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It’s All About Service And Style At The Soma Grand (1160 Mission)

It’s All About Service And Style At The Soma Grand (1160 Mission)

Soma Grand represents San Francisco based Joie de Vivre’s entrée into the world of condominium developments. Designed by Architecture International, Soma Grand will consist of 246 “lifestyle condos” above four floors of parking and offer residents a full compliment of Joie de Vivre style luxury hotel services. As Damion... Read More »

The Tallest Residential Tower West Of The Mississippi Los Angeles!

The Tallest Residential Tower West Of The Mississippi Los Angeles!

A tipster forwards a piece from the Los Angeles Business Journal: The Titan Organization Inc. has taken another step towards building its pair of $500 million luxury apartment towers in downtown Los Angeles’ South Park district. The company, formerly known as Rodmark Inc., has closed escrow on a 58,000-square-foot... Read More »

Savings At Shoreline (41 Federal)

Savings At Shoreline (41 Federal)

No need to wait until Christmas “Shoreline Watcher,” prices on the five listed Shoreline condominiums were reduced between $25,000 and $55,000 (3-5%) last Friday. (Would that make it coal in the stockings of the other four?) ∙ Listing: 41 Federal #31 (1/1.5) 1,060sqft – $895,000 ∙ Listing: 41... Read More »

We’re Thinking Gehry (No, Not Geary)

We’re Thinking Gehry (No, Not Geary)

As if right on cue, the day after we publish an overview of the Transbay Redevelopment, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority ratifies an international design competition for the Transbay Terminal and an adjacent skyscraper. Not just any skyscraper, but a “1,000-foot high-rise that would include a hotel, as well... Read More »

New Developments: The Montgomery (74 New Montgomery)

New Developments: The Montgomery (74 New Montgomery)

Work continues on the conversion of 74 New Montgomery (a “historic high-rise office building” built in 1914 and listed on San Francisco’s historical register) into 107 condominium residences (“The Montgomery“). The development is being led by New Urban Properties with architectural design by Huntsman Architectural Group. Sales and occupancy... Read More »

631 Folsom: 120 Condos In 2008

631 Folsom: 120 Condos In 2008

Construction is underway on 631 Folsom, a 21-story, 120-unit residential tower with a story of retail at its base. Malcolm Properties is leading the development of the Handel Architects design. “The design for 631 Folsom Street incorporates goals established in the Rincon Place, the Transbay Plan, and the General... Read More »

The Odeon (181 O’Farrell): First Impressions And Pricing

The Odeon (181 O’Farrell): First Impressions And Pricing

Odeon, a collection of 29 two-story loft style homes opened their doors to the general public this weekend. We took a tour and were relatively impressed by the finish of the kitchens and living/dining areas, the closet/storage space, and the character of the building and windows/light. At the same... Read More »

188 King Street: The Rents

188 King Street: The Rents

Based on a number of craigslist ads (and another email from our tipster), it appears that rents in 188 King street are running from $2,795 (1br) to $9,500 (2br penthouse). Not a bad way to try out the building, and the neighborhood, if you’re considering a purchase (especially if... Read More »

The Scoop On 188 King Street: Now Selling Leasing

The Scoop On 188 King Street: Now Selling Leasing

The links are ours; the words are from a plugged-in tipster: First, you are right on, they have sold 12 units with the last two sales coming in the last few weeks. What is not public knowledge, however, is that five of those sales are units that have been,... Read More »

A Shoreline (41 Federal) Update

A Shoreline (41 Federal) Update

It has been two months since we last checked in on the Shoreline development, and unfortunately, we really don’t have anything new to report (other than more detailed pricing). In other words, there has been no movement on those last five units (out of nine). ∙ 41 Federal #31... Read More »