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The Proposed Sixty-Six Forty-Five Condos (And Parking) Of 300 Grant

The Proposed Sixty-Six Forty-Five Condos (And Parking) Of 300 Grant

It was sixteen months ago that we first plugged you in to the proposed design for a ten-story mixed use development at 300 Grant (corner of Grant and Sutter). At the time the design called for 66 units, two floors of retail, two levels of below grade parking, and... Read More »

Plans For The Presidio’s Post: Four Alternatives And Visualizations

Plans For The Presidio’s Post: Four Alternatives And Visualizations

From the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Presidio’s Main Post (released this morning), a series of “Existing Conditions” (above) with visualizations of what could come to be (the four alternatives below). Alternative 1 – Would increase built space on the Main Post by 64,000 square feet. New... Read More »

Results: Proposition 98 Fails/99 Passes, Measure F Fails/G Passes

With 100% of both statewide and San Francisco precincts reporting, Proposition 98 and Measure F have failed while Proposition 99 and Measure G have passed. The margins: Proposition 98 – Failed (61% voted No statewide, 74.23% voted No in San Francisco) Proposition 99 – Passed (62.5% voted Yes statewide,... Read More »

Not Exactly Cheap, But A Bit Below Their Initial Great Expectations

Not Exactly Cheap, But A Bit Below Their Initial Great Expectations

Granted, it was officially listed at just over 4,000 square feet (but according to one appraiser, is closer to 5,000); and it does offer an in-law unit, six parking spaces, and some fine woodwork (all in a package fit for Miss Havisham). But the initial list price of $3,000,000... Read More »

The Potrero Update: 85% Sold And Offering 12 Months Paid Mortgage

The Potrero Update: 85% Sold And Offering 12 Months Paid Mortgage

According to a plugged-in tipster, The Potrero has moved roughly 25 units over the past five months (~5 per month) and is now 85% sold with 25 condos left to move. And as of today, the sales team is offering twelve months of paid mortgage payments on any of... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop On One (1) Ecker Place: Going Condo Rental

The SocketSite Scoop On One (1) Ecker Place: Going Condo Rental

From a plugged-in tipster: One Ecker is going the route of Apartments. After pre-selling 10 of 51 units, the building refunded deposits and is going to rent instead of sell. No word on the proposed rents nor whether or not the official explanation will be unexpected strength in the... Read More »

The Development Of Seawall Lot 337: And Then There Were Three

The Development Of Seawall Lot 337: And Then There Were Three

Three development teams (Kenwood Investments, San Francisco Giants, and Build Inc.) will be moving forward to the RFP phase for the development of Seawall Lot (SWL) 337. And while it’s almost certain that they wouldn’t have been invited to move forward anyway, the Federal Development team officially withdrew themselves... Read More »

Coming Soon! Bayshore Boulevard Home Depot Development Is Dead

Coming Soon! Bayshore Boulevard Home Depot Development Is Dead

“A controversial plan almost a decade in the making to open a Home Depot store on San Francisco’s Bayshore Boulevard has been scuttled because of the flagging home-improvement market, company officials said today.” ∙ Controversial plan for S.F. Home Depot falls apart ∙ The First Physical Sign (Quite... Read More »

Supervisor Peskin Engineers An End-Run (And Ending) For 55 Laguna

The alert from the developer (AF Evans): Unfortunately, at the last possible moment, someone is trying to stop the 55 Laguna project. Supervisor Peskin is going to introduce amendments this coming Monday that will KILL the entire project permanently. He is asking that the Landmarks Board and the preservation... Read More »

Sunday Night Special: The Bear Stearns Blowup (And Balance Sheets)

From a market capitalization of over $10.8 billion last month ($20.2 billion last year), to $3.6 billion on Friday, to an implied $240 million today, roughly $10.5 billion in Bear Stearns’ shareholder equity has evaporated over the past six weeks. And with a third of the bank owned by... Read More »