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Hidden Behind An Imposing Looking Gate In The Tenderloin

Hidden Behind An Imposing Looking Gate In The Tenderloin

Hidden away behind an imposing looking gate off Post and constructed around the turn of the century, the 3,500 square foot property at 3 Meacham Place has served as a residence, as offices, and most recently as a combination of the two. A glass partition now separates the living room from the entryway, with a Read More »

Jones-ing For A Late-Night Outdoor Bar?

Jones-ing For A Late-Night Outdoor Bar?

When the bar and restaurant at 620 Jones was approved to open, it was conditional upon an agreement that Jones would close its outdoor patio and bar at midnight and shuffle its patrons indoors, much to the chagrin of revelers on warm Indian summer evenings, such as tonight. And while it won’t help you this Read More »

Tenderloin Rising: Past, Present, And Future

Tenderloin Rising: Past, Present, And Future

Described by the San Francisco Call as “one of the most valuable corners in San Francisco’s downtown district” and “an indication of the confidence that outside capital has in the future of San Francisco business property as a safe investment,” the northwest corner of Mason and Turk was purchased by a “San Jose Capitalist” for “something Read More »

Plans For Twelve-Story Tenderloin Development Move Ahead

Plans For Twelve-Story Tenderloin Development Move Ahead

While SB Architects appears to have replaced Heller Manus as the architects of record, the plans for a 12-story building with a mix of market-rate residential units over ground floor retail to rise on either side of the Metropolis Hotel on the corner of Mason and Turk in the Tenderloin are moving ahead. Currently the Read More »

Tenderloin Rising: Plans For Eight-Stories Of Condos On Eddy

Tenderloin Rising: Plans For Eight-Stories Of Condos On Eddy

Plans to build an eight-story, market-rate residential building on Eddy Street, between Leavenworth and Hyde in the Tenderloin, have been submitted to Planning for review. As proposed by JS Sullivan Development, the 469 Eddy Street project would consist of 34 condos (a mix of 20 one-bedrooms and 14 two-bedrooms) over 2,100 square feet of retail space and Read More »

San Francisco’s “Twitter Tax Break” Zone

San Francisco’s “Twitter Tax Break” Zone

While the so-called “Twitter Tax Break” was created with Twitter specifically in mind, and the impact of which Supervisor Campos is formally calling into question, the defined area within which businesses can claim the payroll tax exclusion extends well beyond the Market Square building between Ninth and Tenth in which Twitter is headquartered. In fact, Read More »

Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Having been banned from the church for being disruptive, a protester has been stationed outside the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist’s building at 450 O’Farrell Street on a near daily basis for over a year, accusing the Church of having turned a blind eye to the boarded-up property it owns next door, “leaving hard drugs, Read More »

Designs For A Market Rate Tenderloin High-Rise At Mason And Turk

Designs For A Market Rate Tenderloin High-Rise At Mason And Turk

Speaking of market rate development in the Tenderloin, and the demise of surface area parking lots, a plugged-in tipster reports that Heller Manus has been working on plans for a twelve-story high-rise with 110 residential units over ground floor retail and a 23-space garage to be built on the lots surrounding The Metropolis Hotel at Read More »

Twitter Central Market/Tenderloin Tax Break Vote This Afternoon

The proposed ordinance “amending Article 12-A of the Business and Tax Regulations Code by adding Section 906.3 to establish a payroll expense tax exclusion for businesses located in the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area,” unfortunately better known as the Twitter Tax Break, is on the agenda for San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this afternoon. Read More »