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Matt Cain Pitching Arizona Pad for $5.85 Million

Matt Cain Pitching Arizona Pad for $5.85 Million

Purchased for $5.5 million in 2013, San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain has put his 11,000-square-foot pad in Paradise Valley, Arizona on the market for $5.85 million. Rebuilt in 2009, the five-bedroom, Tuscan-style home at 5012 East Mockingbird Lane is finished in walnut, marble, mahogany and stone, with a... Read More »

Willie Mays Had a Hard Time Buying a House in San Francisco

Willie Mays Had a Hard Time Buying a House in San Francisco

Willie Mays, the legendary Giant, had a hard time buying a house in San Francisco. But it wasn’t for lack of funds. As recounted in San Francisco’s draft report intended to shed light on the development and evolution of the city’s African American communities and inform the future preservation... Read More »

Recognizing and Preserving San Francisco’s Diverse History

Recognizing and Preserving San Francisco’s Diverse History

Recognizing that San Francisco “has historically given short shrift to communities of color,” the City’s Planning Department has just finished drafting a 300-page report “to assist City staff and commissioners, property owners, business owners, residents and other stakeholders gain a better understanding of the development and evolution of San... Read More »

Plans for a New Way to Kick It at The Yard

Plans for a New Way to Kick It at The Yard

Plans to add a soccer pitch to The Yard, the “pop-up” beer garden, barbeque joint and retail area on the northern edge of the Giants’ Parking Lot A, could be approved by San Francisco’s Port Commission (which oversees the Port-owned parcel) tomorrow afternoon. The proposed pitch would be installed... Read More »

Zito Sells Marin Villa For $8.15M, Earns A Loss

Zito Sells Marin Villa For $8.15M, Earns A Loss

Purchased for $8.863 million in 2007 and listed for $11.495 million in 2012, former San Francisco Giants ace and current Oakland A’s minor league pitcher Barry Zito has sold his Marin County villa for $8.15 million. Asking $8.995 million at the time of the sale, the two-acre Kentfield estate... Read More »

Giants Lot D Closed For 350 Condos And A 250-Room Hotel To Rise

Giants Lot D Closed For 350 Condos And A 250-Room Hotel To Rise

The former San Francisco Giants Parking Lot D, which is bound by Third, Fourth and Channel Streets, and fronts Mission Creek, was closed last month and the heavy equipment is now in place to prepare Mission Bay Block 1 for the construction of 350 condos. As rendered below, the... Read More »

Giants Agree To 40% Affordable Housing For Mission Rock

Giants Agree To 40% Affordable Housing For Mission Rock

The San Francisco Giants have agreed to increase the share of ‘affordable housing’ to be included within their proposed 28-acre Mission Rock development to an unprecedented 40 percent in exchange for Supervisor Jane Kim withdrawing her proposed ballot measure which would have limited building heights on the waterfront site... Read More »

The Giants’ New Mission Rock Tower(s) And Full Building Height Plan

The Giants’ New Mission Rock Tower(s) And Full Building Height Plan

With the San Francisco Giants having officially filed their paperwork for the ballot measure which would allow the team to redevelop AT&T Park’s Parking Lot A as ‘Mission Rock,’ a new 28-acre neighborhood with 1,500 apartments, 1.5 million square feet of commercial space and eight acres of parks, plazas and open... Read More »

Less Height, More Affordable Housing For Giants’ Project Proposed

Less Height, More Affordable Housing For Giants’ Project Proposed

The San Francisco Giants have reduced the building heights and increased the percentage of affordable housing units for the proposed 28-acre Mission Rock development to rise on the Giants’ current parking Lot A. The revised plan still includes around 1,500 apartments, but 33 percent of the rentals are now... Read More »

Rent Hunter Pence’s Loft For $4K Per Month

Rent Hunter Pence’s Loft For $4K Per Month

Hunter Pence’s 2,318-square-foot loft is back on the market as a rental and available for $3,998 a month.  Pence was trying to sell the 8th floor condo with two bedrooms, two baths and two assigned parking spaces for $524,900 in 2012. And in case you haven’t already connected the dots,... Read More »