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Stunning New Renderings And Context For SoMa Mega-Project

Stunning New Renderings And Context For SoMa Mega-Project

A copy of the 5M Project presentation which Forest City prepared for San Francisco’s Planning Commission includes a number of stunning new renderings for the proposed development and a fantastic overview of the mega-project’s architecture, design and context, including the heights of the buildings as designed relative to a number... Read More »

Google Expands San Francisco Footprint By Over Fifty Percent

Google Expands San Francisco Footprint By Over Fifty Percent

With an estimated 2,500 employees in the city, behind Salesforce with an estimated 4,000 and ahead of Twitter with an estimated 1,500, Google is the second largest tech employer in San Francisco. And while rumors of Google’s move to secure either the Transbay Tower (now Salesforce Tower) or Salesforce’s... Read More »

Transbay Tower To Become “Salesforce Tower” With Monster Lease

Transbay Tower To Become “Salesforce Tower” With Monster Lease

Salesforce.com will lease just over half of the 1,070-foot-tall Transbay Tower rising at 415 Mission Street, adding 714,000 square feet of space to their collective San Francisco “campus.” The 61-story building will be renamed “Salesforce Tower” and be ready for occupancy in 2017, at which point Salesforce will control... Read More »

Hines And Boston Balk At Having To Pay For Transbay Park Upkeep

Hines And Boston Balk At Having To Pay For Transbay Park Upkeep

Having paid the City $160 million less than they originally bid for the land upon which they are building the 1,050-foot Transbay Tower, Hines and Boston Properties are now balking at having to contribute around $450,000 a year for the maintenance of the adjacent 5-acre City Park they are... Read More »

Financial Partner Secured To Build San Francisco’s Transbay Tower

Financial Partner Secured To Build San Francisco’s Transbay Tower

As we wrote last week with respect to the recently approved 61-story Transbay Tower to rise at 101 First Street: In terms of the land on which the tower would rise, while the deadline for Hines to complete the $185 million purchase of the site from the Transbay Joint... Read More »

Proposed 1,070-Foot Transbay Tower Approved To Rise

Proposed 1,070-Foot Transbay Tower Approved To Rise

The proposed 1,070-foot Transbay Tower to rise at 101 First Street was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last night. We’ll let you know when the appeal is filed. In terms of the land on which the tower would rise, while the deadline for Hines to complete the $185... Read More »

Transbay Tower Tweaks, Cuts And Timing

Transbay Tower Tweaks, Cuts And Timing

Shrunken 130 feet earlier this year, the revised design for the proposed 1,070 foot Transbay Tower has added “a deep vertical slit…up each side of the crown, backed by perforated metal that will be lit at night for a sculptural effect.” Having gone missing, the funicular from the... Read More »

Yes, The Proposed Transbay Transit Tower Shrank A Hundred Feet

Yes, The Proposed Transbay Transit Tower Shrank A Hundred Feet

As plugged-in people have known for five months, the height for the proposed Pelli Clarke Pelli designed Tansbay Transit Center Tower to rise at the corner of Mission and First was shortened from 1,200 to 1,070 feet. From the Chronicle today with respect to the revised design: The revised... Read More »

It’s Official: Pelli Clarke Pelli/Hines Win The Transbay Competition

It’s Official, the Pelli Clarke Pelli/Hines team have won the Transbay Terminal and Tower design competition. But even as they selected the Hines-Pelli team over two rivals, leaders of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority stressed that the proposal now on the table is a starting point, not a fait... Read More »

Hines And Pelli Clarke Pelli Bid The Most (And Get The Transbay Nod)

Hines And Pelli Clarke Pelli Bid The Most (And Get The Transbay Nod)

It’s true, the Hines/Pelli Clarke Pelli proposal for “City Park” has won (save an uprising by the Transbay Joint Powers Authority Board, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors, or the Planning Commission) the design competition for San Francisco’s new Transbay Terminal and Tower. The winning Transbay terminal proposal by developer... Read More »