S&P/Case-Shiller: San Francisco Top Tier And Condos Tick Up In March

S&P/Case-Shiller: San Francisco Top Tier And Condos Tick Up In March

According to the March 2011 S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, single-family home prices in the San Francisco MSA fell a nominal 0.1% from February ’11 to March ’11, down 40.6% from a peak in May 2006 and down 5.1% on a year-over-year (YOY) basis, a steady slide from the 18.3%... Read More »

1844 Market Street: Let’s Get Ready To Rumble Build!

1844 Market Street: Let’s Get Ready To Rumble Build!

As we wrote this past October: As we first reported a week ago, builder Joe Cassidy’s 113-unit mixed-use project at 1844 Market Street was headed for a foreclosure sale on the courthouse steps next week with an estimated $12,329,428.48 owed. And while a plugged-in reader noted that a lawsuit... Read More »

Three Floors Below For Two Million Less At 2288 Broadway

Three Floors Below For Two Million Less At 2288 Broadway

As far as we know 2288 Broadway #5 never found a buyer having been listed for $7,995,000 last year. A year later and three floors below, 2288 Broadway #2 is on the market and asking $5,995,000 for the floor. While not noted in the listing for number two, the... Read More »

Five Stories At 899 Valencia Poised For Approval This Afternoon

Five Stories At 899 Valencia Poised For Approval This Afternoon

As we first wrote about the proposed building at 899 Valencia last year: It’s another underutilized infill site that’s been caught up in the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plan development log jam which is finally starting to free. On northeast corner of Valencia and 20th Streets an old one-story service... Read More »

The First Sign Of Snøhetta’s Design For SFMOMA Expansion

The First Sign Of Snøhetta’s Design For SFMOMA Expansion

Snøhetta‘s design for the $250 million expansion of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has been revealed. From the Business Times with respect to the designs for the 195-foot building on a site zoned for 320 feet of potential hight: On its east side, the building will feature... Read More »

Another Big Billionaire’s Row Home Coming Soon: 2840 Broadway

Another Big Billionaire’s Row Home Coming Soon: 2840 Broadway

As a plugged-in tipster notes, Arthur McLaughlin’s red trucks have been coming and going from the late Dodie Rosenkrans’ Pacific Heights mansion at 2840 Broadway, a Willis Polk designed home adjacent to Ellison’s modern manse on San Francisco’s Billionaire’s Row. While Sotheby’s is handing the sale of the bulk... Read More »

Which Is Worse, Unpermitted Work Or The Hells Angels?

A plugged-in reader’s story and perspective on unpermitted work: Well, I’m neither a buyer, seller, planner, architect, nor nimby, and have never filed a . I’ve lived in my home for 30 years and have always followed the rule that my neighbor’s home is his business. But, that... Read More »

2655 Scott Street Is Quickly Picked

2655 Scott Street Is Quickly Picked

As we wrote about 2655 Scott Street just last month: Classic Deco curb appeal, a modern interior with easy access to the outdoors from the marble countered kitchen, and a 2009 era apple, they’re a few of our favorite things. Purchased for $3,100,000 in August 2009, the single-family Pacific... Read More »

Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Passed In 6-5 Vote

In an emotional meeting, the redevelopment plan for Parkmerced was approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors last night in a 6-5 vote with supervisors Avalos, Campos, Mar, Mirkarimi and Kim opposing. Read More »

555YVR Scoop: Half Sold And Now Going Rental With The Rest

555YVR Scoop: Half Sold And Now Going Rental With The Rest

On the market since 2009, and with only half of its 87 condos having sold and one in contract, according to a plugged-in tipster, 555YVR (Ygnacio Valley Road) over in Walnut Creek will be going the rental route with its unsold inventory starting June first. In the words of... Read More »