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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 »

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

The landmark 10,000-square-foot home at 3500 Jackson Street is the largest Bernard Maybeck designed home in San Francisco and still features a plethora of its original detailing, with redwood walls and ornate fireplaces and fixtures designed by Maybeck while the kitchen has been modernized along with a few other... Read More »

An Ironic $320K Hit for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

An Ironic $320K Hit for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

Having been completed remodeled from the studs up, with custom finishes throughout and the phrase “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm” prominently stenciled near the ceiling of the 2,000-ish-square-foot loft’s main room, 767 Bryant Street #403 sold for $1.87 million this past June.... Read More »

Nob Hill Cooperative Apartment Takes a Hit

Nob Hill Cooperative Apartment Takes a Hit

Quietly purchased for $3.2 million in April of last year (2016), the two-bedroom unit #910 at the Comstock (1333 Jones) returned to the market listed for $3.0 million this past July following the passing of its owners. The 1,660-square-foot corner unit features panoramic views, a den which can be... Read More »

Landmark Uptown Oakland Club Building on the Market

Landmark Uptown Oakland Club Building on the Market

The colorful Uptown Oakland building at 2120 Broadway, which also fronts Franklin Street and is home to both the landmark Club BNB (formerly Bench and Bar) and its sister Club 21, which together are billed as the Bay Area’s biggest gay and lesbian dance club, is now on the market... Read More »

Sale of Uber’s Uptown Station Has Closed, Opening Late 2018

Sale of Uber’s Uptown Station Has Closed, Opening Late 2018

The sale of the waylaid Uptown Station development at 1945 Broadway in Uptown Oakland, which has been under construction since 2015 when Uber purchased the former Sears building for $123.5 million with the intention of occupying the new campus in the second quarter of this year, has closed escrow... Read More »

Infilling Cole Valley as Envisioned

Infilling Cole Valley as Envisioned

When the large Cole Valley Victorian at the corner of Carl and Stanyan, which is known as the Lange House, sold for $3.15 million in mid-2014, the sale included the adjoining and potentially sub-dividable lot fronting Stanyan Street, as we reported at the time. Plans for a four-story condominium... Read More »

Down on Nob Hill

Down on Nob Hill

Purchased for $1.2 million or roughly $1,136 per square foot in January 2016, the 1,056-square-foot one-bedroom condo #1212 within Gramercy Towers at 1177 California Street returned to the market priced at $1.275 million this past July, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 6.3 percent since... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples for a Central SoMa Penthouse Condo, Take Two

Apples-To-Apples for a Central SoMa Penthouse Condo, Take Two

As we wrote a year ago last month: “Speaking of list price reductions in San Francisco, the asking price for the “rarely available” corner one-bedroom unit #802 on a penthouse level of the Palms at 555 4th Street, a level which is outfitted with gas stoves and Sub-Zero refrigerators,... Read More »