New owner of Flower Mart property expresses intent to redesign market

Tensions ran high Dec. 17 over the fate of the San Francisco Flower Mart after a major developer announced that it would redesign the flower market, thought of by many as a historical landmark that fosters one of the remaining working class industries in the city. Kilroy Realty Corporation officials said Dec. 17 that all […]

California Flower Market vendors comment on Kilroy proposal

Kilroy Realty Corporation and the historically Japanese American California Flower Market unveiled plans for a renovated San Francisco Flower Mart in the city’s South of Market neighborhood Dec. 17. In a deal reached between the developer and the market’s managers, existing vendors would be offered a five-year lease during construction of the new facility and […]