GSW Hotel LLC proposed, and the Commission, the San Francisco Planning Commission ("Planning
Commission"), and the Board of Supervisors have approved changes (the "2020 Modifications") to the
Project approved in 2015. The 2020 Modifications allow development of a mixed-use building with hotel,
residential and retail uses on the northern portion of Blocks 29 and 30, and increase the limit on leasable
square feet of retail on Blocks 29-32. The 2020 Modifications were implemented through amendments to
the Redevelopment Plan for the Mission Bay South Redevelopment Project (the "Redevelopment Plan"),
the Mission Bay South Owner Participation Agreement ("OPA"),the D4D, the Major Phase and the BC/SD,
each approved by the Commission, and with respect to the Redevelopment Plan amendment, also
approved by the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.
The Redevelopment Plan amendment allows a mixture of hotel and residential uses on Blocks 29-30,
increases the number of hotels and hotel rooms in the Redevelopment Plan Area, allocates certain
dwelling units to Blocks 29-30, and increases the limitation on total retail leasable square feet in the
Redevelopment Plan Area and on Blocks 29-32.
The OPA amendment allows a mixture of hotel and residential uses on Blocks 29-30, increases the
limitation on total retail leasable square feet on Blocks 29-32, provides for the payment of certain fees in
connection with the project contemplated by the 2020 Modifications, allocates certain dwelling units to
Blocks 29-30, and requires the project contemplated by the 2020 Modifications to comply with certain
requirements related to small business hiring.
The D4D amendment increases the maximum allowed building height and plan length, adds one tower on
Blocks 29-30 and a corresponding increase in tower developable area within Height Zone 5, decreases the
minimum allowed tower separation distance between the tower on Blocks 29-30 and the event center on
Blocks 29-32, adds an exception to allow a rooftop recreation structure with certain height and area
provisions, and allows a minor increase in the allowed maximum building projection at the ground-floor
entry canopy location only.
The amendments to the Major Phase and BC/SD permit development of a mixed-use building on Blocks
29-30 with up to 129 hotel rooms, up to 21 residential units, and various retail spaces.