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Rincon Towers: From Apartments, To Condos, To Apartments

Rincon Towers: From Apartments, To Condos, To Apartments

A year ago, the Rincon Towers apartment building at 88 Howard was sold to a developer intent on converting the building into condos. Three months ago (and over on the SocketSite Forums) a plugged-in reader wondered about the lack of activity at the building (either in terms of new... Read More »

Readers Report: Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money)

Readers Report: Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money)

While we can’t confirm a reader’s comment yesterday about recently renting 2786 Broadway, it does remind us that we’ve been remiss in publishing another contribution from Seb (a seriously plugged-in reader): Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money) If you don’t want to buy in Pacific or Presidio... Read More »

JustQuotes: No Surprise, Bay Area Rents On The Rise

“In San Francisco proper, average occupancy now exceeds 97% and monthly effective rents have increased 7% in each of the past two years….In San Jose, average occupancy is in excess of 97% and average effective rents rose 7.8% in 2005 and 10% last year, marking the highest rent increase... Read More »

555 Mission Rock Apartments: Additional Details And Timing

555 Mission Rock Apartments: Additional Details And Timing

Additional details on 555 Mission Rock, a 192-unit apartment building under construction in South Mission Bay: Eight stories (previously reported as nine); one and two bedroom units ranging in size from 650 to 1,300 square feet; 10,000 square feet of ground floor retail; $95 million dollar budget; and two... Read More »

Trinity Plaza: Just One Signature (And Around Three Years) To Go

Trinity Plaza: Just One Signature (And Around Three Years) To Go

San Francisco’s Trinity Plaza project has been approved by the Board of Supervisors. And now it’s in the hands of our Mayor Newsom to add his signature and final approval (he has until April 28th to either approve or veto the project). According to BeyondChron, and as a tipster... Read More »

My Rent Is Too High, My Rent Is Too Low, My Rent Is Just Right

My Rent Is Too High, My Rent Is Too Low, My Rent Is Just Right

We can’t vouch for its accuracy, but as a “plugged-in” reader notes, rentometer.com might help shed some light on the question of what currently constitutes market rate rents. Potential landlords and junior analysts rejoice. And as far as annual increases go (again, for what constitutes market rate), we’ve heard... Read More »

Rent Control In San Francisco: The Real Rules

In general, apartment buildings constructed before June 14, 1979; illegal units (such as in-law apartments); and single family homes and condos with tenants that moved in prior to 01/01/96 are fully covered by rent control which limits annual rent increases (1.5% from 3/1/07 to 3/28/08) and requires one of... Read More »

Trinity Plaza One Big Step Closer To Reality (And Condos?)

The fate of Trinity Plaza now rests in the hands of the full Board of Supervisors as the proposal for 1,900 new housing units unanimously passed yesterday’s Land Use Committee meeting after four years of political wrangling. After Supervisor Chris Daly announced that the developer (Angelo Sangiacamo) has agreed... Read More »

240 Berry: No Condos For You

240 Berry: No Condos For You

While we pulled 240 Berry from our Complete Inventory Index (Cii) pipeline long ago, a “plugged in” reader’s tip reminds us that we never shared the scoop. Originally owned by Signature Properties, the 240 Berry lot was sold to AvalonBay and is destined to become rentals rather than condos... Read More »

Mint Lofts (410 – 424 Jessie): New Website, Photos, And Floor Plans

Mint Lofts (410 – 424 Jessie): New Website, Photos, And Floor Plans

Mint Lofts just launched a new website complete with photos, floor plans, and virtual tours for 410 Jessie (the “Hales Warehouse”; 52 condos), 418 Jessie (the “Station House”; 25 condos/rentals), and 424 Jessie (the “Sliver Building”; 6 full floor rentals). Also mentioned, a Plaza level French Bistro and “two-story... Read More »