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House-Like Russian Hill Gem Drops Below its 2016 Price

House-Like Russian Hill Gem Drops Below its 2016 Price

The three-bedroom Russian Hill townhome at 2201 Leavenworth street, which offers “fabled Bay views,” a remodeled kitchen with a restored Wedgewood stove, and stacked parking for two cars in its garage below, and access to the building’s shared roof deck above, last traded hands for $3.2 million in March... Read More »

Plans for Slender, 25-Story Micro-Room Hotel Revealed

Plans for Slender, 25-Story Micro-Room Hotel Revealed

Plans for a slender 25-story hotel to rise up to 260 feet in height on the 4,000-square-foot parking lot site at 36 Tehama Street have been submitted to Planning. And as envisioned by J Street Hospitality and designed by Handel Architects, the new Transbay District hotel would be outfitted... Read More »

Another Million Dollar Drop for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

Another Million Dollar Drop for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

As we outlined this past November: The Pacific Heights parcel and approved plans for a modern 6,800-square-foot home to rise on the 2921 Vallejo Street site, which were drawn by John Maniscalco Architecture and the subject of both a confidentially settled lawsuit and unsuccessful Discretionary Review (DR), hit the... Read More »

Early Re-Activation Sequence for the Salesforce Transit Center

Early Re-Activation Sequence for the Salesforce Transit Center

With repairs to the fractured Salesforce Transit Center now officially underway and expected to be completed by the first week of June, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is expected to release an official re-opening schedule for the center next month. But according to a preliminary framework for the... Read More »

Eight-Story Development Even Closer to Reality in the Tenderloin

Eight-Story Development Even Closer to Reality in the Tenderloin

Purchased for $1.528 million in August of 2016, the rent for the Unique Cleaners building at 820 Post Street was soon raised, the business subsequently shuttered, and plans to raze the building and redevelop its Tenderloin parcel were drafted, as we first reported at the time and followed up... Read More »

Knock-On Effects of Governor’s Pledge to Slow CA’s High Speed Roll

Knock-On Effects of Governor’s Pledge to Slow CA’s High Speed Roll

With Governor Gavin Newsom’s apparent pledge to significantly reduce the scope of California’s high-speed rail (HSR) project, dismissing the current feasibility of connecting San Francisco to Los Angles while touting a limited run between Bakersfield and Merced to avoid an abandonment of the project overall, the potential knock-on effects... Read More »

Prime Russian Hill Parcel Sits Squarely in the City’s Sights

Prime Russian Hill Parcel Sits Squarely in the City’s Sights

Nearly two decades ago, back in January of 2000, the three-story, 3,700-square-foot home which had occupied the oversized Russian Hill parcel at 850 Francisco Street since 1910 was purchased for $5 million. Plans for a new, relatively modest, four-story home to rise on the 6,200-square-foot parcel, down the street... Read More »

Rock Star’s Second Sea Cliff Home Finally Fetches $11.7 Million

Rock Star’s Second Sea Cliff Home Finally Fetches $11.7 Million

Having hit the market in December of 2016 listed for $16 million, the 5,200-square-foot home hidden behind the privacy wall at 320 Sea Cliff Avenue, which was purchased by Metallica’s lead guitarist, Kirk Hammett, for $8 million in early 2010, has finally sold with a contract price of $11.7... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up in The Mission

Bonus Plans for Building Up in The Mission

With the Advance Pleating & Button Company having shuttered in the Mission, plans to raze its three-building, through-block complex at 750 Florida Street, which stretches to 777 Alabama Street, between 19th and 20th, are in the works. And as envisioned, an eight-story development, with 94 new condos over 7,240... Read More »

Development Team Will Pitch Land Deal in the Mission Tonight

Development Team Will Pitch Land Deal in the Mission Tonight

With San Francisco’s Planning Commission slated to hold a special hearing for the proposed 331-unit development to rise up to ten stories in height at 1979 Mission Street, the so-called “Monster,” in the Mission tonight, the development team is preparing to pitch a new deal for project as newly rendered... Read More »