San Francisco’s emerging Mid-Market neighborhood is a dynamic place where people work, live and play. You’ll find markets, restaurants, bars, and no shortage of arts and culture while sharing the streets with employees of some of the world’s most powerful tech companies. Here are a few reasons why we LOVE our location:

Heart of the City. Location matters.At the epicenter of San Francisco’s evolving cityscape, the Mid-Market is near the cozy streets of Hayes Valley boasting a variety of retail options, as well as the Mission, shining with cultural authenticity and presents an array of dining destinations fit for the most ambitious gastronomic enthusiasts. And did we mention the views? NEMA apartment towers present an amazing array of views overlooking the city’s urban landscape from Twin Peaks and the dome of City Hall to the skyline of Financial District and the stunning expanse of the San Francisco Bay.

Center of City Cultural Destinations. Our neighborhood is home to a plethora of arts and cultural opportunities. The city’s top cultural institutions, such as the SFMOMA, Strand Theater, the War Memorial Opera House, Nourse Theatre, SHN Orpheum Theatre, SF JAZZ, and the SF Conservatory of Music to the Asian Art Museum containing one of the world’s largest collections of Asian art and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium are minutes away.

Walk to Work. Your San Francisco employer options are limitless with several walkable choices: the office neighborhoods of East Cut and the Financial District, Twitter, Uber, Sales Force, Zendesk, Zynga, Air BNB, Yahoo, Yelp, Adobe Systems, Square, Dolby Laboratories, Spotify, Unity Technologies, KPMG, Deloitte, PWC, Ernst & Young and so many more! Getting work done in coffee shops is a San Francisco way of life and there are several choices in the neighborhood. Working from home? NEMA has you covered for your tech-savvy lifestyle.

Easy Transit. No matter where you are headed and how you choose to get there, Mid-Market offers up easy transportation options. SamTrans, MUNI, BART, Uber, biking or walking. NEMA offers Public Bikes for your riding pleasure, along with helmets for safety. Here are five of the best bike routes for getting you across town. For farther trips, NEMA is surrounded by plentiful public transportation options and shuttle stops, as well as I-80 and I-280 highways.

Fall Fun. In fall/winter, you can glide across the ice at a special holiday Winter Park at Civic Centerfeaturing ice skating and curated seasonal events just 0.3 miles from your NEMA doorstep. In addition to the ice rink, the 400-foot skating track weaved ice skating fun through a lighted tree forest.

Grocery Goodness. Grab groceries or delicious shared plates and wine at The Market located in the first floor of the Twitter building. Did you hear they are expanding? Get the Inside Scoop on our blog. Whole Foods on Market Castro also offers a collection of all things good. Find farm fresh goodness at the Heart of the City Farmers Market, located at United Nations Plaza, along Market Street between 7th and 8th Streets above Civic Center BART Station. The market runs on Sundays 7:00am – 5:00pm & Wednesdays 7:00am – 5:30pm, open year round.

Spring Culture in the City. In spring/summer, from May through October, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival is the place to be! Just a mile from NEMA you can take in programs ranging from music, dance, circus, and theater to cultural festivals. Enjoy intimate 1-hour performances featuring Bay Area bands make the perfect lunch hour getaway during Thursday Lunchtime Concerts.

Vibrant Neighborhood. In Mid-Market, new things are always popping up. Take in the energy of a neighborhood coming into its own – from killer new restaurants, markets, shops, and more – Mid-Market is a thriving and exciting place to be. Follow our NEMA blog to learn about our new neighbors.

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Designed by Glenn Rescalvo, partner at Handel Architects, NEMA’s four linked apartment building towers range from 10 to 37 stories, painting a dynamic modern silhouette across the San Francisco skyline. Tech-savvy and design-driven, NEMA is a next generation luxury residential community at the forefront of San Francisco’s dynamic Mid-Market neighborhood renaissance. Find your San Francisco apartment at NEMA. Get social with us and follow our story on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+and Instagram. Use #liveNEMA to share with our team.