BUILD Plans to Replace SOMA Nordstrom Parking…

In "BUILD Plans to Replace SOMA Nordstrom Parking Lot in San Francisco with 31-Story Mixed-Use Development", Meghan Hall of The Registry describes BUILD's most recent housing development effort at 469 Stevenson Street. As described in the article, the project is still very early in the entitlement…

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Lou Vasquez to Co-Chair BAC Housing Committee

BUILD's co-founder, Lou Vasquez, is honored to join Carla Boragno of Genentech as the new co-chair of the Bay Area Council's Housing Committee. Lou replaced TMG's Denise Pinkston, who had co-chaired the committee since 2016. The Housing Committee works to find new ways to deal with…

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“New Spots Opening on 6th Street…”

This San Francisco Chronicle article by J.K. Dineen highlights the new retail stores and companies that are making San Francisco's 6th Street their home. While 6th Street is often seen as a particularly "blighted" area in the city, its new businesses seem to be drawn to…

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2018 Developer to Watch

BUILD was pleased and amused to see that we were named the 2018 "Developer to Watch" by the San Francisco Business Journal in their recent article by Roland Li: "2018 Residential Real Estate preview: Will home prices stabilize? Will modular construction make a difference in…

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Noon Cafe Opens at O&M

After some soft openings in December, the new cafe in Building O at 650 Indiana Street is now serving delicious food to O&M tenants, Dogpatch residents, and visitors to the beautiful Dogpatch Arts Plaza. Noon All Day is a spinoff of another iconic restaurant in the…

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469 Stevenson PPA

BUILD recently submitted our Preliminary Planning Application (PPA) for the project at 469 Stevenson Street, which proposes 454 homes in a new, 35-story, residential building on what is currently a surface parking lot. Our proposal has stimulated a couple of news articles in local publications:…

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555 De Haro Sale

BUILD's partner, Swig Co., sold the 50,021sf Pioneer Square Building to Bridgeton Holdings last week. BUILD helped Swig acquire the historic building in 2014 and renovate and re-tenant the property. This Business Times article by Blanca Torres describes the acquisition and Bridgeton's other assets in…

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DAP Mural painted

Artist Victor Reyes has completed painting the mural that encloses one side of the new Dogpatch Arts Plaza, which is wrapping up construction at our 650 Indiana project. Victor is a painter and muralist whose work can be seen throughout San Francisco. You can see…

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Transforming San Francisco’s Waterfront

BUILD's Lou Vasquez will be presenting as part of a panel hosted by The Registry on August 30th and the Contemporary Jewish Museum. The panel will be discussing the diverse development projects that are re-defining San Francisco's waterfront. Event details: http://news.theregistrysf.com/event/transforming-san-franciscos-waterfront/

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