Following an unusual permit for 900 7th Street in Mission Bay, as covered by SF YIMBY last week, recent news has broken that the application is a proposed new distribution center for Amazon. The tech giant has reportedly purchased the lot for $200 million. Amazon’s proposed Logistics Facility will replace Recology’s proposed mixed-use 470-550-unit project designed by SOM.
Development permits have been filed for new construction on 1560 Folsom Street, SoMa, San Francisco. The project proposes to merge four existing lots into two and construct two buildings with 244 residential units. One building would face Kissling Street, and the other would face Folsom Street. The lots’ existing use is light industrial; the proposed use of the lots is residential with ground-floor retail. Ankrom Moisan Architects is managing the design and construction.
Renderings are out for the planned eight-story residential development at 2590 Bancroft Way, Southside, Berkeley. The residential project will border the UC Berkeley campus, located immediately across from Hearst Gymnasium, between Bowditch Street and Telegraph Avenue. Ruegg & Ellsworth are the property owners.
A preliminary review package has revealed plans for a dramatic rehabilitation of the iconic Bank of Italy Tower at 12 South 1st Street in Downtown San Jose. While the structure is currently actively operating as an office building, the ground level remains vacant. Plans include modern office space, outdoor terraces, retail, and a music venue. Design is by Bjarke Ingels Group and RMW Architecture, with Urban Community and Vancouver-based Westbank as developers.
Initial development permits reveal plans to develop a parcel next to the Balboa Park BART station into an affordable housing project on 2340 San Jose Avenue in Ocean View, San Francisco. The project proposal consists of constructing 121 residential units and 12,000 square feet of retail space, community service space, and a child care center on the lot. The proposed site is currently used as a parking lot. Mithun | Solomon is managing the design and construction. The affordable housing complex will be developed by Mission Housing Development Corporation and Related California.