The Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure, the successor agency to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, approved a height increase for the residential tower at 160 Folsom proposed by developer Tishman Speyer at its Jan. 19 meeting.
The California Pacific Medical Center celebrated a milestone in its construction of a new Cathedral Hill hospital at Van Ness and Geary with a topping off ceremony and catered lunch for the construction crew on Dec. 8.
As the Golden State Warriors continued their winning ways on the basketball court in December, the team also won at City Hall, as the San Francisco Board of Supervisors rejected an appeal of the Environmental Impact Report for the Warriors’ proposed arena in Mission Bay, near the UCSF Medical Center.
The American Conservatory Theater is setting the stage for change in San Francisco’s Central Market neighborhood, having recently completed a two-year and $33.5 million reclamation project on the area’s historic Strand Theater. A.C.T. broke ground on the project in 2013 after purchasing the theater, located on 1127 Market St., the previous year.
Our Top 10 Projects from 2015
In the future, when we look back at San Francisco in 2015 from a construction standpoint, we may consider it more of a transition year. Major projects like Sutter Health’s two California Pacific Medical Center campuses made significant progress, but they won’t start welcoming patients until 2019.
10 Projects to Shape San Francisco for Years to ComeFrom basketball and mass transit to entirely new neighborhoods and one of the tallest buildings on the planet, the future of San Francisco construction promises to keep busy with some of the most awesome developments this city has seen. Talk about exciting. We’ve put together a list of 10 projects that we’ll be following in 2016, and for years to come.
Forest City’s 5M project took a massive step forward after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved the development at its Nov. 17 meeting.
Results were mixed for the Building Trades in San Francisco’s municipal election on Nov. 3. While Mayor Ed Lee easily won re-election with the backing of the Building Trades, District 3 Supervisor Julie Christensen failed to win a full term on the Board, losing to former District 3 Supervisor Aaron Peskin.