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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 »

Sub-2015 Pricing for a Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views

Sub-2015 Pricing for a Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views

Listed for $2.290 million in July of 2015 with both “Bay & City” views, the corner 1,323-square-foot two-bedroom unit #28F in the Infinity tower at 301 Main Street sold for $2.199 million that December, establishing a building and neighborhood comp at roughly $1,662 per square foot. Beyond its two... Read More »

BrainWash Building on the Market in Western SoMa

BrainWash Building on the Market in Western SoMa

Purchased for $749,000 in 1988, the two-story Western SoMa building at the corner of Folsom and Langton Streets, which was home to the recently shuttered BrainWash cafe and laundromat for nearly three decades, is now on the market with a $4.95 million price tag. The 4,000-square-foot Folsom Street parcel... Read More »

San Francisco’s First Shake Shack Could Open Right Here

San Francisco’s First Shake Shack Could Open Right Here

Speaking of big plans for shuttered Real Food Company sites in San Francisco, the owners of the former Cow Hollow location on the southeast corner of Fillmore and Filbert have met with the City to discuss a conversion of the nearly 12,000-square-foot building into a “luxury fine casual restaurant... Read More »

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Prominent Market Street Project Closer to Reality

Having qualified for a streamlined environmental review this past November, the refined designs for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, could... Read More »

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Built for the owner of a gold mine back in 1895, the landmark Queen Anne Victorian on the northwest corner of Franklin and California measures nearly 9,000 square feet and sits on the southern half of a 10,654-square-foot Pacific Heights parcel which has been newly subdivided into two legal... Read More »

Designs for a Galvanizing Development Have Been Drawn

Designs for a Galvanizing Development Have Been Drawn

As we first reported back in early 2016: Plans to gut the San Francisco Galvanizing Works building at 1176 Harrison Street are in the works. And as proposed, a second floor would be added within the envelope of the existing building and the then 19,000-square-foot warehouse would be converted... Read More »

Timing for New Transbay District Parks Pushed Back

Timing for New Transbay District Parks Pushed Back

With the timing to complete San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center having slipped, the groundbreaking for the future Transbay Park, which will occupy the middle third of the Temporary Transbay Terminal site, has been pushed back from early this year to sometime in 2019. The projected groundbreaking for the... Read More »

Now Angling for a Bidding War in The Bellaire

Now Angling for a Bidding War in The Bellaire

Purchased for $1.21 million in November of 2015, the 1,003-square-foot unit #303 in the classic Russian Hill building known as Bellaire Tower (1101 Green Street) returned to the market with a $1.195 million price tag this past August. Five weeks later, the list price for the “light and bright... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco and Oakland down at the End of 2017

Rents in San Francisco and Oakland down at the End of 2017

Continuing the trend we first noticed forming at the end of 2016, asking rents for apartments in San Francisco and Oakland ended the year lower than at the start of 2017. In fact, based on a comparison of nearly 2,400 listings, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment... Read More »