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State Bar Seeking To Cash Out In San Francisco

State Bar Seeking To Cash Out In San Francisco

According to a plugged-in tipster, the State Bar of California is planning put their 13-story building at 180 Howard Street on the market.  While the building will be offered without a price, apparently the State Bar has been counseled to expect bids well north of $100 million for the 200,000 square foot building. Any sale Read More »

Transbay Transit Center $300M Over Budget, Rooftop Park Waylaid

Transbay Transit Center $300M Over Budget, Rooftop Park Waylaid

Overruns have added $300 million to the cost of constructing San Francisco’s $1.9 billion Transbay Transit Center, and unless the City can raise $24 million in private donations and grants, the project will open without its signature rooftop park as budgeted dollars are diverted to complete the terminal. According to J.K. Dineen and Transbay Joint Powers Authority Read More »

San Francisco’s Transbay District Rising And Urban Living Room

San Francisco’s Transbay District Rising And Urban Living Room

Believe it or not, that’s a slice of San Francisco’s not too distant future skyline rendered above, a view from the elevated Transbay Park, looking south towards the 550-foot tower of Transbay Block 8 (which is in the works) and the 400-foot tower of Transbay Block 9 (which is already rising). From Fougeron Architecture, the architects of Read More »

Transbay Neighborhood Site For Approved 418-Unit Tower Sold

Transbay Neighborhood Site For Approved 418-Unit Tower Sold

Hines and Invesco have partnered to purchase 41 Tehama Street, the Transbay District parcel which was originally approved for development up to 31-stories and then “supersized” last year. The 41 Tehama site is now entitled for a 35-story residential tower to reach a height of 360 feet, with up to 418 units inside.  And according Read More »

Another Big Transbay Block In Play And Zoned For A 550-Foot Tower

Another Big Transbay Block In Play And Zoned For A 550-Foot Tower

With the wining team having been selected to build a 550-foot residential tower and podium development on Transbay Block 8, fronting Folsom Street between Fremont and First, the City is preparing to release a Request For Proposals to develop another big tower and podium project on Transbay Block 5, fronting Howard Street between Main and Read More »

Rem Koolhaas Design Selected For Folsom Street Tower

Rem Koolhaas Design Selected For Folsom Street Tower

With a winning bid of $72 Million for San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8, the City’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure has selected Related California to develop a 550-foot residential tower, podium, and low-rise project along Folsom Street. Related is working with architect Rem Koolhaas and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) on the master Read More »

Three Teams And A Starchitect Bidding To Develop Transbay Block 8

Three Teams And A Starchitect Bidding To Develop Transbay Block 8

Three teams have responded to the city’s request for proposals to develop San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8, the one-acre parcel fronting Folsom Street between First and Fremont. The three developers bidding are Millennium Partners (think Millennium Tower), Related California (think the Paramount at 680 Mission), and Golub (think 299 Fremont). And according to the Business Read More »

Award Winning Gang Hired To Design San Francisco Tower

Award Winning Gang Hired To Design San Francisco Tower

Award winning Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, the architect of Chicago’s undulating 82-story Aqua, has been engaged by Tishman Speyer to design a tower in San Francisco. While the Chronicle reports that Gang’s engagement is “for an as-yet-undisclosed site in the Transbay district,” we’d be willing to bet that it’s Tishman’s site at the corner of Read More »

Transbay Block 8 Attracts Who’s Who Of Developers And Architects

Transbay Block 8 Attracts Who’s Who Of Developers And Architects

The City of San Francisco cancelled their initial request for proposals to develop Transbay Block 8 back in 2009 when bids for the one-acre parcel fronting Folsom between First and Fremont came in well below expectations and without much buzz or interest. Having issued a new request for proposals last month, the pre-submittal meeting for Read More »

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Off-Ramp And Fremont Street Redesign

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Off-Ramp And Fremont Street Redesign

As you might have noticed, an Interstate 80 off-ramp currently runs through San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8, the site for a 550-foot residential tower to rise (click designs to enlarge). In order to increase the size of the Block 8 parcel for the development of up to 740 housing units, the Folsom Street off-ramp will Read More »

San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8 And 550-Foot Tower Back In Play

San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8 And 550-Foot Tower Back In Play

Suspended back in 2009 when bids for the property came in “well below the potential value of the site in a healthier real estate market,” San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure has just issued a new request for proposals to purchase and develop Transbay Block 8, the one-acre parcel fronting Folsom Street between Read More »

Supersizing The 41 Tehama Street Tower

Supersizing The 41 Tehama Street Tower

Approved for the development of a 31-story building reaching 342 feet in height with 325 dwelling units, 700 square feet of retail space, and 241 off-street parking spaces below, Fritzi Realty is now seeking approvals to add four more floors and 73 additional dwelling units to their plans for the tower to be built at Read More »

San Francisco’s Future Skyline And Transit Center Fully Animated

The latest animation for San Francisco’s future Transbay Transit Center in which the Center is fully rendered, both inside and out, not only includes the 1,070-foot tall Transbay Tower to rise at the corner of First and Mission, but twenty-three other area developments and two parks which are either under construction, approved or slated to Read More »

The Winning Design And Developer For Transbay Block 9

The Winning Design And Developer For Transbay Block 9

With a design by SOM and rendered by steeleblue, Avant Housing and Essex Property Trust have been selected by The Successor Agency to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency to develop Transbay District Block 9 along Folsom Street. On the site between First and Essex Streets, a 400-foot tower and 85-foot podium will rise with 563 Read More »

The Green Designs For Block 6: Folsom Street From Fremont To Beale

The Green Designs For Block 6: Folsom Street From Fremont To Beale

As we first reported yesterday, the winning proposal to develop Transbay Block 6/7, from Folsom Street to Clementina Alley and Fremont to Beale, includes a 300-foot tower on the corner of Folsom and Fremont, 40-foot townhomes along Clementina, and three 50 to 85-foot mid-rise buildings on Fremont, Beal, and Folsom (click images to enlarge): In Read More »