Articles Recently Tagged: LEED Platinum

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Hotel to Transform Dirty Harry’s McCafe Site Closer to Reality

Hotel to Transform Dirty Harry’s McCafe Site Closer to Reality

The lease for the McDonald’s at Third and Townsend, the building for which acted as the diner from which Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry character would order his daily coffee, and from inside which he uttered his infamous line, “Go ahead, make my day,” expires in January 2017. San Francisco’s... Read More »

Russian Hill Platinum House Priced at $2K per Square Foot

Russian Hill Platinum House Priced at $2K per Square Foot

Built on the site of a former garage and backyard for the adjacent home at the corner of Hyde and Filbert, the brand new LEED Platinum home at 1209 Filbert Street was listed for $7,000,000 in early 2011 and sold for $6,888,000 ($1,188 per listed square foot) that May. This... Read More »

Hearing Set for Proposed SoMa Hotel, What Would Dirty Harry Say?

Hearing Set for Proposed SoMa Hotel, What Would Dirty Harry Say?

With the lease for the SoMa McDonald’s at Third and Townsend expiring in January 2017, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is now slated to approve the plans for an eleven-story hotel to rise on the 701 3rd Street site early next month. As proposed by Stonebridge Companies, a Colorado-based hotel... Read More »

Refined Plans for Fast-Tracked Potrero Project and Restaurant Scoop

Refined Plans for Fast-Tracked Potrero Project and Restaurant Scoop

The fast-tracked hearing for Martin Building Company’s proposed 88 Arkansas Street development to rise up to five-stories at 17th and Arkansas, across from Jackson Park in Lower Potrero Hill, is slated to be held on Thursday. And if the development is approved, Del Popolo has signed up to occupy... Read More »

Hearing for Fast-Tracked Potrero Hill Project Set

Hearing for Fast-Tracked Potrero Hill Project Set

The fast-tracked hearing for Martin Building Company’s proposed Lower Potrero Hill development to rise up to five-stories at 17th and Arkansas Streets, across from Jackson Park, has been scheduled for March 3. As designed by BAR Architects, the proposed 88 Arkansas project includes 127 apartments – a mix of... Read More »

Progress for a Proposed 127-Unit Potrero Hill Development

Progress for a Proposed 127-Unit Potrero Hill Development

Martin Building is pushing forward with plans for a Lower Potrero Hill development to rise up to five-stories at 17th and Arkansas Streets, across from Jackson Park. As designed by BAR Architects, the proposed 88 Arkansas project includes 127 apartments – a mix of 25 studios averaging 435 square... Read More »

Priortity Given to Redevelopment of a Market Street Mortuary

Priortity Given to Redevelopment of a Market Street Mortuary

While proposals for new buildings in San Francisco are typically assigned, reviewed and completed by San Francisco’s Planning Department in the order they’re received, there are a couple of ways to jump the line. And as a proposed LEED Platinum project “with an exceptionally high standard for green building,”... Read More »

18-Story Downtown Berkeley Development Back On Track

18-Story Downtown Berkeley Development Back On Track

With Berkeley’s Measure R having been soundly defeated at the ballot box, a measure which would have required tall buildings to have met higher environmental building standards (LEED Platinum versus LEED Gold as is currently required), the plans for the proposed 18-story “Residences at Berkeley Plaza” development to rise... Read More »

Platinum Rated Home Fails To Attract The Green

Platinum Rated Home Fails To Attract The Green

Purchased as a “fixer” for $3,100,000 in 2010, the Cow Hollow home at 2680 Green Street was gutted and renovated as a masterwork in sustainability and design and then hit the market listed for $13,000,000 this past June. And after 132 days on the market without a reported sale or reduction,... Read More »

Fixed Up, Platinum Certified And Asking $10M More In Cow Hollow

Fixed Up, Platinum Certified And Asking $10M More In Cow Hollow

As we first reported a few months ago, the Cow Hollow home at 2680 Green Street was purchased as a “fixer” for $3,100,000 in 2010, was completely renovated as “a masterwork in sustainability and design,” and was about to hit the market listed for $13,000,000.  And now it has.... Read More »