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As the number of cranes dotting San Francisco's skyline continues to grow, so too does the need to update our trusty map of the city's 40 most notable construction projects. Gone are some completed longtime favorites like Linea and 8 Octavia, which have made way for newer behemoths such as the Salesforce Tower and 325 Fremont. The map is also chock-full of other important projects, one of which broke ground earlier in the month, as well as some mainstays like the oh-so-glamorous Lumina. Know of a project that you think deserves to be on our list, but hasn't been featured? Drop us a line or let us know in the comments. Now, without further ado, the 40 most notable new developments currently under construction in San Francisco.


· Finally! Long-Delated SoMa Apartments Officially Break Ground [Curbed SF]
· Buyers Unfazed by Dizzying $2000-per-Square Prices at Lumina [Curbed SF]
· Previous Coverage of Linea [Curbed SF]
· Previous Coverage of 8 Octavia [Curbed SF]
· Previous Coverage of the Salesforce Tower [Curbed SF]

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1. SFMOMA Expansion

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151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103

SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order to make way for a massive Snøhetta-designed expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the museum. The new building has topped out, and exterior paneling is currently being tacked onto the structure's steel frame.

2. 333 Brannan

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333 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Ground has broken on the commercial development at 333 Brannan, which will be occupied by Dropbox. Construction is expected to last 18 months.

3. 222 Second Street

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222 2nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

This 26-story office tower will include 8,600 square feet of public open space. The tower topped out in August.

4. Salesforce Tower

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415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Construction is now under way at Hines' and Boston Properties' massive new tower at 415 Mission, in the heart of the booming Transbay neighborhood. When completed, the Cesar Pelli-designed building will be San Francisco's tallest skyscraper.

5. LuXe

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1650 Broadway Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Back in March, Belrich Partners held a groundbreaking ceremony for LuXe at 1650 Broadway in Pacific Heights. The seven-story building is the work of Forum Design, and will feature 34 condos. The building should be ready for occupancy by the end of 2015, with sales starting next spring.

6. 555 Fulton

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555 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

555 Fulton is a new five-story mixed-use building with 139 dwelling units, a 29,200-square-foot grocery store, and 148 off-street parking spaces. Excavation has begun, and construction should wrap up in 2016.

7. 181 Fremont Street

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181 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

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, though no affordable housing on the premises.

8. 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 (in theory!) and high-speed rail. The terminal will also include retail space and a public park on its roof.

9. California Pacific Medical Center

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Van Ness Avenue & Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

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. Excavation is under way, and sections of the tower crane will begin going up next week.

10. Mosso SF

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900 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

The new rentals at Mosso SF are scheduled for completion later this year, and floor plans have appeared on the property's website. The development will include ground-floor retail and underground parking.

11. 388 Fulton

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388 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Construction is in full swing a six-story, 69-unit condo project at 388 Fulton Street in Hayes Valley. The building, designed by David Baker Architects, will feature a mix of studios, one-, and two-bedroom units. Construction should wrap up in late 2015.

12. Arden by Bosa

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Long Bridge Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

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.

13. UCSF Medical Center

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

At first glance, the UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay looks finished. Alas, it won't open until 2015.

14. 399 Fremont Street

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399 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Solomon Cordwell Buenz's 400-foot tower at the corner of Fremont and Harrison will contain 452 447 units and 238 parking spaces. Construction is in full swing.

15. 1100 Ocean Avenue

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1100 Ocean Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112

1100 Ocean Avenue, designed by Herman Coliver Locus Architecture, is a 5-story development sponsored by the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center (BHNC) and Mercy Housing California (MHC). All of the building's 45 units will be below-market-rate, with 19 reserved for formerly homeless youth.

16. 535 Mission

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535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

This HOK-designed, 27-story tower clocks in at 378 feet. Trulia will occupy a portion of the new building.

17. 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. It will include 88 one- and two-bedroom units spread out over six stories. The development will also add 7,300 square feet of ground floor-retail along Market.

18. 350 Mission

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350 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Designed by SOM, 350 Mission Street will be occupied by Salesforce.com, on the site of the former Heald College building. The glazing has risen about halfway up the building.

19. Mission Bay Block 13E

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4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Block 13E will bring 150 affordable housing units and 11,000 square feet of retail space to Mission Bay.

20. 1400 Mission Street

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1400 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Construction is under way on this 15-story tower, which will contain 190 below-market-rate apartments (a mix of studio- to three-bedroom units). The building fills the BMR requirement for Tishman Speyer's forthcoming Lumina development at 201 Folsom.

21. 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 has topped out, and should open by next year.

22. The Panoramic

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1321 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Developer Patrick Kennedy's 11-story micro-unit apartment building will contain 160 units, 3,359 square feet of retail, and 240 bicycle parking spaces.

23. San Francisco General Hospital

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1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA

SF General's new $900 million building will add 284 beds to the aging hospital. From the exterior, the project looks nearly finished, but it won't officially open until early 2015.

24. Lumina

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201 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Construction is well under way on Tishman Speyer's super-luxe, carefully named condo development Lumina last June. Today, the building is rising fast, and its cranes are visible from almost anywhere in South Beach.

