Articles Filed Under: Neighborhoods

(3,666 posts)
Sub-2015 Pricing in South Beach

Sub-2015 Pricing in South Beach

Purchased as new for $952,000, or roughly $1,213 per square foot, in November 2015, the 785-square-foot, one-bedroom condo #403 at 72 Townsend Street, a “one-of-a-kind luxury mid-rise” building in the heart of South Beach, returned to the market last month priced at $998,000, a sale at which would represent total... Read More »

Over Asking but a Real $550K Loss at the Infinity

Over Asking but a Real $550K Loss at the Infinity

Listed as an “Ultra Rare Super Sized Home at the Infinity” for $2.4 million in early 2015, the two-bedroom unit #5C at 301 Main Street sold for $2.3 million, or roughly $1,313 per square foot, that December. Returned to the market late last year, listed as a “Massive sized... Read More »

Positioning San Francisco’s Piers for a Luxury Hotel and Tech Space

Positioning San Francisco’s Piers for a Luxury Hotel and Tech Space

With the Port of San Francisco facing a multi-billion dollar challenge with respect to rehabilitating, renovating and re-purposing the city’s piers and over 100 acres of waterfront open space, a recently completed feasibility analysis prepared for the Port’s Waterfront Plan Land Use Subcommittee could help pave the way for... Read More »

$10 Million Deal for SoMa Park Land Ready for Board’s Approval

$10 Million Deal for SoMa Park Land Ready for Board’s Approval

Speaking of public open spaces, parks and land use in SoMa, San Francisco’s Department of Real Estate has negotiated a $9.725 million purchase price for five adjacent buildings at 11th and Natoma Streets. If the acquisition is approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors, the hearing for which is... Read More »

Future Bayfront Park Newly Rendered, Detailed and Timed

Future Bayfront Park Newly Rendered, Detailed and Timed

San Francisco’s future 5.5-acre Bayfront Park, which will be bounded by a realigned Terry A. Francois Boulevard and the San Francisco Bay, between 16th Street and Nelson Rising Lane, across from the Warriors’ future Chase Center arena in Mission Bay, has been newly rendered and detailed. As conceptualized by... Read More »

Privatization of Public Open Space in SoMa Approved

Privatization of Public Open Space in SoMa Approved

In the works for over two years, the custom-tailored ordinance to allow the owners of the 31-story Intercontinental Hotel at 888 Howard Street to privatize the two outdoor terraces on the 3rd and 5th floors of the hotel, which are currently privately-owned public open spaces (POPOS) and were required... Read More »

Battle over Mid-Market Building and Evictions Heats Back Up

Battle over Mid-Market Building and Evictions Heats Back Up

The ongoing battle between the remaining residential tenants of the seven-story Sterling Building at 1049 Market Street, which was illegally converted to “live-work” spaces over a decade ago, back when Mid-Market was a lot less desirable, and the building’s owners, who have been trying to evict the rent-controlled and... Read More »

The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The $40 million spec home at 2712 Broadway up on Billionaires Row, which the Wall Street Journal profiled yesterday, has actually been on the market for a few months. And in fact, a number of plugged-in readers have been interested. But a flag (or two) has been raised. In... Read More »

Bankruptcy Saves High-End Development Site from Foreclosure

Bankruptcy Saves High-End Development Site from Foreclosure

While on the market with an $8.9 million price tag, touting “a great starting point for a high-end housing development,” the Green Street Auto Body garage at 1776 Green Street was also scheduled to hit the courthouse steps and be foreclosed upon this afternoon. A bankruptcy filing has postponed... Read More »

Could Potrero and Dogpatch Lose Their Coveted Caltrain Stop?

Could Potrero and Dogpatch Lose Their Coveted Caltrain Stop?

With the refined options for connecting Caltrain (and High Speed Rail) to San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center, redeveloping the 20-acre Caltrain Depot at 4th and King Streets and tearing down the northern terminus of I-280 in San Francisco expected to be ready by the end of this year, the... Read More »