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Picture This: One Big One-Bedroom

Picture This: One Big One-Bedroom

At first blush, $3,750,000 for a one-bedroom might seem a wee bit over the top. (Yes, even in San Francisco.) But this isn’t just any one bedroom, it’s the 8,200 square foot BIG HOUSE studio. It’s one hell of a live/work space. Or at the very least, a bachelor... Read More »

The Modern Makeover And Façade Of 185 Post

The Modern Makeover And Façade Of 185 Post

And yet another “plugged in” tipster captures 185 Post’s glass wrapped makeover by Brand + Allen Architects taking shape. It’s a modern aesthetic without the edginess of the controversial Koolhass design that was once destined for the location. ∙ Ghostly restoration of 1908 building would be the newest thing... Read More »

The Soma Grand: The SocketSite Straight Scoop

The Soma Grand: The SocketSite Straight Scoop

The Soma Grand christened their sales office at 1085 Mission with a packed Friends and Family event last night. We were lucky enough to score an invitation. And smart bold enough to ferret out the straight scoop: ∙ While March 7th marks the VIP grand opening, the first official... Read More »

From (Proposed) Condos To Kink

From (Proposed) Condos To Kink

Kink.com (a local internet fetish company) has purchased the San Francisco Armory (1800 Mission) for $14.5 million and “intends to use the building for core business of producing adult movies for internet distribution.” So much for those proposed condos. ∙ San Francisco Armory Pictures and Floor Plans ... Read More »

They Just Keep Getting Bigger, And Bigger, And Bigger…

They Just Keep Getting Bigger, And Bigger, And Bigger…

J.K. Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times has the scoop on a proposed “1,200-foot tower at First and Mission streets, part of a quartet of astoundingly ambitious buildings being designed by superstar architect Renzo Piano.” The proposed building, which would dwarf any existing buildings on the West Coast,... Read More »

Not For The Faint Of Heart (Or Wallet)

Not For The Faint Of Heart (Or Wallet)

The “Italianate Victorian Fixer” at 1232 Treat is not for the faint of heart (or wallet). Seriously. We’re talking about a single family house that’s been carved up into five units with two additional units over the carriage house out back (think commercial financing), two protected tenants and two... Read More »

Proposed SF Cruise Ship Terminal Sunk

Proposed SF Cruise Ship Terminal Sunk

A couple of important questions now that the Port of San Francisco has pulled the plug on the proposed Cruise Ship Terminal project at Piers 30-32: 1. How will the loss of the proposed retail, restaurants, cinema, and promenades affect property values in nearby developments? 2. How will this... Read More »

Going Once, Going Twice…

Going Once, Going Twice…

Somehow we missed it when the price on 1200 Indiana was reduced another $200,000 (so many reductions, so little time…), and now it just might be too late. As Greg & Garrett note, it’s back in contract. [We just hope the new buyers aren’t counting on that $11,500 per... Read More »

A Classic Case Of Tower Envy?

A Classic Case Of Tower Envy?

All of a sudden the Rincon Hill towers (400/350 feet) just don’t seem quite so tall (or towering). “A 1,000-foot tower, as well as two 800-foot towers, were proposed Thursday for the area around the Transbay Terminal, as The City moves forward with the rebuilding of the aging bus... Read More »

Commercial Green Building Tour: May 2nd

The San Francisco Department of the Environment is sponsoring a tour of Swinerton Headquarters (260 Townsend), a LEED (Gold) certified building. The building is equipped with fully digital building management system, advanced lighting system, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, and a cool roof. Materials throughout the building were selected to maximize... Read More »