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Battles Over EV Charging Stations Brewing

Battles Over EV Charging Stations Brewing

Powertree, a local electric vehicle (EV) charging station startup, has lined up over 100 apartment buildings in San Francisco, Berkeley and Emeryville into which it plans to install solar-powered charging stations for residents, the first installation of which is slated for testing in the Mission in about a week.... Read More »

A $10M Two-Bedroom And Nearly $3K Per Square Foot

A $10M Two-Bedroom And Nearly $3K Per Square Foot

A bastion of San Francisco’s power Democrats, and a fixture of Pacific Heights, the twelve-story “Alta Plaza Apartments” building at 2500 Steiner opened in 1927, with twelve full-floor co-op units overlooking the San Francisco Bay and adjacent Alta Plaza Park. And just below the Hambrechts’ pad on the sixth... Read More »

Peek Inside A Five Million Dollar One-Bedroom

Peek Inside A Five Million Dollar One-Bedroom

Originally a three-bedroom, the fourth floor of the Russian Hill building at 2222 Hyde Street has been remodeled by interior designer, John Wheatman, to effectively serve as a rather enviable one-bedroom unit, with postcard worthy views of the city and bay from the dining room, living room and library.... Read More »

A Flip With Flair

A Flip With Flair

Purchased as a 1,037-square-foot Bernal Heights home for $869,000 six months ago, a remodeled 114 Banks has just returned to the market listed for $1,595,000, with 1,890 square feet of space, including an all-new master suite on the ground floor, and touting an “amazing ground up renovation” that was “intelligently... Read More »

An Inspired Italianate Dwell-ing

An Inspired Italianate Dwell-ing

The facade has been rebuilt, the garage recently added, and the kitchen has been featured in Dwell.  And while the rest of the 1880s-era Italianate at 50 Buena Vista Terrace has been remodeled and “modernized” as well, it hasn’t been stripped of its original character and class. Even the... Read More »

Billionaires Row Mansion Officially Listed For $39M

Billionaires Row Mansion Officially Listed For $39M

Listed for $32 million in 2010, the 16,400-square-foot Gold Coast home at 2701 Broadway ended up selling to celebrity chef Roxanne Klein and her entrepreneur/environmentalist husband Michael Klein (who once toured with The Dead) for $27 million in early 2012. Designed by James Miller and built for a lumber... Read More »

Quiet $500K Price Cut For Rebuilt Pac Heights Home

Quiet $500K Price Cut For Rebuilt Pac Heights Home

Listed for $6,495,000 two months ago and quietly withdrawn from the MLS after a month on the market without a sale, the completely rebuilt Pacific Heights home at 2807 Clay Street has been listed anew for $5,995,000. A Nova Designs + Builds project, the home features five bedrooms, four... Read More »

A Dramatic Remodeling Of A Warehouse Loft

A Dramatic Remodeling Of A Warehouse Loft

Purchased for $965,000 in late 2008 with run of the mill floors and finishes and a sub-optimal use of its 1,410-square-foot space, the Oriental Warehouse loft #309 at 650 Delancey Street has been completely remodeled, with reclaimed Settlers’ Plank hardwood floors, new finishes, and a “reimagined” top floor with a... Read More »

Exclusive: Peek Inside A Builder’s New Noe Valley Designer Home

Exclusive: Peek Inside A Builder’s New Noe Valley Designer Home

Having been foreclosed upon in 2011, the once nondescript Noe Valley home on a large lot at 865 Duncan Street was listed by the bank for $1,295,000 that November and sold for $1,280,000 in April of 2012. The buyer was James Gallagher, the founder of Achill Beg Construction.  And... Read More »

Re-imagined Pac Heights Home Fetches Nearly $2K Per Foot

Re-imagined Pac Heights Home Fetches Nearly $2K Per Foot

Built in 1929 and recently “re-imagined to seamlessly blend its classic architectural presence with the amenities and conveniences of a modern and contemporary lifestyle,” a re-imagining that added over 2,000 square feet of living space to the Pacific Heights home, 2040 Jackson Street hit the market two months ago... Read More »

Three Months Later And Flipped For $2.3 Million More

Three Months Later And Flipped For $2.3 Million More

Purchased as a three-unit building for $2.6 million three months ago and quickly remodeled as a “lavish” single-family home with gold fixtures, marble countertops and a La Cornue range in the kitchen; an outdoor living room complete with a television mounted over the new gas fireplace out back; and... Read More »

A High Tech Home Hidden Behind A Classic Façade

A High Tech Home Hidden Behind A Classic Façade

Purchased as a two-unit building for $1,350,000 two years ago, the “stunning rebuilt Pacific Heights residence” at 3083 California Street has just returned to the market listed as a “Modern/High Tech” single-family home for $4,895,000. The 4,658-square-foot home’s listed four bedrooms include the new “media room/guest bedroom” with a... Read More »

From $2.6 Million To $4.5 Million In Two Months Time

From $2.6 Million To $4.5 Million In Two Months Time

With new gold fixtures, marble countertops and a La Cornue range in the completely reconfigured and remodeled kitchen, along with a new outdoor living room, complete with a television mounted over a gas fireplace and an “alfresco kitchen” (built-in grill and fridge), the Pacific Heights Victorian at 2111 Broderick... Read More »

Glen Park Address, Noe Valley Price, And One Very Successful Flip

Glen Park Address, Noe Valley Price, And One Very Successful Flip

Purchased for $1,412,000 five months ago, the Glen Park home at 1750 Noe Street underwent a quick renovation, remodeling and re-positioning to “the outskirts of Noe Valley.” Listed in August for $2,698,000 with 2,300 square feet of living space, up from 1,913 square feet per its listing in May,... Read More »

The Ultimate Swinger’s Pad On South Park Sells For $5.7M

The Ultimate Swinger’s Pad On South Park Sells For $5.7M

As plugged-in people know, there’s a rather modern home hidden behind the traditional San Francisco façade at 41 South Park, a two-unit building which was rebuilt as a single-family residence with a gourmet kitchen overlooking the dining room and a double height ceiling from which swings were hung to... Read More »