2510 Jackson: Foreclosure Sale Tops The Market In Pacific Heights

2510 Jackson: Foreclosure Sale Tops The Market In Pacific Heights

As an observant reader noted earlier this week, the sale of the rather infamous (mostly for being foreclosed upon) 2510 Jackson has closed escrow. While our reader reports an $11.5 million sale price, however, according to a plugged-in source it wasn’t quite but rather close (it’s actually an asterisked... Read More »

Apples To Apples And Year Over Year In Pacific Heights (2221 Baker)

Apples To Apples And Year Over Year In Pacific Heights (2221 Baker)

It might not ring any bells without that photoshopped street. And it’s not currently listed on the MLS (or official inventory). But 2221 Baker Street has returned to the market 13 months after its purchase for $4,200,000 (was listed for $3,795,000 at the time). Now asking $4,495,000 in 2009.... Read More »

JustQuotes: Citi Draws Deposit Ire (And Lawsuits)

“Rental security deposits held by were funneled into an array of bank accounts and plundered, potentially affecting thousands of tenants, according to lawsuits.” ∙ Lawsuit alleges CitiApartments drained tenant deposit accounts Read More »

The United Nations Of Hunters Point?

The United Nations Of Hunters Point?

Speaking of the redevelopment of Hunters Point, from the Business Times: San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom wants to put a United Nations center focused on global warming at Hunters Point Shipyard…The proposed center, called the United Nations Global Compact Center, would cost about $16 million to $20 million. If... Read More »

Call It Sunroom, Fogroom, Whatever…We’d Never Leave That Floor

Call It Sunroom, Fogroom, Whatever…We’d Never Leave That Floor

Our main concern with 470 Vallejo is that we’d never want to leave the “pent-level” floor. And as such we’d very likely end up spending every night on the couch. A related renovation aside, both 2209 Scott Street #1 and #2 closed escrow last week. ∙ Listing: 470 Vallejo... Read More »

Telling It Like It Is For 533 Laidley

Telling It Like It Is For 533 Laidley

From the listing for 533 Laidley: This lot value sale of a 1906 Earthquake Cottage on lovely Laidley St. in Glen Park is ready for a new owner/developer…Home is not salvageable & is unsafe to enter or climb on (Do not attempt!). No plans drawn or approved for this... Read More »

Octavia Court: The Original IE Collaborative Winning Design

Octavia Court: The Original IE Collaborative Winning Design

A plugged-in tipster delivers the original IE Collaborative design for Octavia Court. Our apologies in arrears to IE Collaborative for misidentifying the final architects on the project, and our apologies in advance as we’ve been told the design above has been tweaked and new renderings are in the works... Read More »

Can You Say San Francisco Earthquakes?

Site prep for the construction of 1,400 homes on Hunters Point Parcel A is expected to be completed by the end of the year with first occupancy around 2012. At the same time contingency plans for how to proceed with the overall Hunters and Candlestick Point redevelopment should the... Read More »

Pier 27 Public Workshop On Pier 1 Tonight (7/30/09)

Pier 27 Public Workshop On Pier 1 Tonight (7/30/09)

The Port of San Francisco is holding a public workshop tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Pier 1 to discuss their conceptual designs to transform Pier 27 into a cruise terminal. ∙ Pier 27 Cruise Terminal Design ∙ The Port’s Plan For Pier 27: We Don’t... Read More »

A Round Of…Cuts For The All New “Arden Estates” On 15th Avenue

A Round Of…Cuts For The All New “Arden Estates” On 15th Avenue

Originally priced between $1,995,000 and $2,195,000, a plugged-in tipster notices the new $1,699,000 to $1,950,000 range for five of the seven new construction homes of “Arden Estates” on the edge of West Portal on 15th Avenue. Two of the seven four bed, three and one-half bath detached homes are... Read More »