Big Plans for a Dogpatch Warehouse and Penthouse Perch

Big Plans for a Dogpatch Warehouse and Penthouse Perch

Purchased along with the adjacent two-story Dogptach Victorian at 694 Tennessee Street for $3.25 million two years ago, plans to convert the 1,875-square-foot warehouse/garage at 690 Tennessee Street into a five-floor, 6,111-square-foot residential building are in the works. As designed by Natoma Architects, the proposed development features a “capsule-shaped... Read More »

Proposed North Beach Hotel Closer to Reality

Proposed North Beach Hotel Closer to Reality

As we first reported last month, plans to raze the former Tower Records Annex turned bike rental shop at 1196 Columbus Avenue and develop a 75-room Moxy Hotel upon the site were back in play. This morning, San Francisco’s Environmental Review Officer signed the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the... Read More »

Prominent Market and Castro Street Site Back in Play

Prominent Market and Castro Street Site Back in Play

While approved for the construction of a six-story building, with 24 residential units over 3,000 square feet of ground floor retail space and a 14-car garage back in 2013, a legal battle over the ownership and control of the prominent RC gas station site on the northwest corner of... Read More »

Dualling Plans for Nearly 1,000 Units at Market and South Van Ness

Dualling Plans for Nearly 1,000 Units at Market and South Van Ness

The refined plans for a pair of 41-story towers to rise up to 420 feet in height upon the San Francisco Honda site, on the southwest corner of Market Street and South Van Ness Avenue, are moving forward and about to undergo a required environmental review. Originally envisioned to... Read More »

Net Absorption of Office Space in San Francisco Has Dropped

Net Absorption of Office Space in San Francisco Has Dropped

Having slipped a nominal $0.11 per square foot (0.1 percent) in the first quarter of 2017, the average asking rent for office space in San Francisco inched up $0.50 per square foot (0.6 percent) in the second quarter of the year to an all-time high of $70.16 per square... Read More »

Hearing to Initiate Adoption of Central SoMa Plan Has Been Set

Hearing to Initiate Adoption of Central SoMa Plan Has Been Set

Having been pushed back a few months, the Planning Commission hearing at which the legislative process required to formally adopt San Francisco’s revised Central SoMa Plan is slated to be initiated has been slated for August 31. As proposed, the revised plan raises the proposed height limits for numerous... Read More »

Redevelopment of Mission District Parking Lot Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Mission District Parking Lot Closer to Reality

The plans for a proposed four-story building to rise on the Mission District parking lot for 28 cars at 606 Capp Street, between 21st and 22nd, have been revised to address the ‘active use’ issue we first noted back in 2015. With the revision, the proposed development, which includes... Read More »

Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Having already secured the naming rights to the tallest tower in San Francisco, Salesforce is on the verge of securing the naming rights to the adjacent Transbay Transit Center, Grand Hall, rooftop park, playground and amphitheater. While the 25-year, $110 million deal doesn’t exclude other companies from sponsoring events... Read More »

Inventory of Homes for Sale in S.F. Appears to Have Plateaued

Inventory of Homes for Sale in S.F. Appears to Have Plateaued

With supply (new listings) roughly even with demand (sales) over the past three months, the number of single-family homes and condos currently listed for sale in San Francisco now totals 593, which is 3.6 percent lower than at the beginning of April and 26.2 percent lower than at the... Read More »

Development to Rise on Navigation Center Site Even Closer to Reality

Development to Rise on Navigation Center Site Even Closer to Reality

The proposed development of 157 below market rate apartments to rise up to nine stories in height at 1950 Mission Street, upon the former Phoenix Continuation High School site turned Navigation Center in the Mission, has been formally granted a streamlined environmental review. As such, the development could theoretically... Read More »