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Frustration Mounts as Timing for New Transit Center Slips Again

Frustration Mounts as Timing for New Transit Center Slips Again

As we reported last month: While the 5.4-acre rooftop park atop San Francisco’s future Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center is on track to be fully planted, landscaped and construction complete in June, the timing to complete the $2.3 billion building below has slipped anew. Originally expected to be substantially complete at... Read More »

Expectations for Skinny Transbay District Tower Reset

Expectations for Skinny Transbay District Tower Reset

Plans to redevelop the downtown parking lot parcel at 524 Howard Street were first approved nearly three decades ago, at which point a 23-story office building was expected to rise up to 311 feet in height after the former parking garage on the site was razed in 1989. But... Read More »

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

While the 5.4-acre rooftop park atop San Francisco’s future Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center is on track to be fully planted, landscaped and construction complete in June, the timing to complete the $2.3 billion building below has slipped anew. Originally expected to be substantially complete at the end of 2017, the... Read More »

Timing for San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center Slips

Timing for San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center Slips

Having already fallen a couple months behind schedule as of earlier this year, the forecasted timing to reach the “substantial completion” of construction for San Francisco’s $2.3 billion Transbay Transit Center building and rooftop park (a.k.a. the Salesforce Transit Center and Park) has slipped anew and is now threatening... Read More »

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 »