SF Chamber of Commerce’s 25th Annual Award Honors City’s Top Businesses & Professionals
SAN FRANCISCO (Dec. 5, 2016) – The San Francisco Shipyard has been awarded a 2016 Excellence in Business (Ebbies) Award by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce for its innovation, vision and contributions to the San Francisco community.
Developer FivePoint, accepted the “Building SF Award” at the 25th annual event on behalf of its transformative, multibillion-dollar waterfront community, The San Francisco Shipyard.
“To be honored by the SF Chamber is an accomplishment we are very proud of, especially to be among such an esteemed group of other businesses and leaders,” said Kofi Bonner, Northern California regional president for FivePoint. “As part of the revitalization of The San Francisco Shipyard, we are bringing to life the City’s next great neighborhoods that will be a place for thousands of families to live, leading businesses to thrive, shops, restaurants and parks to enjoy and community spaces to foster creativity and innovation.”
The 11 winners for 2016 were honored at a gala event held at Cirque du Soleil’s Big Top with nearly 1,000 business and community leaders enjoying a private performance of LUZIA.
“A healthy economy depends on a diverse economy that includes a wide range of industries and businesses employing works of all backgrounds, professions and skill levels,” said Mario Alioto, chair of the board of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and executive vice president of business operations at the San Francisco Giants, while addressing the crowd at the event. “Tonight we recognize companies and individuals that reflect our City’s vast geographical, professional and individual differences. But together we are the collective engine fueling our local economy, keeping our city strong and helping to create a culture that is so uniquely San Francisco.”
The San Francisco Shipyard is one of the largest urban developments on the West Coast and provides an extraordinary opportunity to participate in the creation of an exciting community. The SF Shipyard is a connected community that delivers a world class neighborhood – housing, and innovative commercial district: offices, labs, research facilities, and reclaimed heritage buildings situated amongst acres of public space and sports grounds.
The SF Shipyard is the anchor to a wider vision that incorporates the iconic Candlestick Park site. Together, at over 760 acres, the urban master-planned communities will offer 12,100 homes with a mix of affordable and market-rate apartments, townhomes and condominiums adjacent to more than 350 acres of waterfront parks, trails and restored shoreline.
To learn more about The San Francisco Shipyard, visit TheSFShipyard.com or connect at @TheSFShipyard.
About The San Francisco Shipyard
A new community with over a century of history and character. The SF Shipyard is a revitalized waterfront neighborhood with a bold new vision that brings together the best of San Francisco. Walkable residential neighborhoods, restaurants and bars, waterfront retail and creative workspaces. All situated among historic buildings and dry docks. There will be sports fields and courts, an extensive networks of trails for walking, hiking, running and cycling, in addition to water sport facilities on the Bay. This will be a place people will want to visit, live, work and play. Situated in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood overlooking the picturesque waterfront, The San Francisco Shipyard is just 3.5 miles from the city’s SoMa district and less than 15 minutes from downtown via car. The San Francisco Shipyard, and its sister community Candlestick, are 20-year, multi-billion-dollar redevelopments that encompass over 760 acres where there will be more than 12,100 new homes, nearly five million square feet of research/development and workspace and over 350 acres of parks and open space.
About FivePoint Holdings
Spanning the state from Southern California to the San Francisco Bay Area, FivePoint is the largest owner and developer of mixed-use, master planned communities in coastal California based on the total number of residential homesites permitted under existing entitled zoning. These communities represent major real estate developments in three of the most dynamic and supply-constrained markets along the California coast—Orange County, Los Angeles County and San Francisco County. For additional information, visit fivepoint.com.