Dominque Crenn to Open New restaurant in San Francisco’s Salesforce Tower

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Culinary Icon to open Boutique Crenn at Salesforce Tower

San Francisco’s new icon, Salesforce Tower, has a new tenant – Dominique Crenn. Dominique Crenn has signed a lease to occupy approximately 4,000 SF on the corner of First and Mission with an additional 1,000 SF of space in the lobby.

“To simply call Dominique a “Chef” would be a disservice, as she truly is a unique artist with food being the medium she works with.” Bob Pester, Executive Vice President of Boston Properties comments.

In the culinary world, Dominique Crenn is a force to be reckoned with. Her two-Michelin-starred restaurant Atelier Crenn (she was the first woman to ever achieve this honor), and casual offshoot Petit Crenn continue to thrive, while her latest project Bar Crenn will open this month. Her new concept at Salesforce Tower, “Boutique Crenn” is targeted to open in Winter 2018.

Boutique Crenn will be a curation of French concepts with sustainability and consciousness at the forefront. The space will represent the intersection of fashion, art and cuisine, offering a unique level of engagement to guests. In addition to a wine and cocktail lounge that will share space with the main lobby, Boutique Crenn will feature pastries and breads made from scratch and breakfast and lunch fare with many of the ingredients sourced from the Crenn Dining Group’s organic farm located in Sonoma.

Retail West represented Crenn in this transaction.

Construction for the Salesforce Tower began in 2013. Salesforce Tower boasts 1.4 million square feet of beautifully designed space which is now 97% leased. The project is being co-developed by Boston Properties and Hines, with Boston Properties owning a 95% interest in the project and Hines owning a 5% interest. Boston Properties will manage and operate the tower. The architectural team is led by design architect, Pelli Clarke Pelli and Kendall Heaton as the architect of record.

About Boston Properties
Boston Properties is a fully integrated real estate investment trust that develops, redevelops, acquires, manages, operates and owns a diverse portfolio of primarily Class A office space totaling 50.3 million square feet and consisting of 167 office properties (including eight properties under construction), six residential properties (including four properties under construction), five retail properties and one hotel. The Company is one of the largest owners and developers of Class A office properties in the United States, concentrated in five markets – Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC. For more information about Boston Properties, please visit the Company’s web site at www.bostonproperties.com.

About Hines
Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 201 cities in 24 countries. Hines has approximately $111 billion of assets under management, including $60 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $51 billion for which Hines provides thirdparty property-level services. The firm has 108 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,295 properties, totaling over 422 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 506 properties, representing over 210 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.

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