The San Francisco Planning Commission has recommended approval to the office space allocation for 531 Bryant Street, in central SoMa, San Francisco. This move takes from the annual city-wide allowance for small-development office space, bringing it from over 750,000 to 703,336 square feet. The Urban Land Development LLC leads the proposed six-story building, with design by the prolific Handel Architects.
A sizeable multifamily project is under construction at 555 Golden Gate Avenue in Civic Center, Downtown San Francisco. The project, named “Elevant,” will stand 11 floors tall, providing 55 residential units. Developed by JS Sullivan, residents of the future tower will enjoy various amenities, like access to a roof deck, furnished lobby, and a barbecue grill. Residential parking will be offered on-site, with vehicle stackers used to maximize space. All residential units will be condos.
Permits have been filed for new medical offices at 1450 Owens Street in the neighborhood of Mission Bay, located just outside of Downtown San Francisco. The permit calls for the construction of a new mixed-use life sciences lab. The building will have approximately 131,000 square feet of space of life science research space, 49,998 square feet of office space, and 2,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The structure will stand 109 feet tall, with a 20-foot tall mechanical penthouse situated atop the building. The structure is on a 1.13-acre lot.
New building permits are filed for the mid-density residential project at 344 14th Street, on the north edge of the Mission District, San Francisco. The seven-story apartment block will add sixty new homes to the neighborhood, along with ground-floor retail. California-based Manouch Moshayedi of MX3 Ventures is responsible for the development after purchasing the parcel in 2015 for nearly $5 million.
Permits are filed for an expansion of office space at 153 Townsend Street in China Basin, located just out of downtown San Francisco. The permit calls for the interior renovation of the structure. Plans are for the replacement of parking levels on the third and fourth floors of the building. These parking levels with be replaced with office space. With the renovation, a total of 198 parking spaces will be removed, while 170 remain.