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Speaking of Sleek

Speaking of Sleek

Speaking of sleek and circa 2014, the two-bedroom unit #5C at 1501 Filbert Street, which opened its doors in late 2014 dubbed “Amero,” is now back on the market on the edge of Cow Hollow, billed as a “special opportunity to live in a sleek newer construction residence in... Read More »

Price Cut for Sleek Loft Already Listed Below its 2014 Price

Price Cut for Sleek Loft Already Listed Below its 2014 Price

As we wrote last month: Purchased for $1.75 million in October of 2014, the “modern and sleek” unit #5 in The Silver Building, a full-floor loft conversion with exposed beams, eleven foot ceilings, high-end finishes and air conditioning at 10 Mint Plaza, a Mid-Market location a few blocks from... Read More »

Executive Park Tower and New Condos Closer to Reality

Executive Park Tower and New Condos Closer to Reality

While the three-acre building site above The Cove at Candlestick Point was graded back in 2009, the approved development to rise up to 16 stories in height upon the undeveloped parcel has been on hold ever since. But next week, New Horizon Development is slated to reveal their revised... Read More »

High-End TIC Fetches its Early 2014 Price

High-End TIC Fetches its Early 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.2 million in April of 2014, following the conversion of the Park Lane at 1100 Sacramento Street into a Tenancy in Common building, the “elegant and sophisticated” unit #208, a remodeled three-bedroom with a “spacious, open floor plan” and private 1,400-square-foot terrace, returned to the market listed... Read More »

Plans for Nine-Story NoPa Development Progress

Plans for Nine-Story NoPa Development Progress

As we first reported earlier this year: The façade of the F. Lofrano & Son auto body garage at 1355 Fulton Street is currently slated to be saved. But plans to level the bulk of the 14,000-square-foot building are in the works. And as envisioned and newly rendered by... Read More »

Plans to Save the Façade of Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory

Plans to Save the Façade of Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory

As we first reported last year: Built in 1948, the shuttered Buon Gusto Sausage Factory at 535 Green Street was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west. The 8,600-square-foot building, which is in need of work and includes a 4,000-square-foot basement, sits on an 11,000-square-foot... Read More »

Million Dollar Reduction for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

Million Dollar Reduction for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

The Pacific Heights parcel and approved plans for a modern 6,800-square-foot home to rise on the site, which were drawn by John Maniscalco Architecture and the subject of both a confidentially settled lawsuit and unsuccessful Discretionary Review (DR), hit the market earlier this year with a $9.995 million price tag. While... Read More »

No Appreciation for an Upgraded Noe Valley Home

No Appreciation for an Upgraded Noe Valley Home

Designed by Zack | de Vito Architecture, the “spectacular Noe Valley home” at 725 Duncan Street, which features “stunning Downtown, Bay, and Bridge views, paired with dramatic modern architecture and design,” was purchased for $4.1 million in January of last year. The buyers further upgraded the 3,200-square-foot home, adding... Read More »

Destination Waterfront Hotel Redesigned

Destination Waterfront Hotel Redesigned

Facing pushback from the Bay Conservation and Development Commission’s (BCDC) Design Review Board, which determined that the plans for a 155-room resort hotel to rise up to six stories in height on the Jack London Square parcel known as F3 would not adequately provide “a distinctive waterfront place with... Read More »

The Latest Timing and Budget for 157 Affordable Apartments to Rise

The Latest Timing and Budget for 157 Affordable Apartments to Rise

The financing to build 157 below market rate (BMR) rental units upon the former Phoenix Continuation High School site turned Mission District Navigation Center at 1950 Mission Street is now expected to close sometime between mid-November and December 15. The ground is expected to be broken within 10 days of... Read More »