500 Folsom

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Height: Occupied
119.4 m / 392 ft
Height: To Tip
132.6 m / 435 ft
Height: Architectural
132.6 m / 435 ft
500 Folsom Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
Tower GFA
55,742 m² / 600,002 ft²
# of Apartments
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name 500 Folsom
Name of Complex Transbay Transit Center
Other Names Transbay Block 9
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City San Francisco
Street Address & Map 500 Folsom Street
Postal Code 94105
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2014
Construction Start 2016
Completion 2019

Companies Involved

Developer Essex Property Trust; TMG Partners; BRIDGE Housing; Avant Group, Inc.
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Fougeron Architecture
Architect of Record Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Engineer of Record Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; STRUCTUS, Inc.
MEP Engineer
Design S J Engineers; CB Engineers
Project Manager Essex Property Trust
Main Contractor Balfour Beatty Inc.
Other Consultant
• Civil Langan Engineering; Benjamini Associates, Inc.
• Energy Concept BuroHappold Engineering
Façade Front Inc.
• Foundation Brierley Associates; Malcolm Drilling
• Geotechnical Langan Engineering
• Landscape GLS Landscape | Architecture
• Lighting PritchardPeck Lighting, Inc.
Material Supplier
• Formwork Doka GmbH

Research Papers

Tall + Urban Innovation 2020: Dominant Trends
Mar 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue II

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