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Another Major Mission District Development at Risk

Another Major Mission District Development at Risk

While the proposed 117-unit apartment building to rise up to 40-feet in height at 2675 Folsom Street, behind Parque Ninos Unidos at 23rd and Treat in the Mission, was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in September, the approval has been appealed. In addition, the project’s exemption from having... Read More »

Planning for Proposed 3-Acre Uptown Oakland Project Underway

Planning for Proposed 3-Acre Uptown Oakland Project Underway

As proposed, the entire Uptown Oakland block bounded by Telegraph, Broadway, 21st and 22nd Streets will be razed and a 1.35-million square foot development will rise across the 3-acre site which includes the former Giant Burgers parcel at the corner of Telegraph and 22nd, the adjacent Telegraph Plaza Parking... Read More »

Refined Plans and Impact Report for the Prominent One Oak Tower

Refined Plans and Impact Report for the Prominent One Oak Tower

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed 40-story tower to rise at the intersection of Market and Van Ness has just been released along with a number of project refinements and new details. The condo count for the One Oak Street project has dropped from 320 to... Read More »

Who Needs NIMBYs with Friends Like These

Who Needs NIMBYs with Friends Like These

It’s not the first time we’ve heard of San Francisco Bay Area Renters Federation (SFBARF) managing to rub the very people they’re supposed to be courting in all the wrong ways. But in this case, public comments from SFBARF’s founder, Sonja Trauss, are being fingered for effectively undermining the... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

While the Planning Commission hearing for the proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been delayed until the first week of January, the project has just been granted its Western SoMa Neighborhood Plan-based exemption from having to complete a resource... Read More »

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Plans to level the the Golden Gate Building at 1028 Market Street, which was previously home to Hollywood Billiards and is now occupied by “The Hall,” and develop a new 13-story building – with 186 apartments over 4 ground-floor restaurant/retail spaces and a basement garage for 42 cars on... Read More »

The Claremont Hotel’s Condo and Expansion Project Rendered

The Claremont Hotel’s Condo and Expansion Project Rendered

With the required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed expansion of the landmark Claremont Hotel & Spa about to get underway, we now have the detailed renderings of the project to share. As proposed, four of the hotel’s existing tennis courts would be moved to make way for... Read More »

Settlement Reached in Monster Mission Land Dispute

Settlement Reached in Monster Mission Land Dispute

A settlement has been reached in the the legal battle between the family that still holds title to the 1979 Mission Street site and the development team behind the proposed 331-unit project to rise up to ten stories on the northeast corner of Mission and 16th Streets, the so-called... Read More »

The Plans to Expand and Add Housing to an East Bay Landmark

The Plans to Expand and Add Housing to an East Bay Landmark

The detailed plans to expand, improve and add 43 condos and two single-family homes to the grounds of the landmark Claremont Hotel & Spa in the East Bay hills have been drawn and the City of Oakland’s environmental review for the proposed project is about to get underway. In... Read More »

Progress for Big Oakland Project Which Could Have Been Bigger

Progress for Big Oakland Project Which Could Have Been Bigger

Identified as Opportunity Site #6 in Oakland’s Lake Merritt Station Area Plan, the 226 13th Street parcel, which is currently a parking lot bounded by 13th, Jackson, 14th and Alice Streets, was envisioned as a potential high-rise site which could support the development of a 25-ish-story tower with over... Read More »