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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 today.  And while the reported contract 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 with new construction adding over 30,000 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 flip in the building has just 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 for the development has been submitted 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 end of April for $1,199,500 or 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). While the final pricing has yet 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 McLaughlin as the buyer never moved 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 for the two two-bedrooms which measure 873 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 to Van Ness. The lights would Read More »

Major Mid-Market Retail Development Set To Start Construction

Major Mid-Market Retail Development Set To Start Construction

First approved for development in 2010 but then lost to foreclosure in 2011, the mid-market retail development originally known as CityPlace but since dubbed “Market Street Place” will start construction in September. Market Street Place will be a six-level, urban retail redevelopment project featuring an exterior façade of translucent glass that will serve as a Read More »

Market Street Prototyping Festival And Open Call For Ideas

Market Street Prototyping Festival And Open Call For Ideas

Armchair and professional planners, architects, designers, artists and makers take note: San Francisco’s Planning Department is partnering with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to produce the Market Street Prototyping Festival. The Prototyping Festival will be held on two miles of Market Street from Embarcadero to 10th on October 2, 3 and 4 and will showcase Read More »

Flax’s Days Could Be Numbered, Plans For 9-Story Building To Rise

Flax’s Days Could Be Numbered, Plans For 9-Story Building To Rise

Plans to raze the iconic Flax Art & Design store at 1699 Market Street in order to make way for a proposed nine-story building with 160 units of housing, 123 parking spaces, and 4,500 square feet of commercial space on the site have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review. According to Planning, the Read More »

Plans To Raze Market Street “Home” And Build 64 Apartments

Plans To Raze Market Street “Home” And Build 64 Apartments

Plans to raze the shuttered Home restaurant at the Corner of Market and Church and construct a seven-story building designed by Arquitectonica with 64 apartments, 15 parking spaces, and 4,700 square feet of retail space on the ground floor have been submitted to Planning for review. Having sat vacant since 2011, Chipotle’s application to renovate Read More »

Designs For Group Housing On Market Street 2.0

Designs For Group Housing On Market Street 2.0

As we first reported last month, plans to raze the two-story FastFrame building on the northwest corner of Market and Gough and build a 7-story building with 42 “single room occupancy” units over 1,500 square feet of ground floor retail have been submitted to Planning for review. While the Market Octavia plan requires 40 percent Read More »

Plans For An Upscale Seven-Story SRO Building On Market Street

Plans For An Upscale Seven-Story SRO Building On Market Street

Plans to raze the two-story commercial building occupied by Fastframe and a few offices on the northwest corner of Market and Gough and build a 7-story mixed-use building on the parcel has quietly been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review. The proposed 75-foot-high building to rise at 1700 Market Street includes 42 “single Read More »