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Height: Occupied
274.6 m / 901 ft
Height: To Tip
326.1 m / 1,070 ft
Height: Architectural
326.1 m / 1,070 ft
Salesforce Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
130,064 m² / 1,399,997 ft²


Official Name Salesforce Tower
Name of Complex Transbay Transit Center
Other Names Transbay Tower, Transbay Transit Center and Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City San Francisco
Street Address & Map 415 Mission Street
Postal Code 94105
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Energy Label LEED Platinum targeted
Proposed 2006
Construction Start 2014
Completion 2018
Official Website Transbay Tower
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #80 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #12 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #12 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #1 Tallest in San Francisco

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Hines Interests LP; Boston Properties, Inc.
Design Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Architect of Record Kendall / Heaton Associates
Structural Engineer
Design Magnusson Klemencic Associates
MEP Engineer
Design WSP
Main Contractor Clark Construction Group; Hathaway Dinwiddie
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Cerami & Associates
• Building Monitoring Kinemetrics Inc.
• Civil BKF Engineers
• Environmental EBS Consultants; Langan Engineering
Façade Morrison Hershfield Limited
• Geotechnical Arup
• Landscape PWP Landscape Architecture
• LEED EBS Consultants
• Life Safety WSP
• Lighting Front Inc.; Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design; Jim Campbell
• Parking HWA Parking, LLC
• Property Management CBRE; Cushman & Wakefield
• Security AON
• Traffic HWA Parking, LLC
• Vertical Transportation Persohn/Hahn
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Cladding POHL Group
• Elevator Schindler
• Steel ArcelorMittal; The Herrick Corporation

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
Dec 2018 – CTBUH News Report

CTBUH 2019 Award of Excellence Winners Announced
5 Dec 2018 – Awards Event

2018 Tall Building Predictions
17 Jan 2018 – CTBUH News

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Salesforce Tower

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
Dec 2018 – CTBUH News Report
The astronomical growth in tall building construction observed over the past decade continued in 2018, though the total number of completed buildings of 200 meters’ or greater height leveled off at…
CTBUH 2019 Award of Excellence Winners Announced
5 Dec 2018, Chicago – Awards Event
These projects will be represented at the CTBUH 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, where they will compete in real time for winning distinctions in each category.
2018 Tall Building Predictions
17 Jan 2018, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out all of our 2018 Tall Building Predictions, and dive into the full 2017 Tall Building Year in Review data report.
CTBUH Seismic Working Group Workshop Talks Industry Developments
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
During the CTBUH 2017 Conference, the CTBUH Seismic Working Group Workshop welcomed a handful of industry experts to discuss the latest advances in performance-based seismic design.
San Francisco Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, San Francisco – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured San Francisco and its architectural marvels, from new construction to old historic buildings.
CTBUH San Francisco Hosts Capacity Crowd for Transbay Discussion
3 Jun 2014, San Francisco – Event Report
A panel discussion featuring the two tallest buildings in San Francisco, Salesforce Tower and 181 Fremont Street, was attended by approximately 125 people.


Interview: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
31 Oct 2017 – Fred Clarke, Aïcha Woods & Mark Shoemaker, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Interview: Ron Klemencic
3 Nov 2016 – Chairman & CEO, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

Sustainability with a View
17 Sep 2014 – Susanna See, WSP

Research Papers

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
Dec 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue I

Debating Tall: Landscrapers vs. Skyscrapers
Apr 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2018 Issue II

Sustainability with a View
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings

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