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Another Mission District Addition on the Boards

Another Mission District Addition on the Boards

Technically zoned for Production, Distribution and Repair (PDR) uses, special permission for Gus’s Community Market to open on the corner of Harrison and 17th Street, on the first floor of what is technically the 400 Alabama Street building, was granted back in 2015, as we first reported at the... Read More »

Refined Plans for an Important Berkeley Infill Site

Refined Plans for an Important Berkeley Infill Site

The refined plans for a seven-story building to rise up to 75 feet in height upon the Berkeley Touchless Car Wash and gas station site at the intersection of Kittredge, Fulton and Oxford Streets have been drawn. And as designed by Kava Massih Architects, the proposed development – which includes... Read More »

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Nearly Fetches its Early 2018 Price

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Nearly Fetches its Early 2018 Price

Purchased for $2.38 million in February of 2018, the two-bedroom unit #31C on the 31st floor of LUMINA’s Tower B (201 Folsom Street, at the corner of Beale) returned to the market with a $2.688 million price tag three months ago, a sale at which would have represented anticipated... Read More »

Fix of San Francisco’s Fractured Transit Center Nearly Complete

Fix of San Francisco’s Fractured Transit Center Nearly Complete

The repair and remediation of the fractured beams that resulted in the emergency closure of San Francisco’s new Salesforce Transit Center has been completed ahead of schedule and all temporary shoring has been removed. In addition, the installation of an all-new pathway atop the transit center’s roof, replacing the... Read More »

Big Plans for a Polk Gulch Infill Project Revealed

Big Plans for a Polk Gulch Infill Project Revealed

Plans for a 12-story infill building to rise up to 125 feet in height on the site of the Polk Gulch funeral home at 1123 Sutter Street (Halsted N. Gray-Carew & English) have been drafted. While the columned façade of the funeral home would be preserved, the space behind... Read More »

Redevelopment of Lyft’s Old HQ Slated for Approval

Redevelopment of Lyft’s Old HQ Slated for Approval

As we first reported two years ago: Plans to double the size of the 68,500-square-foot Mission District office building at 2300 Harrison Street, which was leased to Lyft before their move to China Basin, are in the works. As proposed, a five-story addition would rise over the building’s current... Read More »

Seeing Red on Front Street

Seeing Red on Front Street

Having traded for $1.445 million in the first quarter of 2017, the “light infused One Bedroom + Den corner residence” #507 at 733 Front Street, a doorman building in the “highly sought after Jackson Square” neighborhood, returned to the market priced at $1.395 million last month. The 1,122-square-foot unit... Read More »

A Resale Round Trip for a Contemporary Mission District Condo

A Resale Round Trip for a Contemporary Mission District Condo

Priced at $1.879 million in early 2014, two-bedroom unit #206 at 3500 19th Street, at the corner of Valencia, sold for an even $1.800 million, or roughly $1,157 per square foot, that March. Featuring “an expansive open floor,” high-end finishes and a private deck overlooking the building’s courtyard, the... Read More »

Ghirardelli Garage Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Ghirardelli Garage Redevelopment Closer to Reality

As we first outlined early last year: Plans to level the two-story Ghirardelli garage at 915 North Point have been in the works since 2016. And as now formally proposed, two four-story buildings could rise up to 40 feet in height across the L-shaped site which fronts (2935) Larkin... Read More »

Dramatically Reduced Former Consulate Fetches $15.85M

Dramatically Reduced Former Consulate Fetches $15.85M

Having hit the market at the end of 2016, priced to “define the city’s high end with a $22-million price tag,” the former Egyptian Consulate at 3001 Pacific Avenue has finally sold with a $15.85 million contract price. Designed by Bliss & Faville and built following the Great Quake... Read More »