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Application to Establish an ‘Airbnb’ Hotel Denied

Application to Establish an ‘Airbnb’ Hotel Denied

The application to legally convert the three one-bedroom Nob Hill flats at 40-44 Pleasant Street from residential units into ‘hotel rooms,’ a move which would allow the building’s absentee owner to continue renting the apartments on a short-term basis, which is currently illegal per San Francisco’s so-called Airbnb Law,... Read More »

Short-Term Rental Scofflaw Aims to Establish a Mini-Hotel

Short-Term Rental Scofflaw Aims to Establish a Mini-Hotel

Tagged for illegally renting the three one-bedroom flats at 40-44 Pleasant Street as short-term rentals in violation of San Francisco’s so-called “Airbnb law,” the owner of the Nob Hill building has applied to technically convert the units, none of which she occupies as a primary residence, into “hotel rooms”... Read More »

Neither Necessary Nor Desirable According To Planning

Neither Necessary Nor Desirable According To Planning

The two-unit, two-story over garage building at 1042-1044 Jackson Street was purchased for $1.16 million in May of 2014 with a protected tenant in one of the units. Soon thereafter, plans to add two stories and a third unit to the building were drafted and proposed. While the parcel... Read More »

Historic Steinhart Hotel Sells For $31 Million

Historic Steinhart Hotel Sells For $31 Million

Having hit the market listed for $27 million in June, the sale of the historic 57-unit ‘Steinhart Hotel’ at 952 Sutter Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $31 million. Built in 1910 for Ignatz Steinhart, as in the Steinhart Aquarium, the six-story Nob Hill building... Read More »

SFGate’s ‘Insane Flip’ Is Complete Fiction, Here Are The Facts

SFGate’s ‘Insane Flip’ Is Complete Fiction, Here Are The Facts

According to the current headline report and most popular story on SFGate, a two-bedroom Nob Hill condo was purchased for $690,000 in June of 2014 and flipped for $1,740,000 this past May, earning the reporter’s “award for investment of the year.” Unfortunately, the report isn’t fact but rather fiction.... Read More »

Modern Nob Hill “One-Bedroom” Fetches $2.3M

Modern Nob Hill “One-Bedroom” Fetches $2.3M

Technically a two-bedroom, the 1,838-square-foot corner unit #806 at the Comstock (1333 Jones) was reconfigured and remodeled with a glass wall and shades between the second bedroom and living room, and the modern “one-bedroom” returned to the market listed for $2.495 million early last month. Late last week, the... Read More »

Big Plans For A Cursed Nob Hill / Van Ness Corridor Corner

Big Plans For A Cursed Nob Hill / Van Ness Corridor Corner

Plans to raze the Pacific Heights Auto Body shop at 1675 Pacific Avenue and the perennially cursed restaurant space on the southeast corner of Van Ness and Pacific, across the street from the blessed Harris’ Steakhouse, have been filed with planning. And as proposed, an eight-story building with 44... Read More »

A Nob Hill Penthouse For $100K Less Than Eight Years Ago

A Nob Hill Penthouse For $100K Less Than Eight Years Ago

Purchased for $1,625,000 in 2006, returned to the market in 2009 listed for $1,395,000, and then foreclosed upon and taken back by the bank in 2011, the Nob Hill penthouse atop the ivy-covered building at 1022 Powell Street, unit #3, re-sold on the open market for $1,189,000 in early 2012. Since remodeled... Read More »

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

One of two multi-level condos which replaced the perennially plagued restaurant space at the base of the iconic Beaux-Arts Building at 1001 California Street, the building from which Vincent Friia once ruled over real estate in San Francisco, “Townhouse No. 2” has been on the market, but unlisted, seeking... Read More »

Lombardi’s Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

Lombardi’s Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

After 66 years in business, Lombardi Sports will be closing its doors at the corner of Jackson and Polk.  And to answer a reader’s question, the plan is to demolish the existing two-story building at 1600 Jackson Street and construct a six-story building, with 62 condos over ground floor... Read More »