Renovation of the troubled Metreon complex at Fourth and Mission streets was hailed Thursday by Mayor Ed Lee, who used a commemorative press event to highlight the important role that he believes is played by San Francisco’s Redevelopment Agency. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee has a lot of confidence in San Francisco’s redevelopment agency — which may be a lot easier when you aren’t part of a scathing statewide review receiving a lot of attention this week. Read More
The City’s Redevelopment Agency has analyzed the potential impact of the governor’s proposal to abolish such agencies, and the results are not pretty.Elimination of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency would jeopardize major projects such as the Transbay Transit Center and the transformation of Treasure Island, and it would threaten to cancel construction of tens of thousands of new homes across The City. Read More
Seven years after The City’s Redevelopment Agency approved the first phase of the Hunters Point shipyard’s planned transformation, building might finally begin.The regional president of Lennar Corp., the Miami-based developer of the site, said the company hopes to soon start building the first 88 homes in one of The City’s largest redevelopment projects. Read More
There has been much discussion in the last few weeks about the proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to eliminate local redevelopment agencies.In San Francisco, such a move could impact the Hunters Point redevelopment and other projects to build affordable housing. Read More
Shoppers could be finding the deal on Aisle 4 of a Target store in the Metreon as soon as early 2012 now that the project has gained approval.On Tuesday, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency unanimously approved the plans Target needed to build its 100,000-square-foot store on the first and second floors of the Metreon, which has been plagued by vacancies the past year. Read More
Plans to redevelop Hunters Point Naval Shipyard will again be discussed by city leaders this week.
A decades-long project to build 10,500 homes, shops and other buildings at the shuttered shipyard is currently the subject of intense public scrutiny, with final city approvals expected to be sought in the coming months. Read More