New Plans for a Major Mission District Development and Venue

New Plans for a Major Mission District Development and Venue

Facing pushback from the neighborhood and powers that be, developer Nick Podell has now submitted a “completely reimagined” plan to the City for his proposed 2000-2070 Bryant Street project which would rise up to six-stories in height across the majority of the Mission District block bounded by Bryant, 18th,... Read More »

Another $2 Million Cut for That Stinson Beach Compound

Another $2 Million Cut for That Stinson Beach Compound

Listed on the MLS with an undisclosed address and an eye-popping $18 million price tag last May, the asking price for the 5,500-square-foot Stinson Beach home at 266 Seadrift Road was slashed by $6 million in August, which did include the carve-out of two undeveloped lagoon-facing lots across the... Read More »

That’s Not a Real Estate Office in the Mission, It’s a Networking Hub!

That’s Not a Real Estate Office in the Mission, It’s a Networking Hub!

With the ArtZone 461 gallery having had to vacate its literal bricks and mortar presence at 461 Valencia Street and since gone virtual, a real estate brokerage is now seeking permission to renovate and occupy half the Mission District site. But Keller Williams isn’t calling its proposal a new... Read More »

Hearing for Fast-Tracked Potrero Hill Project Set

Hearing for Fast-Tracked Potrero Hill Project Set

The fast-tracked hearing for Martin Building Company’s proposed Lower Potrero Hill development to rise up to five-stories at 17th and Arkansas Streets, across from Jackson Park, has been scheduled for March 3. As designed by BAR Architects, the proposed 88 Arkansas project includes 127 apartments – a mix of... Read More »

Raiders Ink Coliseum Extension, Position for Longer-Term Plans

Having been denied an option to move back down to Los Angeles, the Oakland Raiders have successfully inked another one-year extension for the Oakland Coliseum along with two one-year options for beyond the 2016 season. And while Oakland’s Coliseum City plans haven’t progressed, and Raiders’ owner Mark Davis hasn’t... Read More »

Whoops

Whoops

Purchased for $3.450 million seven months ago, the renovated Lower Haight Victorian at 630 Page Street was re-listed at the same price last October and then reduced to $3.299 million in November, at which point the listing was updated to specifically tout a “One and only price reduction!” Withdrawn... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Drops to One-Year Low, Odds of a Hike: Nil

Benchmark Mortgage Drops to One-Year Low, Odds of a Hike: Nil

Mortgage rates have dropped for the sixth week in a row and the average rate for a benchmark 30-year loan has dropped to 3.65 percent, matching its one-year low and within 6 basis points of its lowest rate since 2013 as concern about a global slowdown and market weakness... Read More »

A New Perspective on the Future of Sixth Street

A New Perspective on the Future of Sixth Street

As we first reported and revealed earlier this week, the revised designs for a proposed 100-unit building to rise up to 8-stories in height at 988 Harrison Street, across from The EndUp on Sixth, are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of this... Read More »

San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis is Homegrown and a Catch-22

San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis is Homegrown and a Catch-22

As a plugged-in reader points out, the vast majority (71 percent) of the nearly 7,000 homeless now living on the streets or in the shelters of San Francisco once had a permanent residence in the city. Nearly half (49 percent) those who once had a permanent residence in the... Read More »

Polk Street Rising: The Refined Plans for a Prominent Corner Parcel

Polk Street Rising: The Refined Plans for a Prominent Corner Parcel

The Polk Street Boxing Gym has been shuttered. The Out of The Closet Thrift Store and adjacent Fashion Exchange should soon follow suit. And if approved at the end of this month, a seven-story building with 63 condos over 8,000 square feet of new retail space and an underground... Read More »