Stump the Stammtisch: Home Depot, Ammiano, and Goodman Lumber?

Where readers ask, and we try to answer [We think we'll have to go a bit deeper and call on some other local real estate blogs for this answer]:

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“Whatever happened to the proposed Home Depot at the old Goodman’s site [Goodman Lumber on Bayshore Boulevard]? The site is an eyesore and in the meantime the Colma and Daly City Home Depots are packed with customers from SF. Did Tommi Ammiano finally get this project killed?”-Osama Ben Landlord [love the name]

We’re hoping the readers can come through on this. We have no idea. For those that might know even less than us, here’s the first shocker on the subject, and the second, and the “approval”.

“San Francisco hardly has a reputation for extending the welcome mat to big box or chain retailers.

City leaders banned large chain stores in North Beach and passed a measure that makes it difficult to open them along lower Divisadero Street. Last year [2004], the Board of Supervisors basically banned Wal-Mart from town by requiring large stores to obtain special permits to open shop and prohibited such stores in certain neighborhoods. “-SF Chronicle

So…booted by family, banned, approved, and not yet breaking ground.

Anyone know anything on this? Please enlighten us.

-Bayshore Boulevard

3 thoughts on “Stump the Stammtisch: Home Depot, Ammiano, and Goodman Lumber?”

  1. I thought it was a no go. Then the other day I was driving on 101 North and saw a building being built right off the freeway in South City/Brisbane that said future home Of Lowe’s and thought that sealed the deal for no Home Depot on Bayshore. Perhaps I am wrong?

  2. Sophie Maxwell, supervisor for the district in which this project sits, and a big proponent due to jobs it would create, would be the best person to contact for update.

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