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The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The formal plans to add six stories and 48 below market rate (BMR) condos atop the dilapidated two-story commercial building on the southeast corner of Mission and 18th Streets have been drafted by Gelfand Partners Architects for the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) which managed to acquire the Mission... Read More »

YouTube Co-Founder’s Penthouse Newly Listed for $2 Million Less

YouTube Co-Founder’s Penthouse Newly Listed for $2 Million Less

Purchased as an empty shell atop the Ritz-Carlton Residences in San Francisco for $4.85 million in 2007, the co-founder of YouTube, Steve Chen, proceeded to have the 3,000-square-foot penthouse unit #2402 built-out as an überswank bachelor pad, the build out budget for which was estimated to have been nearly... Read More »

$100K Cut for Sub-2015 Priced Two-Bedroom with Views

$100K Cut for Sub-2015 Priced Two-Bedroom with Views

Sporting both “Bay & City” views, the 1,323-square-foot two-bedroom unit #28F in the Infinity tower at 301 Main Street was purchased for $2.199 million in December of 2015, establishing a neighborhood comp at roughly $1,662 per square foot. Beyond its two bedrooms, the condo is outfitted with a built-in... Read More »

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

If approved as proposed, the redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site will yield 2,700 units of housing; 600,000 square feet of office space; 700,000 square feet of R&D and PDR space; over 100,000 square feet of retail (including a new grocery); a 220-room waterfront hotel and parking... Read More »

New Plans for the Historic Mini Dealership Building on Van Ness

New Plans for the Historic Mini Dealership Building on Van Ness

While currently leased to Mini of San Francisco, plans to renovate and repurpose the historic Willis Polk and Co. designed building on the southwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Eddy are in the works. And as envisioned, the 45,000-square-foot building, which was purchased for $8 million in 2012,... Read More »

Renovated Lake Merritt Lodge on the Market

Renovated Lake Merritt Lodge on the Market

Built for the YWCA as a “home-away-from-home for young working girls” in 1929, the Blue Triangle Club building at 2332 Harrison Street was sold by the “Y” in the late 1950s and turned into the Lake Merritt Lodge, a single-room occupancy (SRO) hotel. Foreclosed upon in 2013, the six-story... Read More »

How to Guarantee a Quick ‘Full-Price’ Sale in San Francisco

How to Guarantee a Quick ‘Full-Price’ Sale in San Francisco

Purchased for $1.85 million in July of 2013, the 1,340-square-foot unit #35E at the Infinity, a “signature corner 2BR/2BA with stunning views of water, city or Bay Bridge from every room,” returned to the market listed for $2.799 million in November of 2015. Reduced to $2.699 million in early... Read More »

Plans to Triple the Height of Pinterest’s Brand New Building

Plans to Triple the Height of Pinterest’s Brand New Building

As we wrote about the recently completed six-story office building at 505 Brannan Street, which is now home to Pinterest, prior to it breaking ground in 2016: “Speaking of development along San Francisco’s emergent Fourth Street Transit spine, while the City’s Central SoMa Plan envisions up-zoning the southwest corner... Read More »

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

While the 5.4-acre rooftop park atop San Francisco’s future Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center is on track to be fully planted, landscaped and construction complete in June, the timing to complete the $2.3 billion building below has slipped anew. Originally expected to be substantially complete at the end of 2017, the... Read More »

The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

While the developer who recently paid $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory in the Mission has ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels, the zoning of the parcel upon which the Armory sits (Urban Mixed Use) would have to be changed to allow... Read More »