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Pricing Index for New Condos in San Francisco Hits a 3-Year Low

Pricing Index for New Condos in San Francisco Hits a 3-Year Low

While sales activity for new condos in San Francisco dropped 27 percent from May to June with the start of a typical summer slowdown in play, the number of purchase contracts signed last month (53) was 66 percent higher on a year-over-year basis, according to sales data from The... Read More »

Hearing to Initiate Adoption of Central SoMa Plan Has Been Set

Hearing to Initiate Adoption of Central SoMa Plan Has Been Set

Having been pushed back a few months, the Planning Commission hearing at which the legislative process required to formally adopt San Francisco’s revised Central SoMa Plan is slated to be initiated has been slated for August 31. As proposed, the revised plan raises the proposed height limits for numerous... Read More »

Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Salesforce Secures Rights to Transbay Transit Center and Park

Having already secured the naming rights to the tallest tower in San Francisco, Salesforce is on the verge of securing the naming rights to the adjacent Transbay Transit Center, Grand Hall, rooftop park, playground and amphitheater. While the 25-year, $110 million deal doesn’t exclude other companies from sponsoring events... Read More »

Inventory of Homes for Sale in S.F. Appears to Have Plateaued

Inventory of Homes for Sale in S.F. Appears to Have Plateaued

With supply (new listings) roughly even with demand (sales) over the past three months, the number of single-family homes and condos currently listed for sale in San Francisco now totals 593, which is 3.6 percent lower than at the beginning of April and 26.2 percent lower than at the... Read More »

Fire Consumes Major Development near Oakland’s Auto Row

Fire Consumes Major Development near Oakland’s Auto Row

A fire has consumed Wood Partners’ 193-unit development under construction at 2302 Valdez Street, one of the largest projects in the works or anticipated to rise within Oakland’s Broadway Valdez District and along the city’s burgeoning Auto Row. In addition to the 193 market-rate units, which were to average... Read More »

Infinity Two-Bedroom Fetches 4 Percent over 2014 Price

Infinity Two-Bedroom Fetches 4 Percent over 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.5 million in November 2014, the Infinity unit #18E at 301 Main Street returned to the market this past March priced at $1.68 million or roughly $1,424 per square foot, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 12 percent for the two-bedroom unit with... Read More »

Dogpatch Development Positioning to Break Ground sans BMRs

Dogpatch Development Positioning to Break Ground sans BMRs

Entitled for development early last year, the building permits for the 109-unit project to rise up to seven stories in height at 2177 3rd Street have now been issued and secured, clearing the way for the Dogpatch development on the northeast corner of 3rd and 19th Streets to break... Read More »

Approved Plans for Going Even Bigger in Dolores Heights

Approved Plans for Going Even Bigger in Dolores Heights

After a former Facebook couple raised the ire of their future Dolores Heights neighbors by proposing to build a 5,600-square-foot, single-family home across the 323 Cumberland Street parcel (upon which a 900-square-foot cottage had stood up until a few weeks ago) and its adjacent undeveloped lot, for which the... Read More »

Design for Second Brooklyn Basin Building Revealed

Design for Second Brooklyn Basin Building Revealed

With plans for the first building of the massive Brooklyn Basin project (a 64-acre East Bay development which will yield up to 3,100 units of housing, 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space and 30 acres of open space along Oakland’s waterfront) having been approved for the project’s “Parcel B”... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop Gas Light Company’s Garden House Formalized

Plans to Redevelop Gas Light Company’s Garden House Formalized

As we first reported last year: With the redevelopment of the adjacent gas station site underway, plans to raze the historic San Francisco Gas Light Company’s former garden house and workshop at 3620 Buchanan Street, which shares a parcel and 75-foot-wide garden with the landmark Gas Light Company building... Read More »