The San Francisco Planning Department has circulated a notice to the public that the development for 550 Howard Street in SoMa, San Francisco, is heading to the Planning Commission on January 28th. The document provides updated building stats for the tower, including a 50-foot decrease in height since our last coverage. Regardless, at 750 feet, the Transbay Parcel F tower is the tallest active project in the Bay Area’s pipeline. Hines is responsible for the development.
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New development permits have been filed to merge three parcels at 1313 Armstrong Avenue, 1300 Carroll Avenue, and 2200 Hawes Street in Bayview, San Francisco. The construction will produce roughly 293,100 square feet of space zoned for Production, Distribution, and Repair (PDR). Prologis is responsible for the development.
The California State Government is implementing a few new laws to increase housing production, starting as early as tomorrow, January 1st, 2021. The headlining story is that the state density bonus for affordable housing will increase from 35% to 50%. That density bonus is in Assembly Bill 2345, introduced by Assembly Members David Chiu of San Francisco and Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego. While none of the new laws are expected to shift future development across the Bay Area significantly, they allow for a gradual increase in housing production statewide.
New building permits have been filed to construct a data center at 1111 Comstock Street in Santa Clara, northwest of the San Jose International Airport. The development would produce a four-story, 121,170 square foot facility with capacity for 10 megawatts of information technology. Prune Data Centers is responsible for the application.
Preliminary review permits have been completed for a 360-unit residential development at 675 East Santa Clara Street in the neighborhood of Julian, San Jose. Just ten minutes to the border with Downtown San Jose, the site expects two eight-story residential facilities and one five-story building dedicated to senior housing. The Santa Clara County Housing Authority is responsible for the development.