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Modern Mansion Atop Mount Sutro Has Sold

Modern Mansion Atop Mount Sutro Has Sold

Designed by John Maniscalco Architecture and built for a solar energy entrepreneur and engineer on a 5,271-square-foot parcel atop Clarendon Heights, near the crest of Mount Sutro, the modern 7,440-square-foot home at 150 Glenbrook Avenue hit the market priced at $22 million this past August. Walls of windows frame... Read More »

Average Tenant Buyout Was $45K in San Francisco Last Year

Average Tenant Buyout Was $45K in San Francisco Last Year

With a moratorium on evictions having been in place for most of last year, landlords in San Francisco inked a total of 333 legally recorded tenant buyout agreements, which was down from 365 inked agreements in 2019 and included a few deals which had been in the works since... Read More »

$135 Million East Bay Estate Trades (For $116 Million Less)

$135 Million East Bay Estate Trades (For $116 Million Less)

As we outlined last year: According to the agent for the 22-acre “Fieldhaven” estate at 7 Country Oak Lane in Alamo, David Duffield, the co-founder of PeopleSoft and Workday, invested over $135 million in building out the property, a build-out which was completed in 2013 by a team of... 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 »

Plans to Raze $16 Million Sea Cliff Home and Build Anew

Plans to Raze $16 Million Sea Cliff Home and Build Anew

Quietly acquired for $16 million in August of last year, plans to raze the 11,351-square-foot, three-story Mid-Century home at 4 Sea Cliff Avenue – which was built in 1956, expanded in 1998, upgraded in 2016 and occupies a 26,432-square-foot parcel overlooking Baker Beach, the Golden Gate and its Bridge... Read More »

Seized Pac Heights Home Listed with a $14M Price Tag

Seized Pac Heights Home Listed with a $14M Price Tag

Seized by the U.S. Marshals Service earlier this year, which shouldn’t have caught any plugged-in readers by surprise, the four-bedroom, 5,100-square-foot Pacific Heights view home at 2755 Fillmore Street has now been listed with a $13,999,000 price tag. It was back in April of 2018 that we tied the... Read More »

Pac Heights Penthouse Drops Over 20 Percent in 5 Months

Pac Heights Penthouse Drops Over 20 Percent in 5 Months

Having traded for $2.895 million this past November, the “meticulously updated” two-bedroom, two-bath penthouse unit #12F atop 2200 Pacific Avenue, “on a distinguished flat block of Pacific Heights,” suddenly returned to the market with a $2.695 million price tag early last month. In addition to a coveted open floor... Read More »

$13.5 Million Pac Heights Home Has Been Seized

$13.5 Million Pac Heights Home Has Been Seized

It was back in April of 2018 that we tied the eye-popping sale of 2755 Fillmore Street for $13.5 million to Michael Lacey, the co-founder of Backpage.com, and two counts of money laundering with respect to the purchase of said home. As we noted at the time, the federal... Read More »

There Were 365 Tenant Buyouts in SF Last Year, One Hit $325K

There Were 365 Tenant Buyouts in SF Last Year, One Hit $325K

Landlords in San Francisco negotiated and inked a total of 365 legally reported buyout agreements with tenants last year, as mapped above, down slightly from 379 in 2018. For the second year in a row, the Mission was the San Francisco neighborhood with the most reported buyouts (53), now... Read More »

Down a Million in Dolores Heights

Down a Million in Dolores Heights

The “one-of-a-kind” view home at 352 Cumberland Street, which totals around 2,800 square feet of space, including two vacant studio units which front the street, and occupies a 2,850-square-foot parcel on “one of the most coveted blocks in Dolores Heights,” a block and a half from Dolores Park, was... Read More »