South Beach/Mission Bay

Welcome to South Beach/Mission Bay

Opulent and growing area situated on the San Francisco Bay

Two of San Francisco’s most thriving neighborhoods are South Beach and Mission Bay. This tech-centric area is known for its stunning skyscrapers, luxurious residences, and close proximity to the Bay. It is an ideal spot for those working at one of the many tech companies in the area,1,000-acre including Google and Salesforce and those who commute to Berkeley or Oakland, which are located 11.5 and 10 miles away.

While area streets are lined with commercial properties and high-end residential buildings, both South Beach and Mission Bay feature a delightful number of outdoor spaces. You can easily take in views of the San Francisco Bay at one of several waterfront parks — including Bay Front Park, Mission Creek Park, and Rincon Park.

High-rise condo units in South Beach and Mission Bay command top prices. For this premium, you can experience the height of luxury living in San Francisco. Awe-inspiring views, modern design, and top-tier features and amenities can all be yours in these highly sought-after neighborhoods.

What to Love

  • Modern and luxurious condos
  • A hub for top tech companies (including Salesforce, Google, and LinkedIn)
  • Situated directly on the Bay 

People & Lifestyle

Life in Mission Bay and South Beach is lively, always-on, and an absolute pleasure for those who prefer residing in the city. When compared to many other parts of San Francisco, the area looks much more modern and innovative. There are far fewer Victorian and Edwardian-style buildings than you’ll find in surrounding neighborhoods. Because of its many high-rise buildings, Mission Bay and South Beach have a big city feel. 

Working professionals, those who love city life, and commuters to Berkeley and Oakland should definitely consider moving to the area. This part of San Francisco is also an excellent choice for those who crave a thriving arts and culture scene.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Accompanying the big city feel of South Beach/Mission Bay is an extensive selection of stores and restaurants. Anything you need is always a quick walk or drive away.

Need to pick up daily essentials? Around the area, you’ll discover stores that make running your errands a breeze. Pick up everything on your list at Bayside Market, Gus’s Community Market, Healthy Spot, and Soma’s Wines and Spirits. In the mood for a day of upscale shopping? Liven up your wardrobe and your new home with purchases from Bloomingdale’s, Madewell, Cartier, Macy’s, Gucci, and The North Face.

Directly along the Bay and around the area, enjoy world-class dining at any one of the top-tier restaurants in South Beach and Mission Bay. Locals are particularly fond of the menu items at Zero Zero, Waterbar Restaurant, Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant, CENTO Osteria, Benu, District San Francisco, Delancey Street Restaurant, House of Tadu Ethiopian Kitchen, and The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen.

Things to Do

The South Beach/Mission Bay area is well-known for having ample attractions and things to do around town. In specific, the arts and culture scene here is one to be envied.

Start your exploration of the area’s cultural attractions by visiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Get lost in the immersive exhibits that can only be found at this museum. Steps away, you can also tour The Contemporary Jewish Museum, Museum of the African Diaspora, and the California Historical Society museum.

Along the Bay, don’t miss out on even more must-see spots. If you like baseball, attend a San Francisco Giants game at Oracle Park. The stadium is situated directly on the Bay and provides fans with stunning views of the water. For those looking to spend the day outside, check out Rincon Park, Bay Front Park, Crane Cove Park, and Mission Creek Park.


South Beach/Mission Bay is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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