A preliminary project assessment application has been filed, revealing for the first time a proposed 58-story residential tower for 620 Folsom Street in SoMa, San Francisco. Located between Hawthorne, 2nd Street, and Howard Street, the address would create 623 new rental apartments, boosted by the 50% state density bonus. Ground Matrix is listed as the applicant.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
The 19th tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area planned or built is One Embarcadero Center. One Embarcadero Center is the western-most of four look-a-like office buildings that have been a defining feature of San Francisco’s Financial District skyline since it was first erected in 1971. The mixed-use Embarcadero Center project was submitted to the city by David Rockefeller, John Portman, and Trammel-Crow.
The proposal for a 282-foot tall mixed-use development at 447 Almaden Boulevard in Downtown San Jose is expected to be reviewed in tonight’s Planning Commission hearing. The project would total over two million square feet, including offices, retail, and amenities. Along with the review of the South Almaden Offices, the fifth resubmission for the project is paired with a treasure-trove of renderings that give an all-encompassing impression of the future block. Boston Properties is responsible for the development as the project owner.
Plans have been revealed for a 6-story hotel at 312 Brokaw Road, Santa Clara, sandwiched between Gateway Crossing and the San Jose International Airport. The project would add 396 new hotel guest rooms to the market, along with dining and event space. Within the building, 206 rooms will be under the Extended Stay brand, with 190 rooms for a limited services hotel brand.
The Burlingame Planning Commission has approved the application to build a six-story residential building in the backyard of 1418 Bellevue Avenue, located within walking distance of the retail-rich Burlingame Avenue in San Mateo County. The project benefits from the state density bonus to designate two 15 units as affordable to moderate-income households. MH Architects is managing the design as the project architect.