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Slaughterhouse Sets Its Sights on San Francisco

Slaughterhouse Sets Its Sights on San Francisco

The operators of East Oakland’s Saba Live Poultry, a national chain which sells live and freshly slaughtered chickens and livestock from Halal-certified facilities, is planning to open an outpost in San Francisco. If approved, the middle third of the warehouse building at 1526 Wallace Avenue in Bayview will be... Read More »

127-Unit SoMa Development Streamlined and Reslated for Approval

127-Unit SoMa Development Streamlined and Reslated for Approval

While the public hearing for the proposed 127-unit development to rise up to 8 stories in height on the western side of 5th Street, between Shipley and Clara in Central SoMa, didn’t happen last month as originally calendared, the project has just secured an Eastern Neighborhoods Plan-based determination to... Read More »

Controls to Limit Legal Grow Houses in S.F. to Be Extended

Controls to Limit Legal Grow Houses in S.F. to Be Extended

As we first reported last year: Fearing a proliferation of indoor grow houses following the passage of California’s Adult Use Marijuana Act (a.k.a. Proposition 64) last week, Mayor Ed Lee has…introduced proposed legislation which would require conditional use authorization for new “indoor agriculture uses” in buildings zoned for Production,... Read More »

Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year: With a bit of drilling going on at the lot on the corner of 5th and Shipley, a reader wonders what’s in the works for the Central SoMa site. As proposed, the three two-story buildings at 360 5th Street, 210 and 212 Clara... Read More »

Coworking Space Could Be Shut Down, Others at Risk

Coworking Space Could Be Shut Down, Others at Risk

Five years ago, the owners 414 Brannan Street sought permission to change the permitted use of the industrial building, which had once been home to an electrical contractor, to general office space. Informed by the City that the ongoing use of the building as office space for a contractor... Read More »

Former Sausage Factory Project Closer to Reality

Former Sausage Factory Project Closer to Reality

Speaking of former sausage factories, plans to raze the shuttered Schwarz/Home/Engelhart sausage outlet at 1726-1730 Mission Street and develop a modern six-story building upon the Mission District site have qualified for a streamlined environmental review and approval. With a refined design by Natoma Architects, the proposed development now includes... Read More »

Proposition Could Pose a Problem for Proposed SoMa Project

Proposition Could Pose a Problem for Proposed SoMa Project

As proposed, the former Pacific Bicycles building at 345 4th Street will be razed and a seven-story commercial building will rise up to 85 feet in height upon the Central SoMa site, with 49,580 square feet of office space over 3,240 square feet of ground floor retail. And as... Read More »

Positioning San Francisco’s Piers for a Luxury Hotel and Tech Space

Positioning San Francisco’s Piers for a Luxury Hotel and Tech Space

With the Port of San Francisco facing a multi-billion dollar challenge with respect to rehabilitating, renovating and re-purposing the city’s piers and over 100 acres of waterfront open space, a recently completed feasibility analysis prepared for the Port’s Waterfront Plan Land Use Subcommittee could help pave the way for... Read More »

Exemption for Small Builders and Makers Project Approved

Exemption for Small Builders and Makers Project Approved

The requested neighborhood plan-based environmental exemption for a proposed five-story building for small-scale builders and makers to rise on the 1228 25th Street parcel, the awkward lot at the intersection of 25th Street and the Indiana Street on-ramp to I-280 that currently serves as a scrap and storage yard,... Read More »

Potential Party Place for Tech Workers in the Mission Raises Concern

Potential Party Place for Tech Workers in the Mission Raises Concern

Dandelion Chocolates is pushing forward with plans to build a new four-story building behind their Mission District factory at 298 Alabama Street, complete with a new rooftop pool. As we first reported last year, in addition to 14,000 square feet of new Production, Distribution and Repair (PDR) space which... Read More »