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“LightRail” Installation To Illuminate Market Street

“LightRail” Installation To Illuminate Market Street

The resolution which would clear the way for Illuminate the Arts – the group behind the Bay Lights currently illuminating the Bay Bridge – to suspend LED tubes from the overhead MUNI lines along the 2.1 mile stretch of Market Street from The Embarcadero to Van Ness Avenue is... Read More »

Swedish American Hall Should Be A Landmark, Ja?

Swedish American Hall Should Be A Landmark, Ja?

Designed by Swedish-born master architect August Nordin and built in 1907, the Swedish American Hall at 2168 Market Street is on its way to becoming an official San Francisco landmark. From the Planning Department’s Draft Landmark Designation report for the building, the renovation of which is nearing completion and... Read More »

Flips, Flops And A Downward Trend

Flips, Flops And A Downward Trend

Two months ago, a two-bedroom condo at Linea, the listing for which boasted “perhaps the best floor plan” in the building along Market at Buchanan was flipped for $120,500 more than had been paid for the unit five months earlier, a price that was equal to $1,266 per square... Read More »

Refined Designs For Development To Replace Den Of Adult Activities

Refined Designs For Development To Replace Den Of Adult Activities

The designs for the proposed eight-story building to rise on the site of the infamous Market Street Cinema have been refined and the $27 million development is moving forward, catering to the “creative, bike-centric workers filling office buildings in the neighborhood.” As designed by Levy Design Partners for the Encore... Read More »

Ideas For Transforming Market Street Identified

Ideas For Transforming Market Street Identified

Chosen based on their “creativity, sense of community, potential to make Market Street a more vibrant public space and ability to identify Market Street as uniquely San Francisco,” the fifty (50) teams which will each receive a $2,000 stipend to prototype their ideas for San Francisco’s Market Street Prototyping... Read More »

First Peek: Plans For Modern 12-Story Condo Building On Market

First Peek: Plans For Modern 12-Story Condo Building On Market

Trumark Urban is working on plans for a modern 12-story building to rise along Market and Oak Streets, between Franklin and Van Ness, with 109 condos over three ground-floor retail spaces and a basement garage with parking for 28 cars and 110 bikes. As designed by Handel Architects, the... Read More »

Quick Flip Of Linea Condo Fetches Six Figures More

Quick Flip Of Linea Condo Fetches Six Figures More

Purchased at the end of April for $1,199,500, or roughly $1,150 per square foot, the 1,043-square-foot condo #610 at 8 Buchanan (a.k.a. Linea) returned to the market two months later listed for almost $200,000 more ($1,375,000). After three months on the market, the sale of the two-bedroom condo closed escrow... Read More »

Castro And Upper Market Corridor Concerns Spur Strategy Project

Castro And Upper Market Corridor Concerns Spur Strategy Project

While the Castro and Upper Market commercial corridor is currently the second most active business district in San Francisco, behind only Union Square, there are currently 28 vacant storefronts along the corridor and the retail vacancy rate is hovering around 7 percent, nearly twice the city’s overall average. And... Read More »

Another Quick Flip Enters The Linea Listing Fray

Another Quick Flip Enters The Linea Listing Fray

With the sales office for Linea still trying to move their last few condos, having recently lowered the price or closed escrow for less than asking on a unit or two, and the first attempted flip in the building still available after two months on the market, another quick... Read More »

Plans To Raze Flax For More Housing To Rise Are Moving Ahead

Plans To Raze Flax For More Housing To Rise Are Moving Ahead

Plans to raze the iconic Flax Art & Design store at 1699 Market Street and construct a nine-story building with 160 units of housing, 123 parking spaces, and 4,500 square feet of commercial space along Market Street have taken two steps forward. An application to commence the environmental evaluation... Read More »

First Flip At Linea Seeks $1,300 Per Square Foot, Quick $200K Gain

First Flip At Linea Seeks $1,300 Per Square Foot, Quick $200K Gain

With the sales office still working to close out the last few units for sale at Linea on Market Street (a.k.a. 8 Buchanan), the buyer of a two-bedroom unit who closed escrow two months ago is looking to flip the condo for almost $200,000 more today. Purchased at the... Read More »

8 Octavia: Timing, Sales, And A Peek Inside

8 Octavia: Timing, Sales, And A Peek Inside

Construction on 8 Octavia, the modern 47-unit building designed by Stanley Saitowitz rising on the former Central Freeway parcel along Octavia between Market and Haight, is on-track to be finished at the end of July and the first residents are expected to move in this fall along with three retailers on the ground floor(s).... Read More »

Price For Market Street One-Bedroom Jumps $101K In Two Months

Price For Market Street One-Bedroom Jumps $101K In Two Months

Two months ago, a brand new 786-square-foot one-bedroom condo atop “The Century” at 2200 Market Street was purchased for $949,000 ($1,207 per square foot). Having decided against a move to the city, the buyer put the condo back on the market a month ago listed for $899,000 with the space staged by Arthur... Read More »

The Deal Of The Century: Three New Condos Under $270K

The Deal Of The Century: Three New Condos Under $270K

Three of the 22 new condos at 2200 Market Street – the building which rose on the site of the former Leticia’s/Thai House restaurants and has been dubbed “The Century” – are Below Market Rate (BMR) units which are now on the market and priced at $227,198 for the 849-square foot one-bedrooom and $266,987... Read More »

“LightRail” Installation Aims To Illuminate Market Street

“LightRail” Installation Aims To Illuminate Market Street

Illuminate the Arts, the group behind The Bay Lights which is currently illuminating the Bay Bridge, is working on another large-scale installation of LEDs in San Francisco. The proposed “LightRail” installation would suspend LED tubes from the overhead MUNI lines along the 2.1 mile stretch of Market Street from One Market... Read More »