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Development to Replace Rincon Hill Gas Station Redesigned

Development to Replace Rincon Hill Gas Station Redesigned

Facing pushback from the development team behind Jasper, which recently rose on the 45 Lansing Street parcel next door, as well as the 50 Lansing Street Homeowners Association (which raised a myriad of concerns, including its “design compatibility with the neighborhood”), the proposed 14-story development to rise on the northwest... Read More »

Polk Street Holdout Home Poised for Redevelopment

Polk Street Holdout Home Poised for Redevelopment

Built in 1914, the little single-family home at 2815 Polk Street has been boarded up for years, having been owned by an out of towner and long a target for vagrants and vandals. A local finally managed to buy the building for $820,000 at the end of 2013. And... Read More »

Revised Designs for Transforming Potrero’s East Slope

Revised Designs for Transforming Potrero’s East Slope

As a condition of its approval last December, the design of the proposed 251-unit market rate development to transform Potrero Hill’s East Slope known as 1395 22nd Street was to be revised, “to better address the topography of the surrounding neighborhood,” both at present and as relatively soon to... Read More »

Hayes Valley Development Grinds to a Halt, Here’s Why

Hayes Valley Development Grinds to a Halt, Here’s Why

Speaking of new developments in Hayes Valley, if it feels like construction on the 139 condos and grocery store space at 555 Fulton Street has ground to a halt, you’re not mistaken. But until the waylaid exterior glass panels for the building, a custom designed skin which features horizontally... Read More »

New Construction Price Cuts in Hayes Valley

New Construction Price Cuts in Hayes Valley

With the sales office having been open since March and contracts for roughly 60 percent of the 61 condominiums that are finishing up construction at 388 Fulton Street having been signed, prices for the unsold units have just been reduced by up to 6 percent. While the marketing copy... Read More »

Alliance Appeals Golden State Warriors’ Arena Win

Alliance Appeals Golden State Warriors’ Arena Win

The Mission Bay Alliance has appealed the Superior Court judge’s ruling in favor of the Golden State Warriors in the battle over building an 18,000-seat arena and event center in San Francisco’s Mission Bay. The judgment last week by Judge Garrett Wong had affirmed the City’s contested environmental review... Read More »

Mission District Development Seriously Downsized

Mission District Development Seriously Downsized

Plans to level the two-story Superior Automotive shop building on the northeast corner of 16th and Albion, a Mission District building for which Mx3 Ventures paid a record setting $8.7 million in 2013, have been abandoned. And instead of developing a new five-story building, with 28 condos over 7,300... Read More »

Big Rebel Bar Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Big Rebel Bar Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Plans for leveling the former Rebel Bar building at 1740-1772 Market Street and raising a nine-story development on the site, with 100 apartments over 4,400 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and parking for 160 bikes, have been granted a neighborhood-plan based exemption from having to complete a lengthy... Read More »

Banked Pacific Heights Home Fetches an Eye-Popping $13.25M

Banked Pacific Heights Home Fetches an Eye-Popping $13.25M

Purchased for $10 million in 2013, the completely remodeled home at 2755 Fillmore Street has sat empty for the past three years. And having returned to the market this past May listed for $13.25 million, or $2,577 per finished square foot, the re-sale of the Pacific Heights property has... Read More »

Plans for Building up MacArthur Boulevard Even Higher Than Zoned

Plans for Building up MacArthur Boulevard Even Higher Than Zoned

The days are numbered for the MacArthur Carwash and tire shop at the corner of MacArthur and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland, as the corner site traded hands for $1.325 million earlier this year and plans to develop the parcel have now been submitted to the city... Read More »