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Lumina Condos Listed at Losses Reduced Again

Lumina Condos Listed at Losses Reduced Again

Purchased from Lumina’s sales office for $3,149,500 or $2,003 per square foot in June of last year, the 1,572-square-foot, two-bedroom unit #D35A, which is now described as the “highest and largest” two-bedroom with two baths in the development’s tower D, returned to the market listed for $3,449,000 this past... Read More »

Kryolan and Escape Room Buildings for Sale in SoMa

Kryolan and Escape Room Buildings for Sale in SoMa

The three-story industrial building at 130-138 9th Street which has served as Kryolan’s west coast headquarters and showroom since 1987 is now on the market along with the adjacent, color-coordinated two-story building at 122 9th Street for a combined $15.5 Million. While Kryolan is already on the way out,... Read More »

Hidden Museum Estate on the Market for $12.5 Million

Hidden Museum Estate on the Market for $12.5 Million

Built in 1987 for Robert Pritikin, the former ad man responsible for Rice-a-Roni’s iconic jingle, the landlocked urban estate at 47 Chenery Street which spans over half an acre of Glen Park property and is known as either Chenery House or the Pritikin Museum is on the market for... Read More »

Plans to Raise the Roof on Potrero Ave

Plans to Raise the Roof on Potrero Ave

Plans to redevelop the southwest corner of Potrero Avenue and 23rd Street, across from Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital in the Mission, have been in the works since 2013. But having been built in 1925 and identified as a potential historic resource, the former gas station building and its... Read More »

New Plans Could Shutter Historic 4-Star Theater

New Plans Could Shutter Historic 4-Star Theater

After two years of trying to find a buyer for the historic 4-Star Theater, the owners of the 105-year-old Richmond District building at 2200 Clement Street, who lease the theater to the 4-Star’s current operators, are now looking for new a tenant instead. Plans to demolish the theater to... Read More »

Contemporary Mission District Condo Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

Contemporary Mission District Condo Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

Priced at $1.879 million in early 2014, the two-bedroom unit #206 at 3500 19th Street, at the corner of Valencia, sold for an even $1.800 million, or roughly $1,157 per square foot, that March. Having returned to the market this past June priced at $1.849 million, a sale at... Read More »

Timing for San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center Slips

Timing for San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center Slips

Having already fallen a couple months behind schedule as of earlier this year, the forecasted timing to reach the “substantial completion” of construction for San Francisco’s $2.3 billion Transbay Transit Center building and rooftop park (a.k.a. the Salesforce Transit Center and Park) has slipped anew and is now threatening... Read More »

Chicken John’s Plan to Save Chez Poulez

Chicken John’s Plan to Save Chez Poulez

Having survived a mortgage scare back in 2009, Chicken John Rinaldi was able to maintain possession of his Mission District “Chez Poulet” at 3359 Cesar Chavez Street. And while Chez Poulet has long operated as a gathering and performance space for the local arts community, Chicken John has recently... Read More »

Major Hotel Expansion Redesigned and Closer to Reality

Major Hotel Expansion Redesigned and Closer to Reality

While the mass of the proposed four-story addition to rise upon the parking lot of the Fisherman’s Wharf Holiday Inn at 1300 Columbus Avenue hasn’t really changed, its façade has been completely redesigned following Planning’s preliminary feedback to the project team. And the formal application to move forward with... Read More »

Russian Hill Two-Bedroom Returns Listed below Its 2015 Price

Russian Hill Two-Bedroom Returns Listed below Its 2015 Price

The Bellaire Tower is a classic Russian Hill building at 1101 Green Street atop of which former Mayor Gavin Newsom once lived. Seventeen floors below the two-bedroom penthouse, the 1,003-square-foot unit #303 was originally built as a one-bedroom but later converted into a two (notice the enclosed archway between... Read More »