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Designs For Mission District Development At 15th And Shotwell

Designs For Mission District Development At 15th And Shotwell

As we first reported early last year with respect to plans for development at the intersection of 15th Street and Shotwell in the Mission: Permits to demolish the one-story warehouse on the northwest corner of 15th and Shotwell and construct a four story building with ten apartments on the... Read More »

The Framework For Developing San Francisco’s Publicly-Owned Sites

The framework for a new inter-agency strategy to coordinate the potential development of underutilized publicly-owned sites across San Francisco will be presented to them Planning Commission this week. The Commission will be responsible for providing direction on the program and approving any proposed rezoning, development entitlements and public benefits... Read More »

Rolling Out The Rolls To Move A Mansion By The End Of The Year

Rolling Out The Rolls To Move A Mansion By The End Of The Year

Positioned as “a glamorous and fun incentive” for agents to move the Herbst Manor over the next couple of weeks, a plugged-in tipster reports that a restored 1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II valued at $50,000 will be included as part of the sale if you’re in contract to... Read More »

Luxury Platinum Living In Noe Valley

Luxury Platinum Living In Noe Valley

Purchased as an 810-square-foot Noe Valley fixer for $850,000 in 2011, an expansion of 4365 26th Street’s main floor by 540 square feet and the addition an all-new 1,300 square foot second floor were approved for the home in 2012, a project which survived a Discretionary Review. Designed to... Read More »

A Sugar Free Holiday Tweet For Staying Plugged-In

If you’re looking for another way to stay plugged-in to a selection of our featured stories, highlights and breaking news, our twitter feed is now up and running @socketsite. Read More »

Plans To Renovate And Restore SF’s Alamo Square Park

Plans To Renovate And Restore SF’s Alamo Square Park

A three-phased plan to renovate and restore San Francisco’s 13-acre Alamo Square Park over the course of six months is undergoing an environmental and architectural review. The proposed Alamo Square Park project includes the renovation of the existing restroom near the center of the park; the construction of a... Read More »

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

The Western Addition block bounded by Divisadero, Geary, Scott and O’Farrell was developed in the 1960s with six low-rise residential buildings around a central courtyard, the Midtown Park Apartment complex provides 140 affordable dwelling units managed by Mercy Housing. In need of a full renovation, the current plan is... Read More »

Governor Brown Signs Bill For Warriors Arena Development

Governor Brown Signs Bill For Warriors Arena Development

A watered down version of Phil Ting’s Assembly Bill 1273 which could help clear the way for the proposed Warriors Arena to be built upon San Francisco’s Pier 30-32 was signed into law by Governor Brown on Friday. The amended legislation will require the project to undergo CEQA review... Read More »

Happy Holidays

Happy holidays to all and safe travels if you’re traveling, perhaps one day departing from San Francisco’s Transbay Transist Center which is slated to be unwrapped in five years. We’ll see you on Wednesday to review the latest Case-Shiller home price report. ∙ Transbay Transit Center Project Construction Schedule... Read More »

CityPlace Parcels Rescheduled For Foreclosure

CityPlace Parcels Rescheduled For Foreclosure

As we first reported two weeks ago, the parcels on which the approved CityPlace development were slated to rise along Market Street were scheduled to hit the courthouse steps on March 14. While a couple of adjacent parcels subsequently hit the steps in San Francisco and were taken back... Read More »

Happy Holidays

Happy holidays to all and safe travels if you’re traveling, perhaps one day departing from San Francisco’s Transbay Transist Center which is slated to be unwrapped in six years. Have a great weekend; we will see you on Tuesday to review the latest Case-Shiller home price report. And our... Read More »

A Day Of Silence In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King

We’re silent today in honor of the late great Dr. Martin Luther King. Plug in tomorrow for our regular bi-weekly inventory update and the local scoop as always. Read More »

First Peek At Octavia Court (261 Octavia Boulevard)

First Peek At Octavia Court (261 Octavia Boulevard)

A plugged-in tipster captures the first peek of Octavia Court being unwrapped at 261 Octavia Boulevard. Once again, it’s fifteen units of affordable housing for disabled individuals and their families by Satellite Housing and West Bay Housing Corporation. Read More »

SocketSite’s Residential Real Estate Outlook For 2009

We currently see across the board weakness in San Francisco’s residential real estate market throughout 2009 as economic woes compound the impact of tighter credit markets and a shift in market psychology. Downturns in residential real estate have traditionally been triggered by a downturn in either the local or... Read More »

Where’s The Bang?

We’ll be the first to admit that our new year has started with more of a whimper than a bang. Blame a couple of extended hangovers, a quiet market and the ironic bane of our existence, a couple of technology hiccups (both hardware and software this time). And while... Read More »