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Plans for Slender, 25-Story Micro-Room Hotel Revealed

Plans for Slender, 25-Story Micro-Room Hotel Revealed

Plans for a slender 25-story hotel to rise up to 260 feet in height on the 4,000-square-foot parking lot site at 36 Tehama Street have been submitted to Planning. And as envisioned by J Street Hospitality and designed by Handel Architects, the new Transbay District hotel would be outfitted... Read More »

Early Re-Activation Sequence for the Salesforce Transit Center

Early Re-Activation Sequence for the Salesforce Transit Center

With repairs to the fractured Salesforce Transit Center now officially underway and expected to be completed by the first week of June, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is expected to release an official re-opening schedule for the center next month. But according to a preliminary framework for the... Read More »

Salesforce Transit Center Repairs Underway

Salesforce Transit Center Repairs Underway

As we first reported last year, the cracked Salesforce Transit Center wasn’t going to reopen in 2018 and we were projecting it would likely remain closed “through the first, if not second, quarter of 2019 as well.” With a fix for the transit center’s fractured beams having since been... Read More »

Developers Drop Condos from Permitted Tower Plans

Developers Drop Condos from Permitted Tower Plans

As we first reported this past September: While the approval process for a 36-story tower designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, in collaboration with Mark Cavagnero Associates, to rise up to 405-feet in height at 555 Howard Street was, in fact, fast-tracked by Planning, and the development was approved... Read More »

Price Cuts for ‘Rarely Available,’ yet Almost New, One-Bedroom

Price Cuts for ‘Rarely Available,’ yet Almost New, One-Bedroom

Priced by the sales office at $1.25 million in January of 2017, the sale of the one-bedroom unit #18D within the new Lumina tower at 201 Folsom Street closed escrow with a contract price of $1.235 million that March. This past August, the 876-square-foot unit returned to the market priced... Read More »

Cause of Transit Center’s Cracks and Proposed Fix Revealed

Cause of Transit Center’s Cracks and Proposed Fix Revealed

The forensic engineering team (LPI) engaged to identify the root cause of the two fissures/fractures which caused the emergency closure of San Francisco’s new Salesforce Transit Center, a month after it opened, has reached a preliminary conclusion and a possible fix has been drafted. According to the team, the... Read More »

New Timing for Salesforce Transit Center Testing, Findings and Fix

New Timing for Salesforce Transit Center Testing, Findings and Fix

The draft findings as to what caused the cracked beams which suddenly closed San Francisco’s brand new transit center are slated to be delivered to the Bay Area’s Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) by December 17 along with a draft repair strategy and proposed fix. But with a peer review... Read More »

Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed

Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed

As we first reported last year: It’s now been over two years since Related California cut 99 residential units from their development plans for Transbay Block 8 and reduced the project’s proposed grocery store space from 22,000 to 12,500 square feet, a reduction that rendered the space too small... Read More »

Coveted Two-Bedroom Nearly Fetches its 2016 Price

Coveted Two-Bedroom Nearly Fetches its 2016 Price

Measuring a 1,403 square feet and dubbed “one of the most coveted view homes at LUMINA,” the two-bedroom unit #16C in the tower at 201 Folsom Street was purchased for $2,178,808 in August of 2016. Featuring “floor-to-ceiling glass windows framing a panoramic view of the city skyline across the... Read More »

Remarkable Two-Bedroom Remains Listed Below its 2014 Price

Remarkable Two-Bedroom Remains Listed Below its 2014 Price

Priced at $2.345 million in early 2014, the “remarkable” two-bedroom, two-bath unit #29A with a 200-square-foot terrace near the top of the Infinity tower at 301 Main Street sold for $2.1 million, or roughly $1,556 per square foot, that November, four months after the plans for a twisty 400-foot... Read More »