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The 40 Most Notable New Developments Currently Under Construction

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Construction cranes are popping up like weeds across the city, and these days folks are used to new buildings rising up in just a matter of months. The current construction boom is one for the record books, and as such we've decided to celebrate this exciting time in the city's history with a map of the forty most notable buildings under construction right now in San Francisco. Think a project deserves to be on the list but hasn't been featured? Drop us a line or let us know in the comments. Here now, without further ado, SF's forty active new development sites. - Dylan Pilaar

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1. Transbay Terminal

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Mission Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Come 2017, The Transbay Terminal will provide space for bus services, to be joined later by Caltrain and High Speed Rail. The Terminal will also include retail space and a public park on its roof.

2. 100 Van Ness

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100 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

100 Van Ness is being given a glassy recladding in preparation for its conversion to apartments.

3. Onyx

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17th Street & De Haro Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Construction is on track to wrap up in the fall of 2013 on Onyx Phase 1, a collection of 20 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom homes in the heart of Potrero Hill.

55 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

AVA will bring new rentals and retail space to a previously desolate stretch of 9th street in the city's Mid-Market neighborhood.

5. Rene Casenave Apartments

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530 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Designed by Leddy Maytum Stacey Architects, The Rene Casenave apartments will provide 120 supportive housing units in Rincon Hill.

6. 1501 15th Street

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1501 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Scheduled for completion in 2014, Stanley Saitowitz's 1501 15th is comprised of 40 residential units and 39 parking spaces.

7. 535 Mission

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535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

535 Mission is an HOK-designed office tower rising quickly above Mission street. The 27-story tower will clock in at 378 feet and be completed next year.

8. 121 Golden Gate

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121 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

121 Golden Gate consists of 90 senior housing units as well as a new, larger St. Anthony's dining hall.

9. 1600 Market

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1600 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

New Below Market Rate units are on the rise at 1600 Market. Completion is set for early 2014.

10. 8 Octavia

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8 Octavia Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

New Stanley Saitowitz-designed condos are on the way at 8 Octavia, on a former central freeway parcel.

11. SFMOMA Expansion

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151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103

SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order make way for the construction of a massive expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the world-renowned museum.

12. 2175 Market

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2175 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

Formerly a 76 gas station, 2175 Market will bring new housing units to transit-heavy Market Street.

13. 616 20th

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616 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Stanley Saitowitz's Dogpatch residential development is topped out and nearly complete.

14. Foundry Square 3

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405 Howard St
San Francisco, CA

The final phase of the Foundry Square office development is nearly topped out.

15. Trinity Place Phases II & III

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Mission Street & 8th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Trinity Place phase III is about to begin construction, while phase II is ready to open.

16. Mosso SF

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900 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Mosso SF is several floors off the ground with completion scheduled for 2014. Look forward to ground floor retail and greener streets when the project is done.

17. LINEA

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1690 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

The Linea residential development replaced a 76 gas station and is now more than halfway up.

18. 300 Ivy

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300 Ivy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

The 300 Ivy residential development is the newest addition to Hayes Valley and only a couple of months away from completion.

19. 2001 Market

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2001 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

Prado Group's 2001 Market comes equipped with a new 30,000 sq. ft. Whole Foods and 82 condos.

20. 350 Mission

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350 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

350 Mission street will be occupied by Salesforce.com and will rise on the site of a former Heald College building. The Transbay-adjancent tower is still in the early stages of construction.

21. NEMA

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1401 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

NEMA is the largest residential building under construction in Mid-Market and topped out as of last week.

22. 1844 market

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1844 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

1844 market is in the final stages of construction. When complete, the project will yield 113 units, 14 of which will be affordable.

23. Hampton Inn

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942 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

A Hampton Inn is replacing a former adult film studio on Mission. The building hasn't reached above ground level yet.

24. One Rincon Tower 2

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425 1st Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

One Rincon Tower 2 is just getting its cladding and should be topped out by the end of the year.

25. UCSF Academic Building

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4th Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Construction on the latest UCSF Academic building is well underway and should be done by 2015.

