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Transformative Market Street Project Slated for Approval

Transformative Market Street Project Slated for Approval

Plans for the proposed 584-unit development to rise up to ten stories in height across the Market Street parcels upon which the Civic Center Hotel (1601 Market), Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Hall (1621 Market) and two-story Lesser Brothers Building (1629‐1637 Market) currently sit are slated to be... Read More »

Plans for Six Stories in the Mission Closer to Reality

Plans for Six Stories in the Mission Closer to Reality

In the works since 2014, as we first reported at the time, plans to mostly demolish the brick and timber Fitzgerald Furniture Company building on the northeast corner of 19th and Bryant Streets and develop a contemporary six-story building on the Mission District site could be approved by San... Read More »

In the Red at Blu

In the Red at Blu

Purchased for $1.458 million or roughly $1,185 per square foot in October 2015, the two-bedroom unit #7D at 631 Folsom Street (a.k.a. BLU), which includes a dedicated parking spot, two bathrooms and a den and is the largest two-bedroom floor plan in the building, returned to the market this... Read More »

Historic Hibernia Bank Building on the Market in the Mission

Historic Hibernia Bank Building on the Market in the Mission

Designed by Arthur Brown Jr. of Bakewell & Brown and City Hall fame and built for Hibernia Bank in 1924, an addition to the concrete and steel reinforced building on the northwest corner of Valencia and 22nd Street was added along the bank parcel’s Valencia Street frontage in 1995... Read More »

Dolores Park Hive Now Listed at a Loss

Dolores Park Hive Now Listed at a Loss

Purchased by the founder of Hive Communities for $6.495 million in April of last year, the 5,493-square-foot “Light House” condo at 651 Dolores Street, one of four condos within the converted Second Church of Christ Scientist, returned to the market this past August priced at $6.795 million, as we... Read More »

Still No Full-Service Grocery in Sight for Transbay Block 8

Still No Full-Service Grocery in Sight for Transbay Block 8

It’s now been over two years since Related California cut 99 residential units from their development plans for Transbay Block 8 and reduced the project’s proposed grocery store space from 22,000 to 12,500 square feet, a reduction that rendered the space too small for a large grocer like Whole... Read More »

Best Priced Two-Bedroom in Premier High-Rise Drops Another $93K

Best Priced Two-Bedroom in Premier High-Rise Drops Another $93K

As we originally reported two months ago: Purchased for $1.495 million in September 2015, the 1,418-square-foot Lumina unit #2A at 318 Main Street returned to the market this past June listed for $1.649 million and touting: “Best priced 2bed/2bath home in San Francisco’s premier luxury high rise condo!” While... Read More »

Refined Designs and Timing for a Pair of Hub District Towers

Refined Designs and Timing for a Pair of Hub District Towers

The plans for a pair of 41-story towers to rise up to 420 feet in height upon the San Francisco Honda site, on the southwest corner of Market Street and South Van Ness Avenue, have been further refined and the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is now expected... Read More »

Angling for a Bidding War to Fetch a 2015 Price

Angling for a Bidding War to Fetch a 2015 Price

Listed for $1.17 million, or roughly $768 per square foot, in January 2015, the ClockTower loft unit #C322 at 461 2nd Street quickly sold for an “over asking!” price of $1.45 million, or roughly $951 per square foot, and closed escrow within three weeks of being listed. This past... Read More »

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh as Proposed

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh as Proposed

Plans to level the former industrial building turned parking garage at 230 7th Street and construct a new six-story building upon the Western SoMa site are taking shape. The proposed development by Oryx Partners would yield 40 residential units over 2,010 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and a... Read More »