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Boutique SoMa ‘Penthouse’ Fails to Fetch 2015 Price

Boutique SoMa ‘Penthouse’ Fails to Fetch 2015 Price

Purchased for $975,000 in March of 2015 when listed for $895,000, touting an “excellent SoMa location in close proximity to uber techie Mid-Market, and across street from soon to come 350-8th Street with new restaurants, cafes and retail options,” the “penthouse” unit #3 at 56 Ringold Street... Read More »

Western SoMa Target, CVS and Starbucks Closer to Reality

Western SoMa Target, CVS and Starbucks Closer to Reality

The formal application to convert the former Sports Authority building at 1690 Folsom Street into a full-service Target has been filed with Planning. The conversion wouldn’t require an expansion of the 40,000-square-foot building nor a major change to the building’s façade, save new signage. And as proposed, a full-service... Read More »

Conceptual Plans for Transforming This Historic Resource

Conceptual Plans for Transforming This Historic Resource

The two-story concrete building at 220 9th Street, which is currently home to Desmoto Sport, Hop.in and a number of other businesses in the portion of the building which fronts Dore Street (such as Guitronics amplifier repair) was built in 1924 for the Wells Manufacturing Company. While the 220... Read More »

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh as Proposed

Plans for Six Stories on Seventh as Proposed

Plans to level the former industrial building turned parking garage at 230 7th Street and construct a new six-story building upon the Western SoMa site are taking shape. The proposed development by Oryx Partners would yield 40 residential units over 2,010 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and a... Read More »

Plans to Raise the Roof and Housing above Oddjob

Plans to Raise the Roof and Housing above Oddjob

Tentative plans for a 40-room hotel to rise over the Oddjob building at 1337 Mission Street appear to have been abandoned, but plans for a major addition and conversion of the existing building’s top two floors have not. As newly proposed, the second and third floors of the bar’s... Read More »

Development Redesigned to Look Less Muddled and Add a Floor

Development Redesigned to Look Less Muddled and Add a Floor

As we foreshadowed, the proposed development to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and Russ Street, upon the current Fondue Cowboy and Deli Board site, has been redesigned. Gone are the Art Deco and industrial flourishes which Planning had viewed as “muddled.” And in addition to adding a... Read More »

Plans to Raze a Few Restaurants for Housing to Rise Progress

Plans to Raze a Few Restaurants for Housing to Rise Progress

The formal application to level the four buildings on the northwest corner of Folsom and Russ (including the current homes of Deli Board, Fondue Cowboy and Alchemy/Catalyst) and construct a six-story building across the Western SoMa site has been submitted to Planning for processing. As expected, the proposed Folsom... Read More »

Et Tu Little Buildings?  Boutique SoMa Unit Drops to Sub-2015 Pricing

Et Tu Little Buildings? Boutique SoMa Unit Drops to Sub-2015 Pricing

The top floor “penthouse” unit atop the three-unit development at 56 Ringold Street was purchased for $975,000, or roughly $1,300 per square foot, back in March of 2015, having been listed for $895,000 and touting an “excellent SoMa location in close proximity to uber techie Mid-Market, and across street... Read More »

SoMa Rising: Plans to Add 22 Apartments Right Here Progress

SoMa Rising: Plans to Add 22 Apartments Right Here Progress

As we first reported last year: A developer recently met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to discuss the potential for an eight-story building with up to 22 condos to rise behind the existing façade of the vacant two-story City Paints building at 1088 Howard Street and to convert the... Read More »

$10 Million Deal for Western SoMa Park Land Closer to Reality

$10 Million Deal for Western SoMa Park Land Closer to Reality

The City’s nearly $10 million deal to acquire the five Western SoMa buildings at 145-165 11th Street, 964 Natoma and 973 Minna Street could be approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors tomorrow afternoon. If approved and ratified, the five buildings would be placed under the jurisdiction of the... Read More »