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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 »

Uber Abruptly Changes Direction For Mission Bay HQ

Uber Abruptly Changes Direction For Mission Bay HQ

As we first reported a few weeks ago, the design of Uber’s worldwide headquarters to rise in San Francisco’s Mission Bay is off to a bit of a rocky start, with a conflict between Uber’s team and a Principal at Gensler having caused a shake-up within the architecture firm’s... Read More »

Uber Campus Kerfuffle And Rendering Scoop

Uber Campus Kerfuffle And Rendering Scoop

The design of Uber’s worldwide headquarters to rise in San Francisco’s Mission Bay is off to a rocky start. According to a plugged-in insider who delivered the rendering and behind the scenes scoop, a conflict between Uber’s team and a Principal at Gensler has caused a shake-up within the... Read More »

Designs For a Neighborhood Changing Development: 598 Brannan

Designs For a Neighborhood Changing Development: 598 Brannan

While currently only zoned for building up to 55 feet in height, Tishman Speyer is pushing forward with plans to develop a pair of modern eleven-story buildings on the northeast corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets, behind which a new public park could sprout in the middle of the... Read More »

A Peek Inside 222 Second Street’s Public Space And Art

A Peek Inside 222 Second Street’s Public Space And Art

Already fully pre-leased to LinkedIn, Tishman Speyer’s 450,000-square-foot building rising on the southwest corner of Second and Howard will reach 26 stories in height and should be ready for occupancy in 2017. Designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners and Gensler, the glass-shingled façade of 222 Second Street will be... Read More »

Major Mid-Market Retail Development Set To Start Construction

Major Mid-Market Retail Development Set To Start Construction

First approved for development in 2010 but then lost to foreclosure in 2011, the mid-market retail development originally known as CityPlace but since dubbed “Market Street Place” will start construction in September. Market Street Place will be a six-level, urban retail redevelopment project featuring an exterior façade of translucent... Read More »