Across the Bay Area, an array of large and significant projects have been progressing in the background, or with semi-recent news from before, we started SF YIMBY last month. 550 Howard Street in SoMa is one such project, and it’s a big one. Its construction permits were approved In mid-January of this year, clearing the way for the fourth tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area. Once complete, it will stand beside the Transbay Terminal 800 feet tall, designed by the Salesforce Tower’s same firm, Pelli Clarke Pelli.
Permits have been filed by the Episcopal Community Services in partnership with the City to convert a seven-story hotel at 440 Geary Street into a permanent housing shelter. This follows permits in September to transform the hotel at 1000 Sutter Street, both of which are funded by the same SF Homekey program. This purchase cost $29.1 million following a recent declaration for more funding by Governor Gavin Newsom.
New renderings reveal plans for eighteen unit townhouse development on an underutilized lot at 1925 Brush Street in the Ralph Bunche neighborhood of West Oakland. The address sits just across from Downtown Oakland on the other side of I-980. Riaz Capital is responsible for the development.
It’s been a good week for new residential units for SF YIMBY. Looking at only the smallest permits, there was a combined 105 new apartments and additional dwelling units, i.e., ADU’s, as well as 33…
Permits have been filed for a new mixed-use building at 2200 Clement Street in the Richmond District of San Francisco. The project will produce five apartments and four ADUs, along with 1,750 square feet for ground-floor retail. The five larger apartments will vary between two to three bedrooms.