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Historic Hearst Building Converting to Hotel

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New York-based Hearst Corp. is working with two San Francisco-based firms, JMA Ventures and Kenwood Investments, to convert the landmark 13-story Hearst Building into a 130-room luxury hotel. The media company alerted tenants at the 120,000-square-foot building of its intention to submit adaptive reuse plans to the city in the coming weeks.

The historic building at Third and Market St.’s served as a home to both the SF Chronicle and Examiner in the past, but is currently 100% occupied by a diverse mix of businesses since becoming a multi-tenant building in the 1960’s. Hearst’s western real estate operations are based in the building.

JMA Ventures says the Spanish Revival style construction, featuring Tennessee Pink marble and a terra cotta façade, and a long and colorful legacy make it an ideal candidate for a hotel conversion.

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