Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

In the works since the end of 2016, as we first reported at the time, plans to strip the concrete and travertine skin from the exterior of the Macy’s Men’s Store building at 120 Stockton Street and install a glass curtain wall facade are slated to be approved at... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Slip, Odds of a Rate Hike Hold

Mortgage Rates Slip, Odds of a Rate Hike Hold

The average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage slipped 4 basis points over the past week to 4.40 percent but remains 30 basis points higher than the average rate in place at the same time last year (4.10 percent) and within 18 basis points of a 5-year high (4.58... Read More »

San Francisco’s First Whole Foods 365 Slated for Approval

San Francisco’s First Whole Foods 365 Slated for Approval

In the works since 2016 and having survived a proposed formula retail ban, plans to convert the shuttered Lombardi Sports building at 1600 Jackson Street, at the corner of Polk, into San Francisco’s first Whole Foods Market 365 could approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in three weeks time. As... Read More »

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

With 200 mini apartments rising on the 333 12th Street parcel to the left, and the ground having been broken for 136 units to rise on the 1532 Harrison Street parcel, on the other side of the 1907-era duplex, to the right, plans to infill the Western SoMa parking... Read More »

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.535 million at the end of 2014, prior to which it had been listed for rent at $18,000 per month, the three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse unit #5204 atop One Rincon Hill at 425 1st Street was subsequently upgraded, with new hardwood flooring in place of carpet in the... Read More »

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

As we first reported last week, plans to double the unit density of the approved development to rise upon the former service station site on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, by leveraging San Francisco’s HOME SF program to... Read More »

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 »