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Piers 1 1/2 , 3 & 5


About the Piers
The Piers provide more than 60,000 square feet of premier Class A waterfront-view office space. 17,000 square feet of restaurant, café, and retail space and over 40,000 square feet of public access area, including a Bayside History Walk, public promenade, water taxi landing, and a marina.


The Challenge
Piers 1 1/2 , 3 & 5 had fallen into  dilapidated condition and were condemned in 2000. While many people advocated for the demolition of the piers as the most cost-effective solution, Pacific Waterfront Partners recognized the historic value and economic potential of the old wharves.


Our Role
Pacific Waterfront Partners redeveloped the historic piers, preserved and rehabilitated the historic maritime design of the Northeast Waterfront and the Ferry Building Waterfront while enhancing the public use and access to the historic and scenic waterfront setting. Pacific Waterfront Partners secured the entitlements along with public and agency support for the project.


The Results
Pacific Waterfront Partners adaptively developed a unique plan to redevelop and reuse the piers by paying careful attention to historic rehabilitation and public use and access.  Pacific Waterfront Partners successfully secured project entitlements and approvals from 16 public agencies. In 2004, construction began and in 2006, the landmark project was opened to considerable public and press accolades.

In 2007, the project was awarded the Best Rehab Project from the San Francisco Business Times Real Estate Deals of the Year as well as the 2007 Preservation Design Award by the California Preservation Foundation. In addition, the Project was nominated for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce 2007 “SF Build” Excellence in Business Award.


San Francisco, USA


Deals of the Year: Best Rehab Project

Preservation Design Award