Travel and Tour World, February 21, 2022 San Francisco’s Sir Francis Drake Hotel will be called The Beacon Grand in the latest attempt in the Bay Area to rename streets and landmarks after the slave-trading explorer. For 94 years the hotel, famous for the Beefeater doormen who greet tourists and passersby on the sidewalk by…
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Virgin Hotel developer digs into Mid-Market with revived plans for new 10-story hotel – SF Business Times
The developer behind SoMa’s long-awaited Virgin Hotel is kickstarting plans for a new 10-story hotel in Mid-Market.
The flurry of hotel developments in SoMa is about to get another boost of activity with a new proposal to transform a parking lot into 239 rooms, a restaurant, and ground-floor retail.
Developer David O’Keefe expected a decent crowd last month when he held a soft opening reception for his new Hotel Via, across from AT&T Park. He just didn’t anticipate people would start wandering in and booking rooms before the hotel’s online reservation system had even gone live.
After years of very little supply, San Francisco has 1,400 new hotel rooms under construction – SF Business Times
Stanton Architecture has been a go-to name for developers of projects as small as 77 rooms up to 230 rooms, and often works on plans for sites within a few hundred feet of one another. …