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Go play in nearly one million square feet of world-class shopping, dining, drinking and entertainment.
Spearheaded by a partnership with Macerich, a regional retail center at Candlestick will be the destination for shopping in San Francisco. Here you’ll find the part of The City that never sleeps—an energetic downtown vibe and endless ways to sustain a 24-hour on-the-go lifestyle. Experience both local and national brand shops and savor the offerings of a unique dining and bar scene right on the Bay.
- 1 million square feet of urban retail
- Neighborhood shops and boutiques tucked among international brands
- Gourmet restaurant village
- African marketplace
- Opportunities for large and small-scale entrepreneurs
Theaters, cafés, and a performance center will make The San Francisco Shipyard and Candlestick a prime destination for arts and ideas. Local bands, national acts, theater companies, ballets, chamber orchestras, authors, lecturers, artists and happenings are just a few of the headliners you might find in the neighborhood.
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The San Francisco Shipyard and Candlestick: two distinctive neighborhoods, each with an unmistakably San Franciscan character, offering over 12,000 new homes at a variety of income levels.
The San Francisco Shipyard
Find yourself at home in a self-sustaining community with a neighborhood feel. Stop by your local ice cream shop or the shared artist gallery on your way home from work. Broad, shaded sidewalks will make for pleasant strolls to the farmers market, or your painting studio, or the beach.
- Mom & pop retail along the neighborhood main street
- Acres of parks for families
- New art studio space for one of the nation’s largest artist communities, the Hunters Point Shipyard Artists
- Preservation and reuse of select historic buildings
- Incubator kitchen to help local food entrepreneurs build their businesses
- Creation of an Urban Innovation District, anchored by San Francisco State University, that will include a STEM-focused education center, creative office space, research and development facilities, and vibrant maker spaces
In the reimagined Candlestick, immerse yourself in all the bustle of an urban downtown. It’ll be a major draw for The City and beyond, with hotels, high-rise condos, restaurants and a trendsetting retail hub.
- The rebuild of Alice Griffith’s public housing
- National and international brands and independent stores
- Award-winning and local restaurants and bars
- A regional retail center to put San Francisco on the world’s shopping map
- A 220-room hotel
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With acres of parks and miles of shoreline, there’s no limit to what you can explore.
Over 350 acres of The San Francisco Shipyard and its companion community at Candlestick will soon become protected open space. Discover big parks, microparks, marshes, grasslands, and gardens—all designed to connect the surrounding communities to nature.
- Candlestick Point State Recreation Area
- Cultural Heritage Park, showcasing the history and culture of Hunters Point
- Over two dozen new parks across the neighborhoods
- Sports fields and interconnected recreation facilities
We’re restoring over six miles of shoreline to reconnect The San Francisco Shipyard with the Bay. The area will be a launch for all sorts of aquatic diversions and a healthy home for creatures from herons to Dungeness crab.
- A grasslands ecology park, with acres of bayside meadows and trails
- A waterfront promenade
- Waterfront Recreation and Education Park
- 300-slip marina
- Bay access for windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, and more
- Continuation of the SF Bay Trail and Blue Greenway along the waterfront, connecting pedestrians and bicyclists to downtown
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Good for the people, good for the planet. The San Francisco Shipyard is at the helm of a major movement in sustainable urban design.
We envision The San Francisco Shipyard as a place of fewer cars and more neighbors chatting on tree-lined streets. It will be a holistic community, a safe and healthful place for residents to live, play and work. Sports fields, expansive sidewalks, bike lanes and miles of trails will help people stay active and thriving.
- A LEED-NH community
- Sustainability programs including habitat restorations and renewable energy, including the restoration of Yosemite Slough natural habitat
- Fuel-saving automatic waste collection systems
- Native-only landscaping
- Reducing the need for private vehicles through extensive pedestrian networks and bikeways and a shuttle to Downtown
- Bay Trail for cyclists and walkers
- Water trails for sailing and kayaking
- Raising the grade of both The San Francisco Shipyard and Candlestick to protect the neighborhoods from sea-level rise
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A new Urban Innovation District will be a haven for thinkers, curators, and creatives.
At The SF Shipyard, artists and inventors will work side-by-side. They’ll bump into one another at the local brew house. They’ll learn from one another. The Urban Innovation District will be an incubator for new businesses and a space for makers, for collaborators, for people with big ideas. A partnership with SFSU will bring innovation and the arts into conversation together. And the facility will exist alongside a community of more than 300 working artists. It will be a fertile growing ground for the next generation of innovative companies and a space for artists of all kinds.
- Up to 5 million square-foot waterfront R&D center
- Working studios and exhibition spaces for 300 artists
- Incubator for emerging technologies
- Co-working facilities for cleantech, biotech, green businesses, nonprofits, and digital media
- Creative office space
- STEM education center led by San Francisco State University
- Maker labs for inventors of every persuasion