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Planning Has A Problem With A Major Market Street Project

Planning Has A Problem With A Major Market Street Project

As proposed, the five-story Civic Center Hotel with 71 SRO and 81 Tourist rooms at 1601 Market Street, the Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union hall at 1621 Market, and the retail building at 1629‐1637 Market will be razed to make way for a 584-unit development (a mix of... Read More »

El Amigo’s Building And 14 SRO Units In Contract To Be Sold

El Amigo’s Building And 14 SRO Units In Contract To Be Sold

The three-story building on the southeast corner of Mission and Virginia, which is currently home to the El Amigo Bar and Restaurant with 14 residential hotel rooms (a.k.a. SRO units) and a penthouse office above, and was the original home of Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack, is in contract to be... Read More »

SRO Units To Replace Shuttered Suriya Thai Space In SoMa

SRO Units To Replace Shuttered Suriya Thai Space In SoMa

Shuttered three years ago this month, the former Suriya Thai restaurant space at 1532 Howard Street has been vacant since. But plans to raze the restaurant and construct a six-story building which would rise 55-feet in height and include 15 Single Room Occupancy (SRO) units (i.e., studios with kitchenettes)... Read More »

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

Another McDonald’s is slated to be razed in San Francisco, this time to make room for a new County Jail. As part of a larger program to relocate City agencies from San Francisco’s seismically deficient Hall of Justice at 850 Bryant Street, the proposed Detention Facility Project involves the... Read More »

Group Housing For SF’s “Working Class” Making $100K

Group Housing For SF’s “Working Class” Making $100K

If the Forge Land Company’s plans are approved at the end of the month, a pair of eight-story buildings, with a total of 238 market-rate “group housing” rooms over 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, could rise on two parking lots fronting Leavenworth and Turk in the Tenderloin.... Read More »

Eviction Notices For Families In Chinatown Hotel Withdrawn, For Now

Eviction Notices For Families In Chinatown Hotel Withdrawn, For Now

The eviction notices signed by a vice president at Paragon Real Estate and served to two dozen families living in a single-room-occupancy hotel at 2 Emery Lane in Chinatown are being withdrawn.  And according the Mayor’s Office, the owners of the building have pledged not to issue any new... Read More »

Take Two, Or Three, For $4M Trendyloin Penthouse

Take Two, Or Three, For $4M Trendyloin Penthouse

While the game changing conversion of a Polk Street SRO from low-income housing to “San Francisco’s newest boutique hotel” continues on and is expected to re-open this summer, the $4 million Trendyloin penthouse atop The Hamilton has fallen out of contract and is once again active and available. Purchased... Read More »

Game Changer: Polk Street “SRO” Going Upscale

Game Changer: Polk Street “SRO” Going Upscale

The renovation of the former New Pacific Hotel at Polk and Eddy, a 66-room residential hotel, or “SRO,” which previously served the indigent and otherwise homeless, is nearing completion. And the project is positioning to re-open as “San Francisco’s newest boutique hotel,” dubbed “EPIK.” According to Planning, however, a... Read More »

Mission Hotel For Commoners Hits The Market, Priced For “Potential”

Mission Hotel For Commoners Hits The Market, Priced For “Potential”

The operators of the 16-room “Utah Hotel,” which is not to be confused with the Hotel Utah, are currently paying $6,000 a month in rent for the entire top floor of the 10,000-square-foot building on the southwest corner of 24th and Utah in the Mission. A true single-room occupancy... Read More »

Designs And Timing For Proposed Folsom And Dore Development

Designs And Timing For Proposed Folsom And Dore Development

As we first reported a few months ago, plans to raze the existing Kung’s Trading Co. building on the southeast corner of Folsom and Dore and construct a seven-story building on the site are working their way through Planning. The proposed development would reach a height of 65 feet at... Read More »