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The Beacon: 90% Sold

According to Centurion Real Estate Partners, the group that converted the Mission Place apartment development into the 595 condo development named the Beacon, the South of Market condo market remains strong (and the Beacon is 90% sold). Quote: “Every time I check, our numbers are beating our pro formas.... Read More »

Locking In Gains At The Midtown?

Locking In Gains At The Midtown?

At least three units in the twenty-two unit Midtown are currently on the market. The Midtown was built in 2004 which means that the two-year capital gains tax exclusion should be in sight for most of the original owners who have occupied their units since purchasing. And yes ‘pwb’,... Read More »

Semi-New Development: Alamo Square

Semi-New Development: Alamo Square

Originally constructed in 1999, and mapped as condos, the 63 units that comprise Alamo Square (988 Fulton) are currently undergoing a transformation from apartments to condos. The “transformed” units boast stainless steel appliances, granite slab countertops, dishwashers, in-unit washer/dryers, and are tagged, “A Genuine Home in the City.” To... Read More »

Adam Grant Condos: 114 Sansome St.

Adam Grant Condos: 114 Sansome St.

The 14-story Adam Grant building at 114 Sansome is going condo. Class A commercial condo that is. That’s right, you can now own your office space. And for those who might find this old news, we also offer the lineup for their Grand Opening this week: Welcoming escorts; catering... Read More »

The Californian on Rincon Hill: 375 Fremont St.

The Californian on Rincon Hill: 375 Fremont St.

As we mentioned last week, ‘The Californian on Rincon Hill’ a 40-story and 435 unit luxury condo building is in the works for 375 Fremont St. Richard Keating, “international celebrity architect”, professor of architecture at UC Berkeley, and designer of the Elihu Harris State Building in Oakland is heading... Read More »

Bay Buildings: The Metropolitan (333/355 1st Street)

Bay Buildings: The Metropolitan (333/355 1st Street)

Back in early 2004 the San Francisco Business Times wrote the following: “As the first true housing highrise to sprout out of San Francisco’s Rincon Hill, 20-story north tower and 27-story south tower look awfully lonely…But fortunately for our forlorn friend, Rincon Hill’s soil is fertile and... Read More »

Yerba Buena Lofts Redux

Yerba Buena Lofts Redux

Last August we featured three units in the Yerba Buena Lofts (855 Folsom). Today, Curbed offer a great overview of the building, its architect, and three new listings. A couple of observations: Michael Broerman owns the listings in that building; and is it just us, or do the average... Read More »

Truth In Advertising: 1750 Taylor (Royal Towers)

Truth In Advertising: 1750 Taylor (Royal Towers)

It’s not often that we wholeheartedly agree with an agent’s description of a listing. In the case of 1750 Taylor #1301, we just might… “With over 3,200 square feet of living space, state-of-the-art amenities, walls of steel & glass, and three terraces, this magnificent home offers unequalled sophistication and... Read More »

New Developments: Sierra Heights

New Developments: Sierra Heights

You still have to wear a hardhat if you’re planning on a tour, but the Sierra Heights sales office is definitely open (Sat-Thu). Sixty-seven units, three buildings (East, West, and North) and one phase (targeting occupancy for June/July). As best we can tell, about 50% sold (90% of the... Read More »

New Developments: 776 Tehama

New Developments: 776 Tehama

Vanguard Properties has been advertising “Coming in March 2006” for the 17 new condos at 776 Tehama, but as far as we know, they have yet to hit the market. Two completely random notes: one, according the website, floor plans for the two bedrooms and junior one bedrooms are... Read More »