25. 101 Polk

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101 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

At 13 stories, 101 Polk will contain 162 units and 51 parking spaces. Excavation is proceeding rapidly, and the tower should start rising above street level by the end of the year. The building will open in 2016.

26. 350 Bush

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350 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

Lincoln Property Co. is developing a 19-story tower in the northern Financial District. The Heller Manus-designed building will include open floor plans, a lobby inserted into the rehabbed historic Mining Exchange Building, as well as a roomy rooftop deck complete with wind-slashing glass walls.

27. Public Safety Building

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

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 is seeking LEED Gold certification.

28. 55 Laguna Street

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55 Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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.

29. Kaiser Permanente Mission Bay

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1600 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Kaiser is building a 264,000-square-foot medical office building designed by STUDIOS Architecture in Mission Bay. Construction should wrap up in late 2015.

30. 45 Lansing

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45 Lansing Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo high-rise now towers above Rincon Hill. The HKS-designed building will contain 320 units and 265 parking spaces. Amenities will include a theatre room and pool. Construction should wrap up by late 2015.

31. Transbay Block 6

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Folsom Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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.

32. Chinese Hospital Expansion

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845 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133

This $160 million expansion will add more than 50 new beds and increased ER and intensive care space. The project will be complete in late 2015.

33. 340 Fremont

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340 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Handel Architects' 340 Fremont tower will feature 348 units, 269 parking spaces, and a rooftop terrace with killer views. Construction is moving full steam ahead, and the tower should start peeking above street-level by the end of the year.

34. 350 8th Street

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350 8th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Construction has begun at 350 8th Street, a 410-unit apartment complex in SoMa. The development includes apartments, two-story townhomes and lofts, as well as a community lounge a dog run and a conference center The first units will be ready for occupancy in November 2015.

35. 1450 Franklin Street

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1450 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

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 two levels of underground parking. Sales are set to begin in summer 2015.

36. 1415 Mission Street

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1415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

At 10th and Mission, a 14-story tower is on the rise. It will bring 99 market-rate and 18 below-market-rate units to the rapidly changing Mid-Market neighborhood.

37. Vida

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2558 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

The former Giant Value store on Mission has been transformed into a development containing 114 one- and two-bedroom units, along with 89 parking spaces. The facade has recently been assembled, and the building looks nearly finished—though it's going to need some new storefront windows.

38. Avalon Hayes Valley

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Oak Street & Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Crews are hard at work building a 182-unit residential development spread out over four buildings on the former site of the popular Hayes Valley Farm.

39. 400 Grove Street

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400 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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 café on its ground floor.

40. Sol at Mission Bay

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Channel Street
San Francisco, CA

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 a matching 273 parking spaces. Completion is expected in March of 2015.

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1. SFMOMA Expansion

151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103

SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order to make way for a massive Snøhetta-designed expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the museum. The new building has topped out, and exterior paneling is currently being tacked onto the structure's steel frame.

151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103

2. 333 Brannan

333 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Ground has broken on the commercial development at 333 Brannan, which will be occupied by Dropbox. Construction is expected to last 18 months.

333 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

3. 222 Second Street

222 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

This 26-story office tower will include 8,600 square feet of public open space. The tower topped out in August.

222 2nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

4. Salesforce Tower

415 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Construction is now under way at Hines' and Boston Properties' massive new tower at 415 Mission, in the heart of the booming Transbay neighborhood. When completed, the Cesar Pelli-designed building will be San Francisco's tallest skyscraper.

415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

5. LuXe

1650 Broadway Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Back in March, Belrich Partners held a groundbreaking ceremony for LuXe at 1650 Broadway in Pacific Heights. The seven-story building is the work of Forum Design, and will feature 34 condos. The building should be ready for occupancy by the end of 2015, with sales starting next spring.

1650 Broadway Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

6. 555 Fulton

555 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

555 Fulton is a new five-story mixed-use building with 139 dwelling units, a 29,200-square-foot grocery store, and 148 off-street parking spaces. Excavation has begun, and construction should wrap up in 2016.

555 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

7. 181 Fremont Street

181 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

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, though no affordable housing on the premises.

181 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

8. 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 (in theory!) 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

9. California Pacific Medical Center

Van Ness Avenue & Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

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. Excavation is under way, and sections of the tower crane will begin going up next week.

Van Ness Avenue & Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

10. Mosso SF

900 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

The new rentals at Mosso SF are scheduled for completion later this year, and floor plans have appeared on the property's website. The development will include ground-floor retail and underground parking.

900 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

11. 388 Fulton

388 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Construction is in full swing a six-story, 69-unit condo project at 388 Fulton Street in Hayes Valley. The building, designed by David Baker Architects, will feature a mix of studios, one-, and two-bedroom units. Construction should wrap up in late 2015.

388 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

12. Arden by Bosa

Long Bridge Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

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.

Long Bridge Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

13. UCSF Medical Center

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

At first glance, the UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay looks finished. Alas, it won't open until 2015.

