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Modern Shipping Container Loft Trades for $300K More

Modern Shipping Container Loft Trades for $300K More

Purchased for $5.25 million in May of 2017, the designer Lower Pacific Heights loft at 2230 Bush Street, which is hidden in plain sight above the recently shuttered FLOR store and features two stacked shipping containers that divide the 3,600-square-foot loft’s living and family rooms, and yield a convertible... Read More »

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 »

The Numbers Behind a $19 Million Penthouse Build and Lawsuit

The Numbers Behind a $19 Million Penthouse Build and Lawsuit

Having paid $11 million for the unfinished Grand Penthouse shell #2 atop “The Pacific” at 2121 Webster Street, a unit with roughly 3,800 square feet of raw interior space and a 1,520-square-foot terrace, back in 2016, William Wang is now suing the developer of the building, Trumark Urban, and... Read More »

Upgraded Pac Heights Condo Fetches a 2016 Price

Upgraded Pac Heights Condo Fetches a 2016 Price

Touting “over $800,000 in upgrades” since it was purchased for $1.85 million in 2011, the nearly 2,000-square-foot condo #403 at 1880 Jackson Street, which is a classic Pacific Heights building with a grand lobby and “rich architectural details,” re-sold for $2.527 million in the second quarter of 2016. In... Read More »

Plans for Condos Atop Iconic Union Square Building Progress

Plans for Condos Atop Iconic Union Square Building Progress

As we first revealed earlier this year, plans to redevelop the iconic I. Magnin/Macy’s Building on the southwest corner of Geary and Stockton, across from Union Square, were in the works, plans which included the addition of 21 residential condos atop the building; the conversion of the building’s middle... 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 »

Legislation to Restrict Demolition of Unaffordable Homes in SF

Intended as a means by which to preserve “relatively affordable, existing housing” in San Francisco, Section 317 of San Francisco’s Planning Code was adopted back in 2008 and requires the specific approval of a Conditional Use (CU) authorization for the demolition or merger of any existing housing which is... Read More »

Within 3 Percent of 2014 Pricing for a Chic Marina Home

Within 3 Percent of 2014 Pricing for a Chic Marina Home

Having been further updated a bit since it was purchased as an already “perfected” home for $3.31 million in September of 2014, the recent resale of the “chic, light-filled marina home” at 22 Rico Way wasn’t perfectly apples-to-apples. But having returned to the market listed for $3.495 million early... 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 »

High-End Loft Just Fetched a Mid-2015 Price, But…

High-End Loft Just Fetched a Mid-2015 Price, But…

As we outlined back in January, just two months ago: Purchased for $1.85 million in mid-2015, the remodeled two-bedroom, 1,565-square-foot unit #216 in the Oriental Warehouse building at 650 Delancey Street (“the premier historic live/work loft conversion building located in San Francisco’s hip South Beach neighborhood”) returned to the... Read More »