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Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

The Planning Commission hearing for a proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been slated for October 13. As we first reported about the Western SoMa project back in 2014, the proposed development would stretch from Folsom to Clementina Street,... Read More »

Plans for High-End SRO Units on Howard Will Need to Be Revised

Plans for High-End SRO Units on Howard Will Need to Be Revised

In the works since 2006, plans to raze the single-story Reliable Parts appliance supply store at 1450 Howard Street, across the street from the Saint Joseph’s Church which is undergoing a high-tech conversion, are under review by the city. And as proposed, a six-story building with 16 residential units... Read More »

Growing Pains in Western SoMa

Growing Pains in Western SoMa

An application to legally change the use of the Western SoMa building at 1040 Bryant Street from an 18,000-square-foot distribution plant for meat to a “non-retail plant nursery” was approved by the City last year. And while it might seem like a rather expensive piece of real estate to... Read More »

Smog Queen Building on the Market in SoMa

Smog Queen Building on the Market in SoMa

With three years left on Smog Queen’s lease at under $4,000 per month, the 2,500-square-foot Western SoMa building at 160 10th Street is now on the market as an “owner/user or development site” for $1.495 million. While the parcel is zoned for development up to 55 feet in height,... Read More »

Plans for Decade-Old Pit on Mission to Become Condos

Plans for Decade-Old Pit on Mission to Become Condos

A pit in the ground since 2006, when a two-story brick building on the eastern third of the 1145 Mission Street site was illegally demolished and approved plans to expand and convert the former building into live/work lofts and build new condos on the western two-thirds of the site... Read More »

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 »