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Impact of Another Mega-Development about to Be Assessed

Impact of Another Mega-Development about to Be Assessed

With the adjacent Pier 70 project having been approved, the preparation of the required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the even larger Potrero Power Plant site project, the preliminary plans for which we first revealed a couple months ago, is about to get underway. As envisioned by the development... Read More »

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

With an extensive cleanup of the old Potrero Power Plant site and its shoreline underway, plans for over 5 million square feet of development to rise up to 300 feet in height upon the 29-acre Central Waterfront site at 1201 Illinois Street – which is bounded by Illinois, the... Read More »

31 Acres of Opportunity on San Francisco’s Southeastern Shore

31 Acres of Opportunity on San Francisco’s Southeastern Shore

Decommissioned in 2006 and since dismantled, the environmental cleanup of the 31-acre Hunters Point Power Plant site, a site which was operational for 75 years, is nearly complete. The City’s draft India Basin Shoreline Plan had envisioned an “Emerging Technologies Employment District,” with office space, a conference center, hotel... Read More »

A Record-Smashing Deal on San Francisco’s Waterfront

A Record-Smashing Deal on San Francisco’s Waterfront

The Hong Kong-based SRE Group has purchased an 80 percent stake in the eight-story parking garage at 75 Howard Street, a waterfront site which is fully approved and permitted for a 20-story, 120-unit condominium tower to rise. And according to the Business Times, the price for the majority stake... Read More »

Expansion of San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal About to Get Underway

Expansion of San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal About to Get Underway

With Sinbad’s having been razed to make room for the San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal Expansion project, which includes the construction of two new berthing facilities (Gates F and G) and a new Bayside promenade with covered passenger queuing areas on the south side of the Ferry Building, the groundbreaking... Read More »

The Likely Fate of San Francisco’s Prominent Piers 30-32

The Likely Fate of San Francisco’s Prominent Piers 30-32

While the Port of San Francisco is in the process of updating its Waterfront Land Use Plan and examining potential uses for the City’s prominent Piers 30-32, the 13-acre site is likely to remain a deteriorating parking lot with sweeping Bay views for at least another decade, and possibly... Read More »

Contested Waterfront Development Survives Challenges

Contested Waterfront Development Survives Challenges

The multiple appeals which aimed to overturn the City’s approval of a 220-foot building to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 luxury condos over a restaurant, café and underground ‘parking vault’ for 100 cars, were all denied by San Francisco’s Board of Appeals last night. While the Board... Read More »

Waterfront Development Close to Being Overturned

Waterfront Development Close to Being Overturned

While the hotly contested plans for a 220-foot building with 133 condos to rise at 75 Howard Street were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last year, a pair of appeals and one swing vote could overturn their decision this week. With one member absent last month, San Francisco’s... Read More »

The Future of San Francisco’s Skyline

The Future of San Francisco’s Skyline

The first public hearing for the proposed amendment to the previously approved Redevelopment Plan for San Francisco’s Transbay District, an amendment which would raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in height but upon which... Read More »

The Future of San Francisco’s Waterfront

The Future of San Francisco’s Waterfront

Over the next year, the Port of San Francisco will be overhauling the City’s Waterfront Plan for over seven miles of shoreline, stretching from Aquatic Park to India Basin. That includes 39 Piers (only 11 of which have been rehabilitated) and over 100 acres of waterfront open space, either... Read More »