Mission Rock aerial view with the now-complete China Basin Park, image by Jason O'Rear

Mision Rock Opens Waterfront Park, Starts Leasing for Verde, San Francisco

While the San Francisco Giants are settling into the new baseball season, they have been welcoming another crowd just across McCovey Cove. The team, in partnership with Tishman Speyer and other stakeholders, celebrated the official opening of China Basin Park yesterday morning, two days after announcing that leasing has started for the Studio Gang-designed residential tower, aptly named Verde. Construction is nearly over for the first phase of the city’s mixed-use Mission Rock master plan.

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2100 Q Street townhomes, rendering by TCA Architects

Significantly Reduced Plans for Sac Bee Headquarters Proposed, Sacramento

Dramatically reduced plans have been filed by Shopoff Realty Investments to replace the former Sacramento Bee headquarters at 2100 Q Street in Midtown Sacramento. The developer is now seeking to bring 122 townhomes and single-family homes, aiming to bring less than a quarter of the housing compared with the initial five-story proposal. The application uses Senate Bill 330 to expedite approval.

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