Last week, YIMBY toured Serif SF to visit the newly opening Solarium rooftop deck on top of the newest apartment addition to San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood. Sales have already started, with units selling at $560,000, while the LINE Hotel is preparing to open with 232 guest rooms this September. The project is the work of L37 Partners, with architecture by Handel.
Google has leased a whole building in SoMa, San Francisco, to serve as the new offices for the company’s cloud computing division. Reporting from Laura Waxmann in the San Francisco Business Times shows that the Alphabet-owned company is expected to occupy the 300,000 square-foot building at 510 Townsend Street. The lease was signed on June 30th.
New building and demolition permits have been filed seeking the approval of a residential project proposed at 1034 Folsom Street in SoMa, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the development of a three-story building with basement. Plans call for the demolition of an existing single-story warehouse on the site. RG Architecture is responsible for the design concepts.
The Oakland City Council will be meeting today at noon to decide if Howard Terminal should be on the ballot this November. If the measure passes, voters can decide if public funds should be used to pay for public infrastructure costs related to the project. The meeting comes days after the project passed a critical vote to allow the port land to be used for non-port-related development.
New building permits have been filed for Balboa Reservoir Block F, a 100% affordable housing project within the 17-acre masterplan. The filing comes just a month after the design review application for Block F was approved by the San Francisco planning commission. Balboa Reservoir is a joint venture between BRIDGE Housing and AvalonBay Communities.