Yes, Mission Bay Has Arrived

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Neighborhoods in San Francisco have varying reputations, and Mission Bay is no different. Blame it on the disjointed expression of thousands of new homes and businesses springing up in accordance with a 1998 master plan. But somewhere over the past twelve months, people have taken over where planners left off. And between the spanking new Golden State Warriors arena and, just as importantly, an influx of fine-grained development like restaurants, bars, and coffee shops, this corner of San Francisco is

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SalesForce.com Announces Massive SF Mission Bay Headquarters

Business software developer Salesforce.com Inc. said it is paying $278 million for 14 acres of undeveloped land to build a new headquarters in San Francisco, the costliest land purchase in the city in years. The company said it will use the land in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood for a nearly two-million-square-foot campus. That represents more than double the space Salesforce.com now occupies across five buildings in the San Francisco Bay Area, including its headquarters in San Francisco’s financial district…. Mr.

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Bad News for Mission Bay – Pfizer pulls out

SAN FRANCISCO — The world’s largest drug maker has abandoned plans to move into a new research center in San Francisco’s burgeoning Mission Bay neighborhood. What was hailed last summer by Mayor Gavin Newsom as a “significant win” in the development of Mission Bay is now a loss for the area, which has attracted numerous life science companies in recent years as a result of payroll tax breaks offered by The City. Pfizer had planned to take up a bulk

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Pfizer moves to Mission Bay

It’s a good sign for all the new developments in Mission Bay that Pfizer just announced the corporate headquarters for their Biotherapeutics and Bioinnovation Center are moving from South San Francisco to the Mission Bay. “This move to be next door to U.C.S.F.’s Mission Bay campus will position Pfizer’s Biotherapeutics and Bioinnovation Center for success in the aggressive pursuit of the most exciting and innovative science and the recruitment of the very best scientists,” said Corey Goodman, Ph.D., President of

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