Impact Report for 250-Foot-Tall Ballet School Tower Released

Impact Report for 250-Foot-Tall Ballet School Tower Released

As we first reported earlier this year and has been newly rendered below: The plans for a 27-story tower to rise up to 250 feet in height at the intersection of Otis, South Van Ness Avenue and 12th Street are being refined and the environmental impact report (EIR) for... Read More »

London Breed Wins SF Mayoral Race (UPDATED)

London Breed Wins SF Mayoral Race (UPDATED)

With a total of 244,398 ballots having now been tallied, representing 50.71 percent of 482,000 potential votes, London Breed has extended her lead in San Francisco’s mayoral race to 1,861 votes. And while there are an estimated 7,800 ballots remaining to be processed, based on the trend for the... Read More »

The Master Plan for Two New Kaiser Center Towers to Rise

The Master Plan for Two New Kaiser Center Towers to Rise

Plans to demolish the mall portion of the Kaiser Center complex at 300 Lakeside Drive in Oakland and build two skinny office towers rising up to 574 feet in height on the site, with a combined total of 1.5 million square feet of new office space, were approved back... Read More »

Schedule for Modernization of Caltrain (Unofficially) Slips

Schedule for Modernization of Caltrain (Unofficially) Slips

As we first reported last year, the risk-adjusted timeline for the completion of Caltrain’s electrification and modernization project had slipped from the second to last day of 2021 to April of 2022, which included five (5) months of budgeted leeway for project risk factors and a reduced allocation of... Read More »

Inventory of Homes for Sale in San Francisco Ticks Up

Inventory of Homes for Sale in San Francisco Ticks Up

Driven in part by a slowdown in sales activity since the beginning of the year, the number of single-family homes and condos actively listed for sale in San Francisco has ticked up a little over 6 percent over the past month to 690, which is roughly even with the... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop the Iconic Jug Shop Site on Polk

Plans to Redevelop the Iconic Jug Shop Site on Polk

Plans to level the iconic Jug Shop complex on the northeast corner of Polk and Pacific are in the works. And as envisioned by JS Sullivan Development, a six-story building will rise up to 65 feet in height upon the 2030 Polk Street site, with 43 market rate condos... Read More »

London Breed Takes the Lead in SF Mayoral Race (Updated)

London Breed Takes the Lead in SF Mayoral Race (Updated)

With an additional 55,407 mail-in ballots having now been tallied and added to the Election Day count, which, in total, now account for 209,697 (43.51 percent) of roughly 480,000 potential votes, London Breed has taken the lead in San Francisco’s mayoral race by a margin of 498 votes with... Read More »

Refined Designs for Showplace Square Maker / Office Development

Refined Designs for Showplace Square Maker / Office Development

As we first reported yesterday, the proposed Showplace Square maker/office project to rise up to four stories in height at One De Haro Street has qualified for a streamlined environmental review. And in fact, the re-development of the now centrally located San Francisco Gravel Company site, as newly refined... Read More »

Leno’s Lead Down to 144 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

Leno’s Lead Down to 144 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

With an additional 32,194 mail-in ballots having now been tallied and added to the Election Day count, which, in total, now accounts for 186,484 (38.69 percent) of roughly 480,000 potential votes, Mark Leno’s lead over London Breed in San Francisco’s mayoral race has narrowed to 144 with an estimated... Read More »

Contentious Project Slated for Approval and Potential Goodwill

Contentious Project Slated for Approval and Potential Goodwill

Having already been redesigned to look “less upscale” and eliminate its garage, the proposed redevelopment of the “One $ Store” parcel on the southwest corner of Mission and 17th Streets was subsequently challenged by the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) for the potential loss of a “low-price-point community-serving retail”... Read More »