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Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.535 million at the end of 2014, prior to which it had been listed for rent at $18,000 per month, the three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse unit #5204 atop One Rincon Hill at 425 1st Street was subsequently upgraded, with new hardwood flooring in place of carpet in the... Read More »

Conversion in Classic SF Tower Fetches 22 Percent under 2015 Price

Conversion in Classic SF Tower Fetches 22 Percent under 2015 Price

As we wrote at the beginning of the year: 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... Read More »

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Two adjacent units on the fourth floor of the eleven-story mid-rise component of San Francisco’s leaning Millennium Tower development (a.k.a. the City Residences) were legally merged back in 2013 to create a single four-bedroom unit #401 which measures 3,814 square feet and sold for $5.3 million in May of... Read More »

Two-Bedroom on Third Fetches 5.7 Percent over Its Early 2015 Price

Two-Bedroom on Third Fetches 5.7 Percent over Its Early 2015 Price

Purchased for $700,000 in April of 2015, the 1,016-square-foot Bayview condo #2414 at 5900 Third Street returned to the market priced at “$698,000” two months ago. The top floor unit, which had been offered for rent at $2,995 per month at the end of last year, having originally been... Read More »

Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, Oakland’s Planning Commission has set the stage for a formal denial of the plans for a seemingly split, 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street in Downtown Oakland. As proposed, the development would require the demolition of... Read More »

Studio in the Marina Chateau Fetches 10 Percent over Its 2016 Price

Studio in the Marina Chateau Fetches 10 Percent over Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $575,000 in June of 2016, the 551-square-foot studio #403 at the Marina Chateau (2701 Van Ness Avenue) returned to the market listed for $610,000 in January. The unit, which is outfitted with a Murphy Bed, features a distinct dining area, kitchen, walk-in closet and a custom tiled... Read More »

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 »