not satisfied with the $160 million discount they were given on their purchase of the 101 First Street site, the site upon which the 1,070-foot Salesforce Tower is being constructed, Boston Properties is protesting the rate at which they will have to contribute to a Community Facilities District (CFD)... Read More »

Transbay Transit Center $300M Over Budget, Rooftop Park Waylaid

Transbay Transit Center $300M Over Budget, Rooftop Park Waylaid

Overruns have added $300 million to the cost of constructing San Francisco’s $1.9 billion Transbay Transit Center, and unless the City can raise $24 million in private donations and grants, the project will open without its signature rooftop park as budgeted dollars are diverted to complete the terminal. According... Read More »

Hines And Boston Balk At Having To Pay For Transbay Park Upkeep

Hines And Boston Balk At Having To Pay For Transbay Park Upkeep

Having paid the City $160 million less than they originally bid for the land upon which they are building the 1,050-foot Transbay Tower, Hines and Boston Properties are now balking at having to contribute around $450,000 a year for the maintenance of the adjacent 5-acre City Park they are... Read More »