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Sale of Oakland Development Forecasts Future Rents

Sale of Oakland Development Forecasts Future Rents

Slated to be completed in December, the 25-unit building under construction at 528 Thomas L. Berkley Way, adjacent to the Great Western Power Company gym in Oakland’s Uptown District, is now on the market for $17 million. That’s $680,000 per unit or roughly $792 per square foot at asking.... Read More »

Possible Site for another Rincon Hill Tower in Play

Possible Site for another Rincon Hill Tower in Play

Built in 1930, prior to which a number of residential buildings had resided on the Rincon Hill site, the two-story industrial building at 511 Harrison Street has served a number of commercial tenants over the past 85 years, was the site of One Rincon Hill’s original sales office, and... Read More »

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

Approved for development at the end of last year, the final design for the 84-unit “Roost @ Blake” project to rise up to five stories in height across the 2029-2035 Blake Street site in Berkeley, just west of Shattuck Ave, is slated to be approved by the City’s Zoning... Read More »

Price Index for New Condos in SF Has Dropped 11 Percent

Price Index for New Condos in SF Has Dropped 11 Percent

For the third month in a row, and following a trend we first noticed emerging last year, the price index for new construction condominiums in San Francisco, as compiled by The Mark Company, has dropped on a month-over-month basis and is now running 11 percent lower versus August 2015.... Read More »

Planning Seeks More Variety for Massive Flower Mart Redevelopment

Planning Seeks More Variety for Massive Flower Mart Redevelopment

Planning has just finished its preliminary review of the draft plans for the massive redevelopment of the San Francisco Flower Mart site, a project which could yield over two million square feet of office space; 89,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space; a new 125,000 square foot Flower Mart on... Read More »

Plans for High-End SRO Units on Howard Will Need to Be Revised

Plans for High-End SRO Units on Howard Will Need to Be Revised

In the works since 2006, plans to raze the single-story Reliable Parts appliance supply store at 1450 Howard Street, across the street from the Saint Joseph’s Church which is undergoing a high-tech conversion, are under review by the city. And as proposed, a six-story building with 16 residential units... Read More »

How to get $200K Over Asking in the Richmond!

How to get $200K Over Asking in the Richmond!

Listed for $1.1 million last month, the well-kept and “tastefully updated” Richmond District home at 834 30th Avenue – with two large bedrooms, a formal dining room and a breakfast nook – has just sold for $1.3 million or roughly $1,061 per listed square foot (which doesn’t include the... Read More »

Uber about to Start Building New San Francisco HQ

Uber about to Start Building New San Francisco HQ

The pile drivers have arrived and are being assembled and the paperwork for the permits to start driving the piles to support Uber’s future worldwide headquarters building, which will rise up to eleven stories along Third Street in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, adjacent to the embattled Warriors Arena... Read More »

Eviction Protection for Parents and Educators in SF Overturned

A Superior Court Judge has officially invalidated San Francisco’s recently adopted law which had expanded eviction protections for tenants with a resident child under 18 years of age and extended said protections to educators – which was defined as any person who works at a school in San Francisco... Read More »

An Inventory of Development along Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row

An Inventory of Development along Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row

Oakland’s Planning Department has updated their map of every project completed, under construction, in the works or anticipated to rise within the city’s Broadway Valdez District and along the Oakland’s burgeoning Auto Row. In total, over 800 units of housing are currently under construction (including 432 units at 3073... Read More »