Archive for March, 2008

FOGG Open Letter – March 23, 2008

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Two important meetings are coming up in April that we wish to make you aware of.  They both concern the Port’s disposition of Seawall Lot 351 for possible development.

This is the present 2/3 acre parking lot on the corner of the Embarcadero and Washington Street.  It is also the parcel that San Francisco Waterfront Partners (developer Mr. Simon Snellgrove) wishes to remove from under Public Trust control, so he can build 170 luxury condominiums and a 500+ space underground parking garage.  This development would be on Seawall Lot 351 and on a large portion of the present open recreational space – the GGT&SC. (more…)

FOGG Alert – March 10, 2008

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

We have just received the following news from one of our supporters concerning the purchase of the Western Athletic Clubs, which also includes our Golden Gateway Tennis & Swim Club.  KSL Capital Partners (KSL), a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has acquired Western Athletic Clubs (WAC), the leading owner and operator of luxury private health, fitness, and athletic clubs and sports resorts on the West Coast. (more…)