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Over Asking but a Real $550K Loss at the Infinity

Over Asking but a Real $550K Loss at the Infinity

Listed as an “Ultra Rare Super Sized Home at the Infinity” for $2.4 million in early 2015, the two-bedroom unit #5C at 301 Main Street sold for $2.3 million, or roughly $1,313 per square foot, that December. Returned to the market late last year, listed as a “Massive sized... Read More »

Big Plans for San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal Site

Big Plans for San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal Site

The Transbay District block bounded by Howard, Beale, Folsom and Main – which is currently the site of San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal – will be divided into three upon the opening of San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center. The middle third of the site (Transbay Block 3) will... Read More »

New Timing for Twisty Transbay Tower

New Timing for Twisty Transbay Tower

While the Transbay District site for the twisty 400-foot-tall “Bay Tower” designed by Jeanne Gang to rise at 160 Folsom Street, on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear, has been cleared and building permits issued, permits to start preparing the site for construction (excavation, shoring and pile driving)... Read More »

Proposed 800-Foot Transbay Tower Is Being Redesigned

Proposed 800-Foot Transbay Tower Is Being Redesigned

As we reported when we first revealed the design for the proposed 800-foot tower to rise at 550 Howard Street on Transbay Parcel F: While recently refined by Pelli Clark Pelli, and San Francisco’s Planning Department is on the record as appreciating the solidity of the proposed tower design,... Read More »

San Francisco’s Future Skyline Newly Rendered and on the Way

San Francisco’s Future Skyline Newly Rendered and on the Way

Along with the refined plans for the proposed 800-foot-tall tower to rise at 550 Howard Street come the latest renderings of San Francisco’s future skyline. As produced by steelblue, the renderings include every tall tower on the way, including the Foster + Partners designed Oceanwide tower at 50 First... Read More »

Parcel F Plans Formally Submitted to Planning

Parcel F Plans Formally Submitted to Planning

The formal application and slightly re-refined designs for the Pelli Clarke Pelli tower to rise up to 800 feet at 550 Howard Street, on Transbay Parcel F (a.k.a. 546 Howard), have just been signed and submitted to Planning. As formally proposed, the now 61-story tower will consist of 16... 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 »

Designs for 36-Story Renzo Piano Tower and Sky Bar Revealed

Designs for 36-Story Renzo Piano Tower and Sky Bar Revealed

The formal application for a 36-story tower to rise up to 405 feet in height at 555 Howard Street, directly across the street from what could become the fourth tallest tower in San Francisco, has been filed with the City and could be approved next month. While the preliminary... Read More »

Refined Designs and Feedback for the Fourth Tallest Tower in S.F.

Refined Designs and Feedback for the Fourth Tallest Tower in S.F.

The proposed 64-story tower to rise at 550 Howard Street, on Transbay Parcel F, would reach a height of 806 feet as proposed, making it the fourth tallest tower in San Francisco, behind the Salesforce/Transbay Tower, the future Oceanwide tower at 50 First Street, and San Francisco’s iconic Transamerica Pyramid... Read More »

Five More Transbay Transit Center Lawsuits in the Works

Five More Transbay Transit Center Lawsuits in the Works

While the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), which is in charge of San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center, has already been named as a defendant in two lawsuits related to the sinking of the adjacent Millennium Tower, lawsuits which could further delay the delivery of train service to the... Read More »