Teatro ZinZanni


2015  Exclusive Negotiation Agreement Approved
 2016 Term Sheet Endorsed | 2019 Entitlements and Transaction Documents  |  2020 Construction Begins 
2022 Grand Opening 


The proposed project includes three major components:

  • a new permanent theater to serve as the permanent home for Teatro ZinZanni and its historic “Spiegeltent”
  • a boutique hotel with approximately 192 rooms with ancillary retail/commercial spaces
  • an approximately 14,000 square foot privately financed park at the northern end of the Site

The Embarcadero, Broadway, Davis and Vallejo Streets

Existing use:
Surface parking

Project type:
Mixed-use, entertainment, open space, hotel, commercial

Site area:
Approx. 59,750 sf 


Project sponsor:
TZK Broadway, LLC and Teatro ZinZanni

HRGA Architects

General contractor:
DPR Construction

Port contact:
Ricky Tijani, ricky.tijani@sfport.com 

Port Community Advisory Group:
Northern Advisory Commitee (NAC) - sign up to receive updates


Project History

Planning to Date 

  • January 15, 2016 – Market Study for Proposed Waterfront Hotel
  • December 2, 2015 – Northeast Waterfront Advisory Group Presentation
  • May 5, 2015 – SF Board of Supervisors Resolution exempting from the competitive bidding policy

Port Commission and Board of Supervisors 

  • September 8, 2015 - Port Commission granted authorization to enter into Exclusive Negotiation Agreement
  • April 26, 2016 - Port Commission endorsed the Term Sheet
  • July 12, 2016 - Board of Supervisors endorsed the Term Sheet, Clerk of the Board File No. 160541
  • Sept. 10, 2019 - Port Commission approved the proposed lease.




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