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  1. Embattled Mission developer pours big bucks into beating moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    Maximus Real Estate Partners, the developer behind the contentious and now litigious 16th and Mission Streets residential development, just gave what may be the strongest signal that they aren't abandoning the project without a fight: The developer's top two officials donated a combined $200,000 to try to defeat the ballot measure that would halt market rate housing in the neighborhood. Robert Rosania gave $180,000 and Seth Mallen gave $20,000 to the political committee "San Franciscans for Real Housing Solutions," which is raising money to defeat the Mission moratorium's Proposition I ballot measure.

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  2. Uber takes on Lyft with new San Francisco SmartRoutes featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    Ride-sharing service Uber has begun testing a new feature in San Francisco called Smart Routes, which gives riders a $1 discount if they pick the fastest route to their destination, said TechCrunch. The company said it will use the feature along two San Francisco routes: up Fillmore St. from Haight St. to Bay St. in the Marina, and through the Mission on Valencia St. between 15th and 26th.

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  3. a Why some developers are souring on San Francisco real estate boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    When Bay Area real estate developers get residential high rises or open-floor offices out of the ground at the right time in the economic cycle, they make a killing. If their timing is off, they risk never getting out of the ground at all.

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  4. a 4 reasons Bay Area developers are souring on this real estate boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    When Bay Area real estate developers get residential highrises or open-floor offices out of the ground at the right time in the economic cycle, they make a killing. If their timing is off, they risk never getting out of the ground at all.

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  5. San Francisco grabs nation's top restaurant prize for Mission favoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Business Journal

    San Francisco is once again home to the nation's top restaurant, after food magazine Bon Appetit named Mission favorite AL's Place it first choice this week. San Francisco hasn't held the best restaurant title for four years, when State Bird Provisions pulled in massive crowds from the Bon Appetit prize in 2011.

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  6. Busy SF condo builder enters new territory with SoMa office planRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Business Journal

    Trumark Urban, one of the busiest condo builders in San Francisco, is turning its hand to offices. The developer has filed preliminary plans to build a 49,980-square-foot office building at 598 Bryant St. in South of Market.

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  7. Big S.F. zoning changes could unlock housing opportunities in development-averse neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Business Journal

    San Francisco's Board of Supervisors will debate legislation that would relax height and density limits this fall to spur housing projects in neighborhoods like the Marina, Richmond, Western Addition and Sunset - where development can be a third rail. Under a proposal by the Planning Department, developers would be able to build two stories taller than they're allowed in some parts of the city - or get some relief on city requirements for building parking, rear yard or open space - in exchange for reserving more units for low- and middle-income residents.

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  8. Big S.F. zoning changes could unlock housing opportunities in development-averse neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Business Journal

    San Francisco's Board of Supervisors will debate legislation that would relax height and density limits this fall to spur housing projects in neighborhoods like the Marina, Richmond, Western Addition and Sunset - where development can be a third rail. Under a proposal by the Planning Department, developers would be able to build two stories taller than they're allowed in some parts of the city - or get some relief on city requirements for building parking, rear yard or open space - in exchange for reserving more units for low- and middle-income residents.

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  9. One of San Francisco's most active developers pitches 2 more condo projects near Mid-MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Business Journal

    Trumark Urban, one of the most active residential developers in San Francisco, is moving forward with two more condo projects near the rapidly changing Mid-Market corridor. The developer plans to break ground later this year on 109 condo units at 1554 Market St. after getting approvals from the Planning Commission in June.

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  10. S.F. city attorney investigates development titan Sangiacomo for short-term rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Business Journal

    The San Francisco city attorney is investigating iconic residential developer Angelo Sangiacomo , claiming that there is evidence his major South of Market complex used rent-controlled units as tourist hotel rooms. City Attorney Dennis Herrera alleged Thursday that 16 rent-controlled and seven market-rate apartments in 1188 and 1190 Mission St. were instead marketed as "The SOMA Suites Hotel."

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  11. Bay Area spec office construction is booming, but leasing at some sites has yet to take offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Business Journal

    The Bay Area technology boom has made betting men out of many office developers and investors, who aren't expecting a bad hand anytime soon. That's evident by the fact that speculative office development is accelerating, with 27 percent of the 15 million square feet under construction in Silicon Valley, the Peninsula, San Francisco and the East Bay going up without a single tenant pre-leased, according to data compiled by Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE.

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  12. Controversial Lake Merritt tower developer adds affordable units to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    When Oakland reopened bids for a parcel near Lake Merritt earlier this month, the move was seen as the potential end for developer UrbanCore's proposal for a 298-unit market-rate tower on the site, which would have been one of the largest new housing projects in the city. But UrbanCore said Tuesday that it was planning to bid again for the site by the city's deadline of Sept.

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  13. Controversial Lake Merritt tower developer adds affordable units to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    When Oakland reopened bids for a parcel near Lake Merritt earlier this month, the move was seen as the potential end for developer UrbanCore's proposal for a 298-unit market-rate tower on the site, which would have been one of the largest new housing projects in the city. But UrbanCore said Tuesday that it was planning to bid again for the site by the city's deadline of Sept.

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  14. Susan Sarandon's ping-pong bar and restaurant is headed to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    San Francisco is getting a ping-pong club, restaurant and bar, adding to the city's lineup of game-centric bars and restaurants. Spin, a chain that calls itself a "ping-pong social club," is heading to 690 Folsom St. in SoMa.

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  15. S.F. housing moratorium hits ballot, city leaders scramble on alternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Department of Elections certified Monday that the proposal to stop market-rate housing projects in the Mission District for 18 months garnered enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. Mission activists, who contend that a potential rush of pricey apartments and condominiums will change the face of the neighborhood, collected more than 15,000 signatures in just a few weeks.

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  16. S.F. office tower swaps Salesforce for New RelicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Analytics software company New Relic , which went public in December, just expanded its San Francisco office footprint by 56,000 square feet in the South Financial District's 123 Mission St. tower. Some of the biggest leases in the city this year have gone to companies that just went public, like Lending Club and Fitbit .

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  17. S.F. loses affordable housing almost as quickly as it builds itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Business Journal

    The San Francisco Planning Department released its first ever " housing balance report " Tuesday - a report card for affordable housing production. It's not that newsworthy to say that San Francisco got pretty bad grades.

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  18. a Exclusive: One of the world's biggest developers hunts for mega projects in Oakland, S.F.Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Business Journal

    One of the world's largest real estate developers, Shanghai-based Greenland Holding Group, is in talks to invest and build in the Bay Area for the first time, the company's U.S. head told the San Francisco Business Times. Greenland's I-Fei Chang , who is overseeing $6 billion worth of development in the U.S., is looking for opportunities to park billions more.

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  19. a Exclusive: One of the world's biggest developers hunts for mega projects in Oakland, S.F.Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    One of the world's largest real estate developers, Shanghai-based Greenland Holding Group, is in talks to invest and build in the Bay Area for the first time, the company's U.S. head told the San Francisco Business Times. Greenland's I-Fei Chang , who is overseeing $6 billion worth of development in the U.S., is looking for opportunities to park billions more.

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  20. Construction labor union group opposes Mission District housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    An alliance that represents more than 20 San Francisco's construction industry unions is opposing a major housing project at 2000 Bryant St. According to the San Francisco Chronicle , the Building Trades Council submitted a resolution to the city Planning Commission that said the 274-unit Mission District apartment project was "inadequately affordable and exploitative housing." The council also criticized 2000 Bryant St.'s developer for not agreeing to a 100 percent union project.

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