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Developer Ditches Plans for 750-Foot Transbay District Tower

Developer Ditches Plans for 750-Foot Transbay District Tower

The debacle surrounding the City’s sale of Transbay Parcel F continues to grow as Crescent Heights, which had committed to paying $165 million for the parcel which is zoned for development up to 750-feet in height, failed to make a required $10 million deposit and has now backed out... Read More »

Legislation to Allow for New Rincon Hill Tower Poised for Adoption

Legislation to Allow for New Rincon Hill Tower Poised for Adoption

Adopted back in 2005, the Rincon Hill Plan requires a minimum distance of 115 feet between new residential towers at their closest point. And the plan specifies that no exemptions may be made. As such, in order to make room for the redesigned tower proposed to rise up to... Read More »

Transbay Transit Center Budget Balloons Past $2 Billion

Transbay Transit Center Budget Balloons Past $2 Billion

Originally expected to cost $1.6 billion, the budget to build San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center was raised to $2.1 billion two months ago.  And yesterday, transportation officials warned that the expected budget to complete the project should be raised by at least another $48 million, and possibly by as much... Read More »

Condo/Hotel Tower Combo Could Rise Over The Melt

Condo/Hotel Tower Combo Could Rise Over The Melt

Plans to raze the two two-story buildings at 547 and 555 Howard Street and build a 36-story tower rising up to 380-feet in height across the site have been drafted and submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department.  And as proposed, the tower would be cantilevered over the adjacent two-story... Read More »

Five Teams Qualified To Bid For 750-Foot Transbay Tower Site

Five Teams Qualified To Bid For 750-Foot Transbay Tower Site

Five teams have been pre-qualified to bid a minimum of $160 million for Transbay Parcel F which is located mid-block between First, Second, Howard and Natoma Streets and zoned for the development of a tower up to 750-feet in height. Sealed written bids from the teams are due on... Read More »

Housing Policy Hypocrisy In San Francisco?

Housing Policy Hypocrisy In San Francisco?

While the Mayor’s Office has agreed to spend a potential record-setting amount to purchase a Mission District development site in order to build 72 units of affordable housing, the City is poised to approve the development of a 550-foot office tower on Transbay Block 5 at the corner of... Read More »

Minimum Bid For 750-Foot Transbay Tower Site: $160M

Minimum Bid For 750-Foot Transbay Tower Site: $160M

The minimum bid for Transbay Parcel F, which is located mid-block between First, Second, Howard and Natoma Streets and zoned for building a tower up to 750-feet in height, has been set at $160 million and the live auction has been scheduled for 10am on September 2, 2015. The... Read More »

Auction Set For 750-Foot Transbay Tower Site

Auction Set For 750-Foot Transbay Tower Site

Located mid-block between First, Second, Howard and Natoma Streets, across from San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center rising, Transbay Parcel F is zoned for building up to 750-feet in height and includes the potential for connecting any development on the site to the Transit Center’s 5.4 acre rooftop park by way of... Read More »

Bay Bridge Congestion Threatens New Development

Bay Bridge Congestion Threatens New Development

If you think Bay Bridge traffic and congestion are bad now, or happen to be Hines which is working on plans for 180 condos to rise up to 16 stories on the Rincon Hill parcel at 525 Harrison Street, the current site of the Factory Club and Auto Spa,... Read More »

New I-280 Teardown Plan With A Caltrain Twist (And Turn)

New I-280 Teardown Plan With A Caltrain Twist (And Turn)

With the feasibility study for re-configuring the terminus of I-280 in San Francisco and redeveloping the existing 20-acre Caltrain Depot at 4th and King Streets well underway, Mayor Ed Lee is now pitching plans to re-route Caltrain up Third Street north of 22nd, with a new underground station around Pier 50,... Read More »