The subcommittee visited Emeryville, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco, using a 90-point scorecard to rate each site. The subcommittee will provide a listing of points awarded to all four sites and recommend that the ICOC award the site to San Francisco.
San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego each was to make a 10-minute presentation at the ICOC meeting on Friday, prior to the board’s final decision. Emeryville also will be invited to make public comment.
As part of a bidding process, CIRM asked local governments, working in partnership with building owners, to provide about 17,000 square feet of office space at little or no cost.