Articles Recently Tagged: Housing Pipeline

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55,000 Units Of Housing In San Francisco’s Development Pipeline

55,000 Units Of Housing In San Francisco’s Development Pipeline

According to our survey of the Planning Department’s data, there are roughly 8,100 net-new units of housing currently under construction in San Francisco and 5,600 units for which the building permits have been issued, approved or already requested and construction could soon begin. Another 28,300 units of housing have... Read More »

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

A core tenet of San Francisco’s Downtown Plan states, “without sufficient and appropriate housing to serve new commercial development, local housing costs increase, thereby compromising the vitality of downtown.” Or from the lead paragraph from the latest monitoring report for the Plan with respect to Housing: “The Downtown... Read More »

Housing Production In S.F. Highest In Over 20 Years, But…

Housing Production In S.F. Highest In Over 20 Years, But…

Housing production in San Francisco was the highest in over two decades last year, with 3,514 new units added to the city’s overall inventory (which now totals 379,597 units), a dramatic swing from the 269 units of housing added in 2011. That being said, the number of employed residents... Read More »

Ten-To-One: San Francisco’s Housing Market In A Nutshell

Around 7,500 units of housing have been built in San Francisco since January 1, 2010.  Over the same five years, the number of employed residents has increased by 74,000.  And in a nutshell, that ten-to-one ratio has been driving the trend in rents and property values. With nearly 7,000... Read More »

Plans For 276-Unit Potrero Hill Development Under Review

Plans For 276-Unit Potrero Hill Development Under Review

As we first reported last year: Just down the street from where Kaiser Permanente had proposed to build an 84-foot high building at the base of Potrero Hill but met with enough resistance from the “Save The Hill” folks that they moved their building to Mission Bay, the owner... Read More »

50,000 Units In San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline

50,000 Units In San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline

There are currently 6,700 units of housing under construction in San Francisco and another 5,000 for which the ground should soon be broken, the building permits for which have already been requested or approved. In addition, another 26,900 units of housing have been approved to be developed, but that... Read More »

Inevitable Slowdown For S.F. Rents, Acceleration For The East Bay

While the average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco rose to $3,229 in the second quarter of 2014, up a little over 9 percent since the second quarter of 2013 and 45 percent over the past four years, the vacancy rate for large apartment buildings in San... Read More »

Grand Jury: Gloomy Outlook For Affordable Housing In SF, Unless…

Grand Jury: Gloomy Outlook For Affordable Housing In SF, Unless…

In order to meet the Mayor’s goal of creating 30,000 new and rehabilitated homes in San Francisco by 2020, developers will need to deliver an average of 5,000 units of housing per year for the next six years, an average that is greater than any single year’s maximum to... Read More »

6,000 Housing Units Under Construction In San Francisco, Another 44,000 Units In The Pipeline

6,000 Housing Units Under Construction In San Francisco, Another 44,000 Units In The Pipeline

While fewer than 2,000 new housing units and 140,000 square feet of commercial space in San Francisco was completed in 2013, there were roughly 6,000 housing units and 2.8 million square feet of commercial space under construction at the end of the year, units which will hit the market... Read More »

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Breaks The 50,000 Unit Mark

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Breaks The 50,000 Unit Mark

While only 1,600 new housing units were completed in San Francisco over the past year and commercial space in the city declined by 183,000 square feet (due to conversions to residential use), there are now over 6,000 housing units under construction in the City which should hit the market... Read More »