03. Accomplishments

Economic + Neighborhood Development Accomplishments

Port of San Francisco

Revitalized the eight 20th Street Historic Buildings at Pier 70, returning them to active use for office workers, retailers, artists, and manufacturing companies.

Celebrated the groundbreaking at Pier 70 Historic Shipyard, where the neighborhood will feature new parks, rehabilitated historic buildings, and space for artists, local manufacturing, and commercial uses.

Completed ADA improvements at Pier 31 and 29½, buildings that contribute to the Embarcadero Historic District.

Improved life-safety conditions with the installation of fire standpipes at Piers 33 and 28, creating easy access points for the Fire Department to connect hoses along the pier.

Completed $1.6 million in routine maintenance on a float at China Basin, increasing the float’s longevity.

Continued successful state of good repair efforts from Port crews, including the removal of dilapidated piles along Islais Creek and repair of pier substructures.

Won 82% voter approval on the $425 million Seawall General Obligation Bond. Other sources include $5 Million of state grant funding and $1.5 Million for a Federal New Start Study to fund the Seawall program.

Plan for Crane Cove Park
Plan for Crane Cove Park

Opening of the Bayview Gateway
Opening of the Bayview Gateway

Planning Department

Adopted Central SoMa Plan, which will provide space for 32,000 new jobs and 8,800 new units of housing, as well as $2 billion in public benefits over the life of the Plan.

Convened ConnectSF to develop a fifty-year vision for San Francisco and its transportation system, to be codified in a new Transportation Element within the City’s General Plan.

Adopted the Central Waterfront/Dogpatch Public Realm Plan for inclusion in the San Francisco General Plan.

Began environmental review of the Market Street Hub Plan, expected to add space for an additional 12,000 housing units and 7,000 new jobs to the area.

Completed the Rail Alignments Benefits Study, which recommended a rail alignment into the Salesforce Transit Center and associated transportation and land use opportunities.

Completed public space and street design concept development for Civic Center Public Realm Plan.

 

Enhancement Central Subway Boring
Rendering of the Transbay Transit Center

Neighborhood Development and Affordable Housing

Mission Bay: Constructed 5,789 housing units, including 1,191 affordable units, and 3.8 million square feet of commercial, office, clinical, and lab space; in addition, developed 66% of the UCSF campus, including the first phase of the UCSF medical center and more than 18 acres of new non-UCSF parks.

Transbay: In Zone 1 of the Project Area, completed construction of 719 residential units, including 310 affordable units, and 2.2 million square feet of commercial space. An additional 1,485 residential units, 416 of them affordable, as well as Folsom Street improvements are under construction.

Hunters Point Shipyard/Candlestick Point: Completed nearly all of the horizontal infrastructure at the Hilltop area of Hunters Point Shipyard, and 439 of the 898 housing units are complete.

HOPE SF: At Hunters View, construction is complete on Block 7, Block 10, and Block 11, and all residents choosing to reoccupy have returned. Completed the final phase of Alice Griffith with all public housing residents expected to have exercised their right to return by early 2019. At Potrero, advanced vertical construction for Phase 1. At Sunnydale, began construction on Parcel Q, the first vertical phase.

Yerba Buena Gardens: Transferred the intact portfolio of financially self-sustaining Yerba Buena Gardens properties, along with a dedicated source of funding, to the City and County of San Francisco, through its Real Estate Division.

Treasure Island Development Authority

Recorded final subdivision maps for the first subphases on Yerba Buena and Treasure Islands and commenced development in
both areas.

Geotechnical soil improvements on Treasure Island and mass grading for new water storage reservoirs, utilities, and roadways at Yerba Buena Island both underway.

Received 315 of the 463 acres on Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island from the US Navy, with the full transfer expected in 2022.