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161-Unit Berkeley Infill Development on the Boards

161-Unit Berkeley Infill Development on the Boards

As proposed, seven Berkeley parcels fronting Blake Street and Dwight Way, between Shattuck Ave and Milvia Street, will be merged and two new residential buildings would rise up to 82 feet in height upon the 2015 Blake Street site, with a three-story building on the corner of Blake and... Read More »

Plans for an SRO Tower Addition Scrapped, Site Up for Grabs

Plans for an SRO Tower Addition Scrapped, Site Up for Grabs

Plans for a 9-story, stepped-back “tower” addition to rise up to 100 feet in height atop the two-story Jiffy Lube building on Van Ness, between Jackson and Pacific, were informally presented to Planning back in 2018. And in 2019, the paperwork to secure a building permit for the project... Read More »

Change in Plans to Expedite Development of New Tower

Change in Plans to Expedite Development of New Tower

The refined plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height at 542-550 Howard Street (a.k.a. Transbay Parcel F) were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission early last year, plans which could yield 165 condos, a 189-room hotel, 275,000 square feet of office space and... Read More »

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 »

Now Listed for Over 20 Percent Less in Lower Pacific Heights

Now Listed for Over 20 Percent Less in Lower Pacific Heights

Purchased for $2.1 million in September of 2018, the 1,900-square-foot, full-floor condo at 1940 Bush Street, which “dazzles with great period details and contemporary finishes” in Lower Pacific Heights, a few blocks from Fillmore Street, Japan Town and Lafayette Park, returned to the market priced at $2.199 million this... Read More »

So You Thought You Knew the Market in Noe / San Francisco

So You Thought You Knew the Market in Noe / San Francisco

As we outlined last month, the previously remodeled three-bedroom home at 3806 22nd Street, which is “located on one of the best, flat blocks in Noe Valley,” was purchased for $3.275 million in October of 2016 and features “high ceilings, warm living spaces, and an open floor plan,” returned... Read More »

Timing for Skinny Central SoMa Hotel Pushed Back

Timing for Skinny Central SoMa Hotel Pushed Back

Having been approved by Planning back in the second quarter of 2018, building permits for the skinny 8-story Central SoMa hotel and group housing development to rise at 744 Harrison Street, which extends to 29 Rizal along Lapu Lapu Street, were in the works. But with the project team... Read More »

The Plans for That $6.5 Million Teardown in Dolores Heights

The Plans for That $6.5 Million Teardown in Dolores Heights

Purchased for $6.5 million, or a breathless “$6,069 per square foot,” back in May of 2018, plans to raze the existing 1,071-square-foot home on an oversized, 6,926-square-foot Dolores Heights lot at 3669 21st Street, with “180 degree views from Twin Peaks to San Bruno Mountain,” have been drawn (while... 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 »