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Heritage On Fillmore Official Update: Inventory And Restaurants

Heritage On Fillmore Official Update: Inventory And Restaurants

So here’s the official inventory update for Heritage on Fillmore: 37 of 68 market rate condos “sold” (with 10 already having closed escrow and moving in) and 31 available (now starting at $600,000). That’s 27 arms length transactions over the past five months (plus 10 developer units that were... Read More »

JustQuotes: Not The Kind Of Hotbed We Like To Read About

“The Tenderloin and Market Street area is a new hotbed of drug dealing,” said Lt. John Murphy of the homicide detail. He said he has spoken to investigators in police gang and narcotics units about the spike in violence brought on by dealers and customers from outside the city.... Read More »

Transbay Terminal Design Update: And Then There Were Three

The Foster + Partners team was dropped and the Calatrava team dropped out (last month), and so the design competition for San Francisco’s new Transbay Terminal and Tower is down to three. At the same time John King reports that a number of Planning Department missteps could possibly impact... Read More »

JustQuotes: Highrise Housing (And More) For Candlestick Point

JustQuotes: Highrise Housing (And More) For Candlestick Point

“Top Vision has hired architect C.P. Wang of the renowned C.Y. Lee & Partners — the firm that designed Taipei 101, the world’s tallest fully inhabited skyscraper — to design the final phase of St. Francis Bay, which will include a 16-story, 465-unit tower nestled into Bayview Hill, the... Read More »

Why You Should Care About All Those New Developments (Part II)

Why You Should Care About All Those New Developments (Part II)

From a single anecdote of a family considering selling their single family home in Noe Valley in order to move into a condominium in South Mission Bay, to a second. And this time it’s a long-time neighborhood activist and “Planning Department watchdog” (Toby Levine) who is selling her landmark... Read More »

JustQuotes: A New Vision For A Hunters Point Neighborhood

“In a joint venture with partners Devine & Gong and Ridgepoint Non-Profit Housing Corp., Stewart and his team are proposing to raise $300 million to demolish a 267-unit public housing project on a Hunters Point hillside and replace it with a roughly 667-unit mixed-income neighborhood. The public housing would... Read More »

San Francisco Seawall Lot Rezoning Public Forum (5/14/07)

San Francisco Seawall Lot Rezoning Public Forum (5/14/07)

The Port, along with Telegraph Hill Dwellers and Barbary Coast Neighborhood Association, will be co-sponsoring a public forum to review proposed State legislation relating to lifting public trust land use restrictions from 11 “Seawall Lots” under the Port’s jurisdiction and control. The 11 lots stretch from Lot A just... Read More »

Ask (Nicely) And Ye Shall Receive: Cathedral Hill Tower Renderings

Ask (Nicely) And Ye Shall Receive: Cathedral Hill Tower Renderings

J.K. Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times delves deeper into the proposed Cathedral Hill tower to rise at 1481 Post Street and uncovers some coveted renderings. Read More »

Seven Hundred Fewer Condos In The San Francisco Pipeline

Speaking of supply and demand, over the past month at least 700 potential condominiums have been pulled from the San Francisco housing pipeline (and our Complete Inventory Index). The dead projects range from Pulte’s abandonment of plans to raze the San Francisco Tennis Club and build ~500 condos (“Pulte’s... Read More »

SOM Design And Details For 300 Condominiums On A Hill

SOM Design And Details For 300 Condominiums On A Hill

The Skidmore, Owings and Merrill design for a proposed 38-story and 300 unit condominium development across from St. Mary’s Cathedral has been unveiled (7.4MB pdf). The glass-walled oval tower would replace the current Cathedral Hill Plaza Athletic Club swimming pool and tennis courts (the swimming pool would be moved... Read More »