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Oakland Loft with Penthouse Addition Fetches $2.75 Million

Oakland Loft with Penthouse Addition Fetches $2.75 Million

We first featured (and gushed over) the 5,361-square-foot unit #405 atop the converted Phoenix Iron Works building, on the western edge of Oakland’s Jack London Square, back in early 2008 when it was listed for $2.2 million and sold for $1.975 million that July. As we noted at the... Read More »

How to Guarantee a Quick ‘Full-Price’ Sale in San Francisco

How to Guarantee a Quick ‘Full-Price’ Sale in San Francisco

Purchased for $1.85 million in July of 2013, the 1,340-square-foot unit #35E at the Infinity, a “signature corner 2BR/2BA with stunning views of water, city or Bay Bridge from every room,” returned to the market listed for $2.799 million in November of 2015. Reduced to $2.699 million in early... Read More »

Modern Glen Park Home Listed Below 2014 Price Now in Contract

Modern Glen Park Home Listed Below 2014 Price Now in Contract

Designed by architect Strachan Forgan and built for himself in 2007, the 1,850-square-foot Glen Park home at 1223 Bosworth Street was featured on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) tour of homes back in 2009. While the modern home – which is outfitted with a double height living room, a... Read More »

Matt Cain’s Piece of Paradise Now Listed at a Loss

Matt Cain’s Piece of Paradise Now Listed at a Loss

As we reported two years ago, prior to Matt Cain’s retirement last year: Purchased for $5.5 million in 2013, San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain has put his 11,000-square-foot pad in Paradise Valley, Arizona on the market for $5.85 million. Rebuilt in 2009, the five-bedroom, Tuscan-style home at 5012... Read More »

Startup Mansion Fetches its 2015 Price

Startup Mansion Fetches its 2015 Price

Purchased by a venture capitalist for $3.98 million in August of 2015, the 7,500-square-foot Victorian at 1880 Turk Street has been serving as the headquarters and crash pad for a number of said VC’s startups, including the cryptocurrency company Bread(wallet). Returned to the market listed for $4.8 million last... Read More »

Best One-Bedroom at The Brannan Effectively Fetches Its 2016 Price

Best One-Bedroom at The Brannan Effectively Fetches Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $1.16 million in March of 2016, “the BEST one bedroom unit at the Brannan with panoramic breathtaking views of the City, Twin Peaks & Bay Bridge along with floor to ceiling windows and sliding glass doors” returned to the market this past January with a new Wolf... Read More »

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

A developer with ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels has paid a reported $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory at 1800 Mission Street in the Mission which had been home to Kink.com. Peter Acworth, the founder of Kink, purchased the century-old armory... Read More »

Mission District Penthouse Dropped over $350K

Mission District Penthouse Dropped over $350K

Having been withdrawn from the MLS in August and quietly de-stagged, we missed it when the Inner Mission penthouse unit #504 at 3590 20th and Valencia (a.k.a. the “V20” building) closed escrow with a contract price of $2.239 million or roughly $1,236 per square foot in early October. But... Read More »

Take Two for a Modernized Inner Mission Home with a 2015 Price Tag

Take Two for a Modernized Inner Mission Home with a 2015 Price Tag

Having been taken “down to the studs and masterfully redesigned,” with four (or five) bedrooms, three full bathrooms, an open chef’s kitchen and great room, and a penthouse media room with a wet bar and wrap around roof deck, the modernized single-family home at 864 Florida Street, “in the... Read More »

Potrero Penthouse Fetches 4.3 Percent over 2014 Price

Potrero Penthouse Fetches 4.3 Percent over 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.725 million in May of 2014 and dubbed “the best penthouse in the Onyx,” the two-bedroom unit #407 at 415 De Haro Street, in the flats of Potrero Hill, returned to the market listed for $1.850 million this past November. The corner unit features an open floor... Read More »