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The Appeal Of 340 Bryant Street’s Creative Conversion

The Appeal Of 340 Bryant Street’s Creative Conversion

Plans to raze the former Machine Works building at 340 Bryant Street and build up to 150-condos on the site were explored but never pursued. Instead, the then-new owners decided to pursue a conversion of the industrial building, around which the eastbound HOV lanes for the Bay Bridge on-ramp wrap,... Read More »

A Dramatic Remodeling Of A Warehouse Loft

A Dramatic Remodeling Of A Warehouse Loft

Purchased for $965,000 in late 2008 with run of the mill floors and finishes and a sub-optimal use of its 1,410-square-foot space, the Oriental Warehouse loft #309 at 650 Delancey Street has been completely remodeled, with reclaimed Settlers’ Plank hardwood floors, new finishes, and a “reimagined” top floor with a... Read More »

San Francisco To Lure Lucas With Alternate Waterfront Site

San Francisco To Lure Lucas With Alternate Waterfront Site

With the Presidio Trust having rejected plans for a Lucas Cultural Arts Museum to rise across from Crissy Field, Mayor Lee is preparing to offer Seawall Lot 330 along the Embarcadero to Lucas as an alternate site upon which to build his museum. Currently zoned for building up to 65 feet... Read More »

Purchased For 37 Percent Less, Sold For 90 Percent More

Purchased For 37 Percent Less, Sold For 90 Percent More

The 475-square-foot “junior one bedroom” condo #629 at 177 Townsend Street was purchased for $466,000 in August of 2007 and resold for $295,000 in November of 2011. With “over 35K” since invested in the unit, including new floors and refinished cabinetry, the South Beach condo with parking was returned... Read More »

The Makeover And Return Of  A Townsend Street Warehouse

The Makeover And Return Of A Townsend Street Warehouse

The former warehouse building on the southwest corner of Townsend and 2nd Streets is preparing for a makeover which will remove the non-historic elements from its façade (fire escapes, ducts and pipes), replace the windows, and repaint with a new color scheme. And if approved, a deck will be... Read More »

The Shoreline Of South Beach: How High Has The Tide Risen?

The Shoreline Of South Beach: How High Has The Tide Risen?

At 1,617 square feet, number 23 is the largest of nine condos in the boutique South Beach building at 41 Federal named Shoreline. Purchased for $1,495,000 six years ago, with three bedrooms, two terraces, and one parking spot, 41 Federal #23 is back on the market and listed for... Read More »

Pier 30-32 Revitalization Act Aims To Clear The Way For The Warriors

Pier 30-32 Revitalization Act Aims To Clear The Way For The Warriors

Pier 30-32 was granted to the City and County of San Francisco by the state in trust “for purposes of commerce, navigation, and fisheries, and subject to specified terms and conditions relating to the operation of the Port of San Francisco.” While the use of Pier 30-32 for a... Read More »

Newly Proposed Height and Horizontality on Federal Street

Newly Proposed Height and Horizontality on Federal Street

A plan to demolish the two existing office buildings at 77-85 Federal Street and construct a five-story commercial building with a gym on the ground floor and an underground garage with 29 parking spaces has been floated with San Francisco’s Planning Department. While we haven’t seen the proposed design... Read More »

Piers 30-32 Citizens Advisory Committee Members Call Foul

Piers 30-32 Citizens Advisory Committee Members Call Foul

Let’s forget about whether or not the 13 percent rate return the City is proposing to pay the Golden State Warriors (GSW) on their reimbursable rehabilitation expenses for Piers 30-32 makes any sense for a moment. Instead, let’s look at how long it will take the City to repay... Read More »

The Post-Litigation Oriental Warehouse Listing Parade Continues On

The Post-Litigation Oriental Warehouse Listing Parade Continues On

As plugged-in people know, the litigation that has been hanging over the Oriental Warehouse (650 Delancey) has recently been settled paving the way for a plurality of new listings, the latest of which is number 111 listed for $1,095,000. Purchased for $995,000 in June 2005, the sale won’t be... Read More »