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Stylish South Beach Penthouse Dropped Over 20 Percent

Stylish South Beach Penthouse Dropped Over 20 Percent

Purchased for $2.75 million in November of 2015, the two-story unit #801 atop the boutique Gold Certified building at 750 2nd Street returned to the market priced at $2.995 million in May of 2019, a sale at which would have represented net appreciation of 8.9 percent or roughly 2.4... Read More »

A Twenty Percent Drop at The San Francisco Shipyard

A Twenty Percent Drop at The San Francisco Shipyard

Marketed as a “fantastic opportunity to get in on the new and ultra chic community of The Shipyard,” the two-bedroom, two-bath unit #216 at 451 Donahue Street, which was purchased pre-construction from Lennar for $560,800 in 2014, was flipped for $780,000 in June of 2016, shortly after the unit... Read More »

Black and Blue with Stakeholders All Over

Black and Blue with Stakeholders All Over

Built in 1920, the two-story building on the northwest corner of 8th and Howard might not appear to be particularly noteworthy. But having been identified as a contributing resource to the Western SoMa Light Industrial and Residential Historic District, not to mention having been home to The Black and... Read More »

Historic Addition Redesigned, Rendered and Formally Proposed

Historic Addition Redesigned, Rendered and Formally Proposed

Having faced some pushback from Planning as originally envisioned, the plans for a five floor addition atop the historic Key Klub building at 850 Bush Street, which is located within the Lower Nob Hill National Register Historic District and currently home to Hopwater Distribution, have been redesigned and formally... Read More »

Big(ger) Plans for UCSF’s Parnassus Campus Slated for Approval

Big(ger) Plans for UCSF’s Parnassus Campus Slated for Approval

While the growth of University of California San Francisco’s Parnassus Heights Campus was capped back in 1976, plans to add another 1.38 million square feet of clinical, research and administrative space, including the development of a new 16-story hospital on the eastern edge of the existing campus core, have... Read More »

Luxury View Condo Drops $700K Despite Bay Area Trend

Luxury View Condo Drops $700K Despite Bay Area Trend

Purchased for $5.3 million in January of 2018, the nearly 2,700-square-foot unit #39B atop the Lumina tower at 201 Folsom Street returned to the market priced at $5.998 million in October of 2019, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 13.2 percent since the end of... Read More »

Luxury One-Bedroom Drops $200K Since Mid-2019

Luxury One-Bedroom Drops $200K Since Mid-2019

Purchased for $1.225 million in May of last year, near the height of the industry-driven “wave of millionaires” misreports, the garden view unit #4C in the Lumina mid-rise at 333 Beale Street returned to the market priced at $1.268 million this past January. The 916-sqaure-foot, one-bedroom unit is outfitted... Read More »

Failed Auction Yields Newfound Transparency

Failed Auction Yields Newfound Transparency

Purchased for $665,000 in July of 2013, the 765-square-foot unit #1011 in the SoMa Grand at 1160 Mission Street returned to the market listed for $779,000 this past July, a sale at which would have represented net appreciation of just 17.1 percent for the one-bedroom unit with a den/office... Read More »

The “Most Expensive Home in San Francisco” Sold for Far Less

The “Most Expensive Home in San Francisco” Sold for Far Less

As we outlined in August of last year: Priced at $45 million , which was misreported by some as being “the most expensive home ever listed” in San Francisco, “Residence 950” at 950 Lombard Street – which now offers around 9,500 square feet of rather spectacular living... Read More »

More Units for Fewer Residents Closer to Reality

More Units for Fewer Residents Closer to Reality

As we first reported earlier this year, a proposed revision to the previously approved plans for a new 13-story, mixed-use building to rise on the site of the columned Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist at 450 O’Farrell Street was in the works, a revision which would yield around 300... Read More »