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The Lansing (50 Lansing Street)

The Lansing (50 Lansing Street)

THE LANSING has opened the doors to its 82 units at 50 Lansing Street (off First) and is stressing “IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY.” Developed by Lambert Development (of The Brannan fame), and touting a whole host of other contributors (including SB Architects, BaMo design, and lighting consultants Auerbach Glasow), the building... Read More »

The Italian Riviera By The Bay

The Italian Riviera By The Bay

Four blocks from Jack London Square in Oakland, the 100-unit Aqua Via (125 Second Street) seems to be upping the amenity ante for luxury rental properties with its private 29’ Back Cove water taxi (at the beck and call of residents) and a lighted bocce ball court. If you... Read More »

The Art of the Listing

The Art of the Listing

Don’t get us wrong, we’re intrigued by 355 Bryant #102 (then again, perhaps it’s just the art), but we have to admit that we’re still struggling a bit with the description: “The kitchen and two sumptuous bathrooms are in total harmony with the bedroom areas with no sense of... Read More »

Rincon Towers Going Condo

Not so much a rumor as a confirmation – it appears that the Rincon Towers apartment building at 88 Howard has finally been sold (but to Beacon Capital out of Boston and not Crescent Heights out of Miami) and is going condo. And although the 320 unit building is... Read More »

Glen Park Market Place: Range Of Prices And BMR Deadline

Glen Park Market Place: Range Of Prices And BMR Deadline

The doors are open at the Glen Park Market Place and of the 15 residential units 13 are market rate (ranging from $759,000 to $869,000) and 2 are BMR ($271,040 and $272,371). All units are 2 bedroom/2 bath and applications for the BMR units are due by next Wednesday... Read More »

Behind The Velvet Ropes

Behind The Velvet Ropes

In just under four weeks invited “VIPs” of One Rincon Hill will be making 3% deposits to secure their “first choice of units and views at preferred pricing.” Not on the list? Not to worry; it’s possible you might be able to make the “VIP” cut by simply registering... Read More »

When “SOLD!” Really Isn’t Sold

When “SOLD!” Really Isn’t Sold

Despite being marketed as “SOLD!” over the past six weeks, we recently noticed a listing for 776 Tehama #9. As we previously noted, #9 is a Below Market Rate (BMR) unit and will be offered through the Mayors Office of Housing for $247,566. Not a bad deal considering that... Read More »

Read It Today (Because Tomorrow You Pay)

Columnist Bob Bruss offers up “10 key questions smart condo buyers should ask (but condo sellers hope their buyers don’t ask)”: 1. What is the financial condition of the homeowner’s association (HOA)? 2. What is the percentage of renters in the complex? 3. Is the condo complex professionally managed?... Read More »

188 King: Phase I Pricing

188 King: Phase I Pricing

188 King opened its doors this weekend and has priced its first of three releases. The high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, and open layouts, particularly of floor plan 3 (or the 02 series), did not dissapoint; and the finishes were impressive (although the Amana refrigerator seemed out of... Read More »

The State Of The Brannan

The State Of The Brannan

As foundations are poured, sales offices are opened, and new developments start hitting the market, questions abound about the impact on existing buildings about town (especially with regard to premium priced buildings like The Brannan). And while eight open houses signs lining the street, and twelve active listings on... Read More »