Most Sub-Million Dollar Homes on the Market in SF Since 2016

Most Sub-Million Dollar Homes on the Market in SF Since 2016

With the inventory of homes for sale in San Francisco having recently hit a 7-year high, and pending sales down, the number of homes listed for sale in the city with a price tag of under a million dollars (330) is the most since the fourth quarter of 2016,... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Ticks Up, Unemployment Near Record Low

Bay Area Employment Ticks Up, Unemployment Near Record Low

Having dropped in August, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by 7,900 over the past month to a record 577,500 in September while the labor force increased by 6,900 to 577,500 and the employment rate dropped from 2.4 percent to a near-record 2.2... Read More »

Showcase Home in the Marina Sold for a Loss

Showcase Home in the Marina Sold for a Loss

As we wrote ten days ago: Purchased for $8.001 million in October of 2015 and subsequently “re-imagined by some of the areas top designers,” with new fixtures and finishes throughout, the 2018 Decorator Showcase home at 465 Marina Boulevard hit the market with an $8.995 million price tag at... Read More »

Home Sales in the U.S. Continue to Drop Despite More Inventory

The seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. fell 3.4 percent in September to an annual rate of 5.15 million sales, which is 4.1 percent lower versus the same time last year, the seventh recorded year-over-year decline in as many months, and the slowest pace since the... Read More »

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

While the two-story garage at O’Farrell Street has been identified as a contributor to the Uptown Tenderloin Historic District, the team behind a proposed 13-story development to rise up to 130 feet in height upon its parcel are pushing ahead. As we first reported last year, the building as... Read More »

A Little Laurel Heights Infill Project

A Little Laurel Heights Infill Project

Purchased for $3.425 million last year, plans to level the little medical office building at 3641-3643 California Street, which is home to Golden Gate Pediatrics, across from CPMC’s 5-acre California Hospital Campus (which is to be razed and redeveloped as well), are in the works. As designed by DMARCstudio,... Read More »

Waylaid Waterfront Hotel and Theater Development Closer to Reality

Waylaid Waterfront Hotel and Theater Development Closer to Reality

Having previously been redesigned to be more in character with the existing architecture of the city’s Northeast Waterfront Landmark District, the plans for Teatro ZinZanni’s proposed hotel and theater development to rise up to four stories in height along the Embarcadero, on the 250-space parking lot owned by the... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing building at 475 4th Street have... Read More »

Monster Planning Commission Meeting in the Mission Next Month

Monster Planning Commission Meeting in the Mission Next Month

With the legal battle between the family that held title to the 1979 Mission Street parcel and the development team behind the proposed 331-unit project to rise up to ten stories on the corner site having been resolved and plans for the so-called “Monster in the Mission” having quietly... Read More »

Modern $10M Tiburon Home Now Listed at a Loss

Modern $10M Tiburon Home Now Listed at a Loss

Designed by Sutton Suzuki Architects and built in 2009, the 5,400-square-foot Tiburon home at 1925 Straits View Drive, with modern finishes and sweeping views of the bay, Golden Gate bridge and San Francisco skyline, was purchased for $10.1 million in October of 2015 having hit the market priced at... Read More »