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Old Posted Apr 5, 2010, 7:14 PM
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. . . Treasure Island is destined to be filled with high-rise buildings, an expanded marina, shops, a hotel, and nearly 8,000 condos and apartments. A groundbreaking is anticipated late next year, with infrastructure expected to be in place that’s needed to start selling lots to builders a year later.

Closely linked building plans for Yerba Buena Island could break ground one year later, in 2012, but construction might proceed more quickly than those on the outcrop’s artificially made neighbor.

That’s because extensive engineering work is required to protect Treasure Island, which was built from Bay dredge for the 1939 World’s Fair, from liquefaction during earthquakes and flooding caused by sea-level rise, according to Kheay Loke, project manager for master developer Wilson Meany Sullivan.

“Yerba Buena Island is pretty darned strong,” Loke said. “Come early 2013, you should be able to go and have your picnic up there” . . . .
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I'm not sure I believe much development is going to happen there this quickly either, but maybe . . . .
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