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Best Priced Two-Bedroom in Premier High-Rise Fetches Even Less

Best Priced Two-Bedroom in Premier High-Rise Fetches Even Less

Purchased for $1.495 million in September 2015, the 1,418-square-foot Lumina unit #2A, above Woodlands Market at 318 Main Street, returned to the market this past June listed for $1.649 million, touting: “Best priced 2bed/2bath home in San Francisco’s premier luxury high rise condo!” Relisted anew for $1.588 million in... Read More »

New Plans for Redevelopment of This Historic Polk Street Site

New Plans for Redevelopment of This Historic Polk Street Site

As originally envisioned by Natoma Architects and formally proposed back in 2014, a modern six-story addition was to rise up to 85 feet in height atop the historic two-story building at 1033 Polk Street, with cantilevered balconies and a total of nine (9) new condos over 1,875 square feet... Read More »

33 Percent Price Cut for G’s Penthouse Lair, Take Two

33 Percent Price Cut for G’s Penthouse Lair, Take Two

Having hit the market priced at $12 million in early 2015, the asking price for Gurbaksh “G” Chahal’s 3,355-square-foot penthouse atop the Infinity was subsequently reduced down to $7.995 million before being withdrawn from the MLS in mid-2016. Subsequently whitewashed, with the master bedroom having been repainted in muted... Read More »

Historic Hibernia Bank Building Sold, Positioned for Redevelopment

Historic Hibernia Bank Building Sold, Positioned for Redevelopment

Having hit the market last month touting its excellent redevelopment potential, as we first reported at the time, the sale of the historic Hibernia Bank building at 1098 Valencia Street has closed escrow with a $11.898 million contract price. Designed by Arthur Brown Jr. of Bakewell & Brown and... Read More »

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh Closer to Reality

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh Closer to Reality

As we first reported a couple months ago, plans to level the former industrial building turned parking garage at 230 7th Street and develop a six-story building, with 40 residential units over 2,010 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and a garage for 20 stacked cars, were in the... Read More »

Market Street ‘Icon’ Fetches 0.4 Percent over Early 2016 Price

Market Street ‘Icon’ Fetches 0.4 Percent over Early 2016 Price

Listed as “an absolute masterpiece of both quality and style” for $848,000 in March of 2016, the one-bedroom condo #202 at 2299 Market Street (a.k.a. Icon) sold for $830,000, or roughly $1,231 per square foot, that April. And having returned to the market listed for $875,000 this past September,... Read More »

SoMa Penthouse Nearly Fetches Its 2007 Price

SoMa Penthouse Nearly Fetches Its 2007 Price

Purchased for $850,000 in January of 2012, the two-story, 1,245-square-foot penthouse unit #827 at The Palms returned to the market listed for $1.399 million this past June. Reduced to $1.299 million and alternatively offered for rent at $5,450 a month, the sale of 555 4th Street #827 has now... Read More »

Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Qualify for Streamlined Review

Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Qualify for Streamlined Review

The big plans for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, have just qualified for a streamlined environmental review and approval. While... Read More »

Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Purchased as new for $1.275 million in February of 2014, the penultimate “penthouse” unit #1001 atop the Stanley Saitowitz designed boutique building at 1080 Sutter Street dubbed “Blanc” resold in December of 2015 for $1.450 million, representing total appreciation of 13.7 percent, or 7.2 percent per year, over those 22... Read More »

Hacked up Laurel Heights Home Returns at a Loss

Hacked up Laurel Heights Home Returns at a Loss

The former San Francisco home and studio space of the late Howard Hack has sat (mostly) vacant for over a decade, with interior walls that were purposefully (re)moved by the artist and a “profound” amount of deferred maintenance. Listed as a remarkable “blank canvas” after Hack’s passing for $1.2... Read More »