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Iconic Silicon Valley VC Selling His Marina Mansion and HQ

Iconic Silicon Valley VC Selling His Marina Mansion and HQ

The Marina District mansion that PayPal co-founder, turned iconic Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Peter Thiel, purchased for $6.5 million in 2010 (and then spent a pretty penny to reconfigure and redecorate), has just hit the market listed for $9.25 million. Thiel had actually rented the 7,000-square-foot home at 2140 Jefferson... Read More »

Plans for Long-Vacant Lombard Site in the Works

Plans for Long-Vacant Lombard Site in the Works

With the 21-unit VELA nearing completion at 2353 Lombard Street, we turn our attention to the adjacent undeveloped parcel to the east known as 2301 Lombard, a parcel which has sat undeveloped for over a decade. The former Marina Chevron station site was sold to DM Development last year... Read More »

Lombard Street Development Dubbed VELA, Leasing Late Spring

Lombard Street Development Dubbed VELA, Leasing Late Spring

Dubbed “VELA,” the 21-unit apartment building rising at 2353 Lombard Street, which has been under construction since June of 2015, should be ready for occupancy this summer. A mix of 18 two-bedrooms and 3 one-bedrooms with a communal rooftop terrace that will be outfitted with a built-in barbecue, seating... Read More »

Lombard Street Fixture Shuttered, to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

Lombard Street Fixture Shuttered, to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

The Kentucky Fried Chicken which has occupied the southwest corner of Lombard and Fillmore for over forty years has been shuttered, and the freestanding building, which was rebuilt as a KFC/Taco Bell in 2007, has been stripped of all its signage. While not historic, the KFC was deemed “a... Read More »

A Fast Food Fixture’s Days Are Numbered

A Fast Food Fixture’s Days Are Numbered

Rebuilt in 2007 but having occupied the southwest corner of Lombard and Fillmore for over forty years, plans to demolish the freestanding KFC/Taco Bell building at 2101 Lombard Street are in the works. As proposed, a five-story building with nine (9) two-bedroom condos over 3,000 square feet of ground... Read More »

Brick-Clad Marina Condos with Lots of Parking Slated for Approval

Brick-Clad Marina Condos with Lots of Parking Slated for Approval

The plans for a four-story Marina building, with 28 market-rate condos to rise upon the shuttered Chevron station site at the corner of Bay and Buchanan, are slated to be Conditionally Approved for development by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this afternoon. And as we first reported earlier this year,... Read More »

The Top Three Proposals for Repurposing the Palace of Fine Arts

The Top Three Proposals for Repurposing the Palace of Fine Arts

The seven concept proposals for restoring and repurposing San Francisco’s iconic Palace of Fine Arts have been evaluated, scored, and ranked. And if approved by San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Commission tomorrow, the top three scoring respondents, which does not include The Bay Club nor the Center for Global... Read More »

Revised Plans for Embattled Lombard Street Site

Revised Plans for Embattled Lombard Street Site

The formal application for a four-story building with 53 condos over a ground-floor retail space and garage for 53 cars to rise across the former Blockbuster parcel at 2444 Lombard Street in the Marina, which is currently occupied by Wolf & Lion, has been submitted to the City and is... Read More »

Controversial Plans For Marijuana In The Marina Set For City Vote

Controversial Plans For Marijuana In The Marina Set For City Vote

Controversial plans to open the first (legal) Medical Cannabis Dispensary (MCD) north of Geary Boulevard, on Lombard Street in the Marina, could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. As we first reported when we broke the news about the plans last year, while the proposed 2414... Read More »

Two Years Later And Four Million More On Marina Boulevard

Two Years Later And Four Million More On Marina Boulevard

Purchased for $4.25 million in March of 2013 as a vintage “trophy estate” on an over-sized lot, 663 Marina Boulevard returned to the market this past March as a newly remodeled contemporary home with 5,420 square feet of space for $9.5 million. Reduced to $8.98 million in April, the... Read More »