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Big Cut for Approved Development in the Tenderloin

Big Cut for Approved Development in the Tenderloin

Purchased as an un-entitled Tenderloin parcel for $1.6 million three years ago, plans for an eight-story, market-rate building with 23 sub-500-square-foot residential units to rise on the 430 Eddy Street site were approved by the City early last year. Two months later, the now “Fully Entitled!” site returned to... Read More »

Et Tu Little Buildings?  Boutique SoMa Unit Drops to Sub-2015 Pricing

Et Tu Little Buildings? Boutique SoMa Unit Drops to Sub-2015 Pricing

The top floor “penthouse” unit atop the three-unit development at 56 Ringold Street was purchased for $975,000, or roughly $1,300 per square foot, back in March of 2015, having been listed for $895,000 and touting an “excellent SoMa location in close proximity to uber techie Mid-Market, and across street... Read More »

The Economics Dooming the Opera Plaza Cinemas and Its Ilk

The Economics Dooming the Opera Plaza Cinemas and Its Ilk

As we first reported last week, plans to shutter the Opera Plaza Cinema are in the works. And as proposed, the 6,381-square-foot space will be converted into “Retail Sales and Service” use. While a specific tenant has yet to be identified, as a plugged-in reader correctly surmised, a “Health... Read More »

SoMa Rising: Plans to Add 22 Apartments Right Here Progress

SoMa Rising: Plans to Add 22 Apartments Right Here Progress

As we first reported last year: A developer recently met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to discuss the potential for an eight-story building with up to 22 condos to rise behind the existing façade of the vacant two-story City Paints building at 1088 Howard Street and to convert the... Read More »

Key Approvals for Long-Vacant Lombard Site Secured, but No Permit

Key Approvals for Long-Vacant Lombard Site Secured, but No Permit

The plans for a contemporary four-story building to rise on the former Marina Chevron site, which was leveled over a decade ago, have been approved. The major appeal periods have passed. And the notice of a key in-fill-based exemption to allow the development to move forward without having to... Read More »

Sub-2015 Pricing in the Mission Take Two (or Three)

Sub-2015 Pricing in the Mission Take Two (or Three)

While the list price for the Mission District penthouse unit #504 at 3590 20th Street and Valencia (a.k.a. the “V20” building) has been further reduced to $2.398 million, which is now $197K below the $2.595 million which was paid for three-bedroom condo back in July of 2015, it appears... Read More »

Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

The Lucy brand is being “phased out” and the Cow Hollow store at 1974 Union Street is slated to close in January. But The North Face, which owns the Lucy brand, is planning to convert the Cow Hollow space into an all-new concept store which will focus on outdoor... Read More »

The Bestest Priced Two-Bedroom in SF’s Premier High-Rise?

The Bestest Priced Two-Bedroom in SF’s Premier High-Rise?

Purchased for $1.495 million in September 2015, the 1,418-square-foot Lumina unit #2A at 318 Main Street returned to the market this past June listed for $1.649 million and touting: “Best priced 2bed/2bath home in San Francisco’s premier luxury high rise condo!” While the June listing has since been withdrawn... Read More »

More Sub-2015 Pricing in South Beach

More Sub-2015 Pricing in South Beach

Purchased as new for $952,000 or roughly $1,213 per square foot back in November 2015, the 785-square-foot, one-bedroom condo #403 at 72 Townsend Street returned to the market this past March priced at $998,000. While the re-sale of 72 Townsend Street #403 has now closed escrow with a contract... Read More »

Site of Project Blocked by Supes to Be Sold Rather Than Developed

Site of Project Blocked by Supes to Be Sold Rather Than Developed

With the approved plans for a 6-story, 30-room hotel to rise upon the vacant Lower Nob Hill parcel at 824 Hyde Street having been overturned by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors last week, the owners of the parcel have just put the site back on the market rather than... Read More »