Planning Department records show that the shadow study is underway for a new 29-story hotel at 570 Market Street in San Francisco’s Financial District. The process has mired smaller projects throughout the city’s history with contentious Planning Commission votes. The skinny tower is expected to create 240 new guest rooms along with ground-level retail and public space. This latest activity shows progress for a proposal that has been under review since 2017. The Frontier Group is the project developer.
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Developers have filed a Large Project Authorization request for an eight-story group housing project at 401 South Van Ness Avenue in the Mission District, San Francisco. The application comes with a recently published planning document detailing the project description and scale. The corner-lot proposal will become a mixed-use building with 153 bedroom suites, commercial retail, and residential amenities. The Kansas-based Elsey Partners is responsible for the development.
Longfellow Real Estate Partners are planning to redevelop the Bayshore Tech Park office complex into a mixed-use district with 19 new structures for life sciences, offices, vehicle parking, and a 150-key hotel. Pre-application permits reveal the extent of the plan to reimagine the 84-acre property between Belmont Slough and Marine Parkway in a project dubbed Redwood LIFE. The project is split between four parcels at 800, 1400, 1600, and 3400 Bridge Parkway in Redwood City, San Mateo County. HOK is the project architect.
The Oakland Planning Commission is scheduled to vote on plans for 415 20th Street in Downtown Oakland, a 38-story office building poised to be the largest building in the Bay Area outside of San Francisco. City Staff has recommended the commission give approval, subject to conditions, in tomorrow’s 3 PM meeting. The decision will be appealable to the city council. Hines is responsible for the 622-foot proposal.
New illustrations have been revealed for BART’s proposed redevelopment of El Cerrito Plaza in El Cerrito, Contra Costa County. The images were released ahead of the El Cerrito city council meeting tonight at 7 PM. The transit-oriented project would create 750-800 new apartments ranging from market rate to low-income housing. Holliday Development, Related California, and SAHA are responsible for the development.