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Sophisticated Second Street Condo Trades for a 2013-era Price

Sophisticated Second Street Condo Trades for a 2013-era Price

Purchased for $2.299 million in the first quarter of 2013, the “sophisticated” South Beach condo #502 at 750 Second Street, a boutique, LEED Gold Certified 14-unit building “in the immediate vicinity of our city’s sports complexes…and all the fabulous bars, restaurants, and cafes for which the area is so... Read More »

Commissioners Grant Forgiveness for Reimagined $9.4M Home

Commissioners Grant Forgiveness for Reimagined $9.4M Home

Following seven months of debate, proffers and delay, San Francisco’s Planning Commission has rejected the requested Discretionary Review (DR) that would have required a redevelopment of the under-permitted designer home at 3847 18th Street. As we first outlined back in May: Purchased for $1.5 million in August of 2014,... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Polk Gulch Infill Development Closer to Reality

Bigger Plans for Polk Gulch Infill Development Closer to Reality

As we first revealed earlier this year: 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... Read More »

End-of-Year Pricing in Play

End-of-Year Pricing in Play

Purchased for $1,055,500 in June of 2017, the 819-square-foot unit #11G at 401 Harrison Street, a “highly coveted corner 1br home w/ water & marina views at The Harrison,” returned to the market priced at $1,149,000 last year. In addition to Siberian oak flooring and high-end appliances in the... Read More »

Lavishly Remodeled Loft Fails to Fetch Its 2014 Price

Lavishly Remodeled Loft Fails to Fetch Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.18 million in late 2014, the lavishly remodeled unit #1 in the former Smitty Knitting Factory building at 75 Lansing Street, a 1,400-square-foot unit which features Venetian plaster, Italian tile, exotic wood finishes, returned to the market priced at $1.295 million this past June, a sale at... Read More »

Luxury Two-Bedroom Fetches $225K Less

Luxury Two-Bedroom Fetches $225K Less

As we outlined in September, having sold for $2.425 million in April of 2016 (with 35 percent down and a below average 2.848 percent interest rate on a $1.58 million loan), the two-bedroom unit #22E in the LUMINA tower at 338 Main Street returned to the market priced at... Read More »

Luxury One-Bedroom Takes a $180K Hit

Luxury One-Bedroom Takes a $180K Hit

As we outlined in October: Purchased from the sales office for $1.57 million in February of 2016, the 993-square-foot, one-plus-bedroom unit #8J atop the Lumina plaza building at 333 Beale Street returned to the market priced at $1.449 million this past September. In addition to twelve-foot ceilings, two “spa-inspired... Read More »

Detailed Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Site Revealed

Detailed Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Site Revealed

As we first reported last week, big plans to demolish the façade of the burned-out Verdi Building at 659 Union Street, between Columbus and Powell in the heart of North Beach, and redevelop the site are in the works. And as newly rendered by Gould Evans below, the project... Read More »

A Sub-2015 Price Secures a Two-Bedroom Atop Nob Hill

A Sub-2015 Price Secures a Two-Bedroom Atop Nob Hill

Purchased for $1.498 million in May of 2015, the 1,059-square-foot two-bedroom unit #1507 within Gramercy Towers at 1177 California Street returned to the market priced at $1.545 million seven months ago, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 3.1 percent for the Nob Hill condo over... Read More »

Big Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Building (Site)

Big Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Building (Site)

Having been gutted by a fire in March of last year, over a million dollars has been spent to keep the historic brick façade at 659 Union Street, between Columbus and Powell in the heart of North Beach, standing. But a structural analysis has since determined that it is... Read More »