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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Eviction Notices For Families In Chinatown Hotel Withdrawn, For Now

Eviction Notices For Families In Chinatown Hotel Withdrawn, For Now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Estate and served to two dozen families living in a single-room-occupancy hotel at 2 Emery Lane in Chinatown are being withdrawn.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 »

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 »

Trading Kung’s For 67 SROs On Folsom Street

Trading Kung’s For 67 SROs On Folsom Street

Plans to raze the Kung’s Trading Co. building on the southeast corner of Folsom and Dore and construct a seven-story residential building on the Western SoMa site are making their way through Planning. The proposed building would reach a height of 65 feet and be configured with 67 “Single Room... Read More »

Moving Quietly (And Quickly) With Plans To Raze Manor West

Moving Quietly (And Quickly) With Plans To Raze Manor West

The owner of the one-story building at 750 Harrison Street, between Third and Fourth streets with a frontage on Rizal as well, is quietly working on plans to raze the one-story commercial building on the site and build an 8-story building of up to 85-feet in its place. Currently... Read More »

Plans For Six Stories And 42 New SRO Units On Folsom Street

Plans For Six Stories And 42 New SRO Units On Folsom Street

According to a plugged-in tipster, David Baker + Partners has been quietly working on the designs for a six-story building that could be built at 1174-1178 Folsom Street with fronts on both Folsom and Clementina Streets. The proposed project would demolish the two 25-foot buildings on the site, merge... Read More »

The Designs For 246 Ritch Street: From SLI To SRO As Proposed

The Designs For 246 Ritch Street: From SLI To SRO As Proposed

The project description from the preliminary mitigated negative declaration (a good thing if you’re in favor of development) for the proposed development of 246 Ritch Street: The approximately 4,130 square foot (sf) project site at 246 Ritch Street is located mid‐block along Ritch Street, between Bryant and Brannan Streets... Read More »