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Mayor Ed Lee faces fire over who benefits as S.F. booms
Mayor Ed Lee faces fire over who benefits as S.F. booms

The 656-condo Lumina complex promises a "transcendent living experience," with a club lounge, climbing wall and pet grooming station. The smallest units start at about $1 million. The penthouse is priced at $49 million, a city record. But on this day, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee had donned a hard hat and orange vest to tour a development farther away from the bay that satisfies the affordable-housing obligation for Lumina's developer, Tishman Speyer: a complex that will sell 190 condos at below-market prices. As the elevator doors clanged shut, Carl D. Shannon, Tishman's senior managing director, told him: "Not everyone in City Hall agrees with me, but I think...

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