Giants’ Pop-Up Beer Garden And BBQ Yard Aiming For March Open

Giants’ Pop-Up Beer Garden And BBQ Yard Aiming For March Open

The plans for the San Francisco Giants proposed “pop-up” beer garden, barbeque joint and retail area to rise at the corner of Third and Terry A Francois Boulevard, on the northern edge of the Giants’ Parking Lot A, will be presented to the San Francisco Port Commission, which oversees the Port-owned... Read More »

Exclusive: Peek Inside A Builder’s New Noe Valley Designer Home

Exclusive: Peek Inside A Builder’s New Noe Valley Designer Home

Having been foreclosed upon in 2011, the once nondescript Noe Valley home on a large lot at 865 Duncan Street was listed by the bank for $1,295,000 that November and sold for $1,280,000 in April of 2012. The buyer was James Gallagher, the founder of Achill Beg Construction.  And... Read More »

Polk Street Development Could Displace Boxers And Thrift Stores

Polk Street Development Could Displace Boxers And Thrift Stores

Plans to raze the Polk Street Boxing Gym, Fashion Exchange and adjacent Out of The Closet Thrift Store buildings on the southeast corner of Polk and California Streets are being reviewed by Planning. As proposed, the two-story buildings would be demolished to make way for a new seven-story Polk... Read More »

Plans For 162-Unit Pill Hill Development Dusted Off

Plans For 162-Unit Pill Hill Development Dusted Off

Approved for development in 2007 but waylaid by the great recession and a parking lot since the former Courthouse Athletic Club Building on the site was hastily razed in 2009, the plans for a five-story condo project to rise across 1.4 acres at 2935 Telegraph Avenue have been dusted... Read More »

From $1M In 2009 To $2M In 2015 For A Mission Bay Two-Bedroom

From $1M In 2009 To $2M In 2015 For A Mission Bay Two-Bedroom

Brand new and listed for $1,150,000 in 2009, the two-bedroom Mission Bay condo #702 at 330 Mission Bay Boulevard (a.k.a. Radiance) ended up selling for $925,000, or roughly $575 per square foot, that October, with unobstructed views in three directions. Since then, the neighborhood has been built up a bit,... Read More »

Revealed: Hundred Hooper Innovation Campus Design

Revealed: Hundred Hooper Innovation Campus Design

A plugged-in tipster delivers the latest renderings for the proposed 427,000-square-foot ‘innovation campus’ to rise at 100 Hooper Street, adjacent to the California College of Arts. Dubbed ‘Hundred Hooper’ and designed by Pfau Long Architecture, the development aims to become “the New Address of Technology, Innovation, and Craft,” with... Read More »

Legislation To Protect Clubs From Encroaching Condos

With noise complaints from residents in buildings that have recently risen or been converted in neighborhoods that were formerly commercial in character and have historically catered to clubs and other places of entertainment (POEs) on the rise, legislation to protect the POEs and require those buying or leasing residences... Read More »

Plans For 3-Acre Innovation Campus Near Potrero Hill

Plans For 3-Acre Innovation Campus Near Potrero Hill

The plans for a 427,000-square-foot “innovation campus” to be constructed across 3.3 acres at 100 Hooper Street, with three four-story buildings rising up to 58-feet in height on the site which is currently home to the San Francisco Mini Storage and truck rental business, could be approved by San... Read More »

Rent An Octagonal San Francisco Landmark For $10K A Month

Rent An Octagonal San Francisco Landmark For $10K A Month

One of the oldest houses on Russian Hill, and one of only two surviving homes in San Francisco with an octagonal floor plan, the landmark Feusier Octagon House at 1067 Green Street has popped up on Craigslist as a rental with an asking rent of $10,000 a month. Built... Read More »

San Francisco Loses Bid For 2024 Olympics, Boston Wins

Despite a last-ditch attempt to win over the U.S. Olympic Committee with the promise of a shiny new legacy stadium to be built in Oakland, San Francisco has lost its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Boston has been selected as the U.S. candidate to host the... Read More »

Modern Mid-Market Development Ready For Review

Modern Mid-Market Development Ready For Review

The Environmental Impact Report for Trumark Urban’s proposed 12-story building to rise along Market Street, between Franklin and Van Ness, with 109 condos over three ground-floor retail spaces and an underground garage has been drafted and is ready for review. As we first reported a few months ago, the... Read More »

Gourmet Grocery And Food Emporium Coming To Folsom And Main

Gourmet Grocery And Food Emporium Coming To Folsom And Main

Tishman Speyer has inked an agreement with The Market company, the group behind the 22,000-square-foot market opening at the base of the Twitter building in two weeks, to open a 9,500-square-foot gourmet grocery and dining emporium in the base of LUMINA‘s Main Street Plaza A, the building rising at the... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Drop As Bond Market Sounds An Economic Warning

The average rate for a conforming 30-year mortgage has dropped to 3.73 percent, the lowest rate since May of 2013 when the rate averaged 3.59 percent and 78 basis points below the 4.51 percent average rate at the same time last year. While the Federal Reserve is expected to... Read More »

Van Ness Corridor Rising: Plans For 1200 Van Ness Tower

Van Ness Corridor Rising: Plans For 1200 Van Ness Tower

The plans for a modern 265,000-square-foot building to rise up to eight stories at 1200 Van Ness Avenue, the corridor parcel upon which the former Circuit City building and 24 Hour Fitness currently stand, have been submitted to Planning and are under review. From Woods Bagot, the architects of... Read More »

Last-Minute Change For SF’s Olympic Bid: Oakland Stadium Pitched

With the U.S. Olympic Committee just hours away from an expected announcement as to which U.S. city they will back in a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, and the San Francisco organizing committee likely feeling a little heat, San Francisco is now pitching the idea of building... Read More »