17,000-Square-Foot Estate with Parking Galore Reduced $5M

17,000-Square-Foot Estate with Parking Galore Reduced $5M

On the market seeking $23.995 million last year, the asking price for the 17,000-square-foot Los Altos Hills estate at 11627 Dawson Drive has just been reduced to $18.950 million. Built for C. Earl Dawson in 1939, on what was then a 130-acre assemblage of land purchased from the University... Read More »

One Year Later and worth $175,000 Less in the Mission

One Year Later and worth $175,000 Less in the Mission

Purchased as a remodeled “grand-scale Italianate Victorian flat located at the intersection of the best part of the Mission and Eureka & Noe Valley neighborhoods” for $1.450 million in March 2015, the 1,440-square-foot condo at 979 Guerrero Street returned to the market this past November listed for $1.495 million.... Read More »

Hayes Valley Rising at Franklin and Oak

Hayes Valley Rising at Franklin and Oak

Having just been granted a neighborhood plan-based exemption from having to complete a more extensive environmental review, the plans for razing the former Franklin Auto Body Shop and parking lot at 22-24 Franklin Street and constructing an eight-story building upon the Hayes Valley site are poised to be approved... Read More »

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,000 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 91 81 cars are closer to reality, and the development is tentatively slated to break... Read More »

Number of Homes for Sale in San Francisco 16 Percent Higher YOY

While the absolute number of homes listed for sale in San Francisco is unchanged versus the same time last week, overall inventory levels are now running 16 percent higher versus the same time last year (YOY), up from 10 percent higher last week and with the typical post-Super Bowl... Read More »

Housing for Homeless Vets and Low-Income Families in Mission Bay

Housing for Homeless Vets and Low-Income Families in Mission Bay

The pre-construction planning for a five-story building with 101 below-market-rate apartments for formerly homeless veterans and low-income families to rise at 1150 Third Street, on the eastern half of Mission Bay Block 3, which fronts Third Street between Mission Rock and Long Bridge, is underway. The $47 million project,... Read More »

The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The refined plans for razing the shuttered Home restaurant at the Corner of Market and Church, and constructing a four to seven-story building designed by Arquitectonica across the site, could finally be approved by the City next week. As proposed, the 2100 Market Street project now includes 62 apartments... Read More »

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor on the Market in the Mission

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor on the Market in the Mission

The Roosevelt Tamale Parlor is for sale.  And this time we mean the actual restaurant/business, not simply the Mission District building out of which it operates. As we first reported last year, the Tamale Parlor building at 2817 24th Street recently traded hands, the two flats above the restaurant... Read More »

Bonus Height Debate Heats up, Possible Vote next Month

Bonus Height Debate Heats up, Possible Vote next Month

The debate over San Francisco’s proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP), which would allow developers to build up to three stories higher than currently zoned in exchange for providing more below-market-rate units than currently required, is heating up. While the terms of the proposed program have been amended to... Read More »

Did Unpermitted Work Doom this Home?

Did Unpermitted Work Doom this Home?

As we first reported yesterday, the Sherwood Forest home at 256 Casitas Avenue which is undergoing an emergency demolition to prevent it from tumbling downhill was purchased as “totally renovated” for $2.2 million three months ago, but there do not appear to be any permits for said renovation which... Read More »