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Stunning New Renderings And Context For SoMa Mega-Project

Stunning New Renderings And Context For SoMa Mega-Project

A copy of the 5M Project presentation which Forest City prepared for San Francisco’s Planning Commission includes a number of stunning new renderings for the proposed development and a fantastic overview of the mega-project’s architecture, design and context, including the heights of the buildings as designed relative to a number of existing and soon to be Read More »

First Detailed Renderings For Massive 5M Development

First Detailed Renderings For Massive 5M Development

The first set of detailed renderings Forest City’s proposed 5M Project, a project which spans a 4-acre site in the heart of SoMa between Mission and Howard and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000 square feet of ground floor retail, Read More »

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

Forest City’s proposed 5M Project spans a 4-acre site roughly bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000 square feet of ground floor retail, educational Read More »

Measure To Increase Heights For Pier 70 Project Qualifies For Ballot

Measure To Increase Heights For Pier 70 Project Qualifies For Ballot

The proposed ballot measure to increase Pier 70’s building height limits from 40 feet to 90 feet and help clear the way for Forest City’s development of up to 1,000 new units of housing, two million square feet of commercial space, and 400,000 square feet of retail, cultural and maker uses has qualified for the November Read More »

Prop B Impact: Two Major S.F. Developments Now At Risk

Prop B Impact: Two Major S.F. Developments Now At Risk

The passage of Proposition B, the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act, will require voters in San Francisco to approve the development of any building on property that’s currently under the control of the Port of San Francisco and which would exceed the height limits for which the property is currently zoned. The two big Read More »

Ballot Measure To INCREASE Height Limits For Pier 70 Project

Ballot Measure To INCREASE Height Limits For Pier 70 Project

In a preemptive move designed to counter the likely passage of Proposition B (the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act), a ballot measure to increase the existing building height limits on the Port property at Pier 70 from 40 feet to 90 feet has been filed with San Francisco’s Department of Elections and proposed for the Read More »

Market Street Food Emporium Slated For Approval This Week

Market Street Food Emporium Slated For Approval This Week

While specific vendors for the proposed “Market Hall” food emporium to occupy two of the three retail space beneath the 88 apartments rising at 2175 Market Street have yet to selected, Forest City’s concept calls for multiple local vendors and kiosks to occupy the combined space, similar to the Ferry Building or Rockridge Market Hall, Read More »

Plans And Timing For Pier 70’s Historic Rehab Revealed

Plans And Timing For Pier 70’s Historic Rehab Revealed

With Forest City having secured initial Port and City endorsements for their plan to develop a mixed-use neighborhood on the Waterfront Site of San Francisco’s Pier 70 with up to 2.2 million square feet of office space; 400,000 square feet of retail, cultural, and maker uses; 1,000 housing units and 7 acres of parks, Orton Read More »

Micro-Neighborhood Popping-Up At Pier 70 This Sunday

Micro-Neighborhood Popping-Up At Pier 70 This Sunday

This Sunday, August 18, Forest City will be testing ideas for the development of Pier 70 with a one day “micro-neighborhood” popping-up on the site featuring 150 local vendors, food trucks, music and a beer/wine garden in Building 12 at the end of 22nd Street from 11am to 6pm. Over the next 15 years, plans Read More »

Yahoo! Inks Lease For Chronicle Space And San Francisco Team

Yahoo! Inks Lease For Chronicle Space And San Francisco Team

Yahoo! has officially inked a lease for the Chronicle building space at Fifth and Mission which Square will be vacating in September and to which Yahoo! plans to move their San Francisco team later this year. In the process of “designing a cool, fun and beautiful space to inspire collaboration and innovation,” Yahoo’s office will Read More »

The 5M Project’s Buildings, Timing, And Public Open Space Plans

The 5M Project’s Buildings, Timing, And Public Open Space Plans

As we first reported yesterday, Forest City’s proposed 5M Project, as in Fifth and Mission, would yield over a million square feet of renovated or new office space, 750 new dwelling units, 150,000 square feet of ground floor retail, educational, and cultural uses, and 34,000 square feet of privately-owned publicly accessible open space down in Read More »

Forest City’s 5M Project: Big Plans For 4 Acres At Fifth And Mission

Forest City’s 5M Project: Big Plans For 4 Acres At Fifth And Mission

Forest City’s proposed 5M Project spans a 4-acre site roughly bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets at the nexus of San Francisco’s South of Market Area (SOMA). The 5M project includes over a million square feet of office space, 750 new dwelling units, and 150,000 square feet of ground floor retail, educational, and Read More »

Pier 70 Plans Unveiled Including 1,000 New Housing Units

Pier 70 Plans Unveiled Including 1,000 New Housing Units

Forest City has unveiled their plans for the redevelopment of the 69-acre Pier 70 site with a proposal for over two million square feet of office space, 275,000 feet for “artisans, retailers, designers, and boutique manufacturers,” and up to 1,000 new housing units. From the Business Times with respect to the plan: While much of Read More »

Testing The Waters To Develop Four Infill Acres At Fifth And Mission

Testing The Waters To Develop Four Infill Acres At Fifth And Mission

It was back in 2007 that the Hearst Corp. first started to seek a developer for their four-acre mid-market site on which the Chronicle Building stands. And now, four years later, Forest City has filed a preliminary project assessment application with San Francisco’s Planning Department to build “1.3 million square feet of commercial space, 700 Read More »