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We’re Thinking Gehry (No, Not Geary)

We’re Thinking Gehry (No, Not Geary)

As if right on cue, the day after we publish an overview of the Transbay Redevelopment, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority ratifies an international design competition for the Transbay Terminal and an adjacent skyscraper. Not just any skyscraper, but a “1,000-foot high-rise that would include a hotel, as well... Read More »

New Developments: The Montgomery (74 New Montgomery)

New Developments: The Montgomery (74 New Montgomery)

Work continues on the conversion of 74 New Montgomery (a “historic high-rise office building” built in 1914 and listed on San Francisco’s historical register) into 107 condominium residences (“The Montgomery“). The development is being led by New Urban Properties with architectural design by Huntsman Architectural Group. Sales and occupancy... Read More »

631 Folsom: 120 Condos In 2008

631 Folsom: 120 Condos In 2008

Construction is underway on 631 Folsom, a 21-story, 120-unit residential tower with a story of retail at its base. Malcolm Properties is leading the development of the Handel Architects design. “The design for 631 Folsom Street incorporates goals established in the Rincon Place, the Transbay Plan, and the General... Read More »

The Odeon (181 O’Farrell): First Impressions And Pricing

The Odeon (181 O’Farrell): First Impressions And Pricing

Odeon, a collection of 29 two-story loft style homes opened their doors to the general public this weekend. We took a tour and were relatively impressed by the finish of the kitchens and living/dining areas, the closet/storage space, and the character of the building and windows/light. At the same... Read More »

188 King Street: The Rents

188 King Street: The Rents

Based on a number of craigslist ads (and another email from our tipster), it appears that rents in 188 King street are running from $2,795 (1br) to $9,500 (2br penthouse). Not a bad way to try out the building, and the neighborhood, if you’re considering a purchase (especially if... Read More »

The Scoop On 188 King Street: Now Selling Leasing

The Scoop On 188 King Street: Now Selling Leasing

The links are ours; the words are from a plugged-in tipster: First, you are right on, they have sold 12 units with the last two sales coming in the last few weeks. What is not public knowledge, however, is that five of those sales are units that have been,... Read More »

A Shoreline (41 Federal) Update

A Shoreline (41 Federal) Update

It has been two months since we last checked in on the Shoreline development, and unfortunately, we really don’t have anything new to report (other than more detailed pricing). In other words, there has been no movement on those last five units (out of nine). ∙ 41 Federal #31... Read More »

The Royal San Francisco: An Update (And A Flip)

The Royal San Francisco: An Update (And A Flip)

The word on the street is that The Royal San Francisco is struggling to close on their “pre-sales.” At the same time, unit #604 (which looks to be a flip) has just been reduced (“for quick sale highly motivated seller”) from $809,000 to $789,000. According to the... Read More »

One Rincon Hill Tips And Tidbits (10/18/06)

1. From a local broker: “…out of the 13 units that I have represented buyers for at One Rincon Hill 12 are in contract with one that hasn’t signed yet (will probably fall apart.) Typically I expect about 30% of the reservations to withdraw before signing or during the... Read More »

Avalon At Mission Bay II And Creativity Explored

Avalon At Mission Bay II And Creativity Explored

We were lucky enough to attend a reception hosted by AvalonBay last night to celebrate the opening of the Avalon at Mission Bay II (301 King Street) and honor Creativity Explored, a visual art center where adults with developmental disabilities create, exhibit and sell art. AvalonBay purchased nearly 100... Read More »