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Plans to Raze the Purple Building Closer to Reality

Plans to Raze the Purple Building Closer to Reality

Plans to raze the purple building at 340 11th Street, a former metal shop in the middle of San Francisco’s 11th Street Club Corridor, and construct a modern four-story building on its lot, have just been granted an exception from having to complete a lengthy environmental review. As designed... Read More »

Single-Room SoMa Units Even Closer to Reality, But…

Single-Room SoMa Units Even Closer to Reality, But…

The permits to level the Kung’s Trading Company building at 1335 Folsom and Dore and develop a new six-story building with 57 little residential units measuring between 360 and 395 square feet apiece and a small retail/cafe space on the corner of the Western SoMa parcel have been requested... Read More »

The High-Tech Conversion of Saint Joseph’s Church Is Underway

The High-Tech Conversion of Saint Joseph’s Church Is Underway

The plans to rehab Saint Joseph’s Church at 1401 Howard Street, and convert the Western SoMa building into a high-tech office space, with a restaurant and 2,500-square-foot assembly hall in its parish and rectory, were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission early last year. The construction crew is now... Read More »

SoMa Rising Closer to Reality (or Not)

SoMa Rising Closer to Reality (or Not)

Approved for the development of a nine-story building, with 15 apartments and 88-feet in height, at the end of last year, the Western South of Market parking lot parcel at 475 Minna Street, between Fifth and Sixth, is now on the market for $3.2 million rather than preparing to... Read More »

Developer Looking to Cash Out Rather Than Build in Western SoMa

Developer Looking to Cash Out Rather Than Build in Western SoMa

Approved for development last month and positioned for a quick start, Equity Community Builders’ Western SoMa parcel and plans for a four-story development, with 46 residential units over parking for 21 cars, to rise on the parking lot at 915 Minna Street are now on the market rather than... Read More »

Plans for a 381-Unit Western SoMa Building as Proposed

Plans for a 381-Unit Western SoMa Building as Proposed

Plans for a 381-unit apartment building to rise up to six stories on the Western SoMa parcel at 1140-1150 Harrison Street, upon which the two-story German Motors Collision Center building currently sits, have been drafted and submitted to Planning with Houston-based developer, Hanover Company, leading the charge. In addition... Read More »

Plans for Studios to Rise on SoMa Car Wash Site Closer to Reality

Plans for Studios to Rise on SoMa Car Wash Site Closer to Reality

A gas station occupied the northeast corner of 10th and Harrison from 1949 through the 1960s. In 1969, the 10th Street Car Wash took over the Western SoMa site. And today, the City granted the proposed plans for a 67-unit building to rise up to 55 feet in height... Read More »

New Plans for Old Country Western Club Site in Western SoMa

New Plans for Old Country Western Club Site in Western SoMa

Once the site of Rawhide II, the only Country Western club in San Francisco, the owners and operators of the Café in the Castro purchased the 280 Seventh Street building a few years ago and were planning to construct a new four-story club, restaurant and two condos on the... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill Project Positioned for a Quick Start

Western SoMa Infill Project Positioned for a Quick Start

Leveraging the City’s adopted Western SoMa Community Plan, Equity Community Builders has been granted a plan-based exemption from having to complete a detailed environmental review for their proposed four-story development to rise on the parking lot parcel at 915 Minna Street. As we first reported earlier this year, the... Read More »

Infilling Western SoMa and One Less Parking Lot

Infilling Western SoMa and One Less Parking Lot

Plans to construct a four-story building with 38 apartments over an underground garage for 25 cars on the Western SoMa parking lot parcel upon which 37 cars currently park at 915 Minna are in the works. The plans include the development of a smaller four-story building with six apartments... Read More »