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Redevelopment of Shuttered North Beach Site on Hold

Redevelopment of Shuttered North Beach Site on Hold

Shuttered in 2012, plans to raze and redevelop the former Caesar’s Restaurant parcel on the southwest corner of Bay and Powell were approved at the end of 2015 with the project team positioning to break ground on the 4-story, 17-unit building with a ground floor commercial space the next... Read More »

Modern Mount Olympus Development Even Closer to Reality

Modern Mount Olympus Development Even Closer to Reality

As we first reported earlier this year: Plans for a modern 10-unit development to effectively rise on the northwest corner of 17th and Roosevelt, below the summit of San Francisco’s Mount Olympus on the southern border of Ashbury Heights, have been in the works since 2014. As proposed by... Read More »

North Waterfront Condo Fetches its 2014 Price

North Waterfront Condo Fetches its 2014 Price

Built as a two-bedroom but since converted into a 1,509-square-foot one-bedroom with a den/nursery/master suite and Bay Bridge views at the base of Telegraph Hill, unit #314E in the classic building at 101 Lombard Street was purchased for $1,398,000 in May of 2014. The corner unit returned to the... Read More »

New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons

New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons

The 45-story tower rising at 706 Mission Street will be flagged a Four Seasons development and its 146 Private Residences (condos) will be managed by Four Seasons staff, positioned to “complement the neighboring Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences San Francisco,” although existing Residents, who fought to block the... Read More »

Coveted Two-Bedroom Nearly Fetches its 2016 Price

Coveted Two-Bedroom Nearly Fetches its 2016 Price

Measuring a 1,403 square feet and dubbed “one of the most coveted view homes at LUMINA,” the two-bedroom unit #16C in the tower at 201 Folsom Street was purchased for $2,178,808 in August of 2016. Featuring “floor-to-ceiling glass windows framing a panoramic view of the city skyline across the... Read More »

Oakland A’s Reveal BIG Plans for Waterfront Ballpark and More

Oakland A’s Reveal BIG Plans for Waterfront Ballpark and More

The Oakland A’s have just released their detailed plans for building a new 34,000-seat baseball stadium on the city’s 55-acre Howard Terminal site, adjacent to Jack London Square. As designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), an elevated park would frame the ballpark’s bowl, “coming down to meet the waterfront”... Read More »

Closer to Fine (But Not Quite) for Supersized West Oakland Project

Closer to Fine (But Not Quite) for Supersized West Oakland Project

Facing pushback from Oakland’s Planning Department with respect to the “monotonous and bulky massing” of the proposed 1,032-unit “Hub” development to rise up to 23 stories in height upon the 3-acre Caltrans lot across from The Crucible and a block from the West Oakland BART station, and that the... Read More »

Proposed Oakland Tower Design Refined, Sticking Point Remains

Proposed Oakland Tower Design Refined, Sticking Point Remains

Responding to feedback from Oakland’s Design Review Committee, the facade of Rubicon Point Partners’ proposed 37-story tower to rise up to 423 feet in height at 1750 Broadway, between 17th and 19th Streets in Uptown Oakland, has been refined by Handel Architects. Refinements include transparent railings over the building’s... Read More »

Planning Positioned to Disapprove Whole Foods Redevelopment

Planning Positioned to Disapprove Whole Foods Redevelopment

Despite having been redesigned to incorporate eight new apartments into their plans, the proposed redevelopment of the shuttered Lombardi Sports building at 1600 Jackson Street, at the corner of Polk, into San Francisco’s first Whole Foods Market 365 is slated to be formally disapproved this week. From the Planning... Read More »

Exceptional Cow Hollow Home Fetched its 2016 Price

Exceptional Cow Hollow Home Fetched its 2016 Price

Purchased for $7.525 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, the “Trophy” Cow Hollow home with “a huge North Facing backyard” on a flat block, but with views from its upper levels, at 2764 Greenwich Street returned to the market this past January priced at $8.995 million. Reduced to... Read More »