Articles by Andrew Nelson

Berkeley Space Center trellis aerial view of the central courtyard, rendering by Field Operations and HOK

SFYIMBY Year in Review: October 2023

For the last twelve days of 2023, SF YIMBY will look back on each month and reflect on the biggest stories we covered. October’s highlight was the joint announcement for a future $2 billion research center by UC Berkeley and NASA in the Ames Center in Mountain View. In San Francisco, YIMBY documented affordable housing rising in SoMa and the Sunset District, while Related Companies celebrated their ribbon cutting for a nine-story affordable complex by the Balboa Park BART Station.

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Stonestown aerial view, rendering courtesy Brookfield Properties

SFYIMBY Year in Review: September 2023

For the last twelve days of 2023, SF YIMBY will look back on each month and reflect on the biggest stories we covered. September saw increased residential capacity for 955 Sansome Street, Icon/Echo, and the Stonestown Galleria masterplan. Renderings were revealed for the North Berkeley BART Station redevelopment, and the San Francisco Symphony Hall revealed new elevations by Mark Cavagnero and Gehry Partners to remodel the exterior and interior. Lastly, the city’s commercial office market saw two major stories with the sale of 350 California Street and a new lease in Mission Rock.

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2300 Calle De Luna both towers seen from Calle Del Sol, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

SFYIMBY Year in Review: August 2023

For the last twelve days of 2023, SF YIMBY will look back on each month share the biggest stories we covered. August started with the anticipated news that Hines officially paused plans for the 39-story office proposal in Downtown Oakland. Meanwhile, YIMBY documented the construction of several high-density residential projects in Oakland, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale. In San Francisco, the city celebrated the highly anticipated opening of IKEA.

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