BPG to Transform Iconic San Francisco Office Tower
Barker Pacific Group (BPG) has announced it will transform Citigroup Center at One Sansome, the soaring 42-story tower, into a new entertainment and hospitality hub as San Francisco’s Financial District welcomes back workers, conventioners and tourists.
BPG, which has already spent more than $100 million in renovations since acquiring One Sansome in 2010, will redo the building’s expansive lobby and atrium into a gathering place for the neighborhood. Plans call for a stylish private event facility, an eye-popping local bar and an upscale restaurant arranged across multiple ground-floor spaces.
Newly formed hospitality company PLEASE FIDI, LLC has signed a lease with BPG to operate the restaurant, bar and event facility as well as provide catering. “One Sansome is central to San Francisco’s Financial District, offering a perfect location to host a wide range of business and social functions in an iconic, light filled space with easy transit access,” said BPG’s CEO Michael Barker in a news release.
Mark comes to ConnectCRE with an extensive background as a business and news reporter in San Francisco radio, as well as 35 years as a traffic reporter on several stations including KGO, KNBR, KCBS and KFRC. As a business reporter, Mark covered the tech world in Silicon Valley where he became familiar with real estate transactions in the hot Bay Area marketplace. He attended San Jose State University with a BA in Radio and TV Broadcasting and currently resides in the Lake Tahoe area where he gets to frequently enjoy all of his favorite activities: Golfing, Fishing, Hiking and Skiing.
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