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.
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The City of Milpitas is encouraging the public to comment on a new draft plan to rezone portions of the city, the Milpitas Metro Specific Plan. MMSP would establish five new districts around the city’s BART Station, which opened in June of 2020. Full build-out could produce roughly seven thousand apartments, two and a half million square feet of office space, light industrial space, retail, and hotels to be built by 2040.
A joint community and environmental public scoping meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow to review the plans for the Icon-Echo Towers, a mixed-use proposal for Downtown San Jose. The development, by Urban Catalyst, is expected to create two towers connected by a four-story podium, adding over half a million square feet of commercial space and over four hundred new apartments.
The development team has requested a conditional use authorization for a multi-family apartment development at 733 Treat Avenue in San Francisco’s Mission District neighborhood. The proposal would replace a two-story commercial building with an unauthorized residence with seven new dwelling units. Vanguard Properties is responsible for the application as the property owner.
Updated renderings have been shared ahead of the final design review follow-up for 1951 Shattuck Avenue, a 12-story mixed-use proposal for Downtown Berkeley. The Alameda County project would create 163 new rental units to the city in desperate need of high-density housing. Grosvenor America is responsible for the development as the property owner.