$1.6 billion mixed-use San Francisco waterfront project lands first major tenant

February 25, 2013 |
Drew Ballensky

The 27-acre development will feature more than 1.5 million sf of office space, 1,000 housing units, and eight-plus acres of green space.

A $1.6 billion mixed-use project being developed by the San Francisco Giants landed its first tenant, Anchor Brewing Co. The brewery will occupy 212,000 sf of an existing warehouse building that will be renovated. It is part of the 27-acre Mission Rock development along the waterfront that could break ground in late 2014. The project includes retail and office areas, a museum, parks, and 1,500 apartments.Anchor Brewing’s site will include a brewpub. The area, near the Giants’ AT&T Park, is in the midst of transformation from a former RV park, railway yard, and the mayor’s “favorite driving range” to a high-tech hub and new apartment district.



(http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/development/2013/02/anchor-brewery-drops-giants-mission-rock-development)

Drew Ballensky | Reconstruction Blog

Drew Ballensky is general manager of Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.’s central U.S. facility in Iowa and company spokesman for Duro-Last’s cool roofing, sustainability and architectural education programs. He is past-president of the Chemical Fabrics and Film Association and chairman of CFFA’s Vinyl Roofing Division. Drew earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Northern Iowa and master’s degree in business administration from Florida State University.
Drew has over 29 years experience in business and industry in various engineering and managerial capacities. He has worked in the U.S. and Canadian operations for a major international manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings, was a financial analyst with a major athletic apparel manufacturer and was an owner of a general contracting company.

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