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The units are spread all over the city, from Chinatown to central
San Francisco and even sites in the southeast neighborhoods including Bernal Heights and Hunter's Point and toward the Pacific
Ocean. This has presented a welcome opportunity for Fine Line
Construction, one of the few general contractors in the Bay Area
that specializes in such projects.
"Overall there are 29 RAD sites to be worked on," Fine Line
Vice President Emily Lin says. "And Fine Line Construction is the
general contractor for 10 of those sites, so our pipeline has seen
some significant growth.
"For Fine Line, the total number of units to be rehabbed is
1,100," Lin continues. "And so many of those units were in terrible
condition, with deferred maintenance and inadequate amenities.
It was a huge opportunity for the city and nonprofit developers to
step up and stabilize a deteriorating situation."

UNIQUE SENSIBILITIES

In choosing Fine Line as general contractor on a significant portion
of the project, the city and nonprofit developers such as Bridge
Housing elected to go with a company uniquely prepared to handle
such work. Since it was founded in 1980, Fine Line has specialized

in nonprofit housing, affordable housing, transitional housing, senior housing and multi-dwelling hospice communities.
On this present project, it was crucial to have a GC experienced
in working with many tenants. "It takes a different quality of preconstruction service to make the project work," Lin says. "There
is a lot of scheduling to be done with moving tenants out, and the
renovations really have to be phased in."
In addition to its logistics know-how, Fine Line is experienced in
simply making tenants' lives easier and managing anxieties during
the process. "One thing that we have heard from tenants is that
'the construction process was hell, but we were treated with great
respect and courtesy from your crew,'" Lin says.
Fine Line is also uniquely experienced in building throughout
the Bay Area, including projects in Oakland and San Jose. This
has made Fine Line well equipped to handle unique challenges as
they come up, and there are plenty of those in San Francisco.
"One of the biggest challenges was access to the building," Lin
explains. Indeed, San Francisco is the second-densest U.S. city behind New York.
"Often times we are having to work without an open area to
bring in materials or equipment," he adds. "Also, while looking out

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