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Redevelopment of Historic Church Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Historic Church Closer to Reality

The Pollard Group’s plans to landmark the former Sacred Heart Church turned skating rink at 554 Fillmore Street, in a perhaps counter intuitive move to facilitate its redevelopment into a mix of 9,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and 33 residential units, a move which nearly backfired,... Read More »

Pandemic Fells the Stud in Western SoMa

Pandemic Fells the Stud in Western SoMa

Founded on Folsom Street back in 1966 and then relocated to the northeast corner of 9th and Harrison in the late 80s, San Francisco’s iconic Stud bar will be relinquishing its lease at the end of this month, hobbled by the pandemic related shutdown and slated to be marked... Read More »

Tower Team Sued for Potential Loss of Spectacular Views (UPDATED)

Tower Team Sued for Potential Loss of Spectacular Views (UPDATED)

As noted by a plugged-in tipster, the buyers of a $5.85 million, two-bedroom unit on the 55th floor of the new tower at 181 Fremont Street have just filed suit against the tower’s development team, agents and brokers involved in the sale back in late 2016, claiming fraud, deceit... Read More »

520-Foot-Tall Hub Tower Closer to Reality, With Fewer Units

520-Foot-Tall Hub Tower Closer to Reality, With Fewer Units

With the proposed framework for rezoning San Francisco’s 84-acre Hub District, a.k.a. the “Market Octavia Plan Amendment,” closer to reality and the City finishing up construction on their new building at 1500 Mission, the plans for a 520-foot-tall tower to rise at 30 Van Ness are getting closer to... Read More »

Sub-2007 Pricing for a Luxury Two-Bedroom Pad

Sub-2007 Pricing for a Luxury Two-Bedroom Pad

Back in 2007, the 1,670-square-foot, two-bedroom unit #27C in the St. Regis Museum Tower building at 188 Minna Street quickly fetched the $2.75 million price at which it was listed, financed by the Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia. Featuring “one of St. Regis’s most desirable floorplans,” with “skyline... Read More »

Refreshed Noe Condo Flipped for $200K More

Refreshed Noe Condo Flipped for $200K More

Purchased for $1.95 million in June of 2015, the 1,753-square-foot unit #7 in the former St Paul’s Primary School building at 300 Valley Street returned to the market priced at $2.195 million this past September, at sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 12.6 percent for the... Read More »

Pac Heights Penthouse Suddenly Listed for 24 Percent Less

Pac Heights Penthouse Suddenly Listed for 24 Percent Less

Purchased for $1.8 million in the second quarter of 2018, the dated two-bedroom, two-bath penthouse unit #12F atop 2200 Pacific Avenue, “a meticulously managed 65-unit building on a distinguished flat block of Pacific Heights,” was then “meticulously updated to reveal an open floor plan with southern views spanning from... Read More »

O.G. Millennial Commune on the Market in S.F.

O.G. Millennial Commune on the Market in S.F.

Founded in a former sign factory building at 7-9 Langton Street back in 2007, “Langton Labs” was an “arts-driven warehouse community with a population of scientists, artists, engineers and world travelers,” a millennial commune of “engineers instead of hippies.” Sold for $2.35 million in August of 2016, the 6,000-square-foot... Read More »

Listing in the Red at BLU

Listing in the Red at BLU

Listed as “an outstanding investment opportunity” back in August of 2017, unit #10C at 631 Folsom Street (a.k.a. BLU) – a “premium 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo with great light and an open floor plan…premium-grade finishes in the modern chef’s kitchen and…spa-like bathrooms,” as well as a deeded parking... Read More »

Prominent Penthouse Fetches at $4.85 Million Price

Prominent Penthouse Fetches at $4.85 Million Price

As we outlined last month: The signature penthouse unit atop the historic Clock Tower Lofts Building at 461 2nd Street hit the market in the second quarter of 2016 with a bit of fanfare and an $8.5 million price tag. Positioned as the “ultimate San Francisco trophy property,” the... Read More »