Southline from Huntington-Sneath Intersection, image by DES Architects and Engineers

Southline Plans Published Ahead of November Meeting, South San Francisco, San Mateo County

The City of South San Francisco has published detailed plans for a 26-acre mixed-use proposal by Lane Partners to develop offices or life science buildings beside retail and public open space. The project would demolish the dozen low-slung industrial structures nearby a residential neighborhood, large shops, and the San Bruno BART Station, San Mateo County. DES Architects will be responsible for the design.

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Peninsula Innovation Point proposed plan, rendering of design by DES Architects

Renderings Published, Meeting Scheduled for 567 Airport Boulevard, Burlingame

Renderings have been published ahead of a scheduled Burlingame Planning Commission meeting for a proposed office building at 567 Airport Boulevard, doubling the office floor area of an existing campus overlooking Burlingame Lagoon in San Mateo County. This meeting comes after a recent change of ownership for Peninsula Innovation Point. Barings, a global investment manager, purchased the property from EverWest and Partners Group in late July 2021 for $170 million and plans to follow through with the redevelopment project.

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George and Judy Marcus Hall View

New Creative Arts Building Opens on San Francisco State University Campus

For the first time in 25 years, San Francisco State University has opened a new academic building. The project includes the construction of the George and Judy Marcus Hall for the Liberal and Creative Arts Building, which is home to SFSU’s Broadcast and Electronic Communications Arts (BECA) program.

McCarthy Building Companies is the general contractor. Mark Cavagnero Associates is responsible for the design concepts. SWA Group is managing the landscape architecture. Other project participants include Forell|Elsesser Structural Engineers, CSW civil engineering, and WSP for mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP).

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347 East 18th Street aerial perspective, rendering by Arris Studio Architects

Multi-Family + Commercial Building At 347 East 18th Street, Merritt, Oakland

A density bonus request has been filed for a new multi-family mixed-use project proposed at 347 East 18th Street, Merritt, Oakland. The project proposal includes a four-story building offering residential and commercial space along with onsite parking. Plans call for the demolition of an existing one-story vacant commercial building. Arris Studio Architects is manning the design concepts and construction.

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