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House With Landmark Giant Sequoia Sells For $2.325M

House With Landmark Giant Sequoia Sells For $2.325M

Purchased as a half-finished project for $951,000 in cash on the courthouse steps in 2014, Maven Investments was planning to chop down the 75-foot-tall redwood tree behind the Corona Heights home at 3066 Market Street in order to provide a more “open aesthetic” and “family friendly” backyard for its... Read More »

Castro & Upper Market Retail Strategy Report

Castro & Upper Market Retail Strategy Report

There are currently around 30 vacant retail spaces along the Castro and Upper Market retail corridor and the vacancy rate is hovering around 8 percent, nearly twice the city’s overall average. Inactive storefronts are offering refuge to an increasing number of homeless people and wearing on the area’s image,... Read More »

Upper Market Penthouse Sale Hints At Slowdown

Upper Market Penthouse Sale Hints At Slowdown

Purchased for $949,000 in April of 2014, the one-bedroom penthouse unit #504 atop The Century at 2200 Market Street has re-sold with a reported contract price of $1,025,018 having been re-listed for $999,000 this past May. On an apples-to-apples basis, that’s equal to average annual appreciation of 6.5 percent... Read More »

$200K Trimmed From Sequoia House, Giant Mystery Solved

$200K Trimmed From Sequoia House, Giant Mystery Solved

Listed for $2.595 million last month, the asking price for the ironically dubbed “Sequoia House” at 3066 Market Street has been trimmed by $200K. And with respect to how the landmark Giant Sequoia, whose native range is well above sea level in the Sierra Nevada, came to be in the... Read More »

No Sale For Upper Market Penthouse Despite Sub-2014 Price

No Sale For Upper Market Penthouse Despite Sub-2014 Price

Purchased for $949,000 a year ago last week, the one-bedroom condo #504 atop The Century at 2200 Market Street has been on the market for three months asking $899,000. Yesterday, the listing for #504 was withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale. A sale at asking would have... Read More »

New Plans To Transform Prominent Market Street Site

New Plans To Transform Prominent Market Street Site

With the sale of the 1965 Market Street site having closed escrow, the plans for an 88-unit building to rise up to 85-feet (eight stories) in height behind the existing stucco façades at the intersection of Market and Duboce, and up to 50-feet in height atop the site’s parking... Read More »

Ironically Dubbed “Sequoia House” On The Market For $2.6M

Ironically Dubbed “Sequoia House” On The Market For $2.6M

Purchased as a half-finished project for $951,000 in cash on the courthouse steps in early 2014, the Upper Market home at 3066 Market Street has just returned to the market in a fully-finished state and listed for $2,595,000 ($1,040 per square foot). While Maven Investments was planning to chop... Read More »

Price Cuts For Upper Market Penthouse And A Problematic Comp?

Price Cuts For Upper Market Penthouse And A Problematic Comp?

While a one-bedroom “penthouse” condo on the fifth floor of The Century (2200 Market Street) flew off the market ten months ago for $101,000 more than the $949,000 that was paid for the unit in April of 2014, another fifth floor unit, which was also purchased for $949,000 last... Read More »

Draft Design For Building To Replace Historic Market Street Bar

Draft Design For Building To Replace Historic Market Street Bar

As we first reported earlier this week, a new set of plans have been submitted to Planning for a proposed five-story residential building to rise across the Market Street site which includes the Lucky 13 bar and adjacent patio and parking lot. In order to make way for the... Read More »

Lucky 13 Likely To Be Razed For 31 Condos To Rise

Lucky 13 Likely To Be Razed For 31 Condos To Rise

Plans to raze the iconic little building currently occupied by the Lucky 13 bar at 2140 Market Street, and its adjacent patio and parking lot, have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department. And as proposed, a five-story building with 31 condos over 1,200 square feet of ground floor... Read More »

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

While the plans for the parcels have yet to be submitted to the city, much less approved, the prominent corner building and parking lot at the intersection of Market Street and Duboce are in contract to be sold and designs for an ambitious residential development to rise across the... Read More »

From Funeral Home To Apartments As Proposed

From Funeral Home To Apartments As Proposed

The Prado Group has quietly filed plans to add three floors of residential units atop the existing Sullivan’s Funeral Home building at 2254 Market Street and construct two new buildings, rising up to 50-feet in height along Market Street and 40-feet along 15th Street, on the funeral home’s parking... Read More »

Swedish American Hall Should Be A Landmark, Ja?

Swedish American Hall Should Be A Landmark, Ja?

Designed by Swedish-born master architect August Nordin and built in 1907, the Swedish American Hall at 2168 Market Street is on its way to becoming an official San Francisco landmark. From the Planning Department’s Draft Landmark Designation report for the building, the renovation of which is nearing completion and... 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... Read More »

The Push To Landmark An At-Risk Market Street Tree

Seeking an “open aesthetic,” the buyer of 3066 Market Street, a speculative project which had been stalled mid-construction and ended up selling on the courthouse steps earlier this year, was planning to chop down the 75-foot-tall redwood tree in the backyard. Sponsored by Supervisor Wiener and recommended by San... Read More »