26. Market Street Place

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935 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Demolition is complete and cranes are up at the site of the future Market Street Place Mall.

27. The Marlow

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1800 Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94109

The Building is topped out and windows are going in at the new condo development known as the Marlow on Van Ness.

28. Etta

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1285 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Etta is nearly complete and will house a Trader Joe's on the ground floor.

29. Lumina

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201 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Ground was broken in June on Lumina, a two-tower condo development in South Beach.

30. Public Safety Building

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3rd Street & China Basin Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

The Public Safety Building's steel frame has been erected on the Third Street in Mission Bay. The exterior treatments have yet to go up but should appear within the next month.

31. 45 Lansing

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45 Lansing Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

A large hole has been dug for the foundation of Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo tower.

32. 333 fremont

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333 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

333 Fremont is topped out and work should wrap up by early 2014.

33. Channel Mission Bay

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4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Channel Mission Bay is currently receiving cladding and work on the Mission Bay condo development will finish by late 2014.

34. Mission Bay Block 13E

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4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Across the street from Channel Mission Bay, Block 13e is rising quickly and will top out by the end of the year.

35. Venue

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4th Street & Mission Rock Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Urban Housing Group's 147-unit "Venue" is on track to be completed by September 2013.

36. Vara

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1600 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Palm trees have been planted and signs are up at the Mission's "Vara," which is now just weeks away from completion.

37. UCSF Medical Center

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3rd Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

From the outside, the UCSF medical center in Mission Bay looks nearly finished, but the hospital won't open until 2015.

38. 2558 Mission

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2558 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

Demolition has commenced at the former Giant Value store next to the New Mission Theatre, and construction of new condos is ready to kick in to high gear.

39. 1645 Pacific

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1645 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109

At 1645 Pacific, concrete is ready to be poured on the fourth floor of the future luxury residential development.

40. Blanc

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1080 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Blanc, comprising 35 residences over ground-floor retail on Sutter Street, is now topped out.

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1. Transbay Terminal

Mission Street & Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Come 2017, The Transbay Terminal will provide space for bus services, to be joined later by Caltrain and High Speed Rail. The Terminal will also include retail space and a public park on its roof.

Mission Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

2. 100 Van Ness

100 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA

100 Van Ness is being given a glassy recladding in preparation for its conversion to apartments.

100 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

3. Onyx

17th Street & De Haro Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Construction is on track to wrap up in the fall of 2013 on Onyx Phase 1, a collection of 20 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom homes in the heart of Potrero Hill.

17th Street & De Haro Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

4. AVA

55 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

AVA will bring new rentals and retail space to a previously desolate stretch of 9th street in the city's Mid-Market neighborhood.

55 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

5. Rene Casenave Apartments

530 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Designed by Leddy Maytum Stacey Architects, The Rene Casenave apartments will provide 120 supportive housing units in Rincon Hill.

530 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

6. 1501 15th Street

1501 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Scheduled for completion in 2014, Stanley Saitowitz's 1501 15th is comprised of 40 residential units and 39 parking spaces.

1501 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

7. 535 Mission

535 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

535 Mission is an HOK-designed office tower rising quickly above Mission street. The 27-story tower will clock in at 378 feet and be completed next year.

535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

8. 121 Golden Gate

121 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

121 Golden Gate consists of 90 senior housing units as well as a new, larger St. Anthony's dining hall.

121 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

9. 1600 Market

1600 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

New Below Market Rate units are on the rise at 1600 Market. Completion is set for early 2014.

1600 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

10. 8 Octavia

8 Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

New Stanley Saitowitz-designed condos are on the way at 8 Octavia, on a former central freeway parcel.

8 Octavia Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

11. SFMOMA Expansion

151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103

SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order make way for the construction of a massive expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the world-renowned museum.

151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103

12. 2175 Market

2175 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

Formerly a 76 gas station, 2175 Market will bring new housing units to transit-heavy Market Street.

2175 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

13. 616 20th

616 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Stanley Saitowitz's Dogpatch residential development is topped out and nearly complete.

