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Approved Berkeley Project in Play

Approved Berkeley Project in Play

As we first reported last year: Plans to level the former Northwest Berkeley service station turned abandoned tax office at 1740 San Pablo Avenue are in the works. And as proposed, a five-story building with 48 apartments over 4 street level live/work units and a stacked garage for 53... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building up in Hayes Valley

Bonus Plans for Building up in Hayes Valley

Plans for a nearly 200-unit building to rise up to 130 feet in height on the Hayes Valley site known as 600 McAllister Street, which consists of two adjacent parking lot parcels on the northwest corner of McAllister and Franklin, including the former Central Freeway Parcel D, have been... Read More »

Plans for Building Up Geary Boulevard: Grand Hot Pot Edition

Plans for Building Up Geary Boulevard: Grand Hot Pot Edition

Plans to raze the one-and-a-half-story building at 3565 Geary Boulevard, which is currently home to Grand Hot Pot Lounge, are in the works. And as envisioned, a seven-story building will rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Lone Mountain site which is actually zoned for development up... Read More »

Nine-Story NoPa Development in the Works

Nine-Story NoPa Development in the Works

The façade of the F. Lofrano & Son auto body garage at 1355 Fulton Street is currently slated to be saved. But plans to level the bulk of the 14,000-square-foot building are in the works. And as envisioned and newly rendered by SIA Consulting below, a 72,000-square-foot development could... Read More »

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

With 200 mini apartments rising on the 333 12th Street parcel to the left, and the ground having been broken for 136 units to rise on the 1532 Harrison Street parcel, on the other side of the 1907-era duplex, to the right, plans to infill the Western SoMa parking... Read More »

The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The formal plans to add six stories and 48 below market rate (BMR) condos atop the dilapidated two-story commercial building on the southeast corner of Mission and 18th Streets have been drafted by Gelfand Partners Architects for the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) which managed to acquire the Mission... 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 »

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Having qualified for a streamlined environmental review this past November, the refined designs for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, could... Read More »

Details behind the City’s Big Deal for Beleaguered McDonald’s Site

Details behind the City’s Big Deal for Beleaguered McDonald’s Site

While originally expected to cost the city around $10 million, an agreement for the City of San Francisco to purchase the beleaguered McDonald’s at the corner of Stayan and Haight Streets for $15.5 million has been drafted, a purchase agreement which includes the entirety of the restaurant’s parking lot... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up Broadway

Bonus Plans for Building Up Broadway

Plans for a mixed-use building to rise up to six stories in height upon on the parking lot parcel at 425 Broadway, which actually wraps around the three-story Crowbar and residential hotel building on the corner of Broadway and Montgomery, have been drafted by Ian Birchall and Associates. Dubbed... Read More »