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Parcel F Plans Formally Submitted to Planning

Parcel F Plans Formally Submitted to Planning

The formal application and slightly re-refined designs for the Pelli Clarke Pelli tower to rise up to 800 feet at 550 Howard Street, on Transbay Parcel F (a.k.a. 546 Howard), have just been signed and submitted to Planning. As formally proposed, the now 61-story tower will consist of 16... Read More »

New Plans for Building Up in the Mission

New Plans for Building Up in the Mission

In the works since 2008 and previously aiming to break ground by the end of 2014, an all-new set of plans for a contemporary five-story building to rise on the southwest corner of 24th and Harrison Street, in the heart of San Francisco’s Latino Cultural District, have been drawn... Read More »

UPDATED: Application for Bigger Market Street Building Filed

UPDATED: Application for Bigger Market Street Building Filed

The formal application for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, has been submitted to Planning. While the site is currently zoned... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building up on Brannan

Bonus Plans for Building up on Brannan

Plans to level the two-story commercial building on the southwest corner of Brannan and Lucerne along with the one-story buildings behind are in the works. And while the 755 Brannan Street parcel is only zoned for development up to 45 feet in height, plans to invoke California’s Density Bonus... Read More »

Hill Dwellers Seek ‘Right-Sizing’ of Affordable Development Below

Hill Dwellers Seek ‘Right-Sizing’ of Affordable Development Below

With the designs for the proposed development of 184 affordable apartments to rise up to six stories in height across the half-block-plus parking lot parcel at 88 Broadway having been refined and newly rendered, the Telegraph Hill Dwellers (THD) are seeking to have the development “right-sized.” And to be... Read More »

Modern Los Altos Hills Abode Fetches $9.75 Million

Modern Los Altos Hills Abode Fetches $9.75 Million

While the Spanish Mediterranean estate at 11627 Dawson Drive is still looking for a buyer, the newly built Los Altos Hills home at 25755 Carado Court, which was originally listed for $11.988 million last year, has just sold for $9.75 million or roughly $1,285 per square foot. The nearly 7,600-square-foot... Read More »

Silicon Valley Estate Now Listed for Nearly 50% Less

Silicon Valley Estate Now Listed for Nearly 50% Less

On the market for $23.995 million in 2015, the list price for the Los Altos Hills home with nearly 17,000 square feet of living space at 11627 Dawson Drive was reduced to $18.95 million early last year. Eight months later the list price for the 5.6-acre estate that’s also... Read More »

Timing for Massive Development Revealed

Timing for Massive Development Revealed

With the preparation of the proposed project’s Environmental Impact Report (EIR) now underway, we now have the anticipated timing for the massive 445-unit redevelopment of Kirkham Heights to share. Assuming the development is approved by the City without any substantial delays, the project team is planning to break ground... Read More »

Million Dollar Price Cut for Historic Piedmont Estate

Million Dollar Price Cut for Historic Piedmont Estate

Designed by Albert Farr and finished in 1928, the historic “Hampton House” estate at 395 Hampton Road hit the market in Piedmont last year listed for $8.95 million. Sitting on over an acre of land – with landscaped gardens, a private tennis court, a detached garage (in addition to... Read More »

Planning for Record-Setting Inner Sunset Project Moving Forward

Planning for Record-Setting Inner Sunset Project Moving Forward

Westlake Urban, which purchased the 86-unit Kirkham Heights apartment complex at 1530-1585 5th Avenue back in 1976, is pushing forward with plans to level the existing 11-building complex and build up to 445 units across the 6-acre site, with six new buildings rising up to 40 feet in slope-measured... Read More »