Our Mission


• Master Planning

• Zoning Modification

• Annexation Support

• Permit Requirements

• Scheduling

• Cost Estimates

• Feasibility Studies



Planning & Entitlements Project Experience

Hunters Point Shipyard Ph. II/ Candlestick Point

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.

  • Approximately 650 acres of mixed-use development
  • 10,500 residential units
  • 3 million s.f. of research and development
  • Over 1 million s.f. of commercial/office space
  • 220-room hotel
  • 330,000 s.f. of artist space and theatre
  • 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



Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale

BKF has been providing civil engineering, surveying, and land planning services to the 500-acre Lockheed Martin campus since 1986 on an on-call basis.

  • 80-acre development
  • Design-build
  • Water System Master Plan
  • Storm Drain Master Plan
  • Sanitary Sewer System Master Plan
  • Fire System Master Plan



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



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



NASA Ames Research Center,
Mountain View

BKF is responsible for the master planning of utility and roadway infrastructure improvements required to support the university campuses, research and development facilities, office space, and housing elements that comprise the NASA Ames Development Plan. Master planning activities include phasing the installation of infrastructure to support the progressive development of the site while minimizing initial costs and deferring major infrastructure improvements until they are needed.

  • World class research and development center located in the heart of Silicon Valley
  • 1,500-acre site
  • 1,100,000 sq. ft. office/research and development space
  • 100,000  sq. ft. residential space



Veterans Affairs (VA) 20 Year Campus Master Plans & Various Projects

BKF is working on this complex project scheduled for multi-phase design and construction. Design includes utilities, roadways, storm, sewer, water, and chilled water design.  The Ambulatory Care Center includes outpatient clinics, a polytrauma center, research facilities, recreation therapy facilities, and an 800-space parking structure.

  • 17 acres on 87-acre Palo Alto campus
  • 224,000 sq. ft. Ambulatory Care Center
  • 800-space parking structure



Brooklyn Basin, Oakland

The Brooklyn Basin mixed use development is redeveloping a 65-acre parcel of the Port of Oakland through detailed master planning and extensive entitlement processing. The site extends from Oak Street to Ninth Street along the Oakland Estuary and will include 3,100 residential units and 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space. Thirty acres of the 1.2-mile waterfront will be developed into open space, trails, and bike and pedestrian paths.

  • 3,100-unit waterfront development
  • Preparation of plat and legal descriptions for processing of State Lands Exchange Parcels
  • Assistance with civil aspects of Development Agreement
  • Preparation of Vesting Tentative Map
  • Coordination of Title Research for Bay Fill properties
  • Review of existing lease arrangements & historical buildings
  • Processing with Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC)
  • Minimum LEED Silver certification; GreenPoint Community Rating







About Us

For 100+ years BKF has been delivering inspired infrastructure for our clients. With our large network of offices in California we have developed extensive local knowledge that provides us with an understanding of issues relating to feasibility, permitting, and entitlement approvals. We work hard to help you achieve your goals, and get your projects to the finish line. 650.482.6300


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