Concar Passage

PA18-052 Rendering 3-11-2020

Project Description

  • The project site is located on Concar Drive, between South Grant Street and South Delaware Street.
  • The site is approximately 14.5 acres and currently occupied by Concar Shopping Center, which includes Trader Joe’s, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Ross Dress for Less, The Pantry, Rite-Aid, T.J. Maxx, Shane Co., and 7-Eleven.
  • The project proposes to demolish the existing commercial buildings and construct 961 multi-family dwelling units and approximately 40,000 square feet of commercial/retail space. The project includes 73 affordable housing units, associated parking and 3 acres of community open space. Commercial uses include Trader Joe’s, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, 7-Eleven and a new SEED food hall, with other retail space and a daycare facility for approximately 70 children.       

Community Benefits

The project provides a number of community benefits as part of the approved Development Agreement that are above the City’s requirements:

  • A $7.5 million financial contribution toward traffic improvements around the project’s vicinity
  • Commitment to an on-site daycare facility, community-serving theatre, and public transportation hub called the “Depot Lounge” 
  • Two privately owned, publicly accessible park spaces called “Passage Park” and “Arts Plaza” 

Project Update

  • Filing of a building permit by the applicant is pending. As such, construction has not commenced. The applicant has an approved Development Agreement request with the City that allows building permit issuance within period of 15 years of Planning Application approval (August of 2020).
  • On June 2, 2022, the applicant filed an application to extend expiration of the project’s Vesting Tentative Map. No changes to the map or the approved project are proposed.
  • On August 17, 2020, the City Council approved this project by a vote of 5-0, consistent with the Planning Commission’s recommendation for approval. The project’s Ordinance for the Development Agreement was also adopted at the September 8, 2020 City Council meeting on its Consent Calendar.

    The project includes the following required entitlements: Supplemental EIR, Site Plan and Architectural Review, Site Development Planning Application, Vesting Tentative Map, and a Development Agreement.

  • The Final EIR was also certified by the City Council at its August 17, 2020 meeting.

Related Documents


  • City Council Consent Calendar for Ordinance adoption: Video – September 8, 2020
  • City Council (Public Hearing): Video - August 17, 2020
  • Planning Commission Public Hearing: Video – July 28, 2020
  • City Council on Community Benefits (Special Meeting): Video – June 29, 2020
  • Planning Commission Study Session on Design Review: Video – June 9, 2020 
  • Planning Commission on Draft EIR (Public Hearing): Video – April 28, 2020
  • Planning Commission (Study Session): Video – March 27, 2018
  • Neighborhood Meeting:  March 7, 2018

Development Impact Fees

This project would be subject to payment of the following impact fees and in-lieu fees.

  • Commercial Linkage Fee
  • Landscape Unit In-Lieu Fee
  • Park Impact Fee
  • South Trunk Area Sewer Improvement Fee
  • School Impact Fees
  • Transportation Improvement Fee
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Phase II Impact Fee

Applicant Information

Brian Myers
California Coastal Properties
4 Embarcadero, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94114
(949) 701-0770

City Contact Information

Rendell Bustos
Senior Planner
(650) 522-7211