J.K. Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times reports that the Chron’s parent company, Hearst, has leased its old printing facility on Cesar Chavez Street to the construction giant Webcor. San Francisco-based Webcor signed a deal to lease the entire 345,000-square-foot property, which will be used for storage and subcontractor parking during the $887 million construction of the nearby San Francisco General Hospital. The lease is for five years.
We have heard nothing about plans announced 16 months ago to have a Cleveland-based developer, Forest City Enterprises, redevelop the 4-acre Chronicle site at Fifth and Mission streets. If you’ve heard anything, shoot us an e-mail.