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Refined Designs for Giants’ Massive Mission Rock Project Revealed

Refined Designs for Giants’ Massive Mission Rock Project Revealed

The conceptual design for the San Francisco Giants’ proposed 28-acre Mission Rock project, which is slated to rise up to 240 feet in height on San Francisco’s Seawall Lot 337 (a.k.a. AT&T Park’s Parking Lot A), has been refined, rendered anew and is slated to be presented to San... Read More »

Russian Hill Platinum House Fetches $8.3 Million

Russian Hill Platinum House Fetches $8.3 Million

Listed for $11.25 million, or just over $2,000 per square foot, in May, the asking price for the designer Russian Hill home at 1209 Filbert Street, which is LEED Platinum certified, was reduced to $9.5 million ($1,693 per listed square foot) in July. And yesterday, the sale of the... Read More »

The Formal Plans for 584 Units on Market and a New Park

The Formal Plans for 584 Units on Market and a New Park

The formal application and new renderings for a proposed 584-unit development to rise up to eight stories in height across the Market Street parcels upon which the five-story Civic Center Hotel (1601 Market), Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union hall (1621 Market), and retail building at 1629‐1637 Market Street... Read More »

Pair of Noe Valley Passive Homes Fetch under $1,000 per Foot

Pair of Noe Valley Passive Homes Fetch under $1,000 per Foot

The sales of the two Noe Valley passive houses at 2123-2127 Castro Street have closed escrow. Originally listed for $4.995 million in May, reduced to $4.695 million in June and re-listed anew for $4.499 million last month, the sale of 2127 Castro Street has fetched $4.250 million or roughly... Read More »

Plans for Future Shoreline Park Refined

Plans for Future Shoreline Park Refined

With the first building of the massive Brooklyn Basin project – a 64-acre East Bay development which will yield up to 3,100 units of housing, 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space and 30 acres of open space along Oakland’s waterfront – about to rise, the plans for the future... Read More »

Asking Price for One of SF’s Few Passive Homes Is Actively Cut

Asking Price for One of SF’s Few Passive Homes Is Actively Cut

Listed for $4.995 million in May and reduced to $4.695 million in June, the listing for the 4,600-square-foot ‘Passive House’ at 2127 Castro Street was withdrawn from the MLS in July without a reported sale. But this morning, 2127 Castro was listed anew with an official “1” day on... Read More »

New Timing for San Francisco’s Crane Cove Park and Shoreline

New Timing for San Francisco’s Crane Cove Park and Shoreline

While originally slated to be bid for construction back in 2015, the contract to start clearing the nearly ten-acre waterfront site for San Francisco’s future Crane Cove park will soon be awarded and site prep should commence by the end of the year. Once the site is prepped, which... Read More »

New Mission Bay Park Now Open for Picnicking and Play

New Mission Bay Park Now Open for Picnicking and Play

The fences around the majority of the new Mission Bay park at Mariposa and Owens, between Interstate 280 (as it currently stands) and UCSF’s Medical Center, have finally been removed. And the two-acre Mariposa Park, which includes a great lawn, picnic area, play zone for children and gabion rubble... Read More »

Russian Hill Platinum House Price Reduced $1.75 Million

Russian Hill Platinum House Price Reduced $1.75 Million

Listed for $11.25 million, or just over $2,000 per square foot, two months ago, the asking price for the designer Russian Hill home at 1209 Filbert Street, which is LEED Platinum certified, has just been reduced to $9.5 million ($1,693 per listed square foot). Designed by John Maniscalco, the... Read More »

Waylaid Mission Bay Kids’ Park Slated to Open

Waylaid Mission Bay Kids’ Park Slated to Open

The new Mission Bay Kids’ Park at the intersection of Long Bridge and China Basin Streets, which has sat finished but fenced-off for months, has been certified as safe and is slated to open tomorrow, July 1. But the new 2.4-acre Mariposa Park at the corner of Mariposa and... Read More »