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A $10 Million Two-Bedroom And Story Of Spite

A $10 Million Two-Bedroom And Story Of Spite

Purchased as a three-bedroom for $4.98 million in 2012, the full-floor Russian Hill unit #3 at 945 Green Street has been rebuilt as a two-bedroom and has just returned to the market listed for $9.95 million, “showcasing complementary elements of gracious scale & simplicity.” And while the website for... Read More »

Over 100K More Employed In San Francisco Than 5 Years Ago

Over 100K More Employed In San Francisco Than 5 Years Ago

On the heels of a typical seasonal dip in January, the estimated number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by 3,800 to a record 520,500 in February and the unemployment rate in the city is back below 4 percent (3.8).  That’s 19,500 more people living... Read More »

Pacific Heights Penthouse Sale Smashes SF Real Estate Records

Pacific Heights Penthouse Sale Smashes SF Real Estate Records

The 10th floor of the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street has traded hands in a hush-hush deal and at a price point never before seen in San Francisco. While the seller had been privately seeking as much as $35 million for the 5,400-square-foot, full-floor unit #10, according... Read More »

Employment In San Francisco Way Higher Than Previously Thought

Employment In San Francisco Way Higher Than Previously Thought

Following a once-a-year benchmarking, a revision to the data which incorporates additional inputs and refined estimation techniques, the unemployment rate in San Francisco is back above 4 percent. But the estimated number of people living in San Francisco who have a job now measures 516,700. That’s 33,900 higher than... Read More »

The Priciest Apartment In San Francisco At $3,165 Per Square Foot

The Priciest Apartment In San Francisco At $3,165 Per Square Foot

Referenced by a plugged-in reader last week, while the 3,318-square-foot unit #1601 within The Royal Towers at 1750 Taylor Street isn’t listed on the MLS, it is for sale and asking $10.5 million, a sale at which would make it the priciest apartment (condo/co-op) in San Francisco at $3,165... Read More »

Seeking $3K Per Square Foot On Russian Hill

Seeking $3K Per Square Foot On Russian Hill

Purchased for $3.65 million fourteen months ago in a relatively original state, the three-bedroom unit #1501 at 1070 Green Street (a.k.a. the “Green Hill Tower” which was constructed in 1961) has been completely remodeled by April Sheldon Design and Black Mountain Construction. The floors are now European oak with... Read More »

Mega Condos Could Top Two San Francisco Towers, Set A Record

Mega Condos Could Top Two San Francisco Towers, Set A Record

Tishman Speyer is quietly exploring the possibility of merging up to twelve three-bedroom units atop the two towers rising at 201 Folsom Street (a.k.a. LUMINA). At the extreme, the eight three-bedroom units across the 41st and 42nd floors of LUMINA’s Tower B could be combined into one mega-duplex measuring... Read More »

Scoop: The “Copper House” Is Bernal’s First $3M Home

Scoop: The “Copper House” Is Bernal’s First $3M Home

As we wrote when we first reported the record breaking sale of 152 Elsie last week, “the quiet sale of another Bernal Heights home which was never officially on the market is poised to blow away the $2.3 million record.” And this afternoon, the sale of 171 Ripley was officially added... Read More »

Mission Dolores Home Sale Sets Neighborhood Record

Mission Dolores Home Sale Sets Neighborhood Record

While the “Castle On the Park” at 601 Dolores sold as a 17,000-square-foot single-family home for $6.6 million in 2011, it has since been converted into a school.  And as such, 41 Cumberland, the sale of which has just closed escrow for $4,999,500, is now the most expensive home within... Read More »

Tech Couple Planning First Eight-Figure Noe Valley Estate

Tech Couple Planning First Eight-Figure Noe Valley Estate

When the young tech couple “who like to entertain” purchased the 6,000-square-foot home at 625 Duncan Street for $7 million earlier this year, it became the most expensive home to have ever traded hands in Noe Valley.  And that was just their starting point. Hidden behind an LLC, the couple... Read More »

Two Million Over Asking For Esherick Designed Pac Heights House

Two Million Over Asking For Esherick Designed Pac Heights House

Designed by renowned architect Joseph Esherick and built in 1962, the Mid-Century Modern “Larsen House” at 2610 Scott Street hit the market in Pacific Heights last month listed for $9.75 million.  And after 19 days on the market, the sale of the 4,656-square-foot home has closed escrow... Read More »

Cost To Build Affordable Housing On Sixth Street: $690K Per Unit

Cost To Build Affordable Housing On Sixth Street: $690K Per Unit

With a 99-year ground lease from the City of San Francisco for which Mercy Housing will pay a total of $99 as proposed, the projected cost of building the affordable housing development to rise on the southwest corner of Sixth and Howard is $47,333,630, which includes $4,600,000 in consideration for... Read More »

A 266-Square-Foot “Starter Home” In San Francisco, For $379K

A 266-Square-Foot “Starter Home” In San Francisco, For $379K

Measuring a legal 266 square feet, the “cozy cottage” in need of “TLC” at 527 Morse Street is one of the smallest single-family homes in San Francisco. That measurement, however, does not include the “bonus…storage shed” which now sits in the front yard of the home’s rather small 1,355... Read More »

Condos To Rise On 16th Street In Record Setting Deal

Condos To Rise On 16th Street In Record Setting Deal

MX3 Ventures has paid $8.7 million for the two-story Superior Automotive shop at 3140-50 16th Street between Valencia and Guerrero in the Mission and has hired BAR Architects to design a five-story building with up to 25 condos and 8,000 square feet of retail to rise on the site.... Read More »

Bet On Tech Pays Off Big As 225 Bush Sells For $350 Million

Bet On Tech Pays Off Big As 225 Bush Sells For $350 Million

In 2012, Flynn Properties purchased a share in the former Standard Oil Building at 225 Bush Street that valued the building at $212 million.  Flynn’s plan was to renovate and redefine the building which was 70 percent occupied as a hub for creative technology companies in San Francisco. This morning,... Read More »