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The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The Plans for 48 BMR Condos to Rise above This Derelict Building

The formal plans to add six stories and 48 below market rate (BMR) condos atop the dilapidated two-story commercial building on the southeast corner of Mission and 18th Streets have been drafted by Gelfand Partners Architects for the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) which managed to acquire the Mission... Read More »

Déjà Vu for a Waylaid Rincon Hill Development

Déjà Vu for a Waylaid Rincon Hill Development

As we first reported a couple weeks ago, the revived plans for a modern 144-unit building to rise up to 84 feet in height at 430 Main/429 Beale Street could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of this month. While the site was previously approved for... Read More »

$100K Cut for Sub-2015 Priced Two-Bedroom with Views

$100K Cut for Sub-2015 Priced Two-Bedroom with Views

Sporting both “Bay & City” views, the 1,323-square-foot two-bedroom unit #28F in the Infinity tower at 301 Main Street was purchased for $2.199 million in December of 2015, establishing a neighborhood comp at roughly $1,662 per square foot. Beyond its two bedrooms, the condo is outfitted with a built-in... Read More »

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

If approved as proposed, the redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site will yield 2,700 units of housing; 600,000 square feet of office space; 700,000 square feet of R&D and PDR space; over 100,000 square feet of retail (including a new grocery); a 220-room waterfront hotel and parking... Read More »

Million Dollar Cut for Approved Development in the Mission

Million Dollar Cut for Approved Development in the Mission

Speaking of approved projects in San Francisco’s housing pipeline which have yet to break ground, the asking price for the Mission District parcel on the southeast corner of 16th and Florida Streets – upon which a modern seven-story building with 53 condos averaging 688 square feet apiece; 1,600 square... Read More »

Record Pipeline of Projects in SF but Actual Building Slows Down

Record Pipeline of Projects in SF but Actual Building Slows Down

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that finished up construction in the fourth quarter of last year, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco has increased by 1,950 to... Read More »

How to Guarantee a Quick ‘Full-Price’ Sale in San Francisco

How to Guarantee a Quick ‘Full-Price’ Sale in San Francisco

Purchased for $1.85 million in July of 2013, the 1,340-square-foot unit #35E at the Infinity, a “signature corner 2BR/2BA with stunning views of water, city or Bay Bridge from every room,” returned to the market listed for $2.799 million in November of 2015. Reduced to $2.699 million in early... Read More »

Plans to Triple the Height of Pinterest’s Brand New Building

Plans to Triple the Height of Pinterest’s Brand New Building

As we wrote about the recently completed six-story office building at 505 Brannan Street, which is now home to Pinterest, prior to it breaking ground in 2016: “Speaking of development along San Francisco’s emergent Fourth Street Transit spine, while the City’s Central SoMa Plan envisions up-zoning the southwest corner... Read More »

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Slated for Approval, Again

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Slated for Approval, Again

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 of light and views, not to mention values, for their condos and pool, the... Read More »

Planning Could Approve Neighborhood-Changing Plan This Month (UPDATED)

Planning Could Approve Neighborhood-Changing Plan This Month (UPDATED)

With the legislative process required to adopt San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan having successfully been initiated last week, a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, the public hearing at which San Francisco’s Planning Commission could vote to approve the plan and recommend its adoption by... Read More »