Articles by Andrew Nelson

900 7th Street, by Recology and SOM

Proposal Filed Without Knowledge of Owner for 900 7th Street, Mission Bay San Francisco

Recent permits have provoked confusion concerning the 5.8 acre-parcel at 900 7th Street in Mission Bay, San Francisco. Recology, a San Francisco-based company, is the current property owner and has been since the 1970s. SFYIMBY confirmed with the developers that their proposed 1.2 million square foot mixed-use development, designed by SOM, is very much an active project. We had to verify this because of a recent project review meeting application for a commercial facility on the same land. Recology learned of the contradictory permits because of our correspondence.

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450 Kawana Springs, via Hedgperth Architects

Alliant Invests $30 Million for Kawana Springs, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County

Alliant Capital has announced the $30 million investment has closed, progressing plans to build the 151-unit affordable housing project at 450 Kawana Springs Road in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County. The 60-foot project will bring a new hub of medium-high density residential living immediately opposite the large Santa Rosa Market Place shopping center inside the Mendocino / Santa Rosa Avenue Priority Development Area. Kawana Springs also provides housing for residents displaced by the 2017 wildfires.

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470 West San Carlos Street post-rain sunset, rendering via City Planning documents

470 West San Carlos Street Heads to San Jose Planning Commission

Urban Catalyst is bringing their plan for a 169-unit residential care facility at 470 West San Carlos Street in Downtown San Jose to the city’s planning commission later today. The six-story structure will span 185,000 square feet, offering nursing assistance, communal dining, lounge areas, library, salon, and open space. City staff is recommending that the council conditionally approve the project.

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475 South 4th Street side view, rendering by BDE Architecture

Project Profile, 475 South 4th Street, downtown San Jose

Urban Catalyst, a Silicon Valley real estate opportunity zone fund, has plans to build a 21-story high-end student housing tower right next to the San Jose State University campus in the fast-urbanizing downtown San Jose. The 250-foot tower will yield 335,260 square feet with capacity for over 850 student residents, parking for cars and bicycles, and shared amenities. Permits filed in June and July of this year are currently under review by the city.

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