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Big Cut for Former Yahoo Exec’s Silicon Valley Perch

Big Cut for Former Yahoo Exec’s Silicon Valley Perch

Having hit the market priced at $12.4 million five months ago, the nearly 8-acre Woodside estate owned by Yahoo’s former Chief Marketing Officer has just been relisted anew for $10.5 million. Dubbed “The Perch,” the compound at 835 La Honda Road includes over 7,000 square feet of finished space,... Read More »

Projected Impact and Timing for Massive India Basin Development

Projected Impact and Timing for Massive India Basin Development

The Draft Environmental Impact Report for Build Inc’s massive India Basin project, a proposed development which could yield over 1,200 units of housing, 1,800 parking spaces and 275,000 square feet of commercial space – or half as many units of housing and a million square feet of office, retail... Read More »

Bad News for Lovers of Lucky 13, a Buyer Has Emerged

Bad News for Lovers of Lucky 13, a Buyer Has Emerged

A permit to demolish the historic Lucky 13 bar has been requested. Plans for a new five-story building with 27 condos, a 1,230-square-foot commercial space fronting Market Street and a storage room for 34 bikes to rise upon the bar’s 2140 Market Street parcel have been approved, the building... Read More »

Plans for a 239-Room SoMa Hotel with a Rooftop Bar and Pool

Plans for a 239-Room SoMa Hotel with a Rooftop Bar and Pool

Plans for a 239-room Ennismore hotel to rise up to 8 stories in height across the irregularly shaped, 64-space Central SoMa parking lot parcel at 424 Brannan Street have been massed by Handel Architects and submitted to the City for review. As proposed, the hotel’s lobby would front Ritch... Read More »

The Public Art to Adorn 33 Tehama in the Transbay

The Public Art to Adorn 33 Tehama in the Transbay

The refined designs for the public art to adorn the 35-story, 403-unit apartment building nearing completion at 33 Tehama Street (a.k.a. 41 Tehama) will be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission on Thursday afternoon. Yayoi Kusama’s Flowers That Bloom At Midnight sculpture will be set on a base in... Read More »

Hidden Museum Estate on the Market for $12.5 Million

Hidden Museum Estate on the Market for $12.5 Million

Built in 1987 for Robert Pritikin, the former ad man responsible for Rice-a-Roni’s iconic jingle, the landlocked urban estate at 47 Chenery Street which spans over half an acre of Glen Park property and is known as either Chenery House or the Pritikin Museum is on the market for... Read More »

Planning Seeks More Height and Homes for Mission Street Site

Planning Seeks More Height and Homes for Mission Street Site

As we first reported a few months ago, plans to develop a contemporary 5-story building with 8 condos over 6,000 square feet of commercial space and a garage for 8 cars upon the former Cole Hardware store site at 3110 Mission Street were submitted to Planning for review. And... Read More »

Development of Amazon Warehouse in Dogpatch Slated for Approval

Development of Amazon Warehouse in Dogpatch Slated for Approval

While currently leased to Amazon and Color Graphics, plans to raze the two-story industrial building at 888 Tennessee Street and develop a four-story building with 110 residential units, 5,500 square feet of restaurant/retail space and a basement garage for 84 cars have been drawn and granted a key exemption... Read More »

Plans to Raise the Roof on Potrero Ave

Plans to Raise the Roof on Potrero Ave

Plans to redevelop the southwest corner of Potrero Avenue and 23rd Street, across from Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital in the Mission, have been in the works since 2013. But having been built in 1925 and identified as a potential historic resource, the former gas station building and its... Read More »

Oakland Development Has Shed 29 Stories as Newly Proposed

Oakland Development Has Shed 29 Stories as Newly Proposed

While approved for a 16-story tower with 126 apartments over 3,200 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 81 cars to rise up to 175 feet in height upon the Lake Merritt Station Area parking lot parcels at the corner of Alice and 14th Streets last... Read More »