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San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Slated to Open in 2021

San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Slated to Open in 2021

With the ceremonial groundbreaking for the massive Oceanwide Center development in Downtown San Francisco slated for December 8, the two new towers to rise up to 910 feet in height at First and Mission Streets should be ready for occupancy in 2021. Designed by Foster + Partners in collaboration... Read More »

Warriors Win Legal Battle Over Mission Bay Arena

Warriors Win Legal Battle Over Mission Bay Arena

The Golden State Warriors have prevailed in their legal battle with the Mission Bay Alliance over the adequacy of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Warriors’ proposed 18,000-seat arena and event center to rise in San Francisco’s Mission Bay. While a Superior Court judge had affirmed the adequacy... Read More »

Eagle Plaza Development Delayed

Eagle Plaza Development Delayed

Originally expected to break ground by the end of the year, the building permit for the 136-unit development approved to rise at 1532 Harrison Street, across from the Eagle and adjacent to the proposed 200 unit micro-unit project to rise up to eight stories in height at 333 12th... Read More »

Still Not Cheap but 7.4 Percent Cheaper Than Five Months Ago

Still Not Cheap but 7.4 Percent Cheaper Than Five Months Ago

Listed for $998,708 in June, with the sales office having been open for three months and prices adjusted accordingly, the price for the two-bedroom unit #413 at 388 Fulton Street was reduced to $968,000 in July as a wave of price cuts quietly rolled across the unsold inventory of... Read More »

Highest Percentage of Homes with Reduced Prices in SF Since 2011

While the inventory of single-family homes and condos listed for sale in San Francisco peaked last month, which shouldn’t have caught any plugged-in readers by surprise, there are still 38 percent more homes on the market (700) than at the same time last year and twice as many for... Read More »

Residential Construction in SF Has Dropped to a Two-Year Low

As we first reported earlier today, there are now a total of 63,700 apartments and condos in San Francisco’s Housing pipeline, including 6,400 which are currently under construction across the city. But while San Francisco’s overall pipeline is at a record high, the number of new proposals for projects... Read More »

The Nearly 64,000 Apartments and Condos in SF’s Housing Pipeline

The Nearly 64,000 Apartments and Condos in SF’s Housing Pipeline

With new proposals for slightly more units of housing than finished construction in the third quarter of 2016, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco has inched up by 400 to a record 63,700. While that’s 4,700 more units in the pipeline than at... Read More »

Development is Trending Down in San Francisco

Development is Trending Down in San Francisco

The preliminary plans for over 450 major developments have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department over the past six years. The peak year was 2014, during which 116 major projects were proposed, up from a mere 34 in 2011. And if the trend over the first eleven months... Read More »

New Condo Sales Tick up in San Francisco, Prices Continue to Drop

New Condo Sales Tick up in San Francisco, Prices Continue to Drop

With a couple of new sales offices having opened in September, the number of contracts signed for new condominiums in San Francisco jumped to 110 in October, which is 7 percent higher versus the same time last year, versus 44 percent lower on a year-over-year basis in September, and... Read More »

False Hopes for Blighted McDonald’s Site Driven by BRT

False Hopes for Blighted McDonald’s Site Driven by BRT

The emergence of construction trailers, equipment and a crew on the parking lot portion of the shuttered McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness Avenue, which has been newly festooned with a fresh batch of graffiti, seems to be fueling some speculation that the redevelopment of the site is about to... Read More »