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Plans for Another Transbay District Tower

Plans for Another Transbay District Tower

Having failed to be assembled into the bigger plans for an 800-foot tower to rise on Transbay Parcel F, plans for a skinny 44-story tower to rise up to 450 495 feet in height upon the adjacent 10,350-square-foot Temple nightclub parcel at 540 Howard Street, which is 15 percent... Read More »

Eight-Story Development in the Tenderloin Closer to Reality

Eight-Story Development in the Tenderloin Closer to Reality

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 having since... Read More »

Plans for an Upscale Nob Hill Infill Project

Plans for an Upscale Nob Hill Infill Project

Plans to raze the two-story, 56-space parking garage at 1320 Washington Street, between Leavenworth and Jones, are in works. And as envisioned by Urban Land Development, a six-story building would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Nob Hill site. As designed by Handel Architects, the project... Read More »

The Master Plans for CCA’s Big Expansion Have Been Drafted

The Master Plans for CCA’s Big Expansion Have Been Drafted

In addition to the revised plans for 520 beds of student housing to rise up to five stories in height on its 188 Hooper Street site at the intersection of Hooper, Eighth, Carolina and Channel, the California College of the Arts is planning to construct a new 96,000-square-foot academic... Read More »

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Fetches $424K Under 2015 Price

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Fetches $424K Under 2015 Price

Purchased for $2.199 million in December of 2015, establishing a building and neighborhood comp at roughly $1,662 per square foot, the two-bedroom condo #28F in the first Infinity tower at 301 Main Street returned to the market listed for $1.999 million this past January and was briefly in contract... Read More »

Appeal of Proposed Van Ness Corridor Development Withdrawn

Appeal of Proposed Van Ness Corridor Development Withdrawn

An appeal of Planning’s findings with respect to the expected environmental impact of the proposed 168-unit apartment building with a mix of 78 studios, 54 one-bedrooms, 31 twos and one three to rise up to 130 feet in height on the northeast corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenues,... Read More »

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

While originally aiming for an opening in the first quarter of 2020, the expected completion date for the twisty 400-foot-tall “Bay Tower” designed by Jeanne Gang rising at 100/160 Folsom Street, on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear, has been pushed back to the second quarter of the... Read More »

Owner and Operator of Dungeon-Like Death Trap Settle for $3.2M

Owner and Operator of Dungeon-Like Death Trap Settle for $3.2M

The owner and operator of a warren of illegally constructed rental units discovered in the basement of the Clean Wash Center building at 4680-4690 Mission Street, on the border of Mission Terrace and the Excelsior, have agreed to pay over $3.2 million in penalties and restitution. Built in the... Read More »

Conversion of Historic Convalescent Home Closer to Reality

Conversion of Historic Convalescent Home Closer to Reality

With the owner having retired and the former convalescent home having been shuttered, plans to convert the historic three-story building at 331 Pennsylvania Avenue, which was designed by Frederick H. Meyer, constructed by the Bethlehem Steel Company in 1916, and first served as the Union Iron Works Hospital, into... Read More »

Pac Heights Apartment Quietly on the Market for $25 Million

Pac Heights Apartment Quietly on the Market for $25 Million

While it hasn’t officially been listed for sale, unit #2 in the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street is now quietly on the market with a $25 million price tag. In addition to the building’s entire second floor, the roughly 7,800-square-foot cooperative unit, which is currently configured... Read More »