Timing for New Bayfront Park Pushed Back

Timing for New Bayfront Park Pushed Back

As we first revealed early last year: “San Francisco’s future 5.5-acre Bayfront Park, which will be bounded by a realigned Terry A. Francois Boulevard and the San Francisco Bay, between 16th Street and Nelson Rising Lane, across from the Warriors’ future Chase Center arena in Mission Bay, has been... Read More »

Asking Rents Slip in San Francisco, Jump in Oakland

Asking Rents Slip in San Francisco, Jump in Oakland

Having ticked down a couple percent last month, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco – including one-off rentals as well as those in larger developments – has slipped another percent and is now running around $4,150 a month, which is around 7 percent below... Read More »

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 »