Articles by Andrew Nelson

30 Otis Street Nearly Topped Out, SoMa, San Francisco

Superstructure work is nearing its peak at 30 Otis Street, a 26-story mixed-use tower at the far northwest edge of SoMa, San Francisco. The building will yield 418 rental units at a six-way intersection that has become a new nexus of high-rise residential development outside of the East Cut. Align Development is responsible for the project.

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One Steuart Lane, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

SOM-Designed One Steuart Lane Tops Out, SoMa, San Francisco

The SOM-designed One Steuart Street has reached its 220-foot pinnacle, looking over the Embarcadero. Located in the East Cut portion of SoMa, the new residential tower plans to offer unique listings for the ultra-wealthy who might otherwise look for single-family houses in the city’s outskirts. Now that construction has topped out, the project is fast approaching completion and occupancy.

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Tasman East Specific Plan, with 2200 Calle De Luna in the foreground, rendering courtesy KTGY

2200 Calle De Luna applies for Permits, Tasman East Specific Plan, Santa Clara

Permits have finally been filed for three twelve-story towers at 2200 Calle De Luna, in Tasman East, Santa Clara. This development is the first in a series of projects from the city’s Tasman East Specific Plan. City plans aim to transform 45 acres of a low-rise industrial neighborhood to be a high-density residential and office district with proximity to light rail and the Levi’s Stadium. Holland Partners Group is responsible for the development of 2200 Calle De Luna.

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IKEA is coming to San Francisco

Ingka Centres has announced that they will bring IKEA into the city as the firm purchased the 6X6 Mall at 945 Market Street in SoMa, San Francisco. IKEA will be the anchor tenant, occupying 70,000 square feet, with 180,000 square feet of leasable space still available for future businesses. The move has provided hope for the city’s retail market in 2021, with work starting before the year’s end.

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