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En Fuego On Filbert: Cow Hollow Contemporary Sells For $6.7M

En Fuego On Filbert: Cow Hollow Contemporary Sells For $6.7M

Listed for $6.3 million last month with four bedrooms, four fire pits and a four car garage, the sale of the contemporary Cow Hollow home at 1973 Filbert Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $6.7 million. Read More »

Candlestick Implosion Uncertainty

Candlestick Implosion Uncertainty

Bids for the contract to demolish Candlestick Stadium are due next week.  And having yet to secure permission to implode the stadium, and concerned about how long it will take and what it will cost, bidders are being asked to submit two proposals, one for an implosion of the stadium and another for a conventional Read More »

600 Years To Underground Utility Lines In SF At Current Rate

It will take an estimated $3.6 billion to underground the remaining 470 miles of overhead utility lines in San Francisco.  And at the current rate of funding for the initiative, or lack thereof, it could take 600 years to complete, according to the latest numbers from the City Controller’s Office. Last week, San Francisco’s Local Read More »

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Built around 1900 to serve as a smokehouse for Achille Paladini, the “Fish King” of San Francisco, the two-story brick building at 48 Gold Street has since been converted into offices.  And if approved, a 3,900-square-foot penthouse residence will be added atop the Jackson Square building, set back between 11 and 14 feet from the Read More »

Ten-Story Mid-Market Hotel Planned For Kaplan’s Store Site

Ten-Story Mid-Market Hotel Planned For Kaplan’s Store Site

Stanton Architecture, the architects behind the renovation of the Hotel Zetta and the fifteen-story Hampton Inn rising at 942 Mission Street, is working on designs for a ten-story hotel to rise at 1055 Market Street, between Sixth and Seventh, the site of the former Kaplan’s army/navy store and Burners’ paradise which closed after a 75-year Read More »

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

The landmark loophole which the owners of the San Francisco Design Center have been planning to invoke in order to convert the 330,000 square foot building from showroom to office use, a conversion which would clear the way for Pinterest to move into the Center, is close to being mostly, but not completely, closed. Under Read More »

From Porn Studio To Office Space In SoMa

From Porn Studio To Office Space In SoMa

The financing to raze one of the last original porn studios left in SoMa and construct a five-story office building on its Bluxome Street site has been secured and the official groundbreaking for the 55,000 square foot development has been scheduled for next month. Directly across the street from the massive San Francisco Tennis Club Read More »

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

The proposed Polk Gulch development which would rise to a height of 130 feet on the south side of Pine Street between Polk and Van Ness Avenue – adjacent to, but not upon, the Grubsteak site – is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in a couple of weeks. As designed by Arquitectonica Read More »

SF State Planning To Plant Its Flag At Hunters Point

San Francisco State University is planning to “plant (its) flag at Hunters Point” and is seeking a lease for upwards of 60,000 square feet of space within Lennar Urban’s planned Innovation Center to rise at the former Shipyard, according to the San Francisco Business Times. The approved redevelopment plan for Hunters Point and Candlestick includes Read More »

Developers Will Pay Transbay District Tax, But With Lower NPV

The trio of developers leading the charge against the 0.55 percent tax they had agreed in principle to pay the City in exchange for an already adopted up-zoning of their parcels within the Tansbay Transit Center District are giving up the fight, but their payments will be spread over 37 years rather than the 30 years Read More »

Ramping Up The Waterfront In Dogpatch

Ramping Up The Waterfront In Dogpatch

As we noted in our earlier report about the latest designs and details for the 9-acre Crane Cove Park to be built along San Francisco’s waterfront in Dogpatch, the plans include a new patio area just south of The Ramp, a patio which will be open to the public but is also expected to serve Read More »

The Finest Home In Diamond Heights?

The Finest Home In Diamond Heights?

Touting an “unmatched” floor plan that flows from room to room and with a “seamless connection to the outdoors,” 11 Cameo Way is now on the market and listed for $2,495,000 as “the finest home in Diamond Heights.” The three-bedroom home totals 2,820 square feet of finished space, with a new master suite on the Read More »

Crane Cove Park: New Designs, Details And Timing

Crane Cove Park: New Designs, Details And Timing

Covering nine acres along San Francisco’s waterfront between Mariposa and 19th Streets, the plans for Crane Cove Park in Dogpatch include a new sandy shoreline and waterfront walk; a large open green for lounging and picnicking; native gardens, a multi-use lawn and playgrounds for the kids; a furnished sun deck and look-out pier; and the Read More »

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Developers Fighting Tax To Fund SF’s Transbay Transit Center

Not satisfied with the $160 million discount they were given on their purchase of the 101 First Street site, the site upon which the 1,070-foot Salesforce Tower is being constructed, Boston Properties is protesting the rate at which they will have to contribute to a Community Facilities District (CFD) which was designed to help fund Read More »

Remodeled, Repositioned And…Reduced

Remodeled, Repositioned And…Reduced

As we reported late last month: Purchased for $1,412,000 three months ago, the Glen Park home at 1750 Noe Street has undergone a quick renovation, remodeling and re-positioning to “the outskirts of Noe Valley.” According to the permits, the project did not include any structural changes other than the relocation of the bathroom on the Read More »