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Refined Plans for a Designer Mega-Mansion in San Francisco

Refined Plans for a Designer Mega-Mansion in San Francisco

Purchased by Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in 2012, the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue, the rear facade of which is pictured above, returned to the market in 2014 with plans to add a bunker below the home and an $18 million price... Read More »

East Bay Compound Fetches $10M under Original List

East Bay Compound Fetches $10M under Original List

Priced at $22.5 million in 2015 and then reduced to $16.5 million last year, the massive East Bay estate at 10 Winding Lane in Orinda has just traded hands with a $12.25 million contract price. Previously owned by the CEO of McKesson, the buildings on the gated 8.6-acre estate... Read More »

Russian Hill Two-Bedroom Quietly Fetches $11 Million Price

Russian Hill Two-Bedroom Quietly Fetches $11 Million Price

Purchased as a three-bedroom for $4.98 million in 2012, the full-floor cooperative unit #3 at 945 Green Street, high atop Russian Hill, was rebuilt as a two-bedroom, returned to the market listed for $9.95 million in 2015 (“showcasing complementary elements of gracious scale & simplicity”), and sold for $9.4... Read More »

Pac Heights Apartment Quietly on the Market for $25 Million

Pac Heights Apartment Quietly on the Market for $25 Million

While it hasn’t officially been listed for sale, unit #2 in the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street is now quietly on the market with a $25 million price tag. In addition to the building’s entire second floor, the roughly 7,800-square-foot cooperative unit, which is currently configured... Read More »

Price Cut for a Prominent Chunk of Telegraph Hill

Price Cut for a Prominent Chunk of Telegraph Hill

Having hit the market priced at $1.4 million in December of 2016, and briefly in contract early last year, the list price for the 120-foot-wide chunk of Telegraph Hill’s hillside which fronts Sansome Street, below the homes at the end of Alta Street above, has just been dropped to... Read More »

Sex Trafficking Likely Funded Eye-Popping Sale in Pacific Heights

Sex Trafficking Likely Funded Eye-Popping Sale in Pacific Heights

As we noted at the time, the buyer behind that eye-popping sale of 2755 Fillmore Street, which sold for $13.25 million or roughly $2,577 per finished square foot back in 2016, wasn’t a foreign national. In fact, the buyer was Michael Lacey, the co-founder of Backpage.com. This past Friday,... Read More »

Penthouse in Palo Alto Priced at $34K a Month

Penthouse in Palo Alto Priced at $34K a Month

Built on a former Downtown Palo Alto parking lot and finished in 2016, the 5,165-square-foot penthouse atop the four-story Foundation Capital building at 550 High Street is now seeking a new tenant. The unit’s open living room, which is flanked by a high-end kitchen on one side and a... Read More »

Major Price Cut for a Former Consulate in San Francisco

Major Price Cut for a Former Consulate in San Francisco

Designed by Bliss & Faville and built following the Great Quake of 1906, the nearly 14,000-square-foot Pacific Heights mansion at 3001 Pacific Avenue was purchased by the Egyptian government in 1960 and served as its Consulate up until around 2010 when it was last renovated and reinforced. And having... Read More »

Stunning Home, Views and $7.7 Million Price Tag Coming Soon

Stunning Home, Views and $7.7 Million Price Tag Coming Soon

Having survived a challenge by neighbors on the northern edge of Glen Park, the old 875-square-foot cottage at 1783 Noe Street – which was purchased for $1.7 million in 2014 having sat on a prime 4,000-square-foot lot with panoramic views – was razed and the construction of a contemporary... Read More »

Glen Park View Manor Fetches a Record $9.7M

Glen Park View Manor Fetches a Record $9.7M

Dubbed “Laidley Manor,” the 5,300-square-foot Glen Park home which sits upon a double-lot at 143 Laidley Street hit the market priced at $10 million three months ago having taken four years to re-develop, with “three sprawling levels,” panoramic views, and five bedrooms hidden behind a deceptive cedar facade fronting... Read More »