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Foreclosed Upon Noe Flop Liquidated at a Loss

Foreclosed Upon Noe Flop Liquidated at a Loss

The failed “Dreambuilders” flip of the Noe Valley home at 639 Grand View Avenue, which was foreclosed upon earlier this year and taken back by the financiers who were owed $3,576,411 on the investment, returned to the market with a $3,195,000 price tag in May having been completed and... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Contemporary Cow Hollow Home

Apples-to-Apples for a Contemporary Cow Hollow Home

Purchased for a below-asking price of $4.35 million in November of 2014, the contemporary Cow Hollow home on a “coveted tree-lined block” at 2837 Greenwich Street returned to the market priced at $5.5 million this past April, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 26.4 percent... Read More »

Price for Hacker Church and Rectory Dropped Nearly 50 Percent

Price for Hacker Church and Rectory Dropped Nearly 50 Percent

As we outlined in October of last year: Built in 1912, the 15,000-square-foot Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 906 Broadway was designated San Francisco Landmark #204 back in 1993. The Archdiocese of San Francisco sold the church along with the adjacent 4,700-square-foot residential building, uphill at 908 Broadway,... Read More »

Refined Plans for New Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality, But…

Refined Plans for New Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality, But…

The refined plans for a 12-story hotel and office building to finally rise upon the long-vacant lot at 1125 Market Street, upon which the former Bell/American/Embassy Theater once stood adjacent to the newly renovated Strand, are one big step closer to reality, with the project having effectively been cleared... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for an Updated Noe Edwardian

Apples-to-Apples for an Updated Noe Edwardian

Purchased for $2.8 million in April of 2015, the updated Noe Valley Edwardian with “an ideal layout” at 936 Noe Street, three blocks from the main drag, returned to the market priced at $2.995 million thus past March, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of only... Read More »

When Up is Down: Apples-to-Apples in the Mission

When Up is Down: Apples-to-Apples in the Mission

As we outlined last month, the signature 1,886-square-foot end unit #203 in the three-unit building at 201-207 Guerrero Street, which was designed by Kennerly Architecture and built in 2004, features an open main floor with a double height living room and corner windows; a total of three bedrooms and... Read More »

Plan to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower Approved

Plan to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower Approved

The refined plan to permanently stabilize and potentially right the sinking Millennium Tower, by adding a series of 52 new cast-in-place reinforced concrete piles around the tower’s perimeter, has been approved and permits should soon be issued. As we outlined last year, the project will take an estimated 22... Read More »

Revised Designs for Bonus-Sized Development in the Mission

Revised Designs for Bonus-Sized Development in the Mission

As we outlined last year, the proposed redevelopment of the shuttered Mission District garage site at 1721 15th Street had been put on hold pending a Density Bonus-based supersizing of the project which was originally envisioned to yield a total of 24 residential units over 2,700 square feet of... Read More »

Another Mortuary on the Market, Positioned for Redevelopment

Another Mortuary on the Market, Positioned for Redevelopment

Built in 1915, Driscoll’s Valencia Street Serra Mortuary building at 1465 Valencia Street, between 25th and 26th Streets in the Mission, is now being shopped, positioned by Beckett Capital as a rare opportunity for a new “owner/user” or a developer interested in undertaking (our phrasing, not theirs) a “residential,... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Previously Torpedoed Infill Site

Bigger Plans for Previously Torpedoed Infill Site

Having never recovered from stated concerns that a proposed four-story hotel to rise on the former Tower Records Annex turned bike rental parcel at 1196 Columbus Avenue, a development which was originally branded and designed to specifically target millennial travelers, would attract “late-night activity” that would be “incompatible” with... Read More »