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Noe Bagel’s Days Might Be Numbered.  Now About Next Door…

Noe Bagel’s Days Might Be Numbered. Now About Next Door…

As a plugged-in reader notes, a notice has been hung on 3931-3933 24th Street (the Noe Bagel building). From our reader: They are planning a 8,000 sqft 4 story mixed use building, near the indefinitely closed real food company store. Don’t think Noe Bagel will survive this... Read More »

Speaking Of Office Space (And Absorption) In San Francisco

Office leasing in San Francisco by the numbers and by way of the Business Times: 550,000 square feet of negative absorption in the third quarter (including 111,000 square feet in SoMa) and 684,000 square feet of negative absorption for the year. ∙ San Francisco tenants dump office space [Business... Read More »

Transbay Terminal Moves Forward, But Payments And Terms Change

Transbay Terminal Moves Forward, But Payments And Terms Change

The winning $350 million bid by the Hines/Pelli Clarke Pelli team to develop San Francisco’s new Transbay terminal and tower has been cut to $235 million “but would require the real estate developers to pay the money sooner and assume greater risk and carrying costs.” From J.K. Dineen at... Read More »

350 Mission Street Scoop Redux: Building Website Live

350 Mission Street Scoop Redux: Building Website Live

As we wrote two months ago: A plugged-in tipster delivers a rendering of the SOM/Craig Hartman design to compliment the scoop on 350 Mission Street, a 27-story green tower that’s in the works for the corner of Mission and Fremont. We’re loving the openness of the triple-height lobby. As... Read More »

Commission Favors North Beach Development Ban, Exempts Pagoda

The San Francisco Planning Commission voted 4-2 in favor of Supervisor Peskin’s Plan to ban the development of new (versus existing) spaces for restaurants and bars in North Beach. One requested “special exception”: the Pagoda Theater. ∙ Plan to nix new North Beach venues OK’d ∙... Read More »

Long Vacant Hibernia Bank Sold, To Be Renovated And Rented

Long Vacant Hibernia Bank Sold, To Be Renovated And Rented

According to the Chronicle, the long vacant Hibernia Bank building at the corner of Market and Jones (1 Jones) has been sold for $3.95 million. According to broker Stanley Lo, “the buyer intends to improve the building and to make it rentable for business.” Read More »

A Jonathan Borofsky Rises At 555 Mission (And 535 Is On Its Way)

A Jonathan Borofsky Rises At 555 Mission (And 535 Is On Its Way)

It’s a plugged-in tipster that first notes the Jonathan Borofsky sculpture being installed in the plaza of 555 Mission. And the status of 535 Mission two months ago: “The workers onsite are surveyors starting to put up the “grid lines” Should see dirt moving real soon.” Status today: said... Read More »

The Credit Crunch Climbs Up (And Down) The Real Estate Food Chain

Additional details from J.K. Dineen on what’s driving the sale of the seven proposed Renzo Piano parcels (not to mention a few other properties): California Mortgage and Realty President David Choo is selling off nine properties, including two downtown development sites, in a bid to save his struggling private... Read More »

Museum of Performance & Design: Familiarity With The Corner/Design

Museum of Performance & Design: Familiarity With The Corner/Design

If the corner of Third and Folsom sounds familiar, it should (and plugged-in people know it’s changing). And if the proposed Mark Dziewulski design for a new Museum of Performance & Design on that corner looks familiar, it should. Of course that’s assuming you’re familiar with Mark Dziewulski Architect’s... Read More »

Google Misses Earnings But Extends Their Hills Plaza Lease

Google might have missed their earnings yesterday, but they also renewed their Hills Plaza lease (through 2015). They’re obviously not going anywhere, but might this be a hint as to plans for local headcount growth (or not) over the next several (if not seven) years? ∙ Google Declines as... Read More »