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Big Problems for Proposed 300-Foot Tower Across from Caltrain

Big Problems for Proposed 300-Foot Tower Across from Caltrain

The project team behind a proposed 300-foot-tall tower to rise at 330 Townsend Street recently shifted gears and architects, abandoning their original plans for a modern office or mixed-use development in favor of a 31-story residential building designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), with 374 condos over 11,500 square... Read More »

Designs for 250-Foot Hub Tower Submitted to Planning

Designs for 250-Foot Hub Tower Submitted to Planning

While angling for an extra 200 feet in height last year, Gould Evans, on behalf of Align Real Estate, has just submitted the official application to San Francisco’s Planning Department for a 250-foot tower and adjacent 85-foot podium building to rise at 30 Otis Street, at the intersection of... Read More »

Planning for 32-Story Tower at Hawthorne and Folsom Proceeds

Planning for 32-Story Tower at Hawthorne and Folsom Proceeds

As proposed, the five-story office building at 95 Hawthorne Street, which formerly housed the San Francisco Passport Agency on the northeast corner of Hawthorne and Folsom, will be razed in order to make way for a 32-story residential building to rise. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) for... Read More »

Site Prep for 400-Foot Transbay Tower with 545 Units Underway

Site Prep for 400-Foot Transbay Tower with 545 Units Underway

Building permits have been issued and the site prep for the 42-story Transbay District tower to rise up to 400-feet in height on the northwest corner of Folsom and First, across the street from Transbay Block 8, is now underway. Also known as 500/510 Folsom, the Transbay Block 9... Read More »

City’s $160M Deal to Sell 750-Foot Tower Site Contains a Catch

City’s $160M Deal to Sell 750-Foot Tower Site Contains a Catch

F4 Transbay Partners, a joint venture between Hines, Urban Pacific Development and an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, has agreed to pay $160 million for Transbay Parcel F which is zoned for development up to 750-feet in height. But there’s a catch. The sale is conditioned on F4 being granted... Read More »

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,000 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 91 81 cars are closer to reality, and the development is tentatively slated to break... Read More »

Salesforce Tower Above Ground: Two Years and 1,070 Feet to Go

Salesforce Tower Above Ground: Two Years and 1,070 Feet to Go

With its massive 14-foot thick concrete foundation having been cured and its basement levels constructed, the future Salesforce Tower and tallest building in San Francisco is now rising above ground. The 61-story tower will reach a height of 1,070-feet over the next two years. Salesforce, which is paying $560... Read More »

Settlement Reached for 46-Story Mexican Museum Tower to Rise

Settlement Reached for 46-Story Mexican Museum Tower to Rise

Waylaid by a pair of lawsuits filed by a group of neighbors in the adjacent Four Seasons building at 765 Market Street, a settlement has been reached to allow Millennium Partners’ tower to rise up to 510-feet in height at 706 Mission Street and the building permit for the... Read More »

Plans for Tallest Residential Tower in Oakland Back in Play

Plans for Tallest Residential Tower in Oakland Back in Play

Originally approved for development over fifteen years ago, the plans for a 33-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise at 1640 Broadway, upon the current parking lot at the corner of 17th Street, are back in play with Lennar now leading the charge and requesting a couple of changes, including... Read More »

Refined Designs And Renderings For Prominent Mid-Market Tower

Refined Designs And Renderings For Prominent Mid-Market Tower

A plugged-in source delivers the latest designs for the proposed 435-foot-tall tower with over 300 condos to rise on the northwest corner of Market Street and Van Ness Avenue, a prominent Mid-Market development originally dubbed “One Van Ness” but now known as One Oak. The new renderings for the... Read More »