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Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Purchased as new for $1.275 million in February of 2014, the penultimate “penthouse” unit #1001 atop the Stanley Saitowitz designed boutique building at 1080 Sutter Street dubbed “Blanc” resold in December of 2015 for $1.450 million, representing total appreciation of 13.7 percent, or 7.2 percent per year, over those 22... Read More »

Redevelopment of Prominent Parking Lot Parcel Delayed

Redevelopment of Prominent Parking Lot Parcel Delayed

In the works since the year 2000, plans for a 19-story residential building, with 103 condos over a stacked garage for 28 cars and 900 square feet of retail space fronting the street, were approved to rise up to 190 feet in height on the southeast corner of Second... Read More »

Planning Opposes Plans for a 500-Foot Tower atop Iconic Bank

Planning Opposes Plans for a 500-Foot Tower atop Iconic Bank

San Francisco’s Planning Department has just finished its preliminary review of the proposed plans for a 500-foot tower to rise atop the iconic Crocker Bank Building at 1 Montgomery Street, a site which is theoretically zoned for development up to 250 feet in height. And in short, the Department... Read More »

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to add a tower atop the iconic Crocker Bank Building at 1 Montgomery Street, which now sports the Wells Fargo brand, have been drafted, the development team has met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to discuss, and the preliminary designs have been submitted to the City for review.... Read More »

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

San Francisco’s Downtown Plan And Monitoring Report

A core tenet of San Francisco’s Downtown Plan states, “without sufficient and appropriate housing to serve new commercial development, local housing costs increase, thereby compromising the vitality of downtown.” Or from the lead paragraph from the latest monitoring report for the Plan with respect to Housing: “The Downtown... Read More »

Downsized Plans (And No Condos) For Downtown Site

Downsized Plans (And No Condos) For Downtown Site

Plans to raze the three-story building on the northeast corner of Grant and Sutter (300 Grant) and construct a ten-story building, with 45 condos over two floors of retail and parking, were approved back in early 2008. Waylaid by the great recession, the development never materialized.  And now, new plans to... Read More »

1080 Sutter: As Conditionally Approved In 2009 And Refined In 2011

1080 Sutter: As Conditionally Approved In 2009 And Refined In 2011

Conditionally approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission pending a few design refinements at the end of 2009, the surface area parking lot at 1080 Sutter is set to become an eleven story, mixed-use building with 35 dwelling units (including 23 three-bedrooms) over ground-floor retail and 31 parking spaces (including... Read More »