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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 »

Pipeline of Development and Construction Tick Up in San Francisco

Pipeline of Development and Construction Tick Up in San Francisco

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that recently finished up construction for the fifth quarter in a row, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco ticked up to a... Read More »

Denser Jug Shop Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Denser Jug Shop Redevelopment Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, plans to level the iconic Jug Shop complex on the northeast corner of Polk and Pacific are in the works, with preliminary plans for a six-story building, with 43 market rate condos over 6,500 square feet of new restaurant/retail space, to rise up... Read More »

Detailed Plans and Timing for Proposed BART Station Development

Detailed Plans and Timing for Proposed BART Station Development

As proposed, nearly 800 residential units could be built at the base of the West Oakland BART station, with a 30-story, 500-unit residential building rising up to 320 feet in height at the corner of 7th and Mandela, a 7-story mid-rise building with 240 below market rate units (and... Read More »

Refined Plans for Building Up Broadway Closer to Reality

Refined Plans for Building Up Broadway Closer to Reality

As we first reported back in December of 2017: Plans for a mixed-use building to rise up to six stories in height upon on the parking lot parcel at 425 Broadway, which actually wraps around the three-story Crowbar and residential hotel building on the corner of Broadway and Montgomery,... Read More »