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Historic Hibernia Bank Building Sold, Positioned for Redevelopment

Historic Hibernia Bank Building Sold, Positioned for Redevelopment

Having hit the market last month touting its excellent redevelopment potential, as we first reported at the time, the sale of the historic Hibernia Bank building at 1098 Valencia Street has closed escrow with a $11.898 million contract price. Designed by Arthur Brown Jr. of Bakewell & Brown and... Read More »

Redesigned Dollar Store Development Slated for Approval

Redesigned Dollar Store Development Slated for Approval

In the works since 2009, the proposed redevelopment of the “One $ Store” parcel on the southwest corner of Mission and 17th Streets could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission on December 14. While the proposed 2100 Mission Street development is still designed to rise up to six... Read More »

Building Up Berkeley: Refined Designs for Seven-Story Development

Building Up Berkeley: Refined Designs for Seven-Story Development

Plans to level the 24 Hour Fitness at 2072 Addison Street, in Downtown Berkeley, and develop a new seven-story building upon its site are slated be approved by the city this week. As newly rendered by Kirk E. Peterson & Associates for Ruegg & Ellsworth, the proposed development would... Read More »

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh Closer to Reality

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh Closer to Reality

As we first reported a couple months ago, plans to level the former industrial building turned parking garage at 230 7th Street and develop a six-story building, with 40 residential units over 2,010 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and a garage for 20 stacked cars, were in the... Read More »

Market Street ‘Icon’ Fetches 0.4 Percent over Early 2016 Price

Market Street ‘Icon’ Fetches 0.4 Percent over Early 2016 Price

Listed as “an absolute masterpiece of both quality and style” for $848,000 in March of 2016, the one-bedroom condo #202 at 2299 Market Street (a.k.a. Icon) sold for $830,000, or roughly $1,231 per square foot, that April. And having returned to the market listed for $875,000 this past September,... Read More »

Non-Supersized Plans for Lucky Penny Site Slated for Approval

Non-Supersized Plans for Lucky Penny Site Slated for Approval

The supersized plans for a 10-story building to rise up to 105 feet in height upon the shuttered Lucky Penny site at the corner of Geary and Masonic have been abandoned. Instead, the project team is back to pushing forward with plans for an 8-story building to rise up... Read More »

Boutique Market Street Infill Building Closer to Reality

Boutique Market Street Infill Building Closer to Reality

In the works since 2014 but waylaid by a requested Discretionary Review (DR), the plans for a boutique 8-story building to rise on the underdeveloped parcel at 1870 Market Street, between the older 4-story building at 1874-1878 Market Street and the newish 8-story building dubbed “Venn on Market,” could... Read More »

Plans for Major Mid-Market Development Revealed

Plans for Major Mid-Market Development Revealed

With Nordstrom Inc. having inked a deal to sell its parking lot parcel for 176 cars at 469 Stevenson Street, between Fifth and Sixth, plans to develop the underdeveloped Mid-Market site have been drawn. As rendered by Mark Cavagnero Associates above, a 16-story development could yield around 330 units... Read More »

SoMa Penthouse Nearly Fetches Its 2007 Price

SoMa Penthouse Nearly Fetches Its 2007 Price

Purchased for $850,000 in January of 2012, the two-story, 1,245-square-foot penthouse unit #827 at The Palms returned to the market listed for $1.399 million this past June. Reduced to $1.299 million and alternatively offered for rent at $5,450 a month, the sale of 555 4th Street #827 has now... Read More »

Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Qualify for Streamlined Review

Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Qualify for Streamlined Review

The big plans for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, have just qualified for a streamlined environmental review and approval. While... Read More »