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Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back

Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back

Speaking of lawsuits, while Planning has approved Build Inc’s plans for its massive India Basin development, a development which could yield up to 1,575 units of housing, 1,800 parking spaces, 209,000 square feet of commercial space and 5.6 acres of open space along San Francisco’s eastern shoreline, the owner... Read More »

Multiple Lawsuits Target San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan

Multiple Lawsuits Target San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan

As expected, a couple of lawsuits challenging San Francisco’s recently approved Central SoMa Plan have just been filed in San Francisco’s Superior Court and more could soon follow. The first two suits, one of which was filed by the Yerba Buena Neighborhood Consortium (Todco) and another by a local... Read More »

Projected Impact of the Massive Potrero Power Station Project

Projected Impact of the Massive Potrero Power Station Project

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site – which could yield nearly 2,700 units of housing; 1.6 million square feet of commercial space (including office, retail, research and industrial); a 220-room waterfront hotel; parking for around 2,600 cars and... Read More »

Big Oakland Project Slated for Approval, Mass Opposed by Alliance

Big Oakland Project Slated for Approval, Mass Opposed by Alliance

From the Oakland Heritage Alliance, which echo the thoughts of the Oakland Landmark Preservation Advisory Board, with respect to the block-sized “Eastline” development that’s proposed to rise across the entire 3-acre Uptown Oakland block bounded by Telegraph, Broadway, 21st and 22nd Streets: Overall, Oakland Heritage Alliance would like to... Read More »

Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back, Again

Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back, Again

Having quietly changed from “Q4 2017” to “Q1 2018/Q2 2018” in the fourth quarter of last year, Build Inc’s expected timeline to secure the necessary entitlements to move forward with their massive India Basin project, a proposed development which could yield over 1,200 units of housing, 1,800 parking spaces... Read More »

Impact Report for 250-Foot-Tall Ballet School Tower Released

Impact Report for 250-Foot-Tall Ballet School Tower Released

As we first reported earlier this year and has been newly rendered below: The plans for a 27-story tower to rise up to 250 feet in height at the intersection of Otis, South Van Ness Avenue and 12th Street are being refined and the environmental impact report (EIR) for... Read More »

Certification of the Central SoMa Plan’s Impact Report Pushed Back

Certification of the Central SoMa Plan’s Impact Report Pushed Back

The public hearing at which San Francisco’s Planning Commission could certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan has been pushed back to May 10. The public hearing scheduled for this Thursday, April 12, has been converted into an “informational only” hearing with no... Read More »

Impact Report for Transformative SoMa Plan Slated for Certification

Impact Report for Transformative SoMa Plan Slated for Certification

San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan on April 12. And if successfully certified, an attempted appeal of which is likely to occur, the Commission could then immediately vote to approve the plan and recommend its... Read More »

Historic Block Could Sink Plans for 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower

Historic Block Could Sink Plans for 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower

As we noted when the formal application to move forward with plans for a seemingly split 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street in Downtown Oakland were filed with the city, while the site is only zoned for development up to 275 feet in height, and that’s assuming... Read More »

Planning Recommends Rejection of Affordable Housing Appeal

Planning Recommends Rejection of Affordable Housing Appeal

As we first reported earlier this year: With the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development having formally determined that the proposed development of 178 affordable apartments to rise up to six stories in height across the half-block-plus parking lot parcel at 88 Broadway would not have a significant... Read More »