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Another Waylaid Development Slated for Approval in the Mission

Another Waylaid Development Slated for Approval in the Mission

Waylaid by the Mission District Development Controls which are set to expire on January 14, 2018, the plans for a 37-unit building to rise up to seven stories upon the undeveloped through lot at 1863 Mission Street are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission four days... Read More »

The Force Is Strong in Sea Cliff: Luke’s Home Fetches $18.8 Million

The Force Is Strong in Sea Cliff: Luke’s Home Fetches $18.8 Million

Purchased by the infamous Luke Brugnara for $7 million in 2002, the seven-bedroom home at 224 Sea Cliff Avenue, to which Luke had $11 million worth of art delivered and then refused to pay, has been in and out of foreclosure since 2012 (at which point $7,983,898 was owed... Read More »

Pipeline of Residential Development in San Francisco Drops

Pipeline of Residential Development in San Francisco Drops

With the number of new units of housing in San Francisco that finished up construction in the third quarter of the year having outpaced the total of those which were newly proposed, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in the city slipped by roughly 200 to... Read More »

Landmark Uptown Oakland Club Building on the Market

Landmark Uptown Oakland Club Building on the Market

The colorful Uptown Oakland building at 2120 Broadway, which also fronts Franklin Street and is home to both the landmark Club BNB (formerly Bench and Bar) and its sister Club 21, which together are billed as the Bay Area’s biggest gay and lesbian dance club, is now on the market... Read More »

Tenant Buyouts of up to $310,000 in San Francisco since 2015

Tenant Buyouts of up to $310,000 in San Francisco since 2015

Since March of 2015, when San Francisco started regulating “buyout agreements” between landlords and their tenants, a total of 772 buyout agreements have been inked and reported, as mapped above. While the highest reported buyout totaled $310,000 for three tenants in the Mission back in July of 2015, the... Read More »

Plans for Semi-Massive Presidio Heights Development Formalized

Plans for Semi-Massive Presidio Heights Development Formalized

The formal application to move forward with the semi-massive redevelopment of CPMC’s nearly 5-acre California Hospital Campus at 3700 California Street has just been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department. While the Planning Department’s review of TMG Partners’ preliminary plans for the site had “strongly encouraged” increasing the density... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up Broadway

Bonus Plans for Building Up Broadway

Plans for a mixed-use building to rise up to six stories in height upon on the parking lot parcel at 425 Broadway, which actually wraps around the three-story Crowbar and residential hotel building on the corner of Broadway and Montgomery, have been drafted by Ian Birchall and Associates. Dubbed... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Development Slated for Approval

Waylaid Mission District Development Slated for Approval

In the works since 2014 but waylaid by the adoption and subsequent extension of ‘Interim Controls’ to limit new market-rate housing, office and retail developments in the Mission, plans to raze the single-story Alpha Bay Builders structure at 3314 Cesar Chavez Street and develop a new six-story building upon... Read More »

Sales and Pricing Index for New Condos in SF Tick Up

Sales and Pricing Index for New Condos in SF Tick Up

With sales offices for two new developments in San Francisco having opened their doors in October, the number of purchase contracts signed for new construction condos in the city ticked up from 55 in October to 61 in November, nearly doubling the number of contracts signed in November 2016... Read More »

An Uber Sale in the Works

An Uber Sale in the Works

Purchased for $7.995 million in early 2015, at which point the home’s total square footage measured around 6,200 square feet, including its lower level and three-car garage, the Pacific Heights home at 3090 Pacific Avenue has since undergone a major renovation and remodel. And while the remodeled home has... Read More »