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Infamous Sea Cliff Mansion Slated for Foreclosure, Again

Infamous Sea Cliff Mansion Slated for Foreclosure, Again

On the market for $19.675 million back 2016, having avoided being foreclosed upon by way of a Bankruptcy filing, the seven-bedroom home at 224 Sea Cliff Avenue appeared to have quietly sold for $18.8 million at the end of 2017.  But alas, the sale never actually occurred and was... Read More »

Muted Appreciation for a Modernized Victorian (And Its Past)

Muted Appreciation for a Modernized Victorian (And Its Past)

As we outlined back in June of 2017: Purchased as a 2,136-square-foot home for $1.995 million in 2014, the Cole Valley Victorian at 164 Belvedere Street (which had once been owned by the iconic Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, who photographed Jerry Garcia and Janice Joplin, among others, in... Read More »

The Numbers Behind a $19 Million Penthouse Build and Lawsuit

The Numbers Behind a $19 Million Penthouse Build and Lawsuit

Having paid $11 million for the unfinished Grand Penthouse shell #2 atop “The Pacific” at 2121 Webster Street, a unit with roughly 3,800 square feet of raw interior space and a 1,520-square-foot terrace, back in 2016, William Wang is now suing the developer of the building, Trumark Urban, and... Read More »

Upgraded Pac Heights Condo Fetches a 2016 Price

Upgraded Pac Heights Condo Fetches a 2016 Price

Touting “over $800,000 in upgrades” since it was purchased for $1.85 million in 2011, the nearly 2,000-square-foot condo #403 at 1880 Jackson Street, which is a classic Pacific Heights building with a grand lobby and “rich architectural details,” re-sold for $2.527 million in the second quarter of 2016. In... Read More »

Angling for a Below Market Rate Switcheroo

Angling for a Below Market Rate Switcheroo

As we outlined back in 2015: Over the objections of the Plaza 16 Coalition, San Francisco’s Planning Commission has approved the plans for a five-story, 27-unit apartment building to rise on the southwest corner of South Van Ness and 17th Street in the Mission. The Coalition had demanded that... Read More »

Rare Yerba Buena Unit Re-Trades Below Its 2015 Price, Again

Rare Yerba Buena Unit Re-Trades Below Its 2015 Price, Again

Purchased for $1.515 million in September of 2015, the upgraded 1,400-square-foot Yerba Buena Loft unit #523 at 855 Folsom Street, which features a private 400-square-foot terrace and “one of the area’s most sought after addresses,” returned to the market priced at $1.595 million last July, a resale at which... Read More »

Plans for Condos Atop Iconic Union Square Building Progress

Plans for Condos Atop Iconic Union Square Building Progress

As we first revealed earlier this year, plans to redevelop the iconic I. Magnin/Macy’s Building on the southwest corner of Geary and Stockton, across from Union Square, were in the works, plans which included the addition of 21 residential condos atop the building; the conversion of the building’s middle... Read More »

Deep Cut(s) for Storied North Beach Venue

Deep Cut(s) for Storied North Beach Venue

As we outlined in September of last year: Built for an Italian men’s club in 1919, complete with a gym, boxing ring, and private social/supper club space, the ornate “Garibaldi Hall” at 435/443 Broadway, which is now on the market, has a storied history to tell. The roughly 12,000-square-foot... Read More »

Squatter/Denser Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Site

Squatter/Denser Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Site

Plans to level the low slung commercial complex at 300 De Haro and develop a 13-story building at the corner of 16th Street appear to have been abandoned.  But a squatter set of plans for the odd shaped Lower Potrero Hill site have been drawn. While the 13-story structure was... Read More »

Another Prominent Gas Station Site in Play, But…

Another Prominent Gas Station Site in Play, But…

With building permits for the approved six-story, 186-unit development to rise on the Divisadero Touchless Carwash site next door having been requested and triaged, the 12,000-square-foot ARCO station site on the southeast corner of Divisadero and Fell is now on the market with a $8.75 million price tag. But... Read More »