San Francisco’s First Shake Shack Could Open Right Here

San Francisco’s First Shake Shack Could Open Right Here

Speaking of big plans for shuttered Real Food Company sites in San Francisco, the owners of the former Cow Hollow location on the southeast corner of Fillmore and Filbert have met with the City to discuss a conversion of the nearly 12,000-square-foot building into a “luxury fine casual restaurant... Read More »

Long-Shuttered Real Food Location Positioning to Reopen

Long-Shuttered Real Food Location Positioning to Reopen

As we first reported a few months ago: “The former Real Food building at 3939 24th Street, in the heart of Noe Valley, has been vacant since 2003 when the grocery was suddenly shuttered. Two months ago it was reported that HGGC, the private equity group co-founded by former... Read More »

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Having qualified for a streamlined environmental review this past November, the refined designs for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, could... Read More »

Skinny New Development Slated for Approval

Skinny New Development Slated for Approval

Plans to raze the two-story building on the northwest corner of Harrison and Lapu Lapu Streets, merge the 744 Harrison Street parcel with the parking lot parcel at 29 Rizal Street behind, and construct a skinny 8-story building across the Central SoMa site are slated to be approved next... Read More »

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Built for the owner of a gold mine back in 1895, the landmark Queen Anne Victorian on the northwest corner of Franklin and California measures nearly 9,000 square feet and sits on the southern half of a 10,654-square-foot Pacific Heights parcel which has been newly subdivided into two legal... Read More »

Reported $18.8 Million Sale Really Wasn’t

Reported $18.8 Million Sale Really Wasn’t

Having been on the market for $19.675 million at the end of 2016, the seven-bedroom home at 224 Sea Cliff Avenue appeared to have quietly sold for $18.8 million at the end of 2017. But alas, as surmised by another reader, the sale never occurred. In fact, Brugnara Properties... Read More »

Designs for a Galvanizing Development Have Been Drawn

Designs for a Galvanizing Development Have Been Drawn

As we first reported back in early 2016: Plans to gut the San Francisco Galvanizing Works building at 1176 Harrison Street are in the works. And as proposed, a second floor would be added within the envelope of the existing building and the then 19,000-square-foot warehouse would be converted... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Hovering Around 4%

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Hovering Around 4%

Having moved in a narrow four basis point range since the end of 2017, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage is back to 3.99 percent, which is the highest average rate since the first quarter of 2017 and 21 basis points above last year’s low of 3.78... Read More »

Beleaguered McDonald’s Expected to Be Leveled by July

Beleaguered McDonald’s Expected to Be Leveled by July

As part of the purchase agreement for the beleaguered McDonald’s at the corner of Stayan and Haight Streets, the City of San Francisco will have 60 days to demolish, raze and remove the existing building on the site, a task for which $200,000 has been budgeted. And with the... Read More »

Plans for Raising the Roof and Density across from Outerlands

Plans for Raising the Roof and Density across from Outerlands

Four-year-old plans for a four-story building with six (6) residential units to rise over a new ground floor commercial space on the southeast corner of Judah Street and 45th Avenue, across from Outerlands in the Outer Sunset, are being abandoned. Instead, new plans for a five-story building to rise... Read More »