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Pricing Versus Reality

Pricing Versus Reality

As we outlined back in April: Purchased for $2.4 million in September of 2018, the two-bedroom, two-bath unit #40E near the top of the Infinity tower at 338 Spear Street, a 1,588-square-foot unit which features an open floor plan, large bedroom suite, two private decks, panoramic views and a... Read More »

Another Upgraded Penthouse Just Listed at a Loss

Another Upgraded Penthouse Just Listed at a Loss

We’ve been fans of penthouse unit #613 atop the historic Embarcadero Lofts building at 300 Beale Street since we first featured the condo back in 2008. Having last traded hands for $1.92 million in September of 2017, “over $350K” has since been spent to further improve the upscale three-bedroom,... Read More »

San Francisco’s Downtown Rail Extension Is Now “The Portal”

San Francisco’s Downtown Rail Extension Is Now “The Portal”

As we outlined last year, the projected $6 billion extension of Caltrain to San Francisco’s new Transit Center, which was based on 2017-era dollars and had been dubbed San Francisco’s “Downtown Rail Extension” (DTX), was in the process of being rebranded in an attempt to “raise awareness and public... Read More »

Boutique Loft Reduced to Within 5 Percent of Its 2014 Price

Boutique Loft Reduced to Within 5 Percent of Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.125 million in September of 2017, the multi-level South Beach loft unit #5 at 340 Ritch Street, which features dual catwalks, designer finishes and a private sunroom with access to the building’s rooftop deck, returned to the market priced at $1.129 million this past July. In addition... Read More »

Prominent Cultural District Site in the Mission Has Sold

Prominent Cultural District Site in the Mission Has Sold

As we first revealed earlier this year, the single-story House of Brakes building/garage on the southeast corner of 24th Street and South Van Ness, a rather nondescript concrete structure above which the iconic Carnaval (a.k.a. Golden Dreams of the Mission) mural was painted and subsequently restored on the building... Read More »

$10 Million Reduction for Record-Setting Pac Heights Penthouse

$10 Million Reduction for Record-Setting Pac Heights Penthouse

Speaking of “recalibrating,” the list price for the record-setting Penthouse Unit #10 atop the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street has just been reduced from $45 million to $35 million in one fell swoop. As we first revealed and reported at the time, the 5,400-square-foot unit was... Read More »

Plans to Expand and Convert Central SoMa Data Center Into…

Plans to Expand and Convert Central SoMa Data Center Into…

Built in 1924 and acquired for $9.25 million in March of 2006, plans to expand and convert the Colgate Building at 620 3rd Street, which also fronts Rich, is a contributor to the historic Clyde and Crooks Warehouses District and is currently being used as a data center, have... Read More »

Plans to Preserve Historic Garage and Site Zoned for More Height

Plans to Preserve Historic Garage and Site Zoned for More Height

As we outlined a few years ago when the two-story garage on the northwest corner of Franklin and Pine, which had been identified as “one of the best examples of a public garage in San Francisco’s Historic Auto Row area, due to its longevity, integrity, and capacity,” hit the market... Read More »

Landmark Doelger Building Listed for $1.5M!

Landmark Doelger Building Listed for $1.5M!

Having been listed for $8 million near the end of 2019, relisted for $7.45 million last year, and then reduced three times, down to $5.16 million last October, the landmarked Art Deco building with a Streamline Modern addition at 320-326 Judah Street, which was built for the San Francisco... Read More »

Surreptitious Plans to Fell The Royal Oak

Surreptitious Plans to Fell The Royal Oak

Opened in 1975 and shuttered by the pandemic, the Royal Oak bar and two-story building at 2201 Polk Street, on the northwest corner of Polk and Vallejo, hit the market listed for $8.5 million last year. While the Royal Oak doesn’t appear to have sold, or at least closed... Read More »