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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 $13.5M

Banked Pacific Heights Home Fetches an Eye-Popping $13.5M

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 $13.5 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 »

Potrero Hill Dorm Development Closer to Reality

Potrero Hill Dorm Development Closer to Reality

Plans to levels the one-story warehouse building on the northeast corner of Arkansas and 17th Streets and develop a four-story dorm for students enrolled at the California College of the Arts on the Lower Potrero Hill site are closer to reality, with San Francisco’s Planning Department having just granted... Read More »

A Hacked Up Laurel Heights Home Hits the Market for $1.2M

A Hacked Up Laurel Heights Home Hits the Market for $1.2M

The former San Francisco home and studio space of Howard Hack, the distinguished local artist who passed away last year, the two-unit Laurel Heights building at 54-56 Cook Street has sat (mostly) vacant for over 15 years. And it shows. Or to quote the agent for the property which... Read More »

Warriors Appear to Have Won the Mission Bay Arena War

Warriors Appear to Have Won the Mission Bay Arena War

A Superior Court judge has just ruled in favor of the Golden State Warriors in their legal battle with the Mission Bay Alliance over building an 18,000-seat arena and event center in San Francisco’s Mission Bay. The judgment by the Honorable Garrett L. Wong, which affirmed the City’s contested... Read More »

A $2 Million Cut for One of the Three on That Coveted Block

A $2 Million Cut for One of the Three on That Coveted Block

Speaking of listings in San Francisco for which the asking price has been reduced at least once, the list price for the remodeled Pacific Heights home at 2480 Broadway has just been cut by $2 million (13 percent) in one fell swoop. They’re now asking $13.5 million for the... Read More »

The City Is Planning to Develop a 50-Year Vision to Connect SF

The City Is Planning to Develop a 50-Year Vision to Connect SF

Dubbed Connect SF, the City of San Francisco is about to launch a city-wide effort “to both consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts to improve mobility for all people in San Francisco.” And by the middle of 2018, the effort is expected to yield “an overarching 50-year vision... Read More »

Progress and Timing for a Major Development on Oakland’s Auto Row

Progress and Timing for a Major Development on Oakland’s Auto Row

The City of Oakland has just finished its preliminary analysis for the proposed 18-story building to rise upon the Oakland Acura Dealership site 277 27th Street, a development which includes up to 448 residential units and 65,000 square feet of retail space primarily oriented along its 24th Street frontage,... Read More »