It's boom time in San Francisco, and it seems as though there's more construction happening now than ever before. All over town, construction crews are busy building homes, hospitals and office towers to accommodate an impressive influx of new residents and businesses. Last Summer, Curbed mapped forty of San Francisco's most prominent development projects. Since then, ground has been broken on a slew of hotly-anticipated towers, while construction has wrapped up on some staples from the old list. As such, it's high time for a map update. See a project that 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, an updated map of SF's forty most notable active development sites.Read More
The 40 Most Notable New Developments Under Construction
181 Fremont Street
181 Fremont will rise to 800 feet, and include a mix of office space, condos and retail. It will also have direct access to Transbay Park, as well as stunning views of San Francisco Bay.
Formerly a 76 gas station, 2175 Market will bring new housing units to transit-heavy Market Street. It will include 88 one and two-bedroom units spread out over six stories. The development will also add 7,300 sq. ft. of ground floor retail along Market.
Ground was recently broken on the commercial development at 333 Brannan, which will be occupied by DropBox. Construction is expected to last 18 months.
222 Second Street
This 26-story office tower will include 8,600 sq. ft. of public open space. Foundation work is currently underway.
100 Van Ness
The former office tower at 100 Van Ness is being renovated to house 399 new residences. The building will feature a roof deck, ground floor retail and a new glass façade.
SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order to make way for a massive expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the museum.
This HOK-designed, 27-story tower clocks in at 378 feet. Trulia will occupy a portion of the new building.
121 Golden Gate
121 Golden Gate consists of 90 senior housing units as well as a new, larger St. Anthony's dining hall.
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.
1501 15th Street
Scheduled for completion later this year, Stanley Saitowitz's 1501 15th comprises 40 residential units and 39 parking spaces.
California Pacific Medical Center
CPMC is building a 274-bed hospital on the site of the former Cathedral Hill Hotel. The project was in limbo for years, but is finally ready to go from vision to reality.
Mission Bay Block 13E
Block 13e will bring 150 affordable housing units and 11,000 square feet of retail space to Mission Bay.
UCSF Academic Building
Construction on the latest UCSF Academic building is well underway and should be done by 2015.
New Stanley Saitowitz-designed condos are on the way at 8 Octavia, on a former central freeway parcel. The development has topped out, which means the 47 one-and two-bedroom condos over ground-floor retail will be opening soon.
Crews are busy adding cladding to Mosso SF's concrete façade. The project's completion is scheduled for late 2014. The development will include ground floor retail and underground parking.
Arden by Bosa
Bosa Development is building a pair of glassy Vancouver-esque residential towers overlooking Mission Creek. The towers will feature 300 units, which should be ready for occupancy in 2016.
AVA will bring new rentals and retail space to a previously desolate stretch of 9th street in the city's Mid-Market neighborhood.
The Linea residential development will open by the end of the year. It will feature 59 one-bedroom and 54 two-bedroom units, as well as ground floor retail and parking.
UCSF Medical Center
At first glance, the UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay looks finished. Alas, it won't open until 2015.
399 Fremont Stret
Solomon Cordwell Buenz's 400 foot tower will contain 452 units and 238 parking spaces. It is in the early stages of construction at the corner of Fremont and Harrison.
350 Mission street will be occupied by Salesforce.com and is rising on the site of the former Heald College building. Crews are hard at work pouring concrete for the third floor.
1400 Mission Street
This 15-floor tower will contain 190 below market-rate units. Concrete for the building's foundation have been poured, meaning the tower will start rising shortly.
A Hampton Inn is replacing a former adult film studio on Mission. The building has topped out, and should open by next year.
One Rincon Tower 2
One Rincon Tower 2 is now topped out. The 550-foot building will add another 229 units to booming Rincon Hill.
This 11-floor micro-unit apartment building will contain 160 units, 3,359 sq. ft. of retail and 240 bicycle parking spaces.
San Francisco General Hospital Expansion
SF General's $900 million new building will add 284 beds to the aging hospital. The project should be finished in early to mid-2015.
Tishman Speyer broke ground on Lumina last June. Today, the 655-unit condo development is about to reach street level.
Public Safety Building
The HOK-designed Public Safety Building in Mission Bay is fully clad in glass and looking more like the renderings each and every day. The building will be LEED Gold-certified.
55 Laguna Street
In the Lower Haight, crews are hard at work building a new 440-unit housing complex. There will be 110 apartments reserved for LGBT seniors.
Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo tower is slowly creeping above street-level. The HKS-designed building will contain 320 units and 265 parking spaces. Amenities will include a theatre room and pool.
Transbay Block 6
A 32-floor tower and adjacent mid-rise are being built in the heart of the Transbay Redevelopment Area. The Solomon Cordwell Buenz-designed development will feature 406 luxury residential units and 147 units of affordable housing.
Chinese Hospital Expansion
This $160 million expansion will add over 50 new beds and increased ER and intensive care space. The project will be complete in late 2015.
1645 Pacific is topped out and will soon be ready for its close-up. The luxury residential development will feature 39 residences, as well as new retail space.
1450 Franklin Street
A new 69-unit residential tower is on the rise at the corner of Bush and Franklin. The project will include ground floor retail and 2 levels of underground parking. Sales are set to commence in Summer of 2015.
1415 Mission Street
At 10th and Mission, a 14-story Heller Manus-designed tower is one the rise. It will bring 99 market rate and 18 below market-rate units to the rapidly changing Mid-Market neighborhood.
The former Giant Value store on Mission is being transformed in to 114 one and two-bedroom units along with 89 parking spaces. The building has topped out, and should be finished by early next year.
Avalon Hayes Valley
Crews are hard at work building a 182-unit residential development spread out over 4 separate buildings on the former site of the wildly-popular Hayes Valley Farm.
400 Grove Street
Fougeron Architecture designed this 34-unit residential building on Central Freeway Parcel H. The development will be built around a lush central courtyard, and will feature a cafe on its ground floor.
Sol at Mission Bay
Equity Residential and Nibbi Construction are building a 16-story tower above a 5-story podium in Mission Bay. The building will feature 273 one- and two-bedroom units, and 273 parking spaces. Completion is expected in March of 2015.
Trumark Urban's Amero on Van Ness is topped out. The 7-story building will feature 27 units, and sales will launch this spring.