When former Mayor Willie Brown threw a Ferry Building breakfast fundraiser Friday morning for Supervisor Christina Olague, he was confronted by a handful of area residents who objected to her support for the 8 Washington St. luxury condominium development. Read More
Voters will decide the fate of the 8 Washington St. luxury condominium development after the Board of Supervisors declined on Tuesday to reverse its decision approving the project.
Following the June approval, opponents gathered enough signatures to place a referendum on the ballot, which under state law triggers a re-vote by the board. Read More
Opponents of the proposed 8 Washington luxury condo development are calling on a state commission to postpone a vote on a crucial land exchange agreement that the project hinges upon. Read More
The waterfront luxury condo development known as 8 Washington St. won City Hall approval, but the project is threatened by a possible ballot measure and now a lawsuit from the Ferry Building.
Equity Office Properties, the Ferry Building’s management company, filed a suit Friday against the development’s environmental impact report, arguing that it fails to adequately address parking and traffic. Read More
Opponents of the 8 Washington luxury condo development said they turned in enough signatures Thursday to place a referendum on the ballot to overturn city approval of the waterfront project.
Jon Golinger, who is leading the effort, said his group turned in 31,371 signatures and believes it succeeded in securing at least the 19,405 valid signatures needed. The Department of Elections has 30 days to determine that. Read More
The City Hall battle over a condo development at 8 Washington St. has moved into the streets, as opponents hope to collect enough signatures by Thursday to place a referendum on the project before voters.
“We are getting very close,” said Jon Golinger, who is leading the campaign, which includes support from Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and former Board President Aaron Peskin. Read More
A controversial and politically charged luxury condo development on San Francisco’s northeastern waterfront has cleared key hurdles after years of planning, but faces more challenges next month.
In a marathon meeting that ran past midnight Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors decisively supported the 134-condo development proposed by Simon Snellgrove of Pacific Waterfront Partners. Read More