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Proposed Makeover of the Macy’s Men’s Store Building Revealed

Proposed Makeover of the Macy’s Men’s Store Building Revealed

As envisioned by Morgan Stanley and designed by Gensler, the solid concrete and travertine skin of the Macy’s Men’s Store building at 120 Stockton Street will be replaced with a glass curtain wall and a series of floor to ceiling windows while the interior of the 250,000-square-foot structure will... Read More »

New Plans Could Shutter Historic 4-Star Theater

New Plans Could Shutter Historic 4-Star Theater

After two years of trying to find a buyer for the historic 4-Star Theater, the owners of the 105-year-old Richmond District building at 2200 Clement Street, who lease the theater to the 4-Star’s current operators, are now looking for new a tenant instead. Plans to demolish the theater to... Read More »

Buca Di Beppo Shuttered, Plans to Transform Its SoMa Space

Buca Di Beppo Shuttered, Plans to Transform Its SoMa Space

After a twenty-year run, the Buca di Beppo at 855 Howard Street has been shuttered. And another restaurant isn’t expected to take its place. Instead, permits to start gutting the building’s interior have been requested. And as proposed, the building will be converted into 12,000 square feet of pure... Read More »

Designer $2.1 Million Barn Back on the Market, Listed for $140K Less

Designer $2.1 Million Barn Back on the Market, Listed for $140K Less

The former Eureka Valley barn behind the streetside home at 229 Douglass Street was converted into a designer single-family home by Group 41 five years ago. And the Douglass Barn (a.k.a. 229A Douglass Street) sold for $2.135 million, or roughly $1,205 per square foot, in June of 2015. And... Read More »

High-End Mint Plaza Loft Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

High-End Mint Plaza Loft Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.5 million in October 2014, the “Manhattan-like industrial condo” unit #1 at 10 Mint Plaza – which features high-gloss concrete floors, exposed beams, high ceilings, high-end finishes, and a Mid-Market location a few blocks from Twitter – returned to the market listed for $2.5 million last year.... Read More »

Chef Pushing Forward with Plans for Former Oakland Fire Station

Chef Pushing Forward with Plans for Former Oakland Fire Station

An Oakland-based chef and restaurateur is close to closing escrow on the purchase of the former City of Oakland Fire Station No. 14 at 3455 Champion Street, around the corner from MacArthur Boulevard. And as proposed, Dominica Rice-Cisneros (think Cosecha Café) is planning to convert the Diamond District building... Read More »

From Great Expectations to Listed at a Loss on Mint Plaza

From Great Expectations to Listed at a Loss on Mint Plaza

Purchased for $1.5 million in October 2014, the “Manhattan-like industrial condo” unit #1 at 10 Mint Plaza – which features high-gloss concrete floors, exposed beams and high ceilings, high-end finishes, and direct elevator access to the full-floor unit in the Silver Building – was then offered as a high-end,... Read More »

Oakland Warehouse Could Yield Units for Artists and More

Oakland Warehouse Could Yield Units for Artists and More

Big plans to redevelop the Uptown Oakland warehouse building at 537 24th Street, which is currently home to Jenkin Brothers and Acme Towing, and the adjacent undeveloped lot are in the works. As envisioned, a five-story addition would rise up to 74 feet in height over the existing building,... Read More »

A Noe Valley Landmark Resells for $225K Less

A Noe Valley Landmark Resells for $225K Less

Purchased by a tech entrepreneur for $5.55 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, the converted Noe Valley Firehouse No. 44 at 3816 22nd Street returned to the market in October 2015 priced at $6.898 million. Withdrawn from the MLS at the end of 2015 without a reported sale,... Read More »

Modern Shipping Container Loft Trades for $5.25 Million

Modern Shipping Container Loft Trades for $5.25 Million

Hidden in plain sight above FLOR in Lower Pacific Heights, the former Chinese Laundry/Tooth Powder Factory at 2230 Bush Street was turned into a designer 3,600-square-foot loft by Jeff Wardell and Claudia Sagan to showcase their urban art collection and aesthetic nearly a decade ago. Two stacked shipping containers... Read More »