San Francisco

United States

01 September 2021

Work to Solve San Francisco Residential Building’s Sinking Makes It Sink Faster

Foundation retrofit work was halted at Millennium Tower in San Francisco after it was found the project to prevent further sinking was in fact causing...

07 April 2021

Concrete Starts Rising in Phase 1 of San Francisco Residential Master Plan

While sales for housing on Yerba Buena Island are underway, the first sign of concrete is finally visible on Treasure Island. The first of many...

22 March 2021

New San Francisco Tower Approved

San Francisco supervisors approved on 16 March, 2021 an 806 foot (245 meter) tower that could be the city's fourth-tallest building, the culmination of a...

19 March 2021

San Francisco Office Tower Tops Out

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) recently celebrated the topping out of 415 Natoma Street with developer Brookfield Properties. The new, 640,000-square-foot (59,457-square-meter) Class A office...

12 February 2021

World-Renowned Structural Engineer, and Former CTBUH Chairman, Les Robertson Dies

Leslie E. Robertson, preeminent structural engineer and former CTBUH Chairman, died on Feb. 11, 2021—one day before his 93rd birthday. The cause was cancer.Robertson was...

29 October 2020

Pyramid-Shaped San Francisco Building Sells for US$650 Million

One of the most iconic skyscrapers in San Francisco, the Transamerica Pyramid Center, has officially sold, marking the largest commercial real estate transaction in the...

07 October 2020

San Francisco Law College Breaks Ground on Mixed-Use Complex

UC Hastings College of the Law and Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC (“Greystar”), a global leader in the investment, development, and management of high-quality rental...

31 August 2020

Social Media Giant Pays to Cancel Lease for New San Francisco Offices, Citing Pandemic

Citing coronavirus-inspired workforce changes, Pinterest will pay US$89.5 million to cancel a lease on new San Francisco offices. “As we analyze how our workplace will...

07 April 2020

San Francisco Orders Construction Sites to Shut Down Due to COVID-19

San Francisco joined the rest of the Bay Area on 31 March 2020 in lengthening its shelter-in-place order, which pushed the citywide shutdown until at...

29 January 2020

Skyscraper Inches Towards Approval in San Francisco

The Planning Commission in San Francisco has approved a new 61-story, 806-foot (246-meter) mixed-use tower at Transbay Center. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects for...