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How Much Gas Does a Gas Station Pump in San Francisco? (ANSWERED)

How Much Gas Does a Gas Station Pump in San Francisco? (ANSWERED)

With plans for a 177-unit development to rise on the Divisadero Touchless Carwash and Roy’s Shell station site at the corner of Divisadero and Oak moving forward, and building on a larger trend, it’s time to see if perceptions match reality with respect to demand for gas and car... Read More »

Luxury One-Bedroom Fetches 0.8 Percent over Late 2015 Price

Luxury One-Bedroom Fetches 0.8 Percent over Late 2015 Price

Purchased for $1.25 million in December of 2015, the 941-square-foot Lumina unit #7E returned to the market priced at $1.359 million this past September, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 8.7 percent since the end of 2015 or roughly 4.9 percent per year on a... Read More »

Giants’ Development Pushed Back, Anchor Dropped from Plans

Giants’ Development Pushed Back, Anchor Dropped from Plans

The San Francisco Giants have pushed back the anticipated ground breaking for the first phase of their proposed Mission Rock Development to rise on AT&T Park’s Parking Lot A to “as early as 2019” or “as late as 2027.” And the Giants’ proposed redevelopment of Pier 48, upon which... Read More »

Over Asking Sale for a ClockTower Loft Fails to Fetch 2015 Price

Over Asking Sale for a ClockTower Loft Fails to Fetch 2015 Price

Purchased for an “over asking” price of $1.45 million in early 2015, the ClockTower loft unit #C322 at 461 2nd Street returned to the market this past April listed for $1.395 million or roughly $915 per square foot. Reduced to $1.3 million in June, the “sophisticated top floor live/work... Read More »

Iconic Goodwill Razed for First Hub District Tower to Rise

Iconic Goodwill Razed for First Hub District Tower to Rise

With the height and bulk limits for the proposed 550-unit apartment tower to rise on the former Goodwill site at the corner of Mission and South Van Ness Avenue having been raised and the building permits for the 396-foot-tall tower having been approved, the 1580 Mission Street site is... Read More »

Million Dollar Price Cut for Nicolas Cage’s Former Russian Hill Home

Million Dollar Price Cut for Nicolas Cage’s Former Russian Hill Home

As we first reported at the beginning of the year: Purchased by Nicolas Cage by way of an anonymous trust for $9.4 million back in 2006, the Russian Hill mansion at 898 Francisco Street resold for $8.5 million in July of 2008, which included the undeveloped lot fronting Hyde... Read More »

Whole Foods Inks a Lease for Shuttered Best Buy Site, But…

Whole Foods Inks a Lease for Shuttered Best Buy Site, But…

It’s true, Whole Foods has inked a lease for the recently shuttered Best Buy location in the City Center mall at Geary and Masonic. But a formal application to allow the move has yet to be filed with Planning. And as referenced in a report by Reuters yesterday, Target,... Read More »

Plans to Move Historic Victorian and Convert Mortuary Proceed

Plans to Move Historic Victorian and Convert Mortuary Proceed

The formal application to add a fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street and convert the historic Hayes Valley structure into a residential building has officially been submitted to Planning. And as we first reported earlier this year when the plans were first... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Low-Slung Berkeley Shopping Center Site

Bigger Plans for Low-Slung Berkeley Shopping Center Site

Originally pitched as a potential five-story project, as we first reported at the time, Landmark Properties is pushing forward with plans for an eight-story building to rise up to 86 feet in height upon on the site of the 30,000-square-foot Bancroft Center retail complex at 2580 Bancroft Way, across... Read More »

Plans for Another Big Mid-Market Hotel (and More)

Plans for Another Big Mid-Market Hotel (and More)

Speaking of proposed Mid-Market hotels, plans for a 12-story building to rise upon the long-vacant lot at 1125 Market Street (upon which the former Bell/American/Embassy Theater once stood adjacent to the newly renovated Strand) have been newly drawn and submitted to Planning for approval. While MacFarlane Partners, which purchased... Read More »