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Showcase Home in the Marina Sold for a Loss

Showcase Home in the Marina Sold for a Loss

As we wrote ten days ago: Purchased for $8.001 million in October of 2015 and subsequently “re-imagined by some of the areas top designers,” with new fixtures and finishes throughout, the 2018 Decorator Showcase home at 465 Marina Boulevard hit the market with an $8.995 million price tag at... Read More »

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

While the two-story garage at O’Farrell Street has been identified as a contributor to the Uptown Tenderloin Historic District, the team behind a proposed 13-story development to rise up to 130 feet in height upon its parcel are pushing ahead. As we first reported last year, the building as... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing building at 475 4th Street have... Read More »

Liberty Hill Cottage Fetches Over $3K Per Square Foot!

Liberty Hill Cottage Fetches Over $3K Per Square Foot!

The two-bedroom, 870-square-foot cottage at 835 Sanchez Street, which sits on a 2,200-square-foot parcel with big views atop Liberty Hill, has just sold for $2.725 million. That’s $3,132 per square foot! But as is the case with almost every breathless report about the “insane!” price of a fire damaged,... Read More »

More Density and Time for Brooklyn Basin Development as Proposed

More Density and Time for Brooklyn Basin Development as Proposed

With only 241 of the fully-entitled project’s 3,100 units of housing to rise on the Brooklyn Basin site along Oakland’s waterfront currently under construction, the Signature Development Group is now seeking approval to add another 600 apartments to the project’s total. As proposed, the additional units could be “accommodated”... Read More »

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

As we reported last year: Purchased as an un-entitled Tenderloin parcel for $1.6 million three years ago, plans for an eight-story, market-rate building with 23 sub-500-square-foot residential units to rise on the 430 Eddy Street site were approved by the City . Two months later, the now “Fully... Read More »

Pending Home Sales in San Francisco are Down

While the inventory of homes for listed for sale in San Francisco recently hit a 7-year high and is now running over 30 percent higher on a year-over-year basis, the number of homes in contract has actually fallen. And in fact, the number of pending home sales in San... Read More »

Big Plans for Conspicuous Mission District Site Revealed

Big Plans for Conspicuous Mission District Site Revealed

Ravaged by a fire which killed one person and left over 60 people homeless in early 2015, the former three-story building which occupied the northwest corner of Mission and 22nd Streets, with 47 residential units over a second floor of office spaces and ground floor retail, including a Popeye’s... Read More »

New Plans for a Prominent Van Ness Corridor Site

New Plans for a Prominent Van Ness Corridor Site

Plans to raze the former KRON TV building at 1001 Van Ness Avenue and develop a 14-story building, with 239 condos over 5,000 square feet of retail space fronting Van Ness, were approved two years ago but never broke ground. But that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been any behind... Read More »

Refined Timing for Proposed Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

Refined Timing for Proposed Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

As we first reported earlier this year: According to a draft Fiscal Responsibility report for the massive Balboa Reservoir project, the projected $560 million development, a total which doesn’t include the price of the land or community benefits which have yet to be negotiated, could break ground “as early... Read More »