Cypress Equity and Equity Residential have announced the residential launch of the AERO Apartments, located at 2000 Ardent Way in the Alameda Point Waterfront District. The development is part of a master plan which expects to draw $1 billion of development at the 68-acre former Naval Air Station in Alameda. Move-ins are expected by the second quarter of this year.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
A project review meeting has been requested for a high-density residential proposal at 1338 through 1370 Mission Street in SoMa, San Francisco. The addresses span four separate parcels suggesting a sizable infill; however, the application specifies much has not been determined about the development. Mission Street Management LLC is listed as responsible as the property owner.
The 40th tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area planned or built is the Hartford Building at 650 California Street. The office building is in San Francisco’s Financial District and Chinatown, rising 466 feet above the street. The modernist tower was among the first in a wave that establishes San Francisco’s urban core as we know it today. It faced fierce opposition from many locals, leading then-mayor George Christopher to tell the SF Chronicle in 1962, “Our city is getting a reputation among investors of perhaps encouraging too much opposition. They feel they have to satisfy not only legalities but the artistic whims of the community.” The Hartford Building became the tallest building in San Francisco when Hartford Insurance completed it in 1964.
The Board of Supervisors has filed permits to amend the zoning map and create an affordable housing special use district at 2500-2530 18th Street, by the eastern edge of the Mission District in San Francisco. The permits will allow for new uses of the properties, including affordable housing. A local family resource center institution, Homeless Prenatal Program, is the property owner.
Brookfield Properties has recently presented an updated pitch to the public about the redevelopment of the Stonestown Mall property, located south of the Sunset District and about as far from downtown San Francisco while still being in the city limits. The proposal calls for a mixed-use neighborhood-anchoring project that will make a significant contribution to addressing California’s housing crisis.