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The Most Expensive Home Sale in San Francisco so Far This Year

The Most Expensive Home Sale in San Francisco so Far This Year

While never officially listed for sale on the MLS, the nine-bedroom Presidio Heights mansion at 34 Maple Street, which was designed by Hermann Barth and built for Mary A. Huntington in 1910, quietly hit the market at the end of last year with a $25 million price tag. The... Read More »

Iconic Lombard Street IHouse in Play

Iconic Lombard Street IHouse in Play

The iconic A-frame at the corner of Lombard and Pierce was built for the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) back in 1968. And while it’s still open for business, the owners of the 3,600-square-foot restaurant and corner parking lot are now quietly looking for a new tenant, touting an... Read More »

Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

In the works since the end of 2016, as we first reported at the time, plans to strip the concrete and travertine skin from the exterior of the Macy’s Men’s Store building at 120 Stockton Street and install a glass curtain wall facade are slated to be approved at... Read More »

San Francisco’s First Whole Foods 365 Slated for Approval

San Francisco’s First Whole Foods 365 Slated for Approval

In the works since 2016 and having survived a proposed formula retail ban, plans to convert the shuttered Lombardi Sports building at 1600 Jackson Street, at the corner of Polk, into San Francisco’s first Whole Foods Market 365 could approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in three weeks time. As... Read More »

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.535 million at the end of 2014, prior to which it had been listed for rent at $18,000 per month, the three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse unit #5204 atop One Rincon Hill at 425 1st Street was subsequently upgraded, with new hardwood flooring in place of carpet in the... Read More »

Conversion in Classic SF Tower Fetches 22 Percent under 2015 Price

Conversion in Classic SF Tower Fetches 22 Percent under 2015 Price

As we wrote at the beginning of the year: 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... Read More »

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Two adjacent units on the fourth floor of the eleven-story mid-rise component of San Francisco’s leaning Millennium Tower development (a.k.a. the City Residences) were legally merged back in 2013 to create a single four-bedroom unit #401 which measures 3,814 square feet and sold for $5.3 million in May of... Read More »

Two-Bedroom on Third Fetches 5.7 Percent over Its Early 2015 Price

Two-Bedroom on Third Fetches 5.7 Percent over Its Early 2015 Price

Purchased for $700,000 in April of 2015, the 1,016-square-foot Bayview condo #2414 at 5900 Third Street returned to the market priced at “$698,000” two months ago. The top floor unit, which had been offered for rent at $2,995 per month at the end of last year, having originally been... Read More »

Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, Oakland’s Planning Commission has set the stage for a formal denial of the plans for a seemingly split, 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street in Downtown Oakland. As proposed, the development would require the demolition of... Read More »

Studio in the Marina Chateau Fetches 10 Percent over Its 2016 Price

Studio in the Marina Chateau Fetches 10 Percent over Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $575,000 in June of 2016, the 551-square-foot studio #403 at the Marina Chateau (2701 Van Ness Avenue) returned to the market listed for $610,000 in January. The unit, which is outfitted with a Murphy Bed, features a distinct dining area, kitchen, walk-in closet and a custom tiled... Read More »