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Anti-Speculation Tax (Prop G) Failing, Pier 70 Redevelopment A Lock

With 100 percent of San Francisco’s precincts reporting but provisional and hand-delivered mail-in ballots yet to be counted, Proposition G, the so-called “anti-speculation tax,” would appear to have failed with 54% voting against the measure while the redevelopment plans and increased height limits for Pier 70 are a lock (72% YES). The early results for Read More »

Crane Cove Park: New Designs, Details And Timing

Crane Cove Park: New Designs, Details And Timing

Covering nine acres along San Francisco’s waterfront between Mariposa and 19th Streets, the plans for Crane Cove Park in Dogpatch include a new sandy shoreline and waterfront walk; a large open green for lounging and picnicking; native gardens, a multi-use lawn and playgrounds for the kids; a furnished sun deck and look-out pier; and the Read More »

All The Way From A to L: San Francisco’s Ballot Measure Rundown

Twelve local measures are set to appear on the November ballot in San Francisco, measures which have just been lettered from A to L.  The full rundown and summaries from the Department of Elections or past SocketSite coverage: A – $500 Million Transportation and Road Improvement Bond B – Population-Based Adjustment for the City’s Transportation Read More »

Measure To Increase Heights For Pier 70 Project Qualifies For Ballot

Measure To Increase Heights For Pier 70 Project Qualifies For Ballot

The proposed ballot measure to increase Pier 70’s building height limits from 40 feet to 90 feet and help clear the way for Forest City’s development of up to 1,000 new units of housing, two million square feet of commercial space, and 400,000 square feet of retail, cultural and maker uses has qualified for the November Read More »

Signatures For Three Ballot Measures Submitted For Verification

Signatures in support of three proposed ballot measures have been submitted to San Francisco’s Department of Elections for verification. Assuming at least 9,702 valid signatures per measure, the proposed ordinances which would block the renovation of the Beach Chalet Athletic Fields in Golden Gate Park and approve the up-zoning of Pier 70 for redevelopment will Read More »

Prop B Impact: Two Major S.F. Developments Now At Risk

Prop B Impact: Two Major S.F. Developments Now At Risk

The passage of Proposition B, the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act, will require voters in San Francisco to approve the development of any building on property that’s currently under the control of the Port of San Francisco and which would exceed the height limits for which the property is currently zoned. The two big Read More »

Ballot Measure To INCREASE Height Limits For Pier 70 Project

Ballot Measure To INCREASE Height Limits For Pier 70 Project

In a preemptive move designed to counter the likely passage of Proposition B (the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act), a ballot measure to increase the existing building height limits on the Port property at Pier 70 from 40 feet to 90 feet has been filed with San Francisco’s Department of Elections and proposed for the Read More »

Plans And Timing For Pier 70’s Historic Rehab Revealed

Plans And Timing For Pier 70’s Historic Rehab Revealed

With Forest City having secured initial Port and City endorsements for their plan to develop a mixed-use neighborhood on the Waterfront Site of San Francisco’s Pier 70 with up to 2.2 million square feet of office space; 400,000 square feet of retail, cultural, and maker uses; 1,000 housing units and 7 acres of parks, Orton Read More »

Micro-Neighborhood Popping-Up At Pier 70 This Sunday

Micro-Neighborhood Popping-Up At Pier 70 This Sunday

This Sunday, August 18, Forest City will be testing ideas for the development of Pier 70 with a one day “micro-neighborhood” popping-up on the site featuring 150 local vendors, food trucks, music and a beer/wine garden in Building 12 at the end of 22nd Street from 11am to 6pm. Over the next 15 years, plans Read More »

Pier 70 Plans Unveiled Including 1,000 New Housing Units

Pier 70 Plans Unveiled Including 1,000 New Housing Units

Forest City has unveiled their plans for the redevelopment of the 69-acre Pier 70 site with a proposal for over two million square feet of office space, 275,000 feet for “artisans, retailers, designers, and boutique manufacturers,” and up to 1,000 new housing units. From the Business Times with respect to the plan: While much of Read More »

The Financial Terms And Plan To Rehab Pier 70’s Historic Core

The Financial Terms And Plan To Rehab Pier 70’s Historic Core

The term sheet for the $58.5 million rehabilitation of San Francisco’s 20th Street Historic Buildings, the historic core of the Pier 70 redevelopment project, is up for review by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week. Under the proposed terms, Orton Development will invest up to $14 million in equity in exchange for a 66-year Read More »

That Pier 70’s Show: Developer Lined Up For The Historic Core

That Pier 70’s Show: Developer Lined Up For The Historic Core

With The Port having selected Forest City to lead the central Waterfront redevelopment of the 69-acre Pier 70 site last year, Orton Development has now been selected to lead the rehabilitation of the six historic buildings along 20th Street which form the “portal” to Pier. The rehabilitation of the six buildings which includes the Bethlehem Read More »