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New Plans for Contentious Castro Site

New Plans for Contentious Castro Site

Following Starbucks’ failed bid to renovate and occupy the existing retail space on the southwest corner of Market and Sanchez back in 2013, plans for a six-story building with nine condos over a ground floor commercial space to rise on the irregularly shaped 2201 Market Street parcel emerged. And... Read More »

The Flax Site Scoop

The Flax Site Scoop

A plugged-in tipster delivers the latest renderings and inside scoop for the proposed 162-unit building to rise at 1699 Market Street, the Market Street parcel upon which Flax currently stands. As designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) for the developer, Urban Communities, the nine-story building will rise to a... Read More »

Refined Designs and Detour for a 13-Story Market Street Project

Refined Designs and Detour for a 13-Story Market Street Project

Plans for a 13-story building to rise at 1028 Market Street, with 186 apartments over four (4) ground-floor restaurant/retail spaces and a basement garage for 42 cars, are pushing forward with refined designs by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB). But as the Mid-Market development would require the demolition of the... Read More »

The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The refined plans for razing the shuttered Home restaurant at the Corner of Market and Church, and constructing a four to seven-story building designed by Arquitectonica across the site, could finally be approved by the City next week. As proposed, the 2100 Market Street project now includes 62 apartments... Read More »

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

With plans for razing the iconic Flax Art & Design store at 1699 Market Street to make room for a nine-story building with 162 units of housing, 97 parking spaces and 4,000 square feet of commercial space pushing forward, Flax will be moving its signature signage and flagship store... Read More »

Plans To Raze Iconic Market Street Bar Move Forward

Plans To Raze Iconic Market Street Bar Move Forward

The draft plans for a proposed five-story condo building to rise across the 2140 Market Street site, which currently houses the iconic Lucky 13 bar and its adjacent patio and parking lot, have been revised but are still moving forward at a rapid pace. The revised plans for the... Read More »

Streetlight Records Building Sold, Zoned For 65-Feet In Height

Streetlight Records Building Sold, Zoned For 65-Feet In Height

Listed for $2.4 million in July and reduced to $1.9 million after a week, the sale of the former Streetlight Records building at 2350 Market Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $1.85 million. Delivered vacant by the owner of the store and building, after 35... Read More »

New Details For Development To Replace Den Of Adult Activities

New Details For Development To Replace Den Of Adult Activities

The Market Street facade for the proposed eight-story building to rise on the site of the infamous Market Street Cinema has been refined anew by Levy Design Partners, with concrete, metal and glass as the primary materials (as the proposed facade previously appeared): Targeting “creative, bike-centric workers filling office buildings in... Read More »

Price Slashed For Streetlight Records Building, Owner Cashing Out

Price Slashed For Streetlight Records Building, Owner Cashing Out

After 35 years in business on Market Street, Streetlight Records is calling it quits. And while the owner of the store and property at 2350 Market had been looking for another tenant, and reportedly didn’t expect it to be a problem despite the current state of retail along the... Read More »

Castro & Upper Market Retail Strategy Report

Castro & Upper Market Retail Strategy Report

There are currently around 30 vacant retail spaces along the Castro and Upper Market retail corridor and the vacancy rate is hovering around 8 percent, nearly twice the city’s overall average. Inactive storefronts are offering refuge to an increasing number of homeless people and wearing on the area’s image,... Read More »