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Plans for San Francisco’s Next Target Slated for Approval

Plans for San Francisco’s Next Target Slated for Approval

Plans to convert the former Sports Authority building at 1690 Folsom Street into a full-service Target could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission on October 4. Once again, the conversion wouldn’t require an expansion of the 40,000-square-foot building nor a major change to the building’s façade, save new... Read More »

SF’s First Whole Foods 365 Closer to Reality

SF’s First Whole Foods 365 Closer to Reality

As we first reported a couple weeks ago, plans to convert the shuttered Lombardi Sports building at 1600 Jackson Street, at the corner of Polk, into San Francisco’s first Whole Foods Market 365 could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. Once again, the proposed grocery would... Read More »

San Francisco’s First Whole Foods 365 Slated for Approval

San Francisco’s First Whole Foods 365 Slated for Approval

In the works since 2016 and having survived a proposed formula retail ban, plans to convert the shuttered Lombardi Sports building at 1600 Jackson Street, at the corner of Polk, into San Francisco’s first Whole Foods Market 365 could approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in three weeks time. As... Read More »

Site of Rejected Hotel on the Market Touting Formula Retail Potential

Site of Rejected Hotel on the Market Touting Formula Retail Potential

Despite being redesigned and re-branded in an attempt to assuage fears that the proposed hotel to rise at 1196 Columbus Avenue, which had originally been targeted to millennial travelers, wouldn’t attract “late-night activity” that was “incompatible with the adjacent residential development,” the plans were rejected by San Francisco’s Planning... Read More »

Philz Sets Its Sights on Polk Street

Philz Sets Its Sights on Polk Street

Philz Coffee is planning to take over the former Russian Hill Bookstore storefront at 2230 Polk Street which has been vacant for five months. As proposed, while the interior of the Polk Street space would be renovated, the exterior would remain relatively the same, save some new signage. But... Read More »

Western SoMa Target, CVS and Starbucks Closer to Reality

Western SoMa Target, CVS and Starbucks Closer to Reality

The formal application to convert the former Sports Authority building at 1690 Folsom Street into a full-service Target has been filed with Planning. The conversion wouldn’t require an expansion of the 40,000-square-foot building nor a major change to the building’s façade, save new signage. And as proposed, a full-service... Read More »

Waylaid Hayes Valley Grocery Hopes to Open in 2018

Waylaid Hayes Valley Grocery Hopes to Open in 2018

Having ground to a halt last year, waylaid by the late delivery of its custom designed glass skin, construction on the 139 new Hayes Valley condos at 555 Fulton Street is back underway. And having laid the groundwork for a formula retailer to operate the development’s 25,000-square-foot grocery store... Read More »

Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

The Lucy brand is being “phased out” and the Cow Hollow store at 1974 Union Street is slated to close in January. But The North Face, which owns the Lucy brand, is planning to convert the Cow Hollow space into an all-new concept store which will focus on outdoor... Read More »

Sweaty Betty Is Circling Cow Hollow

Sweaty Betty Is Circling Cow Hollow

Sweaty Betty, the London-based retailer which is “famous for reversible yoga pants, statement prints, bum-sculpting leggings and technical fabrics…that take you from bar to barre,” has quietly filed an application to open up shop in Cow Hollow. The proposed location at 2046 Union Street, which was formerly occupied by... Read More »

Potential for Whole Foods and Formula Retail on Polk Remains

Potential for Whole Foods and Formula Retail on Polk Remains

While San Francisco’s Planning Department had recommended the City’s Planning Commission support a modified prohibition on new Formula Retail establishments along the Polk Street corridor, with an exception for developments where the ratio of residential uses to new formula retail was at least 3:1, the Commission voted 4 to... Read More »