Plans for an Historic Renovation, Addition and Repurposing

Plans for an Historic Renovation, Addition and Repurposing

Built for the Eng-Skell Co. (which is now known as ESCO Foods) in 1930, the three-story Art Deco building at 1035 Howard Street provided laboratory, manufacturing, warehouse and office space for the development and production of flavoring extracts, soda fountains, toppings and syrups. And having been deeded to Embarcadeo... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Ticks Up, Unemployment as Well

Bay Area Employment Ticks Up, Unemployment as Well

Having jumped in September, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job ticked up by another 1,800 over the past month to a record 565,700 in October while the labor force increased by 2,200 to a record 578,900, pushing the employment rate up from 2.2 to... Read More »

52 Concept Proposals for San Francisco’s Historic Piers

52 Concept Proposals for San Francisco’s Historic Piers

The Port of San Francisco received 52 responses to their request for concept proposals from developers and tenants interested in redeveloping thirteen of San Francisco’s historic piers (which stretch from Pier 35 to Pier 48) along with the Agriculture Building adjacent to San Francisco’s Ferry Building. The 52 proposals,... Read More »

San Francisco Villa Quietly Trades for 26 Percent Less

San Francisco Villa Quietly Trades for 26 Percent Less

Built on a 14,000-square-foot hilltop lot in St. Francis Wood back in 1982, the “French Style Villa Estate” at 11 San Jancinto Way traded hands for $6.25 million in June of 2015. In addition to “panoramic Pacific Ocean views with breathtaking sunsets and phenomenal outlook to the greenery... Read More »

Russian Hill Hideaway Now Listed below Its 2015 Price

Russian Hill Hideaway Now Listed below Its 2015 Price

Originally designed by William Wurster and perched on the eastern slope of Russian Hill, the three-bedroom home at 1116 Greenwich Street, which actually fronts the Greenwich Pathway versus the street, was renovated in 2008 and sold for $2.825 million in August of 2015. While it’s missing a garage and... Read More »

First Shake Shack in San Francisco Slated to Be Approved

First Shake Shack in San Francisco Slated to Be Approved

Plans to convert the shuttered Real Food Company building on the southeast corner of Fillmore and Filbert into Shake Shack’s first outlet in San Francisco, as we first reported ten months ago, could be approved in three weeks time. And as we first revealed seven months ago, the proposed... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground

Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground

As we first reported earlier this year: It was back in 2015 that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved the City’s $18.5 million purchase of the corner parcel at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission, a site which was approved for the development of... Read More »

Number of Homes for Sale in SF Remains at a 7-Year Seasonal High

Number of Homes for Sale in SF Remains at a 7-Year Seasonal High

Having hit a 7-year high in the absolute last month, the number of listed homes on the market in the San Francisco has ticked down 3 percent over the past two weeks to 930 but remains 39 percent higher versus the same time last year, 82 percent above its... Read More »

Speaking of Sleek

Speaking of Sleek

Speaking of sleek and circa 2014, the two-bedroom unit #5C at 1501 Filbert Street, which opened its doors in late 2014 dubbed “Amero,” is now back on the market on the edge of Cow Hollow, billed as a “special opportunity to live in a sleek newer construction residence in... Read More »

Price Cut for Sleek Loft Already Listed Below its 2014 Price

Price Cut for Sleek Loft Already Listed Below its 2014 Price

As we wrote last month: Purchased for $1.75 million in October of 2014, the “modern and sleek” unit #5 in The Silver Building, a full-floor loft conversion with exposed beams, eleven foot ceilings, high-end finishes and air conditioning at 10 Mint Plaza, a Mid-Market location a few blocks from... Read More »