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Expansion of San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal About to Get Underway

Expansion of San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal About to Get Underway

With Sinbad’s having been razed to make room for the San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal Expansion project, which includes the construction of two new berthing facilities (Gates F and G) and a new Bayside promenade with covered passenger queuing areas on the south side of the Ferry Building, the groundbreaking... Read More »

New S.F. Condo Sales Slipped in March but Jumped Year-Over-Year

While the number of purchase contracts signed for new condominiums in San Francisco slipped 4 percent from February to March, the sales volume in March (91) was more than twice the volume at the same time last year (39) but with a number of new sales offices having opened... Read More »

Timeline to Adopt San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan Slips

Timeline to Adopt San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan Slips

Originally expected to occur this “Spring,” the formal process to adopt San Francisco’s revised Central SoMa Plan is now expected to be initiated in July, a shift which could push the timeline for the plan’s expected adoption back from the “Summer/Fall” of 2017 as well. As proposed, the revised... Read More »

Plan to Prohibit Street Parking for a Big Building with a Small Garage

Plan to Prohibit Street Parking for a Big Building with a Small Garage

The idea behind San Francisco’s policy of restricting the number of parking spaces allowed to be included within a new development, a policy which has been in place for years, is that by limiting the number of garage spaces, the residents of said buildings without an off-street parking spot... Read More »

Recommendation for Affordable Housing Requirements Revealed

Recommendation for Affordable Housing Requirements Revealed

With San Francisco Supervisors having drafted two competing proposals for overhauling the percentage and mix of below market rate (BMR or “affordable”) units that developers of market rate projects are required to provide on-site or fund elsewhere in the city, in response to the passage of Proposition C and... Read More »

The Draft Plan to Radically Change Parking in This Neighborhood

The Draft Plan to Radically Change Parking in This Neighborhood

With UCSF encroaching, the Warriors Arena having broken ground nearby and a neighborhood building boom underway, plans to radically change the allocation and regulation of Dogpatch’s 2,700 on-street parking spaces have been drafted. While the concept plan hasn’t been published or officially released, and a formal recommendation has yet... Read More »

The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The $40 million spec home at 2712 Broadway up on Billionaires Row, which the Wall Street Journal profiled yesterday, has actually been on the market for a few months. And in fact, a number of plugged-in readers have been interested. But a flag (or two) has been raised. In... Read More »

Inventory of Homes for Sale in S.F. Nearing a Six-Year High

Inventory of Homes for Sale in S.F. Nearing a Six-Year High

Having ticked up another 6 percent over the past four weeks, the number of single-family homes and condos currently listed for sale in San Francisco now totals 615, the highest total at the beginning of April since 2012, at which point there were 658, and 10 percent higher versus... Read More »

Little Lot Sells for $299K with Big Plans for a Small House

Little Lot Sells for $299K with Big Plans for a Small House

The substandard 1,522-square-foot lot at the corner of Folsom and Chapman has just sold for $299,000, having been marketed as “high above the fray and close to Bernal Heights Park, Cortland and all that makes Bernal so wonderful,” but without any warranties that the parcel could actually be developed... Read More »

More Affordable Housing on the Way in South Mission Bay

More Affordable Housing on the Way in South Mission Bay

While Mission Bay North is fully developed and the last market rate residential development to be built within the boundaries of Mission Bay South is under construction at 1000 Channel Street, on Mission Bay Block 1, there are still 868 units of affordable housing that have yet to be... Read More »