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Bigger Than Bonus Plans for Polk Gulch Parking Garage Site

Bigger Than Bonus Plans for Polk Gulch Parking Garage Site

Having failed to sell at auction and survived a foreclosure scare, plans to entitle a bigger-than-bonus-sized tower to rise on the former National Guard armory turned parking garage site at 819 Ellis Street are progressing. While conceptual plans for a 13-story tower to rise up to 135 feet in... Read More »

Masterfully Remodeled Noe Valley Home Fetches $1,400 Per Foot

Masterfully Remodeled Noe Valley Home Fetches $1,400 Per Foot

Purchased in an off-market sale for $4.988 million or roughly $1,136 per square foot in March of 2019, the “masterfully remodeled,” 4,390-square-foot Noe Valley home at 2430 Castro Street returned to the market listed for $5.898 million earlier this month having been redecorated but not newly remodeled or further... Read More »

Buena Vista View Mansion Reduced Over 20 Percent

Buena Vista View Mansion Reduced Over 20 Percent

As we outlined back in 2012, the 7,138-square-foot home at 15 Buena Vista Terrace was built on a double lot with panoramic views and luxury finishes throughout. Think Poggenpohl, Gaggenau and Carrara marble counters in the kitchen on the main floor, with a (now) 1000-bottle wine cellar, gym and... Read More »

Sale of Telegraph Hill Hillside and Bigger Plans Pending, Again

Sale of Telegraph Hill Hillside and Bigger Plans Pending, Again

As we outlined back in 2018: With the list price for the 120-foot-wide chunk of Telegraph Hill’s hillside which fronts Sansome Street, below the homes at the end of Alta Street above, having been reduced to $998,000 earlier this year, the sale of the 1235 Sansome Street site (which... Read More »

Mass Timber Addition Proposed for Project on the Rise

Mass Timber Addition Proposed for Project on the Rise

As we revealed last year: Plans to merge the two Central SoMa parcels at 952-960 Howard Street, demolish everything but the façade of the 100-year-old, single-story industrial building at 960 Howard, and develop a new three-story building on the site, with 18,500 square feet of office space, 5,200 square... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples-to-Index for that Russian Hill Hideaway

Apples-to-Apples-to-Index for that Russian Hill Hideaway

As we outlined back in November of 2018: Originally designed by William Wurster and perched on the eastern slope of Russian Hill, the three-bedroom home at 1116 Greenwich Street, which actually fronts the Greenwich Pathway versus the street, was renovated in 2008 and sold for $2.825 million in August... Read More »

Mission District Infill Development Slated to Be Entitled

Mission District Infill Development Slated to Be Entitled

The refined plans for a six-story building with 18 condos over a ground floor commercial space to rise on the Mission District parcel at 2955 Mission Street, upon which a two-story, mixed-use building currently stands, is slated to be approved by the City next week. While originally slated for... Read More »

Nob Hill Project Site Hits the Market Touting Compound Potential

Nob Hill Project Site Hits the Market Touting Compound Potential

As we outlined earlier this year, an application to entitle the development of a modern 7-story, 24-unit building upon the Nob Hill corner parcel currently occupied by two single-family homes, two apartments and the Twin’s Armoire building, a parcel which spans 842-860 California Street and back to 119 Joice,... Read More »

A Fast “Over Asking!” Sale at an Early 2017 Price

A Fast “Over Asking!” Sale at an Early 2017 Price

Having hit the market priced at $695,000 just two weeks ago, the resale of the “gorgeous” and “efficient” one-bedroom with a den unit #305 in the Rowan at 338 Potrero Avenue, which “exemplifies modern living,” has already closed escrow with an “over asking” contract price of $760,000! On an... Read More »

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 »