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Challenge of Proposed SRO Condo Project Slated to Fail

Challenge of Proposed SRO Condo Project Slated to Fail

As proposed, the 23-foot-tall commercial building at 42 Otis Street, which was purchased for $3.6 million in July of 2016, will be razed and a new 55-foot-tall building will rise on the Hub District site. As designed by Elevation Architects, the new five-story building will yield 24 single-room occupancy... Read More »

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Purchased for $2 million mid-2016, plans to level the Grant’s Auto Repair shop and parking lot parcels on the southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, on the border of the Outer Mission and Crocker Amazon, have been drafted. As we noted when the corner site was in... Read More »

Plans to Raze The Phoenix for SRO Units to Rise

Plans to Raze The Phoenix for SRO Units to Rise

Plans to level the Phoenix Irish Bar & Gathering House at 811 Valencia Street are in the works. And as currently envisioned, a six-story building would rise up to 55 feet in height upon on the Mission District site, with 20 single-room occupancy (SRO) units over a little ground... Read More »

Refined Plans for High-End SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Refined Plans for High-End SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

In order to take advantage of less restrictive Planning Code rules with respect to the required dwelling unit mix, rear yard and mandated open space for a new development in San Francisco, the project team behind the proposed six-story building to rise upon the Reliable Parts store parcel at... Read More »

Modern SRO Units in the Mission Closer to Reality Sans Toilet Sinks

Modern SRO Units in the Mission Closer to Reality Sans Toilet Sinks

Plans to redevelop the used car lot on the northwest corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street have been refined and are now closer to reality in the Mission. As we first reported back in 2016, the proposed development could rise up to eight (8) stories in... Read More »

More Tourists, Fewer Residents as Proposed

More Tourists, Fewer Residents as Proposed

Built in 1913 and opened as the Keystone Hotel, roughly half (81) of the 168 hotel rooms at 54 Fourth Street, which is now ‘The Mosser,’ were subsequently reclassified and rented as residential units without kitchens (i.e., SRO units) which average 142 square feet in size, thirteen (13) of... Read More »

An Opportunity to Capitalize on a Bernal Heights Blaze

An Opportunity to Capitalize on a Bernal Heights Blaze

The fire that consumed the former Cole Hardware at 3312 Mission Street and badly damaged the adjacent buildings – including the Graywood Hotel at 3308 Mission, a single-room-occupancy (SRO) hotel with 28 rooms – left 58 people homeless and the 3300 Club on the corner out of business. While... Read More »

Sixth Street Rising: Insert Eight or Nine Stories Here

Sixth Street Rising: Insert Eight or Nine Stories Here

Approved for a 5-story building with 36 condos over a ground floor of commercial space back in 2009, but then waylaid by a stated inability to secure financing, new plans for a 9-story building with 102 single-room occupancy (SRO) units, each with its own kitchenette and bathroom, to rise... Read More »

Plans for High-End SRO Units on Howard Will Need to Be Revised

Plans for High-End SRO Units on Howard Will Need to Be Revised

In the works since 2006, plans to raze the single-story appliance parts store at 1450 Howard Street, across the street from the Saint Joseph’s Church which is undergoing a high-tech conversion, are under review by the city. And as proposed, a six-story building with 16 residential units over 1,300... Read More »

Single-Room SoMa Units Even Closer to Reality, But…

Single-Room SoMa Units Even Closer to Reality, But…

The permits to level the Kung’s Trading Company building at 1335 Folsom and Dore and develop a new six-story building with 57 little residential units measuring between 360 and 395 square feet apiece and a small retail/cafe space on the corner of the Western SoMa parcel have been requested... Read More »