One Oak Entitlements Extended & Nears Deal with Investor

One Oak is closer to breaking ground as talks with an investor for the towering project continue. The entitlements, granted in 2017, were to expire in June of this year, but the city unanimously voted to extend the entitlements another two years in order to…

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Eagle Plaza Opening Mid-January 2020

Although BUILD was hoping for a December 2019 opening date for the first phase of the leather-themed public park, the weather did not cooperate with building plans. Eagle Plaza is hoping to open mid-January 2020, more updates soon! Thank you Bay Area Reporter for covering…

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Café Alma

Cafe Alma in the Bayview Now Open!

BUILD and Bayview restaurateur Kristin Houk, owner of All Good Pizza and Tato, have joined forces to create Cafe Alma! The cafe, which is named for the scow schooner built at the site in 1891, aims to be a community-based, socially minded restaurant & cafe…

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India Basin Art

Sculpture Finds New Home at India Basin

The four-ton sculpture ‘RedFish,’ which was removed from Bayview Gateway Park in 2014 to make way for construction of the Blue Greenway Project, has returned to the shores of Bayview! Read about the history of the RedFish - now with a silvery makeover - and…

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Eagle Plaza Ground Breaking!

BUILD is thrilled to officially break ground at Eagle Plaza at the heart of SF’s Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District! Mayor London Breed, Supervisors Rafael Mandelman & Matt Haney, as well as Eagle Bar co-owner Lex Montiel were among the speakers at this exciting, leather…

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Eagle Plaza Approvals

The passage of this milestone generated a number of news articles describing the goals of the plaza and the cultural history of the area: “Ambitious $1.85 million Eagle Plaza headed to Western SoMa” by Justin Phillips in the San Francisco Chronicle on 2/26/2019 “Can San…

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The Bay is Rising…

In the San Francisco Business Times article “The Bay is rising. Where does that leave a wave of big waterfront projects?”, Blanca Torres discusses many of the city’s new waterfront developments and how they are helping the city reconnect with the waterfront but also addressing…

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BUILD introduces $42 Million Investment Fund

BUILD introduces $42 million investment fund, will construct over 2,000 new residential units across Bay Area Released: January 15, 2019SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – BUILD, a San Francisco residential development company, announced that it has raised a $42.1 million GP Co-Invest Fund to develop new multifamily residential…

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SF Mayor Seeks Permit For Leather Plaza

BUILD has been working to develop a new public plaza associated with our 1532 Harrison Project. Eagle Plaza is to be a leather-themed community space in the city’s LGBTQ Cultural Heritage District. The Major Encroachment Permit was introduced to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors…

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California Housing-Climate Link Highlighted in Report

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a Progress Report this week which found that California is not on track to meet its aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals. The report puts much blame on the state’s failure to produce new housing, particularly in areas…

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India Basin Development Agreement Approved

The Development Agreement for BUILD’s India Basin project was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on October 16, 2018. Community members, including both Mayor London Breed and Local District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen voiced their support for the project during the public…

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Finalist For C40 Reinventing Cities Competition

BUILD is participating in a global competition for innovative, carbon-free and resilient urban projects. Initiated by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, 15 cities around the world have identified 39 underutilized spaces to redevelop as demonstrations of climate solutions that also provide architectural and community…

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