San Francisco’s Incredibly High Costs to Build

We all know that high demand and a shortage of housing units both drive up the costs to live in San Francisco.  Yet one thing that isn’t discussed as often is San Francisco’s part in these high costs.  The following article from the San Francisco Chronicle does a great job of showing how an abundance of City fees and an exhaustive permit process are two of the largest barriers for developers to build in the city, delaying multiple projects that have been in the works for years.

More information at the SF Chronicle here.

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