1001 Van Ness, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Facade Installation Underway for 1001 Van Ness Avenue, Fillmore District, San Francisco

Construction is progressing at a steady pace for 1001 Van Ness Avenue, a thirteen-story mixed-use tower in the Fillmore District. The building will be a substantial contribution to one of the hottest thoroughfare markets in the city, the Hub area, from which it is less than a mile away. The block-wide structure will be opened up as an assisted senior living center with ground-floor retail. The design is by Handel Architects.

Read More

SFMTA’s Potrero Yard is going to the Planning Commission, Mission District, San Francisco

Recent filings have resurfaced the proposed 575-unit residential and transit hub development of Potrero Yards at 2500 Mariposa Street, Mission District, San Francisco. A memo to the historic preservation commission shows that the SFMTA is planning for how to proceed without or without approval to demolish a two-story 1915-built structure on site. If fully approved, the project would yield over 1.3 million square feet.

Read More


Rendering Looking North Along Proposed Waterfront Park With Pier 70 Mixed-Use District Project (under construction), as Massing in Distance, rendering by Steelblue LLC

Office Allocation Permits Filed for Industrial Site Redevelopment at Potrero Power Plant, San Francisco

Permits have been filed for the 600,000 square foot office portion of Potrero Power Plant, a 29-acre redevelopment in Hunters Point, San Francisco. Redeveloping abandoned industrial plots has become quite the trend internationally. London has the Battersea Power Station. New York City has the Domino Sugar Factory, and San Francisco has several along the eastern waterfront, including this one, India Basin, and, arguably, Mission Rock. The developers of Potrero Power Plant have recently applied for its office allocation permits, indicating preparation for phase one of six. Associate Capital’s California Barrel Company LLC is in charge of the 5.3 million square foot project.

Read More