Three demolition permits have been filed to make way for the construction of Kelsey Civic Center, a new eight-story affordable housing project at 234-240 Van Ness Avenue. The proposal will add 112 new residences and ground-level retail across from City Hall in San Francisco’s Civic Center neighborhood. Mercy Housing is the project developer.
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Development permits have been filed for a proposed multi-family apartment building at 5527 Vicente Way in Shafter, Oakland. The project would build around an existing single-family residence on-site to create six new dwelling units. Lafayette-based Branagh Development is responsible for the application.
The San Bruno City Council has approved plans for Google to expand YouTube’s headquarters with over two million square feet of office space, potential housing, shops, and a hotel as part of the Bayhill Specific Plan. The project will extend across five separate phases. Phase one starts with SHoP Architects-designed offices at 1300 Bayhill Drive and 1350 Grundy Lane, San Bruno, San Mateo County. The nearly half a million square foot phase. HLW is the architect of record.
The San Francisco Planning Commission has greenlighted the 13-story mixed-use proposal for 1200 Van Ness Avenue in Polk Gulch. The proposal is expected to create a 114,000 square foot commercial podium with retail and over a hundred apartments. Van Ness / Post Center LLC, linked with the One Kearny Club and United Management Co, is responsible for the development.
The eleventh tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area planned or built is Related Companies The Avery, a 618-foot tall residential tower at 450 Folsom Street in SoMa, San Francisco. The project is located on Block 8 of the Transbay development district and inside the highly redeveloped East Cut neighborhood. Rem Koolhaas’ Office of Metropolitan Architecture is responsible for the tapered design.