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The Plea to Save a Mission District Dollar Store

The Plea to Save a Mission District Dollar Store

Having already been redesigned to look less upscale and eliminate its garage, the proposed redevelopment of the “One $ Store” parcel on the southwest corner of Mission and 17th Streets, which has been in the works since 2009, has now been formally challenged by the Mission Economic Development Agency... Read More »

Plans for Stonestown Galleria Redevelopment Formalized

Plans for Stonestown Galleria Redevelopment Formalized

As we first reported early last year, Macy’s was in contract to sell its 280,000-square-foot Stonestown Galleria location, which opened in 1952, to General Growth Properties, the terms of which included a temporary leaseback of the store until the plans for redeveloping the location were formalized and approved. With... Read More »

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Take Two (And Three)

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Take Two (And Three)

As we first reported in early March, having foreshadowed its revival back in 2015: Approved for development back in 2009 but subsequently waylaid by a successful appeal to San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors, an appeal which was championed by neighbors in the adjacent building (Baycrest) concerned about a loss... Read More »

Plans for a 984-Unit Hub District Tower Are Taking Shape

Plans for a 984-Unit Hub District Tower Are Taking Shape

While Build Inc. is seeking a buyer for its entitlements to build an approved 40-story tower with 320 condos upon its One Oak assemblage across the street, Crescent Heights is pushing forward with plans to secure entitlements for a 984-unit development to rise upon the San Francisco Honda site... Read More »

Decorator Showcase on the Market for $9 Million

Decorator Showcase on the Market for $9 Million

It’s certainly not unusual for Decorator Showcase homes to hit the market shortly after their ticketed showcasing has ended. But they typically don’t hit the market a few days into their month-long run. And having just opened its doors a few days ago, the 2018 Decorator Showcase home at... Read More »

$10M Fixer Back on the Market for $600K Less and Virtually Staged

$10M Fixer Back on the Market for $600K Less and Virtually Staged

The 5,700-square-foot Presidio Heights fixer at 3515 Pacific Avenue hit the market listed for “$6.9 million” early last year and sold for $10.35 million that March. Having since been virtually remodeled and staged, but otherwise mostly untouched, the same “incredible opportunity in one of San Francisco’s most sought after... Read More »

Berkeley Gas Station Development Redesigned for ‘Co-Living’

Berkeley Gas Station Development Redesigned for ‘Co-Living’

Plans to level the Berkeley Gas & Smog station on southwest corner of Shattuck and Ashby Avenues have been in the works since 2015, at which point a five-story development with 44 residential units and a total of 53 bedrooms, counting a studio as one, had been envisioned to... Read More »

A Bid to Block the Redevelopment of UCSF’s Laurel Heights Campus

A Bid to Block the Redevelopment of UCSF’s Laurel Heights Campus

While SKS Partners and the Prado Group have been pushing forward with plans to redevelop the 10-acre Laurel Heights campus at 3333 California Street, which it has acquired from UCSF, a bid to block or delay the project has been made. As proposed by the Laurel Heights Partners project... Read More »

New Condo Sales Tick up in SF on the Heels of a Price Drop

New Condo Sales Tick up in SF on the Heels of a Price Drop

Having taken a hit in February, the Mark Company’s pricing index for new condos in San Francisco inched up 0.5 percent in March but is still running 8.8 percent lower on a year-over-year basis and 16.1 percent below its peak in the third quarter of 2015. At the same... Read More »

The Economics of a Rincon Hill Condo and Reality Check Redux

The Economics of a Rincon Hill Condo and Reality Check Redux

As we originally outlined back in the third quarter of 2015: Purchased for $700,000 in 2012, or roughly $1,150 per square foot, the one-bedroom One Rincon Hill condo #4404 was listed as a rental for $3,800 in mid-2014 and actually rented for $3,750 per month, which included valet parking... Read More »