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SF Home Sales Up as Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

SF Home Sales Up as Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area ticked up 6 percent from July (7,901) to August (8,374) and was 3.2 percent higher versus the same time last year (8,113), ending a five month run of year-over-year declines. And in San Francisco, the... Read More »

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Plans to level the the Golden Gate Building at 1028 Market Street, which was previously home to Hollywood Billiards and is now occupied by “The Hall,” and develop a new 13-story building – with 186 apartments over 4 ground-floor restaurant/retail spaces and a basement garage for 42 cars on... Read More »

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Having jumped like Kris Kross in July, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by another 1,400 last month to a record 543,400. And as such, there are now 77,900 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the end... Read More »

Odds of the Raiders Leaving Oakland Just Jumped

Odds of the Raiders Leaving Oakland Just Jumped

The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee, which was created by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, has unanimously recommended a potential $750 million public funding plan to help underwrite the cost of a $1.9 billion Las Vegas stadium that could become the new home of the Oakland Raiders. The proposed stadium... Read More »

Boba Guys Land Space in Downsized NoPa Redevelopment

Boba Guys Land Space in Downsized NoPa Redevelopment

While plans to add four floors of residential space over the existing two-story auto garage at 834-838 Divisadero Street have been abandoned, the second floor of the building (838 Divisadero) is slated to become “Che Fico,” a 115-seat Italian restaurant by David Nayfeld and Matt Brewer. And the first... Read More »

Beast on Bryant Survives Appeals, Positioning to Break Ground

Beast on Bryant Survives Appeals, Positioning to Break Ground

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has unanimously rejected two appeals which had aimed to overturn Planning’s approvals for a 199-unit building at 2000 Bryant Street, the so-called “Beast on Bryant” to rise up to six stories in height across the northern half of the Mission District block bounded by... Read More »

Price Index for New Condos in SF Has Dropped 11 Percent

Price Index for New Condos in SF Has Dropped 11 Percent

For the third month in a row, and following a trend we first noticed emerging last year, the price index for new construction condominiums in San Francisco, as compiled by The Mark Company, has dropped on a month-over-month basis and is now running 11 percent lower versus August 2015.... Read More »

Mrs. Doubtfire House Hitting the Market in Pacific Heights

Mrs. Doubtfire House Hitting the Market in Pacific Heights

While it hasn’t yet been listed for sale, the iconic “Mrs. Doubtfire House” at 2640 Steiner Street is about to hit the market in Pacific Heights. Having last traded hands for $1.395 million in 1997, the 2,600-square-foot home nearly went up in flames early last year when a disgruntled... Read More »

Redevelopment of Mission District Navigation Center Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Mission District Navigation Center Closer to Reality

The formal application to level the former Phoenix Continuation High School site turned Navigation Center at 1950 Mission Street will be filed with the City this afternoon. And as proposed by Mission Housing Development Corporation and BRIDGE Housing, 157 below market rate (BMR) apartments will soon rise up to... Read More »

Eviction Protection for Parents and Educators in SF Overturned

A Superior Court Judge has officially invalidated San Francisco’s recently adopted law which had expanded eviction protections for tenants with a resident child under 18 years of age and extended said protections to educators – which was defined as any person who works at a school in San Francisco... Read More »