Mixed-Use Project Experience


Candlestick Point / Hunters Point Shipyard Redevelopment, San Francisco

Located along the southeastern waterfront of San Francisco, the Hunters Point Shipyard and Candlestick Point Phase 2 project includes 10,500 new housing units, 3 million square feet of research and development space, over 1 million square feet of commercial/office space, a 220-room hotel, 330,000 square feet of artist space, all new infrastructure, and shoreline improvements.

  • $2 billion dollar project
  • Approximately 650 acres of mixed-use development
  • All new infrastructure including over 14-miles of roadway
  • Improvements for over 8-miles of shoreline
  • Demolition of Candlestick Park Stadium
  • Redevelopment of stadium parking lots
  • Redevelopment of the Alice Griffith public housing area
  • Redevelopment of former naval base
  • Geotechnical mitigation for bay mud settlement concerns



Brooklyn Basin, Oakland

BKF assisted with the due diligence, master planning, and entitlement processing for a 65-acre Port of Oakland parcel to be redeveloped into a residential/retail/commercial waterfront mixed-use development. The site extends from Oak Street to Ninth Street along the Oakland Estuary and will include 3,100 residential units and 200,000 sq. ft. of commercial/retail space. Thirty acres of the 1.2-mile waterfront will be developed into open space, trails, and bike and pedestrian paths.

  • 65-acre environmentally sustainable mixed-use urban master plan
  • 3,100-unit waterfront development
  • 30 acres of parks with restored wetland marina open space, trails, and pedestrian paths
  • Review of existing lease arrangements & historical buildings
  • Processing with Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC)


Bay Meadows Phase 1, San Mateo

BKF prepared the engineering Master Plan for the award winning Bay Meadows mixed-use development in San Mateo. On- and off-site improvements included roadway and highway interchange design.

  • 173 acres
  • 153 single-family and 575 luxury apartments/condominiums
  • 1.1 million sq. ft. office
  • 12,000 linear ft. of water lines
  • Parking, bicycle paths, and walking trails that connect to shopping and residential areas
  • 2005 CELSOC Engineering Excellence Award (Merit Award)
  • 2004 Golden Nugget Awards (Grand Award)







Alameda Landing

Implemented as a joint City/Catellus partnership, since 1998 BKF has served as the civil engineer and surveyor to redevelop 215 acres of the former Alameda Naval Air Station Fleet Industrial Supply Center (FISC) and East Housing.

  • 215-acre former Naval Air Station redevelopment
  • 600-student school
  • 18-acre waterfront open space park
  • 400,000 sq. ft. of waterfront office space
  • 300,000 sq. ft. pedestrian-oriented retail district including waterfront promenade
  • Over 800 single-family detached and multi-family residential units
  • Urban mixed use redevelopment


346 Potrero Avenue (Rowan @ 346 Potrero Hill), San Francisco

9-story condominium building with 70 residential units, ground floor commercial space, and one subterranean level of basement storage and parking. BKF assisted the design team with stormwater management strategies to meet SFPUC’s required 25% reduction in stormwater volume and flow, which were eventually implemented with the use of flow through planters on the second floor courtyard and ninth floor roof deck.

  • 70-unit mixed-use residential building along Potrero Avenue
  • 11 of the condos will be designated as BMR (Below Market Value)
  • Parking spaces for 43 cars along with mechanical car stackers
  • Bicycle parking spaces for 84 bikes
  • 3,200-square-foot roof deck



Santana Row Mixed-Use Development,
San Jose

BKF’s role in the award winning Santana Row project involved master planning all transportation improvements, as well as designing and coordinating all on-site improvements and approvals with the various third parties, developers, sub-consultants, jurisdictions, and stakeholders. BKF was involved throughout the entire duration of the project from the start of the site permitting stage through construction, working directly with the City of San Jose planning staff and the developer to construct a premier and critically acclaimed development.

  • 42-acre European- style village
  • 700,000 sq. ft. of commercial space
  • 214-room hotel, 5 parking structures
  • 6-screen cinema
  • Linear parks and plazas
  • Multi-modal pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicular improvements
  • CELSOC Engineering Excellence Honor Award
  • Project of the Decade: 2010 Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal


2001 Market Street, San Francisco

2001 Market Street includes a Whole Foods grocery store and 81 rental housing units which opened in late 2013. Rainwater harvesting, operating together with many other sustainable features, enabled the project to achieve LEED Gold Certification.

  • Winner- 2014 PCBC Grand Award for Residential Project of the Year
  • Winner- 2014 PCBC Grand Award for Best Multifamily Housing Project over 60+ acre
  • Finalist- 2014 SF Business Times Real Estate Deals of the Year






Sonoma Mountain Village

BKF is providing civil engineering and planning services for Sonoma Mountain Village (SOMO). SOMO intends to transform the former 175-Acre Lucent Technologies light industrial manufacturing campus into a vibrant mixed-use sustainable village. Additionally, SOMO, as part of the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND), has acheived the highest certification level, LEED Platinum. In 2008, SOMO was awarded the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA).

  • 175 acre project
  • Comprehensive land use planning
  • 16 mile multimodal street network plan
  • New urban design principles
  • Selected as the first One Planet Living Communities project endorsed in North America
  • Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA)
  • LEED-ND Platinum certified


Ritz Carlton Building, San Francisco

BKF Engineers provided civil engineering services for the conversion to residential use to the existing San Francisco’s Chronicle Building at 690 Market Street.

  • New storm drain, sanitary sewer, and water connections
  • Public frontage improvements
  • California Construction Best of 2008 - Redevelopment Project


EVIVA Midtown, Sacramento

New mixed-use building at the northwest corner of 16th and N Street.

  • 118 market-rate one and two bedroom rental apartment units
  • 5,195 square feet of ground floor retail along 16th Street
  • 133 parking spaces on the first floor and in the basement





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