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A Peek At The Sky-Bridge To Connect Twitter’s Staff

A Peek At The Sky-Bridge To Connect Twitter’s Staff

While Twitter is grabbing headlines for the pending departure of CEO Dick Costolo, and Shorenstein is quietly shopping the two Mid-Market buildings in which Twitter is headquartered, we gaze upward at the first renderings for the proposed sky-bridge which would physically connect the Market Square buildings and Twitter’s staff.... Read More »

Twitter Won’t Be Expanding Into “1 Tenth”

Twitter Won’t Be Expanding Into “1 Tenth”

The ten-story building at 875 Stevenson Street was constructed as an expansion of the San Francisco Mart and Western Merchandise Exchange building at 1355 Market Street in 1975. Recently re-skinned and redeveloped as part of Shorenstein’s Market Square development, and with plans for a 35-foot skybridge to be built... Read More »

Google Expands San Francisco Footprint By Over Fifty Percent

Google Expands San Francisco Footprint By Over Fifty Percent

With an estimated 2,500 employees in the city, behind Salesforce with an estimated 4,000 and ahead of Twitter with an estimated 1,500, Google is the second largest tech employer in San Francisco. And while rumors of Google’s move to secure either the Transbay Tower (now Salesforce Tower) or Salesforce’s... Read More »

Twitter Drops 18 Percent As Lockup Expires And Selling Spikes

Priced at $26 a share, Twitter stock started trading around $45 in November and closed its first day of trading at $41.65. Having reached a high of $73.31 in December, Twitter opened today at $35.61 and closed at $31.85, down nearly 18 percent as the lockup period for insiders... Read More »

San Francisco’s “Twitter Tax Break” Zone

San Francisco’s “Twitter Tax Break” Zone

While the so-called “Twitter Tax Break” was created with Twitter specifically in mind, and the impact of which Supervisor Campos is formally calling into question, the defined area within which businesses can claim the payroll tax exclusion extends well beyond the Market Square building between Ninth and Tenth in... Read More »

Supervisor Calls For Formal Review Of The “Twitter Tax Break”

Supervisor Calls For Formal Review Of The “Twitter Tax Break”

With chants of “Twitter you’re no good, pay your taxes like you should” emanating from the lips of protesters in front of San Francisco’s City Hall this week, Supervisor David Campos has requested a formal hearing to review the impact that the 2011 legislation which created the Mid-Market tax... Read More »

A Giant Elk Paid $5,550,000 For The Noe Valley Firehouse No. 44

A Giant Elk Paid $5,550,000 For The Noe Valley Firehouse No. 44

Briefly on the market for $5,250,000 this past September, the converted Noe Valley Firehouse at 3816 22nd Street quickly sold for $5,550,000 or $955 per square foot and the buyer was an extinct giant elk. Okay, so the buyer wasn’t actually an extinct giant elk but rather the “Megaloceros,... Read More »

Price For Potrero Hill Compound Cut Another 13% After Twitter IPO

Price For Potrero Hill Compound Cut Another 13% After Twitter IPO

Listed for $5,995,000 this past June, the price tag for the Potrero Hill compound on the corner of Mariposa and Utah was cut to $4,995,000 in September. Last night, the list price for the 6,645 square foot former art school building at 2255 Mariposa Street which was remodeled and... Read More »

Disguised Buyers Who Incite Friends of Parnassus Heights Revealed

Disguised Buyers Who Incite Friends of Parnassus Heights Revealed

As a plugged-in reader wrote about 226 Edgewood after touring the property back in 2010: Original portion by Louis Christian Mullgardt, 1911…and addition by Eden and Eden, 1970s, according to listing agent. Original portion a fine Arts and Crafts house, and addition strongly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin... Read More »

The Buyer Who Swiped 830 El Camino Del Mar For $9,990,000

The Buyer Who Swiped 830 El Camino Del Mar For $9,990,000

As we first reported in March: It would appear as though 830 El Camino Del Mar quietly sold for $9,990,000 last month with a listing that was “withdrawn” a week its before closing and unreported on the MLS. As plugged-in people know, the Sea Cliff home had been listed... Read More »