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Tower to Rise over Historic Key System Building Closer to Reality

Tower to Rise over Historic Key System Building Closer to Reality

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in people by surprise the plans for an 18-story building to rise at 1100 Broadway in Downtown Oakland, the top floors of which would be cantilevered over the historic Key System Building have once again been redesigned. As we first reported last... Read More »

Tower to Rise over Historic Building Raises Concerns

Tower to Rise over Historic Building Raises Concerns

As we first reported earlier this year, Ellis Partners is planning to abandon the previously approved plans for a 20-story tower to rise adjacent to the historic Key System Building in Downtown Oakland. Instead, the firm is now pursuing plans for an 18-story building to rise on the 1100... Read More »

Plans for Boutique Union Square Hotel Back in Play

Plans for Boutique Union Square Hotel Back in Play

Originally approved for development in 2001 but then waylaid by the dotcom collapse, followed by a decline in tourism after 9/11, and then by “the collapse of the housing market and overall poor economic conditions” in San Francisco following the Great Recession, Highgate Hotels was positioning to finally break... Read More »

Plans for a Tower to Rise over This Historic Building

Plans for a Tower to Rise over This Historic Building

Ellis Partners is abandoning the previously approved plans for a 20-story tower to rise at 1100 Broadway in Downtown Oakland. And instead, they’re proposing to develop an 18-story building, the top eight floors of which would be cantilevered over the historic Key System Building on the site. As designed... Read More »

Building Up Burlingame’s Waterfront

Building Up Burlingame’s Waterfront

The ground has officially been broken for an 18-acre development at 300 Airport Boulevard, adjacent to Coyote Point in Burlingame. Five buildings and a parking garage will rise up to seven stories in height across the site, yielding 767,000 square feet of commercial space designed by Gensler for Chinese... Read More »

New Plans for Raising the Roof and Office Space in Central SoMa

New Plans for Raising the Roof and Office Space in Central SoMa

The plans to add four stories atop the existing seven-story building at 633 Folsom Street, adjacent to the 200-foot BLU (631 Folsom), have been completely redrawn by Gensler. And rather than an addition that would “create a seamless design with the existing building and…maintain character,” as... Read More »

Raising the Roof, Retail and Public Space in SoMa

Raising the Roof, Retail and Public Space in SoMa

Built in 1966 and last remodeled in 1998, plans to add four stories atop the existing seven-story building at 633 Folsom Street, adjacent to the 200-foot BLU (631 Folsom), are working their way through Planning. The proposed addition would add 90,000 square feet of office space to the 172,000... Read More »

Uber Paid $123.5 Million For Uptown Oakland HQ

Uber Paid $123.5 Million For Uptown Oakland HQ

According to Alameda County records, Uber paid $123.5 million to acquire its future East Bay headquarters in Oakland’s Uptown. At 380,000 square feet, that’s $325 per square foot and exactly half the $650 per foot which Embarcadero Capital Partners paid for the 308,000-square-foot Class A office building at 301... Read More »

Apple Buys 43-Acre Campus Site In San Jose

Apple Buys 43-Acre Campus Site In San Jose

Apple has purchased the 43-acre development site at 2347 North First Street in North San Jose’s Golden Tech Triangle which developer Lowe Enterprises had been marketing as a potential 1.8 million square foot North First (‘n1’) campus, designed by Gensler “with tomorrow’s rising companies in mind.” Apple paid a... Read More »

Uber’s Worldwide Headquarters (Take Two)

Uber’s Worldwide Headquarters (Take Two)

As we first reported earlier this year, the original design for Uber’s worldwide headquarters to rise in Mission Bay was scrapped after a conflict between Uber’s team and a Principal at Gensler arose and SHoP Architects was then awarded the project, the model for which we first revealed and... Read More »