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The Master Plan to Transform Stonestown into a Neighborhood

The Master Plan to Transform Stonestown into a Neighborhood

The Master Plan for developing around 2,900 residential units, up to 200,000 square feet of new office space and an additional 200,000 square feet of new retail and amenity space on the nearly 27 acres of parking that currently wrap around the 11-acre Stonestown Galleria have been drafted and... Read More »

Plans to Bank This Mission District Lot Have Been Drawn

Plans to Bank This Mission District Lot Have Been Drawn

With an acceptable offer for the big Mission District parcel/parking lot on the corner of 16th Street and Shotwell, which was on the market for $10 million last year and upon which the Rolling Stock tire shop had stood prior to being engulfed in flames back in 2015, having... Read More »

Refined Plans for Building up Broadway Slated for Approval

Refined Plans for Building up Broadway Slated for Approval

As we revealed back in 2017, plans for a mixed-use building to rise up to six stories in height upon on the parking lot parcel at 425 Broadway, which wraps around the three-story Crowbar and residential hotel building on the corner of Broadway and Montgomery, were in the works,... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco Tick up but Still Depressed

Rents in San Francisco Tick up but Still Depressed

The weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has ticked up 1.6 percent since the end of August to $3,425 per month. As such, while asking rents in San Francisco are now up a little over 12 percent, on average, since hitting a pandemic-era low in... Read More »

West Oakland Home Fetches “41 Percent Over Asking!” But…

West Oakland Home Fetches “41 Percent Over Asking!” But…

As we outlined back in August: Designed by Baran Studio Architecture and listed for “$849,000” in June of 2016, despite its nearly identical sister home with a yellow door having sold for $1.025 million the month prior, the sale of the modern West Oakland infill home at 864 Wood... Read More »

Light House Condo Offered for 895 Bitcoin (in 2018) Sells

Light House Condo Offered for 895 Bitcoin (in 2018) Sells

Purchased for $6.495 million in April of 2016, the 5,493-square-foot “Light House” condo at 651 Dolores Street, one of four condos within the converted Second Church of Christ Scientist, across from Dolores Park, returned to the market in August of 2017 with a $6.795 million price tag. “Call agents... Read More »

Bigger Church Street Project Even Closer to Reality

Bigger Church Street Project Even Closer to Reality

As we outlined last year, while plans to raze the former Sparky’s, and current Thorough Bread and Pastry, building and build up to six stories in height upon the 240-250 Church Street site had yet to be approved, they were working their way through Planning. Since then, an extra... Read More »

Purchase Mortgage Activity in the U.S. Ticks Down

Overall mortgage loan application volumes to either purchase or refinance a home in the U.S. ticked down 1.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis over the past week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. And with a two (2) percent drop in purchase mortgage application volume in the absolute,... Read More »

Auctioned Estate Resells “Well Below Appraised Value”

Auctioned Estate Resells “Well Below Appraised Value”

Marketed by Sotheby’s with a $47.5 million price tag back in 2012, subsequently reduced a number of times and listed for as little as $15.99 million in late 2017, “Woodhaven Manor” – which was built in 1988 and includes a 12,000-square-foot main home, a 1,200-square-foot carriage house and a... Read More »

New Bayview/Dogpatch Lab Development on the Boards

New Bayview/Dogpatch Lab Development on the Boards

Purchased for $34 million early 2019, plans to raze the warehouse buildings on the two Bayview blocks at 3150 and 3240 3rd Street, between Cesar Chavez and Islais Creek, on the southern border of Dogpatch, are in the works. And as newly massed below by Workshop1, plans for a... Read More »