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Bay Buildings: The Metropolitan (333/355 1st Street)

Bay Buildings: The Metropolitan (333/355 1st Street)

Back in early 2004 the San Francisco Business Times wrote the following: “As the first true housing highrise to sprout out of San Francisco’s Rincon Hill, 20-story north tower and 27-story south tower look awfully lonely…But fortunately for our forlorn friend, Rincon Hill’s soil is fertile and... Read More »

Reader Question: What’s Really Going On? (Part I)

We recently received the following question from a reader: “Several large condo complexes are in phase I, II etc and claim rates of 50% – 80% sold after just a few months. Everything else in the area looks like a standstill in my opinion. What is really going... Read More »

New Developments: Sierra Heights

New Developments: Sierra Heights

You still have to wear a hardhat if you’re planning on a tour, but the Sierra Heights sales office is definitely open (Sat-Thu). Sixty-seven units, three buildings (East, West, and North) and one phase (targeting occupancy for June/July). As best we can tell, about 50% sold (90% of the... Read More »

New Developments: 776 Tehama

New Developments: 776 Tehama

Vanguard Properties has been advertising “Coming in March 2006” for the 17 new condos at 776 Tehama, but as far as we know, they have yet to hit the market. Two completely random notes: one, according the website, floor plans for the two bedrooms and junior one bedrooms are... Read More »

A Week of Atonement

A Week of Atonement

So we mange to wax poetic (“stunning – from the design, to the finishes, to the views”) about the new “Green” house at 520 Clipper. We give accolades to the builder (Lorax Development) and even point out the broker (Brown & Co.). The only person we forget to mention?... Read More »

Weekend Update: Sales Follow-Up

Lots of questions with regard to sales activity for three of the New Developments we’ve recently profiled, so let’s do a quick rundown to kickoff the weekend (and help you plan your open house stops this Sunday): 1. 1725 Washington: Three (#3, #9, #14) of the fourteen units we... Read More »

New Developments: 871-881 Turk

FYI: The empty lot (871-881 Turk) next to the aforementioned Vanguard Turk Street development is slated to become a 9 story apartment building within the next four years. So just don’t get too attached to those “sneak-peek” views of the park… ∙ SocketSite Inside Scoop: Vanguard Turk Street Development... Read More »

SocketSite Inside Scoop: Vanguard Turk Street Development

SocketSite Inside Scoop: Vanguard Turk Street Development

Despite the fact that it’s not currently advertised on their website, the Vanguard development in Hayes Valley (800 block of Turk) should be finished within the next six months (according to insiders). Additional insider details: 28 units in total with 2 bedroom units averaging ~1200 sq.ft. and offering 2... Read More »

New Condos Starting In The $400,000s?

New Condos Starting In The $400,000s?

Demolition has started to make way for construction of The Hayes, an eight-story condominium (128 units) and retail development in Hayes Valley (55 Page at Gough). It’s a long way from completion (rendering), but the “Starting in the $400,000s” is sure to get a lot of people’s attention and... Read More »