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A Step Forward for 16 Condos sans Parking

A Step Forward for 16 Condos sans Parking

Plans to demolish the single-story office building on the southwest corner of 7th and Bryant, which was built upon the site of a former gas in 1968, and construct a five-story building with sixteen condos, including four double-height units on the ground floor, have been granted an exception from... Read More »

Plans for an Eight-Story Tourist Hotel on Sixth Street

Plans for an Eight-Story Tourist Hotel on Sixth Street

The second floor of the two-story building on the northeast corner of Sixth and Mission is currently The Balmoral South, a 29-room residential hotel (a.k.a. SRO) with a sex shop (Soma Secrets) and a couple of restaurants (Spicy Garden, Supremo Pizza and Jenny’s) below. And while San Francisco’s Planning... Read More »

Plans to Convert SoMa Self-Storage Building Into Tech Space

Plans to Convert SoMa Self-Storage Building Into Tech Space

Built in 1911, the five-story industrial building at 135 Townsend Street, between Second and Third in SoMa, is currently a self-storage facility known as Storage Pro. But as proposed, the entire building will be converted into office space with a little 1,400-square-foot retail space fronting Townsend. And as proposed,... Read More »

Shadows Don’t Sink This Sixth Street Project, But…

Shadows Don’t Sink This Sixth Street Project, But…

Plans to raze the former City Life Church building at 363 6th Street, a building which was originally a candy factory and was briefly home to a bondage dungeon (the SF Citadel) as well, have been approved. And as proposed, a nine-story building with 104 residential units over 700... Read More »

From Nondescript To A Little Less Discreet, At Least For Now

From Nondescript To A Little Less Discreet, At Least For Now

The old Vortex Room was tucked away in a nondescript building without any signs and barely an address at 1082 Howard Street. But the proposed nine-story building to rise on the site, with eight full-floor condos designed by Natoma Architects, would be a little less discreet and easier to... Read More »

Future SoMa Tech HQ Approved To Rise

Future SoMa Tech HQ Approved To Rise

The proposed 300,000-square-foot office building to rise at 510 Townsend Street, with open floor plans and a private “eatery” on the top floor, has been approved by San Francisco’s Planning Department. Having been entirely pre-leased to payments company Stripe, and with the paperwork for the necessary demolition and building... Read More »

Developer Suddenly Selling A Pair Of ‘Unparalleled’ Opportunities

Developer Suddenly Selling A Pair Of ‘Unparalleled’ Opportunities

While Artthaus made headlines earlier this month for filing plans to construct a seven-story building with 131 Group Housing Units and shared kitchens at 1798 Bryant Street in the Mission, and another 36 Group Housing Units at 45 Dore in SoMa, it doesn’t appear that the developer actually plans... Read More »

Sixth Street Rising: Nine Stories And The Circle Of Life

Sixth Street Rising: Nine Stories And The Circle Of Life

Plans to raze the former City Life Church at 363 6th Street and construct a nine-story building, with 104 residential units over 700 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and a basement garage for 45 cars (and 109 bikes), could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in three... Read More »

[Your Name Here]’s Sports Bar & Grill?

[Your Name Here]’s Sports Bar & Grill?

The bar has been listed for sale on the down low, without any identifying name, exterior pictures or address, but if you’ve ever been inside you might recognize it as Ted’s Sports Bar & Grill. And if you want to buy Ted’s, he’s asking $425,000. The price includes the... Read More »

Housing Production In S.F. Highest In Over 20 Years, But…

Housing Production In S.F. Highest In Over 20 Years, But…

Housing production in San Francisco was the highest in over two decades last year, with 3,514 new units added to the city’s overall inventory (which now totals 379,597 units), a dramatic swing from the 269 units of housing added in 2011. That being said, the number of employed residents... Read More »