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    May182011

    San Francisco Business Times: "Treasure Island: What’s not to like?"

    By John Stewart, Guest Opinion

    It might seem hard to believe, but after six years of review and $45 million in predevelopment expense, the Treasure Island project passed San Francisco Planning Commission by only one vote, 4 to 3!

    But so many grand ideas have been floated and faded since it opened for the 1939 World’s Fair, the manmade island in the middle of the Bay has been anything but a treasure.

    That could change in the next few weeks if supervisors are willing to show that the last dozen years of planning and negotiations were worthy of the promise to erect a stylish neighborhood of 8,000 new homes in San Francisco and bring up to $80 million to The City over the next two decades.

    Read the full story.

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