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Sleek Russian Hill Remodel Nearly Fetches Its 2015 Price

Sleek Russian Hill Remodel Nearly Fetches Its 2015 Price

Remodeled with a decidedly minimalist/modern aesthetic, and to leverage its panoramic Bay View, the two-bedroom Russian Hill unit #201 at 1070 Green Street hit the market listed for $2.9 million ($1,795 per square foot) in October of 2015, the price at which the sale of the 1,616 square foot... Read More »

An Audit of SF’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Program to Date

An Audit of SF’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Program to Date

Discretely enacted in 2014, rolled out across the entire city in 2016, and expanded to increase flexibility for the inclusion of single-family homes in 2017, San Francisco’s Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) program has so far resulted in 691 applications for building permits to legally add 1,244 ADUs to existing... Read More »

A near Record-Setting Sunnyside Sale

A near Record-Setting Sunnyside Sale

Purchased as a 1,300-square-foot house, with two bedrooms and two baths, for $760,000 in October of 2007, the Sunnyside home at 643 Mangels Avenue, just below Miraloma and to the west of Glen Park, resold for $527,000 in November of 2011. Since completely rebuilt and expanded to 2,300 square... Read More »

Plans for Stonestown Galleria Redevelopment Formalized

Plans for Stonestown Galleria Redevelopment Formalized

As we first reported early last year, Macy’s was in contract to sell its 280,000-square-foot Stonestown Galleria location, which opened in 1952, to General Growth Properties, the terms of which included a temporary leaseback of the store until the plans for redeveloping the location were formalized and approved. With... Read More »

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.535 million at the end of 2014, prior to which it had been listed for rent at $18,000 per month, the three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse unit #5204 atop One Rincon Hill at 425 1st Street was subsequently upgraded, with new hardwood flooring in place of carpet in the... Read More »

Modernized Inner Mission Home Fetches its Early 2015 Price

Modernized Inner Mission Home Fetches its Early 2015 Price

As we wrote early last month prior to knowing the outcome: “Having been taken “down to the studs and masterfully redesigned,” with four (or five) bedrooms, three full bathrooms, an open chef’s kitchen and great room, and a penthouse media room with a wet bar and wrap around roof... Read More »

Remodeled Lion Pub Building Back on the Market for $2.6M More

Remodeled Lion Pub Building Back on the Market for $2.6M More

Purchased for $3.4 million in the first quarter of last year, the former Lion Pub building on the southeast corner of Divisadero and Sacramento has been completely remodeled, with high-end appliances and finishes across its top two floors – which are now configured as a single four-bedroom unit versus... Read More »

The Story Behind This Freestanding Façade Part Two

The Story Behind This Freestanding Façade Part Two

Having been approved and permitted for a remodel and expansion, the 2,700-square-foot Noe Valley home at 655 Alvarado Street was effectively demolished behind the remnants of its original facade, as we first detailed last year and newly pictured below. And while having been hit with a number of violations following... Read More »

Take Two for a Modernized Inner Mission Home with a 2015 Price Tag

Take Two for a Modernized Inner Mission Home with a 2015 Price Tag

Having been taken “down to the studs and masterfully redesigned,” with four (or five) bedrooms, three full bathrooms, an open chef’s kitchen and great room, and a penthouse media room with a wet bar and wrap around roof deck, the modernized single-family home at 864 Florida Street, “in the... Read More »

Designs for a Galvanizing Development Have Been Drawn

Designs for a Galvanizing Development Have Been Drawn

As we first reported back in early 2016: Plans to gut the San Francisco Galvanizing Works building at 1176 Harrison Street are in the works. And as proposed, a second floor would be added within the envelope of the existing building and the then 19,000-square-foot warehouse would be converted... Read More »