San Francisco - Real Estate & Development
San Francisco Portola
Developer fined $1.2 million for cramming 29 units into 10-unit Portola building
After digging into a curiously unreported $180,000 loan to a building inspector, the SF City Attorney has won a $1.2 million settlement from a developer who may have benefited from DBI looking the other way.
San Francisco Portola
Century-old Portola District nursery might be reimagined as agricultural learning center
The neglected greenhouses at 770 Woolsey Street in the Portola District were once part of a thriving flower nursery over 100 years ago. However, they might be restored as an education center for urban farming after the land was offered to be sold to a local nonprofit.
San Francisco Hayes Valley Western Addition
House parade: moving day for the Englander House in photos
Hundreds of San Franciscans gathered to watch the 139-year-old Victorian house move from 807 Franklin St. to its new home at 635 Fulton St. on February 21, 2021. Here's a recap of the day in photos in case you weren't among them.
San Francisco Cole Valley Inner Sunset
UCSF pledges to build 1,260 new housing units as part of its Parnassus campus rebuild
UCSF and the City of San Francisco announced a community benefits package that will go along with an agreement for the university to rebuild and expand its Parnassus Heights hospital over the next decade — and it includes 1,263 new units of housing, 40 percent of which will be designated as affordable.
San Francisco Chinatown Mission Mission Bay SoMa
San Francisco seeks developers interested in nine affordable housing sites
The City of San Francisco is seeking interest from qualified developers to build affordable rental housing at nine sites across eastern San Francisco, including an unassigned parcel at Pier 70 and several SoMa locations.
San Francisco Mid-Market SoMa
Planning Commission to consider long-delayed plans for 1145 Mission development
The San Francisco Planning Commission tomorrow will consider a proposal to construct a new five-story housing development to fill a lot on Mission Street that has been vacant for nearly two decades.
San Francisco Fillmore Western Addition
A Fillmore District affordable housing project may transform into a massive, 2,500-unit development
Freedom West Homes, the 47-year-old, 382-unit affordable development on four blocks bounded by Fulton, Gough, Golden Gate, and Laguna in the Fillmore District, may be replaced by a massive new development that will both re-house the existing co-op owners there, and create 100 more affordable units alongside 2,000 market-rate units.
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight
Developers host planning meeting for 730 Stanyan affordable housing project this evening
Tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., developers of the 100% affordable housing project slated for construction at 730 Stanyan Street will host a third community meeting for area residents, to answer questions, reveal further information about potential site design, and solicit feedback.
San Francisco Financial District
Long-delayed FiDi luxury hotel gets sleek new proposed design, still nowhere near approval
They’re basically building a 200-room glass hotel on top of the current Cort Furniture brick facade at Battery and Merchant Streets, but nary a Planning Department permit has been granted for the new plan.