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Art Gallery Shuttered, Parcel on the Market as a Development Site

Art Gallery Shuttered, Parcel on the Market as a Development Site

The recently shuttered John Pence Gallery at 750 Post Street, three blocks from Union Square in Lower Nob Hill, is now on the market with a $7.9 million price tag and being positioned as a development site. The two-story building, which was built as a garage back in 1914,... Read More »

Potential Fix to Right the Sinking 58-Story Millennium Tower Identified

Potential Fix to Right the Sinking 58-Story Millennium Tower Identified

A potential solution to right the sinking Millennium Tower, which has now settled a total of 17 inches with lean of nearly 14 inches as measured from its roof, has been identified. According to the Chronicle, the conceptual plan includes “drilling 50 to 100 new piles down to bedrock... Read More »

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Priced at $16 Million

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Priced at $16 Million

Designed by Bernard Maybeck and built in 1909, the Landmark “Roos House” at 3500 Jackson Street, in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights, is about to hit the market with a $16 million price tag. Commissioned by Morris Meyerfeld as a gift to his daughter and new son-in-law, Leon Roos of... Read More »

Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Having already secured the naming rights to the tallest tower in San Francisco, Salesforce is on the verge of securing the naming rights to the adjacent Transbay Transit Center, Grand Hall, rooftop park, playground and amphitheater. While the 25-year, $110 million deal doesn’t exclude other companies from sponsoring events... Read More »

Infinity Two-Bedroom Fetches 4 Percent over 2014 Price

Infinity Two-Bedroom Fetches 4 Percent over 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.5 million in November 2014, the Infinity unit #18E at 301 Main Street returned to the market this past March priced at $1.68 million or roughly $1,424 per square foot, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 12 percent for the two-bedroom unit with... Read More »

Redwoods, Sculpture and Funicular Ousted from Plaza Plans

Redwoods, Sculpture and Funicular Ousted from Plaza Plans

The approved plans for the future half-acre Mission Plaza at the base of the Transbay/Salesforce Tower feature a grove of 20 redwood trees, a 41-foot-tall sculpture assembled from concrete blocks salvaged from the former terminal on the site and a funicular from the plaza to the new City Park... Read More »

Tower to Rise over Historic Building Raises Concerns

Tower to Rise over Historic Building Raises Concerns

As we first reported earlier this year, Ellis Partners is planning to abandon the previously approved plans for a 20-story tower to rise adjacent to the historic Key System Building in Downtown Oakland. Instead, the firm is now pursuing plans for an 18-story building to rise on the 1100... Read More »

Make That 23 Percent of Original Pricing for Silicon Valley Estate

Make That 23 Percent of Original Pricing for Silicon Valley Estate

As we first reported earlier this week, the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which hit the market priced at $100 million back in 2013, has finally sold. And based on public-facing MLS records, it would appear the sale price was $29.85 million, which... Read More »

Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Purchased as a 2,136-square-foot home for $1.995 million in 2014, the Cole Valley Victorian at 164 Belvedere Street (which had once been owned by the iconic Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, who photographed Jerry Garcia and Janice Joplin, among others, in a former home studio on the top floor)... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop Gas Light Company’s Garden House Formalized

Plans to Redevelop Gas Light Company’s Garden House Formalized

As we first reported last year: With the redevelopment of the adjacent gas station site underway, plans to raze the historic San Francisco Gas Light Company’s former garden house and workshop at 3620 Buchanan Street, which shares a parcel and 75-foot-wide garden with the landmark Gas Light Company building... Read More »