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

14. 399 Fremont Street

399 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Solomon Cordwell Buenz's 400-foot tower at the corner of Fremont and Harrison will contain 452 447 units and 238 parking spaces. Construction is in full swing.

399 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

15. 1100 Ocean Avenue

1100 Ocean Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112

1100 Ocean Avenue, designed by Herman Coliver Locus Architecture, is a 5-story development sponsored by the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center (BHNC) and Mercy Housing California (MHC). All of the building's 45 units will be below-market-rate, with 19 reserved for formerly homeless youth.

1100 Ocean Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112

16. 535 Mission

535 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

This HOK-designed, 27-story tower clocks in at 378 feet. Trulia will occupy a portion of the new building.

535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

17. 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. It will include 88 one- and two-bedroom units spread out over six stories. The development will also add 7,300 square feet of ground floor-retail along Market.

2175 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

18. 350 Mission

350 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Designed by SOM, 350 Mission Street will be occupied by Salesforce.com, on the site of the former Heald College building. The glazing has risen about halfway up the building.

350 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

19. Mission Bay Block 13E

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

Block 13E will bring 150 affordable housing units and 11,000 square feet of retail space to Mission Bay.

4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

20. 1400 Mission Street

1400 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Construction is under way on this 15-story tower, which will contain 190 below-market-rate apartments (a mix of studio- to three-bedroom units). The building fills the BMR requirement for Tishman Speyer's forthcoming Lumina development at 201 Folsom.

1400 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

21. Hampton Inn

942 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

A Hampton Inn is replacing a former adult film studio on Mission. The building has topped out, and should open by next year.

942 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

22. The Panoramic

1321 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Developer Patrick Kennedy's 11-story micro-unit apartment building will contain 160 units, 3,359 square feet of retail, and 240 bicycle parking spaces.

1321 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

23. San Francisco General Hospital

1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA

SF General's new $900 million building will add 284 beds to the aging hospital. From the exterior, the project looks nearly finished, but it won't officially open until early 2015.

1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA

24. Lumina

201 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Construction is well under way on Tishman Speyer's super-luxe, carefully named condo development Lumina last June. Today, the building is rising fast, and its cranes are visible from almost anywhere in South Beach.

201 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

25. 101 Polk

101 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

At 13 stories, 101 Polk will contain 162 units and 51 parking spaces. Excavation is proceeding rapidly, and the tower should start rising above street level by the end of the year. The building will open in 2016.

101 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

26. 350 Bush

350 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

Lincoln Property Co. is developing a 19-story tower in the northern Financial District. The Heller Manus-designed building will include open floor plans, a lobby inserted into the rehabbed historic Mining Exchange Building, as well as a roomy rooftop deck complete with wind-slashing glass walls.

350 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

27. Public Safety Building

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

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 is seeking LEED Gold certification.

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

28. 55 Laguna Street

55 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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.

55 Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

29. Kaiser Permanente Mission Bay

1600 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Kaiser is building a 264,000-square-foot medical office building designed by STUDIOS Architecture in Mission Bay. Construction should wrap up in late 2015.

1600 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

30. 45 Lansing

45 Lansing Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo high-rise now towers above Rincon Hill. The HKS-designed building will contain 320 units and 265 parking spaces. Amenities will include a theatre room and pool. Construction should wrap up by late 2015.

45 Lansing Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

31. Transbay Block 6

Folsom Street & Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

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.

Folsom Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

32. Chinese Hospital Expansion

845 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133

This $160 million expansion will add more than 50 new beds and increased ER and intensive care space. The project will be complete in late 2015.

845 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133

33. 340 Fremont

340 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Handel Architects' 340 Fremont tower will feature 348 units, 269 parking spaces, and a rooftop terrace with killer views. Construction is moving full steam ahead, and the tower should start peeking above street-level by the end of the year.

340 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

34. 350 8th Street

350 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Construction has begun at 350 8th Street, a 410-unit apartment complex in SoMa. The development includes apartments, two-story townhomes and lofts, as well as a community lounge a dog run and a conference center The first units will be ready for occupancy in November 2015.

350 8th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

35. 1450 Franklin Street

1450 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

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 two levels of underground parking. Sales are set to begin in summer 2015.

1450 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

36. 1415 Mission Street

1415 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

At 10th and Mission, a 14-story tower is on the rise. It will bring 99 market-rate and 18 below-market-rate units to the rapidly changing Mid-Market neighborhood.

1415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

37. Vida

2558 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

The former Giant Value store on Mission has been transformed into a development containing 114 one- and two-bedroom units, along with 89 parking spaces. The facade has recently been assembled, and the building looks nearly finished—though it's going to need some new storefront windows.

2558 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

38. Avalon Hayes Valley

Oak Street & Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Crews are hard at work building a 182-unit residential development spread out over four buildings on the former site of the popular Hayes Valley Farm.

Oak Street & Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

39. 400 Grove Street

400 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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 café on its ground floor.

400 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

40. Sol at Mission Bay

Channel Street, San Francisco, CA

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 a matching 273 parking spaces. Completion is expected in March of 2015.

Channel Street
San Francisco, CA