Development

A sign at the site where construction is set to begin on one of the biggest development projects in San Jose history. (CBS)

‘Company X’ Mystery Tenant Set To Take Over Massive San Jose Office Development

A mystery tenant is set to take over at a massive new development in San Jose and the business and tech world is buzzing over which company it will be.

03/19/2014

Warriors San Francisco Venue Development Project

Giants Ask Judge To Keep SF Waterfront Height Restrictions Off Ballot

A San Francisco Superior Court judge is expected to make a ruling this week on whether to allow a controversial measure regarding development on the city’s waterfront on June’s ballot.

03/17/2014

Chopper 5 over a fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Mission Bay Fire Scars San Francisco’s Burgeoning Mini-City

Tuesday’s massive fire in Mission Bay could be a big blow for one of San Francisco’s emerging neighborhoods. There are questions about what will become of the retail development along Fourth Street.

03/12/2014

Technology Business Leaders Address Salesforce Conference

Phil Matier: Height A Factor In Proposed SF Moscone Center Expansion

A proposed expansion of San Francisco’s Moscone Center has some residents in the city’s SoMa District upset over height issues, but with tech and tourism driving local industry, the only way to build just might be up.

02/21/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

Phil Matier: What’s Next For Candlestick?

So now that The 49ers’ faithful have already bid farewell to their beloved Candlestick park Monday night, the question is what happen next—and when?

12/24/2013

Artist rendering of the proposed San Francisco waterfront arena for the Golden State Warriors. (Snøhetta and AECOM)

The Warriors’ Waterfront War: Friends, Foes Taking Arena Fight To Voters

San Francisco voters rejection of the 8 Washington project last week has a lot of people wondering if the Warriors will face the same kind of opposition. It appears as though the war on the waterfront is just beginning.

11/10/2013

Photo Credit: California Travel and Tourism Commission

Proposed SF Condo High-Rise Could Cast Shadow On Union Square

The debate over plans to build a 47-story condominium tower on Mission Street downtown has spilled north of Market Street to Union Square, where opponents have raised concerns the building will cast too much shadow over the plaza.

05/24/2013

Transbay Transit Center Construction

SF Public Works Lets Kids Play With Big Machines To Entice Them Into The Trades

The San Francisco Department of Public Works threw open its doors Thursday to let school kids get their hands on big machinery, and just maybe consider a future in the building trades.

05/23/2013

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: A Mayoral Tale Of Two Cities

While low approval ratings plague Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, it doesn’t appear she’ll be going anywhere. Meanwhile, San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee is leading his city in a period of rapid expansion.

03/11/2013

lake tahoe

Federal Suit Claims New Regulations Will Harm Lake Tahoe

Conservationists at Lake Tahoe are suing over new regulatory changes they say will erode environmental protection of the mountain lake by allowing for construction of bigger buildings near the shore and failing to adequately monitor water quality.

02/12/2013

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