Today’s Chronicle Article on the Future of Piers 30-32 Relevant to Discussion at upcoming Decision Makers Conference

  • by BPC Staff
  • on April 24, 2014

Warriors’ new arena plan leaves future of Piers 30-32 hanging

John Coté and Heather Knight

“There are 13 acres of prime waterfront real estate in San Francisco – a peninsula city with a searing demand for housing – that may never be more than a casting spot for casual fishermen and a parking lot with stunning views.

When the Golden State Warriors scrapped their plans this week to build an 18,000-seat arena on Piers 30-32 just south of the Bay Bridge, opting for an easier but more expensive site in Mission Bay, they took with them the latest – and possibly last – chance the city had of developing a pair of piers that have been the graveyard of development proposals by six different developers since 1993.”

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We’ll be discussing the changing uses of the Bay Area Shoreline at our May 16th Decision Makers Conference with Warriors President Rick Welts, Mike Ghielmetti of Signature Properties, Oakland City Administrator Fred Blackwell, and representatives from the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and State Lands Commission!  Check it out!