Treasure Island Redevelopment – City and County of San Francisco

The City and County of San Francisco certified an EIR and approved a plan to redevelop Treasure and Yerba Buena Islands in the middle of San Francisco Bay. The plan calls for a new, mixed-use community, including 8,000 residential units; 140,000 square feet of commercial and retail space; 100,000 square feet of office space; restoration and reuse of historic buildings on Treasure Island; parks and open space; and a new ferry terminal. RMM advised Treasure Island Community Development (a partnership of Lennar Urban and Wilson Meany) during the City’s consideration of the project, and represented the developer in trial and appellate litigation challenging the adequacy of the EIR. The First District Court of Appeal upheld the EIR in a published decision. (Citizens for a Sustainable Treasure Island v. City and County of San Francisco (2014) 227 Cal.App.4th 1036.) Whit Manley served as lead CEQA attorney in the case. Development is now underway.