Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Having been unofficially on the market as an unfinished spec home without a published price since 2016, the new modern Atherton mansion which sits on a 1.6-acre parcel at 96 Ridge View Drive and offers views to the skyline of San Francisco is now construction complete and officially on... Read More »

Conversion in Classic SF Tower Fetches 22 Percent under 2015 Price

Conversion in Classic SF Tower Fetches 22 Percent under 2015 Price

As we wrote at the beginning of the year: Purchased for $1.21 million in November of 2015, the 1,003-square-foot unit #303 in the classic Russian Hill building known as Bellaire Tower (1101 Green Street) returned to the market with a $1.195 million price tag this past August. Five weeks... Read More »

Plans for a Less Classy Mission District Development in Play

Plans for a Less Classy Mission District Development in Play

Having already been redesigned to look less upscale, the façade of the approved seven story development to rise up to 79 feet in height upon the former auto body shop site at 1924 Mission Street has been redesigned anew, “to reflect a more traditional design…in keeping with the character... Read More »

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Two adjacent units on the fourth floor of the eleven-story mid-rise component of San Francisco’s leaning Millennium Tower development (a.k.a. the City Residences) were legally merged back in 2013 to create a single four-bedroom unit #401 which measures 3,814 square feet and sold for $5.3 million in May of... Read More »

Expectations for Skinny Transbay District Tower Reset

Expectations for Skinny Transbay District Tower Reset

Plans to redevelop the downtown parking lot parcel at 524 Howard Street were first approved nearly three decades ago, at which point a 23-story office building was expected to rise up to 311 feet in height after the former parking garage on the site was razed in 1989. But... Read More »

Designer Glen Park Home Fetches 9.5 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Designer Glen Park Home Fetches 9.5 Percent over Its 2014 Price

As we wrote three weeks ago: Designed by architect Strachan Forgan and built for himself in 2007, the 1,850-square-foot Glen Park home at 1223 Bosworth Street was featured on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) tour of homes back in 2009. While the modern home – which is outfitted... Read More »

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

While plans for a six-story over basement building to rise up to 65 feet in height upon the former service station site turned perennial Christmas tree lot on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, were approved back in 2014,... Read More »

Modern LEED Platinum Home Fetches $3.7M

Modern LEED Platinum Home Fetches $3.7M

Designed by DNM Architecture, built for “a technology company executive” in 2014 and priced at $4.75 million in the first quarter of 2016, the LEED Platinum certified home at 4443 19th Street sold for $3.3 million that June. Listed with a total of four bedrooms, which includes a detached... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Hold, Fed’s Next Rate Hike Expected in June

Mortgage Rates Hold, Fed’s Next Rate Hike Expected in June

With the impact of the Fed’s predicted rate hike last week having already been priced in, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has been holding around 4.44 percent, which is 30 basis points higher on a year-over-year basis, an increase of 51 basis points since the beginning... Read More »

Plans for Western NoPa Infill Project Push Ahead

Plans for Western NoPa Infill Project Push Ahead

Plans to raze the Sunshine Cleaners at 1735 Fulton Street, along with the former Poleng Lounge/Storyville Jazz Club building next door, a few doors down from Papalote and Barrel Head Brewhouse, are moving forward with the formal application to entitle the development having now been filed by the project... Read More »