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Pac Heights Apartment Fetches a Mere $3,860 per Square Foot

Pac Heights Apartment Fetches a Mere $3,860 per Square Foot

While 10 percent under its $24.5 million asking price, the eighth floor of the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street has traded hands for $22 million or roughly $3,860 per square foot. Designed by Conrad Alfred Meussdorffer in 1924, the full-floor cooperative apartments at 2006 Washington overlook... Read More »

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to level the 1,000-square-foot, single-story Berkeley building on the corner of Adeline and Emerson, which has been home to FLACOS over the past seven years, are in the works. And as proposed, a five-story building designed by Dinar & Associates, with 42 residential units over 4,300 square feet of... Read More »

Fort Point Beer Company Planning an Outpost in the Mission

Fort Point Beer Company Planning an Outpost in the Mission

Plans to shutter (a portion of) the Timbuk2 warehouse and workshop building at 2394 Folsom Street are in the works. And as proposed, the Mission District trade shop space at Folsom and 20th Streets will be converted into a restaurant to be operated by the Fort Point Beer Company.... Read More »

Ambitious Plans for Excavating and Infilling up in Potrero Hill

Ambitious Plans for Excavating and Infilling up in Potrero Hill

The 125-foot stretch of land between the Potrero Hill homes at 905 and 953 Kansas Street has never before been developed, perhaps because of the large rock outcropping which dominates the site. But said stretch is legally five developable parcels. And as newly envisioned, five modern buildings designed Dawson... Read More »

Plans for Boutique Union Square Hotel Back in Play

Plans for Boutique Union Square Hotel Back in Play

Originally approved for development in 2001 but then waylaid by the dotcom collapse, followed by a decline in tourism after 9/11, and then by “the collapse of the housing market and overall poor economic conditions” in San Francisco following the Great Recession, Highgate Hotels was positioning to finally break... Read More »

Oakland Warehouse Could Yield Units for Artists and More

Oakland Warehouse Could Yield Units for Artists and More

Big plans to redevelop the Uptown Oakland warehouse building at 537 24th Street, which is currently home to Jenkin Brothers and Acme Towing, and the adjacent undeveloped lot are in the works. As envisioned, a five-story addition would rise up to 74 feet in height over the existing building,... Read More »

Mission District Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Mission District Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Purchased for $2.595 million in July of 2015, the Inner Mission penthouse unit #504 at 3590 20th and Valencia Streets (a.k.a. the “V20” building) returned to the market listed for $2.8 million last year, a sale at which would have represented annual appreciation of 6.3 percent for the 1,811-square-foot,... Read More »

Plaza to Transform Market at Van Ness Redesigned (Again)

Plaza to Transform Market at Van Ness Redesigned (Again)

The plans for the proposed Oak Plaza to be constructed at the intersection of Market and Van Ness, at the base of the proposed 310-unit One Oak tower to rise up to 400 feet in height, have been substantially redesigned for the third time. As originally designed by Snøhetta,... Read More »

Downsized Development Slated for Approval

Downsized Development Slated for Approval

Approved for a 10-story building with 32 condos over a ground floor commercial space and a 26-car garage to rise up 115 feet in height on the Polk Gulch site back in 2014, the 1433 Bush Street project was redesigned and re-approved to include 47 condos over two commercial... Read More »

A Record Setting $1.9 Million Sale in Bayview

A Record Setting $1.9 Million Sale in Bayview

Built in 2015, with 11-foot ceilings and city views, the contemporary 2,392-square-foot home at 1411 Hudson Avenue hit the market this past April listed for $1.995 million or roughly $834 per square foot. And the sale of 1411 Hudson has just closed escrow with a $1.9 million contract price... Read More »