Entries by swinertonwebco

May 26, 2017 Update

As Oceanwide continues installation of its perimeter shoring wall on the Mission Street site, deliveries will occur between midnight and 5 a.m. per SFMTA requirements. Every effort will be made to minimize the impacts to all neighbors during this time. Noise impacts will consist of concrete pumps, concrete vibration equipment, and delivery trucks. Ecker Street […]

May 19, 2017 Update

Demolition at 50 1st by Stevenson will continue weekdays from 7:00 am – 4:30 pm. This work is expected to be complete by early June. This will include the removal of sidewalk vaults on First Street and down Stevenson. Oceanwide has begun installing their perimeter shoring wall on the Mission Street site. SFMTA requires that […]

May 5, 2017 Update

Later this week, Jessie Street between Ecker and 1st will be closed to cars and pedestrians as we begin the first phase of the Jessie Street reroute. Through traffic will be rerouted down Ecker Street to Mission. Demolition at 50 1st will continue weekdays from 7:00 am – 4:30 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am […]

Apr 27, 2017 Update

Construction safety barricades have been installed along Stevenson Street and First Street. Demolition at 50 1st will continue weekdays from 7:00 am – 4:30 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. This work is expected to be complete by early June. Pedestrian improvements are complete, and Ecker Street between Jessie and Mission is […]

Apr 6, 2017 Update

This Saturday, Oceanwide’s contractors will be working at 50 1st Street from 7:00 am – 4:30 pm. Continuing for the rest of the week and similar to last week, the hours of this work will be expanded from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm. Mobilization will continue on the Mission Street site to prepare for the […]

Mar 31, 2017 Update

We are excited to announce that buildings 40 and 50 have been demolished to the ground floor level and there will be no further overhead demolition work.  Thank you for your patience as we reached this significant milestone in the project. This Saturday, Oceanwide’s contractors will be working at 50 1st Street from 7:00 am […]

Mar 9, 2017 Update

This Saturday, Oceanwide’s contractors will continue internal demolition work on 50 1st street. The work hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm on Saturday. Over the next two weeks, Oceanwide’s contractors will continue the demolition of 50 1st street and begin to prepare the site along Mission Street. This work will take place during regular […]

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 […]