Development

Mission Creek houseboats (photo by Chris Carlsson courtesy foundsf.org)

San Francisco’s Mission Creek: A Community Of Houseboat Dwellers Dating Back 50 Years

San Francisco’s community of houseboat dwellers on Mission Creek, which dates back over 50 years, has some security for their unique homes with a lease through the Port of San Francisco through 2040.

06/09/2014

San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

San Francisco Waterfront Development Height Limit Prop B Approved By Voters

San Francisco’s Waterfront Development Height Proposal was approved by voters in Tuesday’s election, making it clear they don’t want tall developments blocking views along San Francisco Bay.

06/03/2014

Hundreds of residential units, along with offices and retail could soon be built on this site in Larkspur. (CBS)

Larkspur Residents Concerned Over Proposed High-Density Housing

Residents in Larkspur are concerned over a proposed high-density housing project, saying it would become a nuisance.

05/22/2014

View of downtown Oakland from Lake Merritt (Wikipedia)

Proposed Residential Towers At Jack London Square Spark Ire In Oakland

A proposal to build two residential towers on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square is drawing the ire of some Oakland residents.

05/20/2014

Joe Montana

Phil Matier: 49ers May Block Joe Montana Hotel Project Over Parking At Levi’s Stadium

Joe Montana may be at loggerheads with his former team, the San Francisco 49ers, over the issue of parking.

05/11/2014

Winchester Ranch Mobile Home Community in San Jose. (CBS)

Hayward City Leaders Push To Protect Mobile Home Parks From Development

As property values skyrocket in the Bay Area, mobile home parks are being left in the dust, and landlords in an East Bay city might have to pay the price for pushing those low-rent tenants out.

05/08/2014

A historic home in Concord was demolished on May 5, 2014. Seeno Homes will build a subdivision of 11 homes on the 2.5 acre site. (CBS)

Historic Concord Home Demolished To Make Way For Subdivision, Neighbors Stunned

Residents who lived near a historic Concord home are upset after it was demolished Monday morning, despite their appeals. A subdivision of nearly a dozen homes will soon be built on the site.

05/05/2014

Artist rendering of proposed park in the Mission Rock area across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Cordish Companies)

Phil Matier: San Francisco Giants Development Plans Face Roadblock In Waterfront Politics

The team could be adversely affected by the passage of Proposition B, which would limit the height of new buildings on Port of San Francisco property.

04/30/2014

hard hat, construction, road closed

1,700 New Affordable Housing Units Slated For San Francisco Site

A preliminary agreement announced Monday will likely pave the way for the construction of nearly 1,700 new affordable housing units in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley to start next year.

04/28/2014

Patterson Ranch in Fremont, where 500 single family homes are slated to be built. (CBS)

Prime Fremont Real Estate To Become 500 New Homes In Massive Deal

After 20 years of debate over what to do with some prized real estate in Fremont, a decision has finally been made. KB Home is slated to build 500 new single family houses at the historic Patterson Ranch.

04/07/2014

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