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Bigger Plans for Balboa Park Building Slated for Approval, But…

Bigger Plans for Balboa Park Building Slated for Approval, But…

Originally envisioned as a 20-unit building that would rise up to 45 feet in height upon the Balboa Park warehouse site at 350-352 Ocean Avenue, bigger plans for a six-story building to rise up to 65 feet in height on the site, with a 15-car garage, were subsequently drawn,... Read More »

Approved SoMa Development Back on the Market at a Loss

Approved SoMa Development Back on the Market at a Loss

Acquired for $4.125 million in June of 2016, plans to level the shuttered nightclub space at 280 7th Street – a through block building which was once home to “Rawhide II,” the only Country Western club in San Francisco – and build 20 condos upon the Western SoMa site... Read More »

Further Muted Plans for New Wharf Hotel Closer to Reality, But…

Further Muted Plans for New Wharf Hotel Closer to Reality, But…

As we outlined back in March of 2020: Having faced some pushback from the City’s Planning Department with respect to their proposed approach, as originally rendered above, the plans for a five-level hotel to rise up to 40 feet in height upon on the Northwest corner of North Point... Read More »

Pre-Pandemic Pricing Versus Spot Value for a Twisty Two

Pre-Pandemic Pricing Versus Spot Value for a Twisty Two

Priced at $1.93 million, or $1,596 per square foot, in September of 2019, the listing for the brand new two-bedroom, two-bath unit #24C with southwest corner views in the twisty MIRA tower at 280 Spear Street was removed from the MLS in January of 2020. Listed anew for $1.835... Read More »

The Path Forward for GLIDE’s Proposed Modernization Project

The Path Forward for GLIDE’s Proposed Modernization Project

If approved as envisioned, GLIDE’s six-story administrative and community services building at 330 Ellis Street, which currently rises up to 76 feet in height adjacent to the iconic Glide Memorial Church, could be demolished and a new 10-story building could rise up to 165 feet in height across the... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Infill Condos to Rise on Turk

Bonus Plans for Infill Condos to Rise on Turk

Plans to redevelop the 6,000-square-foot parking lot at 530 Turk Street are in the works. And as envisioned by JS Sullivan Development and rendered by rg-Architecture below, an 11-story building would rise up to 115 feet in height upon the Tenderloin site, adjacent to the 108-unit below market rate... Read More »

Rebuilt Crown Jewel of Noe Valley Reduced, Relisted Anew

Rebuilt Crown Jewel of Noe Valley Reduced, Relisted Anew

Speaking of price reductions, the modern 6,000-square-foot home at 625 Duncan Street, “one of the most magnificent crown jewels of Noe Valley,” has just been relisted anew for $7.995 million, down from $9.95 million in December and $12 million in November of last year but with an official “1”... Read More »

Mission District Infill Development Closer to Reality

Mission District Infill Development Closer to Reality

As we first outlined back in 2019, plans for a new six-story building to rise up to 65 feet in height at 2955 Mission Street were in the works. As designed, since refined and newly rendered by Sternberg Benjamin Architects below, the proposed development would now yield 18 condos... Read More »

Supersized Development Seeks More Parking, Here’s Why…

Supersized Development Seeks More Parking, Here’s Why…

Plans for a supersized building to rise across the two Hayes Valley parcels at 618-630 Octavia Street have been in the works since 2019, as we first reported at the time. Since redesigned and then further refined by Handel Architects to yield 40 condos, a mix of 12 one-bedrooms,... Read More »

No Red Flags for Eros Redevelopment, Recommendations Yes

No Red Flags for Eros Redevelopment, Recommendations Yes

As we revealed earlier this year: Plans to raze the recently shuttered Eros bathhouse building at 2051 Market Street, which was sold for $3.6 million in September of 2020, are in the works. And if entitled, a 7-story residential building could rise up to 85 feet in height upon... Read More »