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(Partial) Conversion of SF Design Center Slated for Approval

(Partial) Conversion of SF Design Center Slated for Approval

While plans to convert the (newly) landmarked San Francisco Design Center building at 2 Henry Adams into tech space and lease the building to Pinterest were thwarted back in 2014, resulting in a Planning Code amendment to limit such wholesale conversions, new plans for a partial conversion of the building... Read More »

Refined Plans and Timing to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower

Refined Plans and Timing to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower

As we first outlined earlier this year: With the initial round of testing having proven successful, the plans to permanently stabilize the sinking Millennium Tower by adding a series of 52 new piles around the tower’s perimeter have been further refined, building permits for the fix have been requested,... Read More »

Bayview Rising: The Plans for 4200 Third Street

Bayview Rising: The Plans for 4200 Third Street

Plans for a six-story, mixed-use development to rise up to 65 feet in height at 4200 Third Street, between Innes and Jerrold Avenues in the Bayview, have been newly rendered and reviewed. While a portion of the site is zoned for Light Industrial use, a zoning which would currently... Read More »

Speaking of Price Cuts in San Francisco…

Speaking of Price Cuts in San Francisco…

Speaking of active listings for properties in San Francisco with at least one reduction, the percentage of which has just hit a three-year high, the list price for the 1,136-square-foot, two-bedroom unit #309 at 72 Townsend Street, which also comes with a private 605-square-foot terrace and a deeded parking... Read More »

New Four Seasons Tower Has Topped Off, Opening Next Year

New Four Seasons Tower Has Topped Off, Opening Next Year

The 45-story tower rising at 706 Mission Street, which was officially flagged a Four Seasons residential development last year, as we first reported at the time, has officially topped off. Once again, the building’s 146 condos will be managed by Four Seasons staff, with typical units ranging in size... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Autonomous Living Units to Rise in the Tenderloin

Bonus Plans for Autonomous Living Units to Rise in the Tenderloin

New plans for a nine-story building to rise up to 86 feet in height on the Tenderloin parcel at 468 Turk Street, upon which the two-story building which had been home to San Francisco’s Coalition on Homelessness currently sits, have been drawn by Macy Architecture. As envisioned by the... Read More »

Speaking of Mission District Infill Projects…

Speaking of Mission District Infill Projects…

Speaking of Mission District infill projects on the boards, plans to raze the three green buildings between 2316 and 2326 Mission Street (i.e., the Mission Thrift, Mission Loan and Pawnbrokers buildings) are in the works as well. As envisioned, the three lots on the historic “Miracle Mile” block would... Read More »

Home Prices Rise in 93 Percent of Metro Areas, Bay Area Excluded

According to the National Association of Realtors, “single-family median home prices increased year-over-year in 93% of measured markets in the third quarter, with 166 of 178 metropolitan statistical areas showing sales price gains” and an average gain of 5.1 percent over the past year.  And that’s up from 91... Read More »

Reduced to Incite a Bidding War in Bayview

Reduced to Incite a Bidding War in Bayview

Having been taken down to the studs and expanded to 2,908 square feet of space, the now four-bedroom home at 1683 Newcomb Avenue returned to the market in early 2017 and sold for $1.45 million, or roughly $500 per square foot, that June. This past July, the Bayview home... Read More »

Big Plans for Modern-Day SRO Hotel(s) to Rise in the Mission

Big Plans for Modern-Day SRO Hotel(s) to Rise in the Mission

As we noted when the Mission District parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street traded hands for $4.995 million at the end of last year: “…while plans for the 7,100-square-foot parcel have yet to be submitted to Planning, the 401 South... Read More »