616 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

14. Foundry Square 3

405 Howard St, San Francisco, CA

The final phase of the Foundry Square office development is nearly topped out.

405 Howard St
San Francisco, CA

15. Trinity Place Phases II & III

Mission Street & 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Trinity Place phase III is about to begin construction, while phase II is ready to open.

Mission Street & 8th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

16. Mosso SF

900 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Mosso SF is several floors off the ground with completion scheduled for 2014. Look forward to ground floor retail and greener streets when the project is done.

900 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

17. LINEA

1690 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

The Linea residential development replaced a 76 gas station and is now more than halfway up.

1690 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

18. 300 Ivy

300 Ivy Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

The 300 Ivy residential development is the newest addition to Hayes Valley and only a couple of months away from completion.

300 Ivy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

19. 2001 Market

2001 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

Prado Group's 2001 Market comes equipped with a new 30,000 sq. ft. Whole Foods and 82 condos.

2001 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

20. 350 Mission

350 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

350 Mission street will be occupied by Salesforce.com and will rise on the site of a former Heald College building. The Transbay-adjancent tower is still in the early stages of construction.

350 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

21. NEMA

1401 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

NEMA is the largest residential building under construction in Mid-Market and topped out as of last week.

1401 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

22. 1844 market

1844 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

1844 market is in the final stages of construction. When complete, the project will yield 113 units, 14 of which will be affordable.

1844 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

23. Hampton Inn

942 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

A Hampton Inn is replacing a former adult film studio on Mission. The building hasn't reached above ground level yet.

942 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

24. One Rincon Tower 2

425 1st Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

One Rincon Tower 2 is just getting its cladding and should be topped out by the end of the year.

425 1st Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

25. UCSF Academic Building

4th Street & 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Construction on the latest UCSF Academic building is well underway and should be done by 2015.

4th Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

26. Market Street Place

935 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Demolition is complete and cranes are up at the site of the future Market Street Place Mall.

935 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

27. The Marlow

1800 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94109

The Building is topped out and windows are going in at the new condo development known as the Marlow on Van Ness.

1800 Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94109

28. Etta

1285 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Etta is nearly complete and will house a Trader Joe's on the ground floor.

1285 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

29. Lumina

201 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Ground was broken in June on Lumina, a two-tower condo development in South Beach.

201 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

30. Public Safety Building

3rd Street & China Basin Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

The Public Safety Building's steel frame has been erected on the Third Street in Mission Bay. The exterior treatments have yet to go up but should appear within the next month.

3rd Street & China Basin Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

31. 45 Lansing

45 Lansing Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

A large hole has been dug for the foundation of Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo tower.

45 Lansing Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

32. 333 fremont

333 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

333 Fremont is topped out and work should wrap up by early 2014.

333 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

33. Channel Mission Bay

4th Street & Channel Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Channel Mission Bay is currently receiving cladding and work on the Mission Bay condo development will finish by late 2014.

4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

34. Mission Bay Block 13E

4th Street & Channel Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Across the street from Channel Mission Bay, Block 13e is rising quickly and will top out by the end of the year.

4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

35. Venue

4th Street & Mission Rock Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Urban Housing Group's 147-unit "Venue" is on track to be completed by September 2013.

4th Street & Mission Rock Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

36. Vara

1600 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Palm trees have been planted and signs are up at the Mission's "Vara," which is now just weeks away from completion.

1600 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

37. UCSF Medical Center

3rd Street & 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

From the outside, the UCSF medical center in Mission Bay looks nearly finished, but the hospital won't open until 2015.

3rd Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

38. 2558 Mission

2558 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Demolition has commenced at the former Giant Value store next to the New Mission Theatre, and construction of new condos is ready to kick in to high gear.

2558 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

39. 1645 Pacific

1645 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109

At 1645 Pacific, concrete is ready to be poured on the fourth floor of the future luxury residential development.

1645 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109

40. Blanc

1080 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Blanc, comprising 35 residences over ground-floor retail on Sutter Street, is now topped out.

1080 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109