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Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings has refined their plans for a pair of towers to rise at First and Mission, the tallest of which is designed to reach a height of 910 feet and would become the second tallest building in San Francisco behind the Salesforce Tower, which will rise to a height... Read More »

Conceptual Designs For The Missing 400-Foot Mid-Market Tower

Conceptual Designs For The Missing 400-Foot Mid-Market Tower

As a number of readers quickly noted, the contextual renderings for the proposed Mid-Market tower to rise up to 450-feet at 30 Otis omitted a massing for the 400-foot tower that’s expected to rise at 30 Van Ness Avenue, the corner parcel which the City is in the process... Read More »

Plans For 250-Foot Tower And Designs For 200 Feet More

Plans For 250-Foot Tower And Designs For 200 Feet More

The preliminary plans for the corner parcels at the intersection of Otis, South Van Ness and 12th Street, which we first reported were on the market last year and zoned for development up to 250-feet in height, have been submitted to the city with designs for a tower rising... Read More »

33-Story Oakland Tower Approved

33-Story Oakland Tower Approved

While designs for a 56-story “Encinal” tower to rise on the Uptown site were envisioned back in 2006, designs which would have produced Oakland’s tallest building, those plans were abandoned in the subsequent downturn.  But if approved by Oakland’s Planning Commission this evening, a 33-story residential tower, as rendered... Read More »

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

The official renderings have yet to be released but a plugged-in tipster delivers SOM’s new design for the proposed 20-story residential tower to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market rate condos over 6,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space and a basement “parking vault” for 100 cars. Paramount... Read More »

Land Deal For Controversial Oakland Tower Approved

Land Deal For Controversial Oakland Tower Approved

Oakland’s City Council has approved the sale of the East Lake development site at the corner of East 12th Street and 2nd Avenue which overlooks Lake Merritt and its estuary, clearing the way for a controversial 23-story building with 298 apartments to rise. UrbanCore will pay the city $5.1... Read More »

Team Preparing To Break Ground For 400-Foot Transbay Tower

Team Preparing To Break Ground For 400-Foot Transbay Tower

Essex Property Trust and TMG Partners are preparing to break ground earlier than expected for the 400-foot tower to rise at the corner of Folsom and First on Transbay Block 9. As we first reported last year, while the winning proposal for the Block 9 development had included 563... Read More »

The Giants’ New Mission Rock Tower(s) And Full Building Height Plan

The Giants’ New Mission Rock Tower(s) And Full Building Height Plan

With the San Francisco Giants having officially filed their paperwork for the ballot measure which would allow the team to redevelop AT&T Park’s Parking Lot A as ‘Mission Rock,’ a new 28-acre neighborhood with 1,500 apartments, 1.5 million square feet of commercial space and eight acres of parks, plazas and open... Read More »

The Double Tower Scheme For The San Francisco Honda Site

The Double Tower Scheme For The San Francisco Honda Site

A proposal for two 40-story towers to rise over a 12-story podium building on the southwest corner of Market and Van Ness, the current San Francisco Honda site which is across the street from the proposed One Oak tower, cater-corner to the 30 Van Ness site, and across the... Read More »

Bids For Mid-Market Tower Site Due In Two Weeks

Bids For Mid-Market Tower Site Due In Two Weeks

Bids to buy 30 Van Ness Avenue, the five-story building which is owned and occupied by the City and sits on a Mid-Market parcel zoned for development up to 400 feet in height, and is large enough to support the development of over 500 units of housing, are due on... Read More »