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Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Ticks Up, Construction Too

Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Ticks Up, Construction Too

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that recently finished up construction for the fourth quarter in a row, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco increased by nearly a... Read More »

Another, Bigger, Sub-2015 Sale in South Beach

Another, Bigger, Sub-2015 Sale in South Beach

As we wrote when we noted the slightly sub-2015 sale price for the one-bedroom unit #403 at 72 Townsend Street last year, “if you’re kicking yourself for having missed yet another anomalous and cherry-picked outcome (as some will certainly continue to rationalize), please don’t. Instead, turn your attention to... Read More »

Cause of Transit Center’s Cracks and Proposed Fix Revealed

Cause of Transit Center’s Cracks and Proposed Fix Revealed

The forensic engineering team (LPI) engaged to identify the root cause of the two fissures/fractures which caused the emergency closure of San Francisco’s new Salesforce Transit Center, a month after it opened, has reached a preliminary conclusion and a possible fix has been drafted. According to the team, the... Read More »

Another Hillside in San Francisco Is Now in Play

Another Hillside in San Francisco Is Now in Play

Speaking of previously undeveloped hillside parcels in San Francisco which are now in play, the 1.5-acre parcel of land which sits below the 18 homes stretching from 107 to 141 Topaz Way, fronting Diamond Heights Boulevard and across from the Walter Haas Playground and dog park, is in contract... Read More »

Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed

Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed

As we first reported last year: It’s now been over two years since Related California cut 99 residential units from their development plans for Transbay Block 8 and reduced the project’s proposed grocery store space from 22,000 to 12,500 square feet, a reduction that rendered the space too small... Read More »

Pending Home Sales in San Francisco Down 10 Percent

While the number of homes listed for sale in San Francisco is currently running 53 percent higher than at the same time last year, the number of homes in contract is running 10 percent lower. In addition, the average list price per square foot of all the homes in... Read More »

Mission District Corner with Potential Trades Hands

Mission District Corner with Potential Trades Hands

Having hit the market priced at $5.95 million last year, touting “a clean environmental report and potential to build multiple units,” the Mission District parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street has just traded hands with a $4.995 million contract price.... Read More »

Redevelopment of Shuttered North Beach Site on Hold

Redevelopment of Shuttered North Beach Site on Hold

Shuttered in 2012, plans to raze and redevelop the former Caesar’s Restaurant parcel on the southwest corner of Bay and Powell were approved at the end of 2015 with the project team positioning to break ground on the 4-story, 17-unit building with a ground floor commercial space the next... Read More »

New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons

New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons

The 45-story tower rising at 706 Mission Street will be flagged a Four Seasons development and its 146 Private Residences (condos) will be managed by Four Seasons staff, positioned to “complement the neighboring Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences San Francisco,” although existing Residents, who fought to block the... Read More »

Proposed Oakland Tower Design Refined, Sticking Point Remains

Proposed Oakland Tower Design Refined, Sticking Point Remains

Responding to feedback from Oakland’s Design Review Committee, the facade of Rubicon Point Partners’ proposed 37-story tower to rise up to 423 feet in height at 1750 Broadway, between 17th and 19th Streets in Uptown Oakland, has been refined by Handel Architects. Refinements include transparent railings over the building’s... Read More »