Bryant Commons (2125 Bryant) / Coach House Lofts (2101 Bryant)

Bryant Commons (2125 Bryant) / Coach House Lofts (2101 Bryant)

A ‘plugged in’ tipster forwards a great photo of the “big pit” at 20th and Bryant, links to the big pit developer’s website, and an update. You know that big pit at 20th and Bryant that’s been a 40 foot hole in the ground since around 2000 when it... Read More »

Six Relatively Quick Flips At The Sold Out Watermark (501 Beale)

Six Relatively Quick Flips At The Sold Out Watermark (501 Beale)

Six condos in the now sold out Watermark are currently on the market. At least two – #6B and #8H (above) – appear to be passing along the remainder of their original buyer incentives (two years of paid HOA dues). And based on a number of reader comments, we... Read More »

The Infinity: Pent-up Demand (For Discussion)

What started with a “I know off topic BUT…” comment on yesterday’s post about the Soma Grand, has led to an Infinity specific (and reader led) discussion this morning. Enjoy. And thanks for “plugging in.” Read More »

The Soma Grand: Topped Off And VIP Opening March 7

The Soma Grand: Topped Off And VIP Opening March 7

The Soma Grand has topped off and announced a VIP Grand Opening for March 7. And while we haven’t received any official pricing, we have heard rumblings of prices as high as $900/sqft for one-bedrooms. (And yes, they’ll be serving an obligatory specialty cocktail at the opening: the “Soma... Read More »

The Hayes (55 Page): Now Starting In The $300,000s ($399,000)

The Hayes (55 Page): Now Starting In The $300,000s ($399,000)

A year ago we broke the news that The Hayes (55 Page) would be offering condos in Hayes Valley “starting in the $400,000s.” In August, The Hayes sales center was advertising studios “from the $430,000’s.” And in December, six condos in The Hayes hit the MLS with the least... Read More »

Infill Along Octavia Boulevard: And The Winners Are…

Infill Along Octavia Boulevard: And The Winners Are…

John King reports on the results of the RFPs for infill along Octavia Boulevard that we highlighted last October. The long-awaited proposals for new housing along San Francisco’s Octavia Boulevard include a welcome blast from the past: the idea that lots of little buildings are better than one or... Read More »

Speaking Of Savings (And Subtle Signs) At Arterra

We couldn’t help but notice that the original MLS listing for 300 Berry #446 (Arterra) has been withdrawn and replaced with a new listing and a price tag that’s $10,000 less ($815,000). Combined with the current sales incentives (~$12,000 for this unit), that’s an effective savings of ~$22,000 (2.7%).... Read More »

More Listings, Reductions, And Opportunities On Berry Street

More Listings, Reductions, And Opportunities On Berry Street

Eight months ago we caught some flak for pointing out a potential “troublesome trend” at 255 Berry (and then again two months later). And today, we can’t help but notice that of the four Active listings in 255 Berry three have been reduced (as were the two that are... Read More »

Just Quotes: Let’s Hear It For (Or Against) The Feds

Just Quotes: Let’s Hear It For (Or Against) The Feds

“If they’d had a choice, city planners wouldn’t have allowed either the slab or the imposing design, because the complex sits across Seventh Street from the U.S. Court of Appeals building, a Beaux-Arts landmark from 1905. But city zoning doesn’t apply to federal projects.” (TOWERING EXPECTATIONS) ∙ TOWERING EXPECTATIONS:... Read More »

Beacon Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed Without Prejudice

Thanks to a “plugged in” tipster (and homeowner at the Beacon), we have the scoop on some big Beacon news: the class action lawsuit against The Beacon has been dismissed by Catalano without prejudice. (No word on the status of similar suits filed against The Metropolitan or Watermark.) Also... Read More »