View of the Southline Commons, an expansive courtyard, image by DES Architects and Engineers

First Structure Rising at Southline, South San Francisco

Images from a YIMBY reader show most of the first building’s steel framework has been erected at Southline, a massive life sciences development in South San Francisco, San Mateo County. The new purpose-built laboratory is the first of eleven structures that will occupy the 28.5-acre master plan. The first phase of construction has seen Beacon Capital Partners join Lane Partners and Goldman Sachs in the ownership group.

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8452 Edes Avenue, image via Google Street View

Preliminary Application Filed For Affordable Housing At 8452 Edes Avenue, Oakland

A preliminary application has been filed seeking the approval of an affordable housing complex at 8452 Edes Avenue in Oakland. The project proposal includes the conversion of a hotel building into an affordable housing complex. The hotel built was constructed in 1988. Gunkel Architects will be involved with renovating the facilities to become permanent affordable housing.

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