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Local Rock God Tied To Marin Mega-Property

Local Rock God Tied To Marin Mega-Property

A little over a decade ago, Stanley Saitowitz was engaged to design a futuristic mega-home to be built atop the hundred-plus-acre King Mountain site in Marin, a site which has now hit the market listed for $39 million (as we first reported this morning). Dubbed “Omega 3,” the modern home... Read More »

Twitter Reportedly Planning Company-Wide Layoffs Next Week

While the number of employees to be let go has yet to be released, Twitter is reportedly planning a round of company-wide layoffs next week.  And according to Re/code, “insiders say it will likely affect most, if not all, departments” (i.e., engineering won’t be spared). Twitter had around 4,200... Read More »

Dogpatch Site Could Yield 1,000 Units Of Student Housing For UCSF

Dogpatch Site Could Yield 1,000 Units Of Student Housing For UCSF

The two low-slung industrial properties at 590 and 600 Minnesota Street, on either side of 18th Street in Dogpatch, are on the market and zoned for Urban Mixed Use development, which includes housing, up to 58-feet in height. And while a deal has yet to be inked, UCSF is... Read More »

A $10 Million Two-Bedroom And Story Of Spite

A $10 Million Two-Bedroom And Story Of Spite

Purchased as a three-bedroom for $4.98 million in 2012, the full-floor Russian Hill unit #3 at 945 Green Street has been rebuilt as a two-bedroom and has just returned to the market listed for $9.95 million, “showcasing complementary elements of gracious scale & simplicity.” And while the website for... Read More »

Google Rumor Put to Rest as Chocolatiers Buy Mission Building

Google Rumor Put to Rest as Chocolatiers Buy Mission Building

Remember that Financial Times report that Google had quietly taken over an industrial building at 16th and Alabama and was planning to use the space to house a collection of recently aquired start-ups in the Mission? A report that was widely re-reported but which we quickly debunked?  Well, unless Google recently acquired Dandelion Chocolate (which they haven’t), it’s time to put that... Read More »

Google Rumored To Be Making A Big Move In San Francisco

Google Rumored To Be Making A Big Move In San Francisco

Rumors amongst San Francisco’s commercial brokerage community have Google in discussion to either buy the 14-acre Mission Bay parcel that Salesforce decided not to develop with 1.9 million square feet of potential office space or circling the 1.3 million square foot Transbay Tower, the foundation for which is underway. Read More »

Request “To Preserve Noe Valley’s Character And Charm” Rejected

Request “To Preserve Noe Valley’s Character And Charm” Rejected

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has voted 7-0 to reject the requested Discretionary Review (DR) for the home to be built at 645 Duncan Street, approving the designs for the new 4,820 square foot Noe Valley home as proposed. And while we’ll have to consider it a rumor for now,... Read More »

While The Rumor Mill Was Grinding Away, No Strip Club On Castro

While The Rumor Mill Was Grinding Away, No Strip Club On Castro

While the rumor mill had been grinding away, so to speak, as we first reported last week, the group doing business as RR-SF, Inc. (a.k.a. Randy Rooster) would be presenting their plans for the old Bank of America building at 400 Castro Street (a.k.a. the former Diesel store) to... Read More »

An Eleven Million Dollar Mansion Is Under Wraps Above The Haight

An Eleven Million Dollar Mansion Is Under Wraps Above The Haight

Former United States Ambassador James Hormel quietly sold his 8,000 square foot San Francisco mansion at 181 Buena Vista Avenue East for $7,200,000 early last year. While Hormel extensively remodeled and expanded the Buena Vista mansion which sits on a massive 13,555 square foot lot in the late 1980’s,... Read More »

Apple Rumor Busted But In Part Confirmed As Well

Apple Rumor Busted But In Part Confirmed As Well

Perhaps it’s a case of plans having since changed, Colliers playing coy, or simply wishful thinking that’s not to be, but the rumor of Apple filling the vacated Diesel space seems to have been busted by the Biscuit. That being said, Colliers’ comment that “Apple was not interested in... Read More »