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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 »

Getting Schooled in the Mission

Getting Schooled in the Mission

As we first reported two years ago: While plans to convert the Mission District garage at 3140-3150 16th Street into a massive 20,000-square-foot restaurant and event space dubbed “The Albion on 16th” have been drawn, the building is now back on the market as “an excellent opportunity for an... Read More »

Scofflaw Developer Settles for $1.2 Million

Scofflaw Developer Settles for $1.2 Million

Having been accused of routinely engaging in the under-permitted renovation and expansion of residential properties throughout San Francisco, Ashok Gujral, a local real estate developer, has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle with the City. In addition to the cash settlement, Gujral has been required “to bring all... 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 »

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Slips

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Slips

Having ticked up 2.5 percent in May, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. slipped 1.7 percent in June to an annual rate of 5.27 million transactions which is 2.2 percent below its mark at the same time last year, according to the National Association of... Read More »

Officially Over Asking at the Oriental Warehouse

Officially Over Asking at the Oriental Warehouse

Purchased for $1.125 million in 2006, the 1,548-square-foot unit #218 within the Oriental Warehouse at 650 Delancey Street was subsequently remodeled and now sports a modern kitchen and two remodeled baths. Eight months ago, the two-bedroom unit, which comes with two deeded parking spaces and secured storage in the... Read More »

Demand for Office Space in San Francisco Jumps, Rents Climb

Demand for Office Space in San Francisco Jumps, Rents Climb

Having ended 2018 at a record high, driven in part by the delivery of a record 3.7 million square feet of high-end Class A space, all of which was delivered pre-leased, the average asking rent for office space in San Francisco has ticked up another 4.5 percent in the... Read More »