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Foreshadowing an Eight-Story Development Right Here

Foreshadowing an Eight-Story Development Right Here

While the three storefronts at 1815-1819 Market Street are currently leased to Destino, Izakay Roku and Sushi Zone, Destino’s lease expires in August and the leases for the other two restaurants are set to end in the first quarter of 2020. The 4,480-square-foot parcel at the corner of Pearl,... Read More »

The Most Expensive Home Sale in San Francisco so Far This Year

The Most Expensive Home Sale in San Francisco so Far This Year

While never officially listed for sale on the MLS, the nine-bedroom Presidio Heights mansion at 34 Maple Street, which was designed by Hermann Barth and built for Mary A. Huntington in 1910, quietly hit the market at the end of last year with a $25 million price tag. The... Read More »

Iconic Lombard Street IHouse in Play

Iconic Lombard Street IHouse in Play

The iconic A-frame at the corner of Lombard and Pierce was built for the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) back in 1968. And while it’s still open for business, the owners of the 3,600-square-foot restaurant and corner parking lot are now quietly looking for a new tenant, touting an... Read More »

Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

In the works since the end of 2016, as we first reported at the time, plans to strip the concrete and travertine skin from the exterior of the Macy’s Men’s Store building at 120 Stockton Street and install a glass curtain wall facade are slated to be approved at... Read More »

Plans for a Less Classy Mission District Development in Play

Plans for a Less Classy Mission District Development in Play

Having already been redesigned to look less upscale, the façade of the approved seven story development to rise up to 79 feet in height upon the former auto body shop site at 1924 Mission Street has been redesigned anew, “to reflect a more traditional design…in keeping with the character... Read More »

Expectations for Skinny Transbay District Tower Reset

Expectations for Skinny Transbay District Tower Reset

Plans to redevelop the downtown parking lot parcel at 524 Howard Street were first approved nearly three decades ago, at which point a 23-story office building was expected to rise up to 311 feet in height after the former parking garage on the site was razed in 1989. But... Read More »

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

While plans for a six-story over basement building to rise up to 65 feet in height upon the former service station site turned perennial Christmas tree lot on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, were approved back in 2014,... Read More »

New Condo Sales and Pricing Dip in San Francisco

New Condo Sales and Pricing Dip in San Francisco

While the sales figures for new condos in San Francisco at the beginning of this year received a boost from the official opening of the sales office for the 42-unit development at 1188 Valencia Street (a.k.a. 1198 Valencia) at the end of last year, with only six unit left... Read More »

Impact Report for Transformative SoMa Plan Slated for Certification

Impact Report for Transformative SoMa Plan Slated for Certification

San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan on April 12. And if successfully certified, an attempted appeal of which is likely to occur, the Commission could then immediately vote to approve the plan and recommend its... Read More »

Downsized Plans for a Towering SoMa Hotel Right Here

Downsized Plans for a Towering SoMa Hotel Right Here

While the preliminary plans for a 21-story hotel with 480 rooms to rise up to 200 feet in height across the Central SoMa parking lot at 350 Second Street were submitted to Planning a few years ago, said plans have been downsized and its mass has shifted. As redesigned... Read More »