Since the beginning of the pandemic, broad swaths of San Francisco’s Financial District and South of Market neighborhoods have been all but abandoned by companies who have transitioned to either a hybrid or fully-remote model of working. This exodus of major employers means that many of the city’s tallest buildings sit underused, or even empty, while Bay Area residents continue to endure an oppressive housing crisis and many of our neighbors remain unhoused. The widespread office vacancies, brought on by the unprecedented events of the last two years, present a unique opportunity for developers and city leaders — not just in San Francisco, but across the United States. Join us for an in-depth discussion about the chance to, and feasibility of, converting unused office space into desperately-needed homes.
- Strachan Forgan / SCB
- Marc Babsin / Emerald Fund
- Arden Hearing / Lendlease
- Candice Gonzalez / Sand Hill Property Company
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