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One Oak Tower and Plaza Slated for Approval

One Oak Tower and Plaza Slated for Approval

Along with the refined designs for its signature plaza which we first revealed last week and are newly rendered in more detail below, the plans for the proposed One Oak Street tower to rise up to 400 feet in height (420 feet if you count its parapet) on the... Read More »

Proposed One Oak Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed One Oak Tower Closer to Reality

The paperwork to secure the building permits for the proposed 40-story Hub District tower to rise up to 435 feet in height at One Oak Street – at the prominent intersection of Oak, Market and Van Ness Avenue – has been filed. And with the project team preparing for... Read More »

Fast-Tracked Renzo Piano Tower Slated for Approval

Fast-Tracked Renzo Piano Tower Slated for Approval

We weren’t kidding when we noted that the review process for the proposed Renzo Piano tower to rise up to 405 feet in height at 555 Howard Street had been fast tracked and streamlined. And in fact, the hotel/condo project is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning... Read More »

Big and Bigger Plans for an Oakland Tower and Terrace in the Sky

Big and Bigger Plans for an Oakland Tower and Terrace in the Sky

In addition to plans for infilling Jack London Square, the CIM Group is pushing forward with two options for a new Uptown Oakland tower to rise on the current parking lot site at 325 22nd Street.  And based on current building heights, one of the options could yield the tallest... Read More »

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 »