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City Preparing RFP For Contentious Affordable Development

City Preparing RFP For Contentious Affordable Development

Identified by the Port of San Francisco as “the greatest affordable housing development opportunity among the Port’s seawall lots in the northeastern waterfront,” the Mayor’s Office of Housing has been working on plans for 115 units of affordable housing to rise up to 65-feet in height on Seawall Lot... Read More »

Giants Agree To 40% Affordable Housing For Mission Rock

Giants Agree To 40% Affordable Housing For Mission Rock

The San Francisco Giants have agreed to increase the share of ‘affordable housing’ to be included within their proposed 28-acre Mission Rock development to an unprecedented 40 percent in exchange for Supervisor Jane Kim withdrawing her proposed ballot measure which would have limited building heights on the waterfront site... Read More »

The Giants’ New Mission Rock Tower(s) And Full Building Height Plan

The Giants’ New Mission Rock Tower(s) And Full Building Height Plan

With the San Francisco Giants having officially filed their paperwork for the ballot measure which would allow the team to redevelop AT&T Park’s Parking Lot A as ‘Mission Rock,’ a new 28-acre neighborhood with 1,500 apartments, 1.5 million square feet of commercial space and eight acres of parks, plazas and open... Read More »

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

Having secured voter approval for increased building heights across the core of the 28-acre site, the preparation of the Environmental Impact Report for Forest City’s Pier 70 project and an additional 7 acres along Illinois Street, adjacent to Irish Hill, is about to get underway. And depending upon whether... Read More »

Setting The Stage For Teatro ZinZanni’s Return (And A New Hotel)

Setting The Stage For Teatro ZinZanni’s Return (And A New Hotel)

The resolution which would set the stage, or rather the tent, for Teatro ZinZanni’s return to San Francisco’s waterfront, with a new dinner-theater and 200-room hotel along The Embarcadero at Vallejo Street, is slated to be adopted by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this afternoon. As proposed and widely... Read More »

Challenge Of Waterfront Height Limit Measure Survives First Ruling

The State’s legal challenge of San Francisco’s Proposition B, the voter-approved “No Wall on the Waterfront” measure which maintains existing height limits for waterfront property under the control of the Port of San Francisco unless a project specific up-zoning is approved in a public vote, has survived the City’s... Read More »

Affordable Housing Battle Line Drawn: Low Income Vs. Middle Class

Affordable Housing Battle Line Drawn: Low Income Vs. Middle Class

The City of San Francisco is moving forward with plans to build over 100 units of affordable housing at the base of Telegraph Hill, on the underdeveloped half-block parcel fronting Front Street between Broadway and Vallejo which is currently a parking lot for 225 cars. As we first reported... Read More »

Defeated “Wall On The Waterfront” Development Revived

Defeated “Wall On The Waterfront” Development Revived

Blocked at the ballot box last year, Pacific Waterfront Partners is quietly preparing to present a revised proposal for building a mix of condos and retail at 8 Washington Street, the parcel upon which the Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club and adjacent Port-owned parking lot currently reside. According to the... 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... Read More »

The City’s Responses To Waterfront Building Heights Measure

The City’s Responses To Waterfront Building Heights Measure

With Mayor Lee having requested that City agencies review the impact of the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act, Proposition B on the June ballot, The Port, Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, Municipal Transportation Authority, Planning Department, Department of Public Works, Office of Economic and Workforce... Read More »

Impact Of Waterfront Ballot Initiative Slated For Widespread Review

Sponsored by Supervisor Wiener, the Port of San Francisco, Planning Department, City Administrator, Controller, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Municipal Transportation Agency, and Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development will all have a chance to report on the impact of adopting the Waterfront Height Limit Right to... 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... Read More »

The Brewing 8 Washington Street Ballot Measure Battle Simplified

The Brewing 8 Washington Street Ballot Measure Battle Simplified

Once again, the approved 8 Washington Street project would raze the existing Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club and adjacent Port of San Francisco owned parking lot and construct a 165-unit condo building rising up to 136 feet in height upon the site. The development would also yield new... Read More »

8 Washington: Special Meeting And Votes To Approve This Week

8 Washington: Special Meeting And Votes To Approve This Week

With the replacement tennis courts having been shed and number of groups opposing the development, San Francisco’s Planning Commission will hold a special meeting this Thursday at 10 am to consider certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and shadow studies for the proposed development at 8 Washington Street. As... Read More »

Let The Courting Begin For Pier 70’s Historic Core

Let The Courting Begin For Pier 70’s Historic Core

With six suitors lined up to bid on the core redevelopment of San Francisco’s Pier 70, the Port of San Francisco has just opened up the interest list for the rehabilitation of six historic buildings along 20th Street. These six form the portal to a 69-acre historic shipyard... Read More »