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Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing building at 475 4th Street have been drafted. And as newly pitched […]READ MORE +

With the legal battle between the family that held title to the 1979 Mission Street parcel and the development team behind the proposed 331-unit project to rise up to ten stories on the corner site having been resolved and plans for the so-called “Monster in the Mission” having quietly been put back in play, San […]READ MORE +

Designed by Sutton Suzuki Architects and built in 2009, the 5,400-square-foot Tiburon home at 1925 Straits View Drive, with modern finishes and sweeping views of the bay, Golden Gate bridge and San Francisco skyline, was purchased for $10.1 million in October of 2015 having hit the market priced at $11.95 million earlier that year. At […]READ MORE +

Bayview residents worry about air quality as new large-scale construction looms The San Francisco Board of Supervisors rejected an appeal on Tuesday for a mixed-use development at India Basin, forging ahead with the 1,500-plus home project even as neighbors say they fear for their health and raise the specter of the Hunters Point Shipyard development. According to developer BUILD Incorporated, the India Basin project includes parkland, open spaces, and a mixedREAD MORE +

1890 Italianate TIC blends new and old While $699,000 gets you a three-bedroom home in Boise, Idaho, it can also net you a one-bedroom abode in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood, arguably a more exciting and colorful locale. Feating one bed, one bath, and 588 square feet, 546 Sanchez comes with a renovated kitchen and bath, as well as a terrace with a view and two fireplaces. Period details like crown moldings and ceiling medallion can still be found hereREAD MORE +

Proposition 10 behind by double digits with only a few weeks until Election Day Polling group Survey USA released a new poll of California voters Tuesday that showed Proposition 10, the attempt to overturn the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Act, trailing by double digits. This mirrors previous polling on the same question. Survey USA quizzed 762 self-described “likely voters,” only 35 percent of whom say they favor the rent-control expansion on the November 6 ballot. READ MORE +

After 2017 set a record for large office leases at an all time high of 20 and most new office towers filled up, it seemed as if the era of large leases had passed. So far, however, 2018 is proving that theory wrong with at least 14 deals larger than 100,000 square feet based on data from the Business Times and brokerage firm CBRE. Despite the limited availability, demand for large blocks of space is surging and tenants have managed to ink deals. “Landlords haREAD MORE +

The lawsuit comes in the wake of the closure of the the Salesforce Transit Center just six weeks after it opened due to cracks in two steel beams that support the bus deck and rooftop park over Fremont Street. READ MORE +

Conversion of the vacant 90,000-square-foot building from the former home of the Berkeley Art Museum Pacif Film Archive to a biotech incubator could be considered by the UC Board of Regents next month. READ MORE +

San Francisco Magazine Rebecca Katz Mark Pickthall An outdoor art installation at Montalvo finds inspiration in the wondrous world of C.S. Lewis.   “I got a strange feeling that I’d been there before,” says acclaimed READ MORE +

San Francisco Magazine Erin Feher Smeeta Mahanti A crew of mothers find freedom on eight wheels—and get to feel like kids again. See all the Affinities photo shoots here. Images and Captions:  READ MORE +

San Francisco Magazine Erin Feher Aubrie Pick At the home of artists Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock, domestic life is a creative work in process. Someone has thrown a sneaker out the living room window. I’m not saying who, because no oREAD MORE +