Plans for 520-Foot Tower at Van Ness and Market Have Been Drawn

Plans for 520-Foot Tower at Van Ness and Market Have Been Drawn

Lendlease Development has drafted their preliminary plans for a 520-foot-tall tower to rise at 30 Van Ness Avenue. And while previous plans for the Hub District parcel had envisioned razing the City’s existing five-story building on the site and starting from scratch, Lendlease is proposing to add two stories... Read More »

Dogpatch Development Positioning to Break Ground sans BMRs

Dogpatch Development Positioning to Break Ground sans BMRs

Entitled for development early last year, the building permits for the 109-unit project to rise up to seven stories in height at 2177 3rd Street have now been issued and secured, clearing the way for the Dogpatch development on the northeast corner of 3rd and 19th Streets to break... Read More »

Approved Plans for Going Even Bigger in Dolores Heights

Approved Plans for Going Even Bigger in Dolores Heights

After a former Facebook couple raised the ire of their future Dolores Heights neighbors by proposing to build a 5,600-square-foot, single-family home across the 323 Cumberland Street parcel (upon which a 900-square-foot cottage had stood up until a few weeks ago) and its adjacent undeveloped lot, for which the... Read More »

Planning Seeks More Density for Development in Presidio Heights

Planning Seeks More Density for Development in Presidio Heights

As proposed, the redevelopment of CPMC’s nearly 5-acre California Hospital Campus at 3700 California Street will yield 240 units of high-end housing – including 12 new single-family homes, 14 new three-story townhomes and 214 multi-family units – spread across 37 new buildings rising up to seven stories in height... Read More »

Tower to Rise over Historic Building Raises Concerns

Tower to Rise over Historic Building Raises Concerns

As we first reported earlier this year, Ellis Partners is planning to abandon the previously approved plans for a 20-story tower to rise adjacent to the historic Key System Building in Downtown Oakland. Instead, the firm is now pursuing plans for an 18-story building to rise on the 1100... Read More »

Pending U.S. Home Sales Slip for Second Month in a Row

Having dropped 1.3 percent in April, the National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales Index, for which 100 denotes an average level of activity, slipped another 0.8 percent in May to an above average 108.5 but is running 1.7 percent lower than the same time last year. In the... Read More »

Atherton Estate of Warriors Shareholder on the Market for $32.8M

Atherton Estate of Warriors Shareholder on the Market for $32.8M

While the ownership of the two-acre Atherton estate at 150 Almendral Avenue is hidden behind a limited partnership, the property is owned by real estate investor, and minority owner of the Golden State Warriors, Dennis Wong and his wife Shannon. Built for the Wongs by Pacific Peninsula Group in... Read More »

Indexes for Bay Area Home and Condo Values Hit New Highs

Indexes for Bay Area Home and Condo Values Hit New Highs

Having ticked up an upwardly revised 1.1 percent in March, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – gained another 1.5 percent in April and the index for area condos gained... Read More »

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad Officially Listed at a Loss

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad Officially Listed at a Loss

The East Bay pad that Steph and Ayesha Curry purchased for $3.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, after which another $400K was spent to remodel the kitchen (which was used to shoot a Food Network series for Ayesha) and rebuild the master bath with a walk-in steam... 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 »