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Planning Positioned to Disapprove Whole Foods Redevelopment

Planning Positioned to Disapprove Whole Foods Redevelopment

Despite having been redesigned to incorporate eight new apartments into their plans, the proposed redevelopment of the shuttered Lombardi Sports building at 1600 Jackson Street, at the corner of Polk, into San Francisco’s first Whole Foods Market 365 is slated to be formally disapproved this week. From the Planning... Read More »

UCSF Campus Deemed Historic but Developers Have a Plan

UCSF Campus Deemed Historic but Developers Have a Plan

The bid to formally recognize the modernist building at the center of UCSF’s 10-acre Laurel Heights campus as historic, a move which was initiated by opponents of the proposed redevelopment of the campus, as we first reported earlier this year, has been successful. Supported by both San Francisco’s Historic... Read More »

Plans for an Historic Renovation, Addition and Repurposing

Plans for an Historic Renovation, Addition and Repurposing

Built for the Eng-Skell Co. (which is now known as ESCO Foods) in 1930, the three-story Art Deco building at 1035 Howard Street provided laboratory, manufacturing, warehouse and office space for the development and production of flavoring extracts, soda fountains, toppings and syrups. And having been deeded to Embarcadeo... Read More »

52 Concept Proposals for San Francisco’s Historic Piers

52 Concept Proposals for San Francisco’s Historic Piers

The Port of San Francisco received 52 responses to their request for concept proposals from developers and tenants interested in redeveloping thirteen of San Francisco’s historic piers (which stretch from Pier 35 to Pier 48) along with the Agriculture Building adjacent to San Francisco’s Ferry Building. The 52 proposals,... Read More »

Speaking of Sleek

Speaking of Sleek

Speaking of sleek and circa 2014, the two-bedroom unit #5C at 1501 Filbert Street, which opened its doors in late 2014 dubbed “Amero,” is now back on the market on the edge of Cow Hollow, billed as a “special opportunity to live in a sleek newer construction residence in... Read More »

Price Cut for Sleek Loft Already Listed Below its 2014 Price

Price Cut for Sleek Loft Already Listed Below its 2014 Price

As we wrote last month: Purchased for $1.75 million in October of 2014, the “modern and sleek” unit #5 in The Silver Building, a full-floor loft conversion with exposed beams, eleven foot ceilings, high-end finishes and air conditioning at 10 Mint Plaza, a Mid-Market location a few blocks from... Read More »

High-End TIC Fetches its Early 2014 Price

High-End TIC Fetches its Early 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.2 million in April of 2014, following the conversion of the Park Lane at 1100 Sacramento Street into a Tenancy in Common building, the “elegant and sophisticated” unit #208, a remodeled three-bedroom with a “spacious, open floor plan” and private 1,400-square-foot terrace, returned to the market listed... Read More »

Plans for Nine-Story NoPa Development Progress

Plans for Nine-Story NoPa Development Progress

As we first reported earlier this year: The façade of the F. Lofrano & Son auto body garage at 1355 Fulton Street is currently slated to be saved. But plans to level the bulk of the 14,000-square-foot building are in the works. And as envisioned and newly rendered by... Read More »

Plans to Save the Façade of Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory

Plans to Save the Façade of Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory

As we first reported last year: Built in 1948, the shuttered Buon Gusto Sausage Factory at 535 Green Street was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west. The 8,600-square-foot building, which is in need of work and includes a 4,000-square-foot basement, sits on an 11,000-square-foot... Read More »

The Most Expensive Home in San Francisco is Still Under Wraps

The Most Expensive Home in San Francisco is Still Under Wraps

The San Francisco mansion at 2901 Broadway has been listed for $55 million. Or rather, it was listed for $55 million back in 2007, prior to the market tanking. Based on our calculations, which we just double checked, that’s $10 million more than the current $45 million price tag... Read More »