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Quick Flip Of Linea Condo Fetches Six Figures More

Quick Flip Of Linea Condo Fetches Six Figures More

Purchased at the end of April for $1,199,500, or roughly $1,150 per square foot, the 1,043-square-foot condo #610 at 8 Buchanan (a.k.a. Linea) returned to the market two months later listed for almost $200,000 more ($1,375,000). After three months on the market, the sale of the two-bedroom condo closed escrow today.  And while the reported contract Read More »

Redesigned Dogpatch Development Slated For Approval

Redesigned Dogpatch Development Slated For Approval

Downsized from six stories as originally envisioned and now proposing to incorporate, rather than demolish, a corner portion of the existing two-story building on the Dogpatch site “to serve as a visual reminder of the building’s original use and the industrial history of the neighborhood,” the proposed development of a 69-unit condo building at 815 Read More »

New And Improved: Transbay District Rising

New And Improved: Transbay District Rising

Since we first featured steelblue’s animation for San Francisco’s future Transbay Transit Center last year, a few more renderings have been added to the introductory flyover which includes twenty-three other area developments and two parks which are either under construction, approved or slated to be built. Now including detailed renderings for the proposed developments designed by Read More »

Candlestick Implosion Uncertainty

Candlestick Implosion Uncertainty

Bids for the contract to demolish Candlestick Stadium are due next week.  And having yet to secure permission to implode the stadium, and concerned about how long it will take and what it will cost, bidders are being asked to submit two proposals, one for an implosion of the stadium and another for a conventional Read More »

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Built around 1900 to serve as a smokehouse for Achille Paladini, the “Fish King” of San Francisco, the two-story brick building at 48 Gold Street has since been converted into offices.  And if approved, a 3,900-square-foot penthouse residence will be added atop the Jackson Square building, set back between 11 and 14 feet from the Read More »

Ten-Story Mid-Market Hotel Planned For Kaplan’s Store Site

Ten-Story Mid-Market Hotel Planned For Kaplan’s Store Site

Stanton Architecture, the architects behind the renovation of the Hotel Zetta and the fifteen-story Hampton Inn rising at 942 Mission Street, is working on designs for a ten-story hotel to rise at 1055 Market Street, between Sixth and Seventh, the site of the former Kaplan’s army/navy store and Burners’ paradise which closed after a 75-year Read More »

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

The landmark loophole which the owners of the San Francisco Design Center have been planning to invoke in order to convert the 330,000 square foot building from showroom to office use, a conversion which would clear the way for Pinterest to move into the Center, is close to being mostly, but not completely, closed. Under Read More »

From Porn Studio To Office Space In SoMa

From Porn Studio To Office Space In SoMa

The financing to raze one of the last original porn studios left in SoMa and construct a five-story office building on its Bluxome Street site has been secured and the official groundbreaking for the 55,000 square foot development has been scheduled for next month. Directly across the street from the massive San Francisco Tennis Club Read More »

Developers Will Pay Transbay District Tax, But With Lower NPV

The trio of developers leading the charge against the 0.55 percent tax they had agreed in principle to pay the City in exchange for an already adopted up-zoning of their parcels within the Tansbay Transit Center District are giving up the fight, but their payments will be spread over 37 years rather than the 30 years Read More »

Crane Cove Park: New Designs, Details And Timing

Crane Cove Park: New Designs, Details And Timing

Covering nine acres along San Francisco’s waterfront between Mariposa and 19th Streets, the plans for Crane Cove Park in Dogpatch include a new sandy shoreline and waterfront walk; a large open green for lounging and picnicking; native gardens, a multi-use lawn and playgrounds for the kids; a furnished sun deck and look-out pier; and the Read More »

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Not satisfied with the $160 million discount they were given on their purchase of the 101 First Street site, the site upon which the 1,070-foot Salesforce Tower is being constructed, Boston Properties is protesting the rate at which they will have to contribute to a Community Facilities District (CFD) which was designed to help fund Read More »

Cost To Build Affordable Housing On Sixth Street: $690K Per Unit

Cost To Build Affordable Housing On Sixth Street: $690K Per Unit

With a 99-year ground lease from the City of San Francisco for which Mercy Housing will pay a total of $99 as proposed, the projected cost of building the affordable housing development to rise on the southwest corner of Sixth and Howard is $47,333,630, which includes $4,600,000 in consideration for the land. With $1,110,264 allocated to Read More »

A Base For Google’s Exiled Barge?  Pier 29 Plan Shaping Up

A Base For Google’s Exiled Barge? Pier 29 Plan Shaping Up

A ten minute walk from Pier 39 which is the most-visited attraction in San Francisco with an estimated 8.5 million visitors annually, and directly adjacent to San Francisco’s new Cruise Ship Terminal at Pier 27 which will serve 300,000 passengers and host up to 100 events per year, the Port of San Francisco has big Read More »

Flower Mart Redevelopment Foes Are Rallying

Flower Mart Redevelopment Foes Are Rallying

Former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos and former San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin will be joining a rally at the San Francisco Flower Mart this afternoon, organized by members of the market who are concerned that redevelopment plans for the Central SoMa site do not provide clear enough protections for the existing tenants. Read More »

Could It Be End Of Days For The Iconic EndUp Nightclub?

Could It Be End Of Days For The Iconic EndUp Nightclub?

With plans for the development of an eight-story building on the parcel across the street having already been submitted to Planning, the three-story building which has long been home to the EndUp at 6th and Harrison is now on the market for $5,200,000, including the parcel in red next door. While the listing for the 401 Read More »