“The commission unanimously voted to grant the national retailer the necessary permits to locate its latest San Francisco store at the Market and Noe Center. CVS plans to revamp the concrete facade of the building that has sat vacant for close to six years following the closure of former tenant Tower Records.”
Castro CVS Pharmacy wins approval [BAR]

“The changes will prevent Trumark from having to go through a lengthy rezoning of the property, which would likely complicate an approval process that will undoubtedly be already fraught with neighborhood politics.”
Trumark scales back density at Pacific Heights project [Biz Times]

“An all-purpose arena makes more sense for San Francisco because Bay Area people are accustomed to coming to San Francisco for cultural events. But it makes no sense to put this structure on the Embarcadero.”
Location of proposed new Warriors arena would be an eye-sore [Ex]

“The second half of the contest to replace the Presidio’s commissary building with a “cultural facility of international distinction” is now officially under way.”
Presidio plans to be unveiled June 17 [Chron]

“Amidst the flurry of La Boulange’s launch at Bay Area Starbucks locations, Rigo has found time to ink a new lease for another San Francisco outpost of his French cafe. To be specific, it’s at 16 West Portal Avenue, the St. Francis Market space”
La Boulange signs a lease in West Portal [Chron]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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