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Plans For 30-Story Tower To Rise On A Little SoMa Lot

Plans For 30-Story Tower To Rise On A Little SoMa Lot

San Francisco’s Planning Commission first approved the construction of a slender 200-foot building to rise on the 4,000 square foot parking lot at 48 Tehama nearly 15 years ago, a proposed development which included almost 50,000 square feet of office space, with seven off-street parking spaces and three full-floor... Read More »

A High-Tech Conversion Of Saint Joseph’s Church

A High-Tech Conversion Of Saint Joseph’s Church

Vacant since damaged by the Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989, the plans to rehab the Saint Joseph’s Church, parish hall and rectory at 1401 Howard Street, and convert the church, so to speak, into an 18,000-square-foot office space with 1,300 square feet of retail and a 2,500-square-foot assembly hall... Read More »

Strong Support For Condos Sans Parking At 7th And Bryant

Strong Support For Condos Sans Parking At 7th And Bryant

Plans to demolish the single story office building on the southwest corner of 7th and Bryant have been submitted to Planning.  And as proposed, a five-story building with 16 condos and parking for 16 bikes, and zero cars, would rise on the Showplace Square site. In order to proceed,... Read More »

Missing $1.3 Million In SoMa Funds Slated To Be Replaced

The $1.3 million that was embezzled from a city account overseen by the Association of Bay Area Governments and intended to fund public infrastructure improvements in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood will be repaid by the Association. ABAG will use its own reserve funds to fully restore the... Read More »

Has A Million Really “Vanished” From The SoMa Community Fund?

According to the city, $925,666 appears to have “vanished” from the South of Market Community Stabilization Fund, money which was earmarked to fund improvements to local parks and pedestrian safety. According to the Association of Bay Area Governments, however, the money was properly disbursed to the developer of One Rincon... Read More »

Little-Known Public Open Spaces Could Be Made Private

Little-Known Public Open Spaces Could Be Made Private

While not widely publicized, over 12,000 square feet of public open space was constructed in the form of two sunny terraces off the fourth and sixth floors of the 31-story Intercontinental Hotel at 888 Howard Street, a condition of the development’s approval and the result of a 1980s-era city... Read More »

First Detailed Renderings For Massive 5M Development

First Detailed Renderings For Massive 5M Development

The first set of detailed renderings Forest City’s proposed 5M Project, a project which spans a 4-acre site in the heart of SoMa between Mission and Howard and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000... Read More »

Looking For A Brick And Timber SoMa Warehouse To Call Home?

Looking For A Brick And Timber SoMa Warehouse To Call Home?

While currently only permitted for office use, the 2,760-square-foot brick and timber SoMa warehouse at 32 Heron Street has been seismically retrofitted and outfitted with two bedrooms, a designer kitchen, hardwood floors and a two-car garage behind the roll-up door which is just down the street from the LEVYdance... Read More »

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

Forest City’s proposed 5M Project spans a 4-acre site roughly bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000 square... Read More »

Could It Be End Of Days For The Iconic EndUp Nightclub?

Could It Be End Of Days For The Iconic EndUp Nightclub?

With plans for the development of an eight-story building on the parcel across the street having already been submitted to Planning, the three-story building which has long been home to the EndUp at 6th and Harrison is now on the market for $5,200,000, including the parcel in red next door.... Read More »

Plans For Little Studios To Replace Long-Standing Car Wash In SoMa

Plans For Little Studios To Replace Long-Standing Car Wash In SoMa

The long-standing 10th Street Car Wash at the corner of Harrison and 10th which has occupied the Western SoMa site since 1969 is in contract to be sold and plans to develop the parcel have just been submitted to Planning. As proposed, a five story building with four floors of... Read More »

Folsom Street Development Approved, 114 Condos To Rise

Folsom Street Development Approved, 114 Condos To Rise

Trumark Urban’s proposed development of a nine-story building at 923 Folsom Street, adjacent to San Francisco’s new Fire Station #1 and across the Street from Mosso at 900 Folsom, has been approved. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, the project includes 114 condos, 80 underground parking spaces, and 1,600 square... Read More »

Plans For Eight Stories Of Housing To End Up At 6th And Harrison

Plans For Eight Stories Of Housing To End Up At 6th And Harrison

Plans for a big 8‐story building to rise on the northeast corner of Sixth and Harrison, on the site of the long-shuttered service station that’s across the street from The End Up, have been submitted to Planning for review. As proposed, the development would include 116 residential units over... Read More »

McDonald’s Site Near AT&T Park Slated For 10-Story Hotel

McDonald’s Site Near AT&T Park Slated For 10-Story Hotel

The plans for the SoMa parcel upon which McDonald’s sits on the southeast corner of Third and Townsend near AT&T Park have been revealed: Stonebridge Companies, a Colorado-based hotel development and management company, plans to build a 10-story, 225-room hotel on the 701 Third Street site which is zoned for development up... Read More »

Plans For Condos To Rise On The Parking Lot At 7th And Minna

Plans For Condos To Rise On The Parking Lot At 7th And Minna

Plans for an eight-story SoMa building with 39 condos over two ground floor retail spaces at the corner of Seventh and Minna are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. Currently the site of a 27-space parking lot, the proposed 119 7th Street development would... Read More »