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New Timing and Details for That Twisty 400-Foot Tower Project

New Timing and Details for That Twisty 400-Foot Tower Project

The Disposition and Development Agreement for Transbay Block 1, upon which Tishman Speyer is planning to build a twisty 400-foot-tall tower designed by Jeanne Gang at the corner of Folsom and Spear, is slated to be conditionally approved by the City’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure Commissioners this... Read More »

First Peek at the Transbay Transit Center’s New Skin

First Peek at the Transbay Transit Center’s New Skin

A plugged-in reader provides the first peek at the perforated aluminum skin being installed for San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center which is slated to open in 2017, assuming an emergency $260 million bailout loan keeps the construction crews employed this summer. Originally designed to be glass, the switch to... Read More »

Plans for the Ultimate San Francisco Penthouse

Plans for the Ultimate San Francisco Penthouse

While the 15,000-square-foot penthouse atop LUMINA’s 42-story Tower B is on the market for $49 million, the existence of which we first reported last year, there’s an even bigger and higher floor penthouse in the works in San Francisco. As currently envisioned and rendered above, the entire top floor... Read More »

New Timing for San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower to Rise

New Timing for San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower to Rise

With refined designs for a pair of towers and a six-story Urban Room to rise at First and Mission, the tallest of which will reach a height of 910 feet and become the second tallest building in San Francisco, behind the Salesforce/Transbay Tower which is rising to 1,070 feet... Read More »

Skinny Tower Adds More Height and Two Years to Break Ground

Skinny Tower Adds More Height and Two Years to Break Ground

First approved for development over 25 years ago, Crescent Heights has been touting “Coming Soon” with respect to their plans for a skinny 450-foot-tall residential tower to rise at 524 Howard Street since 2013. But Crescent Heights’ plans and timing for the Transbay District site have changed. And if... Read More »

Hearing for Twisty Tower’s Proposed Height Increase Underway

Hearing for Twisty Tower’s Proposed Height Increase Underway

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has officially heard the public testimony for the proposed amendment to the City’s previously approved Transbay District Plan, an amendment which would raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in... Read More »

San Francisco’s Future Transbay Park and Foreshadowing

San Francisco’s Future Transbay Park and Foreshadowing

A plugged-in tipster delivers the latest rendering for San Francisco’s future Transbay Park, the construction of which is currently slated to commence in early 2018 (once the operations of the Temporary Transbay Terminal move to San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center and free up the blocks bounded by Folsom,... Read More »

Refined Plans for a Grand Six-Story Urban Room

Refined Plans for a Grand Six-Story Urban Room

The refined plans for a six-story “urban room” at the base of the proposed Oceanwide Center, which includes a pair of towers which would rise up to 910 feet in height along First Street and 636 feet in height along Mission, will be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission... 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 »

The Market Bails on Lumina Lease but Replacement Grocer Named

The Market Bails on Lumina Lease but Replacement Grocer Named

A year ago Tishman Speyer announced that it had inked an agreement with The Market company, the group behind the 22,000-square-foot market at the base of the Twitter building, to open a 9,500-square-foot gourmet grocery and dining emporium dubbed “The Market on Main” at the base of LUMINA‘s Plaza... Read More »