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SF Warehouse Flagged for Conversion into Illegal Housing

SF Warehouse Flagged for Conversion into Illegal Housing

With the tragic Ghost Ship fire leading to heightened concerns about the underground conversion of industrial buildings into un-permitted dwelling units, a formal complaint has been filed with the city alleging that the 14,000-square-foot warehouse at 1660 Jerrold Avenue, adjacent to Flora Grubb Gardens in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood,... Read More »

West SoMa Building on the Market, Touting Hope for a High-Rise

West SoMa Building on the Market, Touting Hope for a High-Rise

Built in 1942, the former Leemah Electronics building at 1301 Folsom Street, on the southeast corner of Ninth, traded hands for $8.5 million in early 2014. And earlier this year, plans to completely renovate and convert the 36,000-square-foot structure into a LEED Platinum, Net-Zero Energy office building, at an... Read More »

Plans for a New Union Square Hotel Revealed

Plans for a New Union Square Hotel Revealed

The formal application for authorization to convert the vacant Spring Valley Water Company Building at 425 Mason Street, which was originally designed by Willis Polk and built in 1922, from an office building into a 77-room AC Hotel by Marriott has been submitted to the City. Purchased for $6... Read More »

The Plans for 420 (13th Street) in Oakland

The Plans for 420 (13th Street) in Oakland

Built in 1959 to provide parking for tenants of the First Western Building at 1330 Broadway, plans to convert the nine-story garage at 420 13th Street into a Downtown Oakland office building are in the works, as we first reported last month. As proposed, the existing building’s scored façade... Read More »

Plans to Convert Storied North Beach Restaurant into Apartments

Plans to Convert Storied North Beach Restaurant into Apartments

Having transitioned from the King of Thai Noodle House to Tamarind Hall last year, plans to convert the second and third floors of the North Beach restaurant at 1268 Grant Avenue into four apartments with a garden roof deck are in the works. But in order to proceed, a... Read More »

Wine Country Industrial Chic

Wine Country Industrial Chic

If you’re a fan of industrial chic, take a peek inside the converted wine country cooperage at 1085 Lodi Lane in Saint Helena, a property which is now on the market for $5.495 million. The new pool, pool house and wood burning pizza oven aren’t too shabby, either. Read More »

Landmark Firehouse 8 on the Market for $7.35 Million

Landmark Firehouse 8 on the Market for $7.35 Million

Built in 1917 and landmarked in 1988, the Russian Hill firehouse at 1648 Pacific Avenue was sold in a city auction for $1.8 million in 2007. The buyers, Gavin Jefferies and Teresa Nittolo, spent the next six years upgrading, expanding and converting the space – which had been home... Read More »

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

Purchased by MXB Battery LP, which shares the same Pacific Heights address as Michael and Xochi Birch, the founders of The Battery, for $4.2 million in 2014 and transferred to the MXB Family LP last year, plans to convert the former Bee Automotive garage at 1522 Bush Street into... Read More »

New Life for Delucchi in North Beach as Proposed

New Life for Delucchi in North Beach as Proposed

Café Delucchi is losing its lease for the restaurant space at 500 Columbus Avenue which it has occupied for the past 16 years. But if approved by the City next week, 4,000 square feet of the 10,000-square-foot Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street will be converted... Read More »

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

A major renovation of the 62,000-square-foot Bemis Bag Building at 1088 Sansome Street, which was formerly fully-leased to LeeMah Electronics, is well underway.  And plans to convert the industrial building, which was built in 1906 and is a historic resource for the Northeast Waterfront Landmark District, into three floors of... Read More »