Entries by jackblanchat

Feb 9, 2017 Update

Continuing the week of February 13th, Oceanwide Center will be completing the final test shafts for its foundation which will require some additional night work. Unfortunately, there is no way around scheduling this work at night as our tests require that rebar and concrete be set immediately after these test shafts are drilled down to bedrock. […]

SF Chronicle: Big new SF tower project breaks ground

First published in The San Francisco Chronicle Quite simply, nobody covers architecture in San Francisco like John King does. This is a complex that, when completed by 2021, will climb higher than the Transamerica Pyramid and contain more space than the nearby Salesforce Tower. So the developers wanted to kick things off in style, and […]

Curbed: SF’s second-tallest building finally breaks ground

First published in Curbed San Francisco The Oceanwide Center’s groundbreaking was a little rainy, but Curbed noted the mayor’s remarks about how it may mean good fortune ahead. Mayor Ed Lee promised that rain means good luck on auspicious occasions as he talked the project up as a community benefit and a way to foster […]

Feb 1, 2017 Update

Starting the week of February 6, Oceanwide Center will be completing the final test shafts for its foundation which will require some additional night work. Unfortunately, there is no way around scheduling this work at night as our tests require that rebar and concrete be set immediately after these test shafts are drilled down to […]

Jan 13, 2017 Update

Beginning this weekend, Oceanwide or its authorized contractors will begin work on the southern portion of Ecker street between Mission and Jessie. This work includes planned pedestrian improvements and safety upgrades. Jessie street will continue to be closed during construction hours for the next 4-6 weeks. Beginning January 16th and continuing for a period of […]