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An Unpermitted Reskin and Resultant Surprise

An Unpermitted Reskin and Resultant Surprise

Purchased as a little two-unit building with “old world charm” for $2.175 million in April of 2018, permits to expand and remodel the two units at 842-844 Lyon Street were secured that June and the building was soon under wraps. Having returned to the market as two “spectacularly remodeled”... Read More »

Planning Angles for Housing Atop the Old Bro’s Building

Planning Angles for Housing Atop the Old Bro’s Building

As we outlined back in September, plans to add four new floors of office space atop the old Roos Bro’s clothing and gent’s furnishings building at 2 Stockton Street, which Forever 21 had most recently occupied, have been drafted and submitted to Planning for feedback. The proposed addition would... Read More »

Contemporary Nob Hill Townhouse Drops Below Its 2015 Price

Contemporary Nob Hill Townhouse Drops Below Its 2015 Price

One of two multi-level condos which replaced the perennially plagued restaurant space at the base of the iconic Beaux-Arts Building at 1001 California Street, the building from which Vincent Friia once ruled over real estate in San Francisco, the 3,680-square-foot “Townhouse No.1” was purchased as new for $4,335,000 in... Read More »

Plans to Expand and Convert the Bro’s Building on Stockton

Plans to Expand and Convert the Bro’s Building on Stockton

Designed by Albert Pissis and built to house the Roos Bro’s clothing and gent’s furnishings business back in 1907, the four-story building at 2 Stockton Street, which was most recently occupied by Forever 21 and was once home to Grodins as well, was “streamlined” in the 1930’s and then... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Barneys Building

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Barneys Building

With Barneys New York having declared bankruptcy and shuttered its flagship Union Square store at 77 O’Farrell Street (a.k.a. 48 Stockton) that it had occupied since 2006, plans to redevelop the historic 60,000-square-foot building are in the works. Designed by Lansburgh & Joseph and built for the Newman &... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Refreshed Noe Valley Condo Suddenly Returns

Refreshed Noe Valley Condo Suddenly Returns

As we outlined at the end of last year: 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... Read More »