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Transformative Market Street Project Slated for Approval

Transformative Market Street Project Slated for Approval

Plans for the proposed 584-unit development to rise up to ten stories in height across the Market Street parcels upon which the Civic Center Hotel (1601 Market), Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Hall (1621 Market) and two-story Lesser Brothers Building (1629‐1637 Market) currently sit are slated to be... Read More »

Plans for Six Stories in the Mission Closer to Reality

Plans for Six Stories in the Mission Closer to Reality

In the works since 2014, as we first reported at the time, plans to mostly demolish the brick and timber Fitzgerald Furniture Company building on the northeast corner of 19th and Bryant Streets and develop a contemporary six-story building on the Mission District site could be approved by San... Read More »

Corner Parcel with Approved Plans for 53 Condos in Play

Corner Parcel with Approved Plans for 53 Condos in Play

Plans to demolish the two auto shops on the southeast corner of 16th and Florida Streets and develop a modern seven-story building with 53 condos over 1,600 square feet of restaurant/retail space, 2,000 square feet of commercial PDR space, and a basement garage for 40 cars upon the Mission... Read More »

$1.5 Million Price Cut for Hidden Glen Park Estate

$1.5 Million Price Cut for Hidden Glen Park Estate

Having hit the market priced at $12.5 million last month, as we first reported at the time, the asking price for the massive Glen Park estate at 47 Chenery Street has just been reduced by $1.5 million (12 percent) to an even $11 million. In addition to a garden... Read More »

19.2 Percent Price Cut for Designer Noe Valley Pad

19.2 Percent Price Cut for Designer Noe Valley Pad

Priced at $6.8 million or roughly $1,420 per finished square foot at the beginning of the year, the list price for the designer five-bedroom home at 4352 26th Street was reduced to $5.995 million in May and the property was re-listed with an official “1” day on the market... Read More »

Historic Hibernia Bank Building on the Market in the Mission

Historic Hibernia Bank Building on the Market in the Mission

Designed by Arthur Brown Jr. of Bakewell & Brown and City Hall fame and built for Hibernia Bank in 1924, an addition to the concrete and steel reinforced building on the northwest corner of Valencia and 22nd Street was added along the bank parcel’s Valencia Street frontage in 1995... Read More »

Dolores Park Hive Now Listed at a Loss

Dolores Park Hive Now Listed at a Loss

Purchased by the founder of Hive Communities for $6.495 million in April of last year, the 5,493-square-foot “Light House” condo at 651 Dolores Street, one of four condos within the converted Second Church of Christ Scientist, returned to the market this past August priced at $6.795 million, as we... Read More »

Refined Designs and Timing for a Pair of Hub District Towers

Refined Designs and Timing for a Pair of Hub District Towers

The plans for a pair of 41-story towers to rise up to 420 feet in height upon the San Francisco Honda site, on the southwest corner of Market Street and South Van Ness Avenue, have been further refined and the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is now expected... Read More »

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Plan for Doubling up in Presidio Heights

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Plan for Doubling up in Presidio Heights

When the hedge fund manager who lives in the 4,400-square-foot Presidio Heights home at the corner of Walnut and Jackson learned that the home next door at 3311 Jackson, a smaller 3,000-square-foot home which had been in the same family since being constructed in 1928, was going to be... Read More »

Plans for a 15-Story Polk Gulch Tower Revealed

Plans for a 15-Story Polk Gulch Tower Revealed

As we first reported last year, the vacant two-story building at 925 O’Farrell Street which had been occupied by Thai Stick Shabu Shabu and is zoned for development up to 130 feet in height was being shopped for $3.6 million. And while it doesn’t appear the building has yet... Read More »