Architecture & Design - San Francisco

  • From Dentistry School to Luxury Condos

    Trumark Urban developed the 76-unit community, which includes 60 flats, six triplex townhomes and 10 townhouses. The architectural firm Handel Architects maintained the original façade while designing three-dimensional window bays and floor-to-ceiling glass windows for expansive views, enhancing the building's geometric presence.

    06 April 2017 17:04
  • TMG Partners to Convert San Francisco CPMC to Housing Site

    The developer has submitted a preliminary project application and environmental evaluation for up to 250 Units in Presidio Heights.

    21 March 2017 14:52
  • Continental Partners Secures Financing for SF Conversion

    The sponsor plans to convert a a 7,500 square-foot value-add office building into multifamily micro-units.

    15 March 2017 11:32
  • Product Spotlight: Soundproof Windows

    Property owners put an end to excessive noise and shave expenses in the process.

    13 October 2016 18:06
  • Soledad Community Boosts Affordable Stock

    Developed by Eden Housing and South County Housing, Camphora is intended to provide a fresh option for Monterey County farm workers.

    12 July 2016 14:41
  • Case Study: San Francisco’s 1180 Fourth St.

    The new development in San Francisco’s evolving Mission Bay offers luxe living to low-income and formerly homeless renters.

    03 May 2016 16:12
  • Upscale Housing for Oakland’s Homeless Seniors

    Lakeside Senior Housing offers an affordable and well-designed residential option for low-income and formerly homeless seniors in Oakland, Calif.

    22 December 2015 10:18
  • Mall Makeover to Showcase a Record-Setter

    A Bay Area developer wants to bring a 30-acre green roof to Cupertino, Calif.

    26 September 2015 18:10
  • 3 Strategies for Effective Common Spaces in Affordable (and Market Rate) Multifamily

    If residents form bonds with each other, this strengthens their ties to the apartment community.

    01 September 2015 15:56
  • Reboot Lands Buyer, New Tenants for San Jose Office Park

    A testament to Silicon Valley’s white hot office market at the current moment is a recently completed deal for THE Campus office park in San Jose. The asset was acquired by MCP Trimble Campus LLC, an entity controlled by MetLife Real Estate Advisors.

    10 June 2015 19:42
  • East Span’s Design Wins Fresh Acclaim

    The San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge East Span was recently given the 2015 Grand Conceptor Award at this year’s Engineering Excellence Awards. The award was announced during the Engineering Excellence Awards Dinner and Gala held in Washington, D.C., an event sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies. Attended by around 600 people, the black-tie event was hosted by comedian Rex Havens and acknowledged the accomplishments of around 170 engineering projects across the world.

    01 May 2015 21:03
  • Facebook Taps Gehry for Menlo Park Project

    Facebook is further expanding its presence in Menlo Park, with the social network revealing plans to develop a large plot of land it acquired back in 2014. The tech giant relocated to the Silicon Valley city back in 2011 and has since undertaken an extensive campaign of making its mark on the local community. The company announced that it will be working on the plans for the new expansion with Frank Gehry, the same architect that handled the design of Facebook’s recently opened MPK 20 facility.

    10 April 2015 20:22
  • Meridian Gets HREI Insights Awards Nomination for Renovation Project in Walnut Creek

    Full service real estate developer and medical real estate company Meridian recently announced that one of its projects was recently selected as a finalist in the 2014 HREI Insights Awards in the “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility” category. Healthcare Real Estate Insights is a national magazine that covers health care real estate development, financing, and investment. The nomination is part of the second annual HREI Insights Awards, currently the only event of its kind, dedicated to the healthcare real estate development. Meridian’s project is a single-level property that was redeveloped from a former post office.

    03 December 2014 17:08
  • C.W. Driver Completes New Bloomingdale’s Store at Stanford Shopping Center

    Contractor C.W. Driver recently completed work on the new Bloomingdale’s at the Stanford Shopping Center project in Palo Alto, Calif. The California-based company had been working on the project that replaced the old Bloomingdale’s store on El Camino Real since December 2013. The new retail building is an $18 million project that aimed at bringing a clean, modern design to the Stanford Shopping Center.

    15 October 2014 15:42
  • Jay Paul Company Receives $480 Million Construction Loan from HFF for its Tower at 181 Fremont Street

    The city’s South Financial District is set to welcome a new major mixed-use development project as developer Jay Paul Company recently locked in financing for its Fremont Street venture. HFF recently announced that it has arranged construction financing on behalf of the developer through Starwood Property Trust. The total amount sourced for the large mixed-use plan is $480 million. HFF’s debt placement team was led by Peter Smyslowski, a managing director with the company, with director Chris Gandy and associates Walter Chui and Brandon Roth also part of the team.

    06 August 2014 23:35