Glen Park View Manor Fetches a Record $9.7M

Glen Park View Manor Fetches a Record $9.7M

Dubbed “Laidley Manor,” the 5,300-square-foot Glen Park home which sits upon a double-lot at 143 Laidley Street hit the market priced at $10 million three months ago having taken four years to re-develop, with “three sprawling levels,” panoramic views, and five bedrooms hidden behind a deceptive cedar facade fronting... Read More »

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

While approved to rise up to 330 feet in height and yield 345 residential units back in 2015, the ground for the Uptown Oakland tower at 1900 Broadway has yet to be broken. But the development, which includes the renovation and conversion of the adjacent Tapscott Building, atop of... Read More »

Plans for Ghirardelli Garage Demo and Development Formalized

Plans for Ghirardelli Garage Demo and Development Formalized

Plans to level the two-story Ghirardelli garage at 915 North Point have been in the works since 2016. And as now formally proposed, two four-story buildings could rise up to 40 feet in height across the L-shaped site which fronts (2935) Larkin as well. As designed, the proposed development... Read More »

Mayor Approves Acquisition of Controversial McDonald’s Site

Mayor Approves Acquisition of Controversial McDonald’s Site

The proposed purchase agreement for the City’s acquisition of the beleaguered McDonald’s at the corner of Stayan and Haight Streets, which includes the entirety of the restaurant’s parking lot which stretches to Waller Street, has been approved by the new Mayor of San Francisco, Mark Farrell. The effective purchase... Read More »

Mission District Penthouse Dropped over $350K

Mission District Penthouse Dropped over $350K

Having been withdrawn from the MLS in August and quietly de-stagged, we missed it when the Inner Mission penthouse unit #504 at 3590 20th and Valencia (a.k.a. the “V20” building) closed escrow with a contract price of $2.239 million or roughly $1,236 per square foot in early October. But... Read More »

Plan to Fix Sinking SF Tower About to Be Tested

Plan to Fix Sinking SF Tower About to Be Tested

Plans to permanently right the sinking Millennium Tower by retrofitting the building’s foundation with a series of new compression micropiles which would be drilled down to the bedrock below are about to be tested. As proposed, three test micropiles will be drilled and filled down to a depth of... Read More »

Take Two for a Modernized Inner Mission Home with a 2015 Price Tag

Take Two for a Modernized Inner Mission Home with a 2015 Price Tag

Having been taken “down to the studs and masterfully redesigned,” with four (or five) bedrooms, three full bathrooms, an open chef’s kitchen and great room, and a penthouse media room with a wet bar and wrap around roof deck, the modernized single-family home at 864 Florida Street, “in the... Read More »

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

Having been redesigned by RAD Urban last year, the plans for a 29-story building to rise up to 360 feet in height at 1433 Webster Street in Downtown Oakland have tentatively qualified for a streamlined environmental review. The modular development would yield 179 apartments over 60,000 square feet of... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Drop

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Drop

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area totaled 6,825 in December, down 5.9 percent from a downwardly revised 7,250 sales in November and 3.9 percent lower versus the same time last year. And in San Francisco, the recorded sales volume dropped... Read More »

The Vision for Connecting SF and the City’s Future

The Vision for Connecting SF and the City’s Future

The City’s proposed vision to guide the future planning and development of transportation in San Francisco is about to be formally released. As we first reported last year, the “ConnectSF” project is a city-wide effort to both consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts in the city as well... Read More »