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Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

As we first revealed back in early 2017: The designs for a modern 200-foot-tall hotel and condo building to rise at 447 Battery Street, a site which is currently occupied by the three-story Cort Furniture Rental building at the corner of Battery and Merchant, have been drawn and formally... Read More »

Serenity Now Listed for 54 Percent Less

Serenity Now Listed for 54 Percent Less

Having hit the market priced at $42 million back in early 2015, the list price for the 101-acre Alamo estate at 10 Serenity Lane was reduced to $35 at the end of that year and then to $28 million in the first quarter of 2016. In addition to a nearly... Read More »

Fully Remodeled Four-Bedroom Home Fetches $1.15 Million

Fully Remodeled Four-Bedroom Home Fetches $1.15 Million

Purchased for $950,000 in February of last year, the 1,700-square-foot, four-bedroom Bayview Heights home at 1119 Hollister Avenue was subsequently taken “down to the studs” and subfloors. A structural wall was removed to open up the floor plan, a third bathroom was added, the electrical was upgraded (along with the... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

As we first reported last year, plans to redevelop the iconic Buon Gusto Sausage Factory building at 535 Green Street, which was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west, and its adjacent parking lot parcel, were in the works. The draft plans had envisioned that... Read More »

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans to raze the white two-story garage/warehouse building at 262 7th Street, adjacent to Sightglass Coffee, between Folsom and Howard, are in the works. And as envisioned, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Western SoMa site, which stretches to Langton, with... Read More »

Looking for an Unfinished 19,000-Square-Foot Oakland Hills Home?

Looking for an Unfinished 19,000-Square-Foot Oakland Hills Home?

Sited on a nearly one-acre Chabot Park Highlands parcel in the Oakland Hills, the unfinished 19,000-square-foot home at 11270 Lochard Street is now back on the market as “a rare opportunity” to finish as you please. Designed with seven bedrooms, including a 3,600-square-foot master suite, and bays views, but... Read More »

Supersized Plans for Building up on Geary Boulevard

Supersized Plans for Building up on Geary Boulevard

As we first reported last year: Plans to raze the one-and-a-half-story building at 3565 Geary Boulevard, which is currently home to Grand Hot Pot Lounge, are in the works. And as envisioned, a seven-story building will rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Lone Mountain site which... Read More »

Tower Complex Could Be Razed for a 40-Foot-Tall Hotel

Tower Complex Could Be Razed for a 40-Foot-Tall Hotel

Plans to raze the two-story Fisherman’s Wharf “Tower Complex” on the Northwest corner of North Point and Taylor are in the works. And as proposed a five-level hotel, with a sunken bottom floor, could rise up to 40 feet in height upon the 2629 Taylor Street site. Designed by... Read More »

Un Plan for Dos Buildings to Rise on Historic Tres Site

Un Plan for Dos Buildings to Rise on Historic Tres Site

While limited by its historic façade, which would be preserved as proposed, plans to redevelop the Central SoMa parcel at 130 Townsend Street, upon which the Inglenook Vineyard warehouse building turned Tres SF currently sits, have been drawn. As envisioned, a four-story “addition” would rise up to 65 feet... Read More »

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity Returns, Reduced

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity Returns, Reduced

Designed by Alan Page and built on a nearly one-acre lot “in the heart of Lafayette’s sought–after Happy Valley,” the roughly 6,000-square-foot home at 22 Toledo Court boasts “elite craftsmanship, state-of-the-art technology, elegant lines and quality finishes throughout,” with an infinity-edge pool, outdoor fireplace and a covered loggia adjacent... Read More »