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Hillside Plans Newly Rendered and Massed for Effect

Hillside Plans Newly Rendered and Massed for Effect

As we first revealed earlier this year, plans for a 24-unit development to rise up to 40 feet in height along Diamond Street, on the hillside overlooking Noe Valley, between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, were in the works but San Francisco’s Planning Department was... Read More »

Warriors Hotel and Condo Project by the Numbers (and Dates)

Warriors Hotel and Condo Project by the Numbers (and Dates)

Having been approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors earlier this year, the Redevelopment Plan for Mission Bay South is slated to be amended this afternoon, clearing the way for the Golden State Warriors to demolish the existing three-story retail building on the northeast corner of the new Chase... Read More »

Short-Term Rental Restrictions Will Be Lifted Monday [UPDATED]

In addition to allowing salons, barber shops, gyms, and massage/tattoo parlors to reopen with limited capacities on Monday, September 14, restrictions on (registered) short-term rentals and hotels in San Francisco will be lifted as well. Indoor museums, zoos, and aquariums that have implemented a health and safety plan will... Read More »

Vacancy Rate Continues to Climb in San Francisco

Vacancy Rate Continues to Climb in San Francisco

As we outlined two months ago, back in early July: Despite the fact that the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco is already down over 10 percent on a year-over-year basis and offers of complimentary rent are on the rise, vacancy rates are still ticking... Read More »

The Proposals for Piers 30-32 and Lot Across the Street

The Proposals for Piers 30-32 and Lot Across the Street

The Port of San Francisco received three qualified responses to its Request for Proposals for redeveloping Piers 30-32 and Seawall Lot 330 across the street (upon which the hotly contested Embarcadero Navigation Center was constructed at the base of the Watermark). As proposed by the Strada Investment Group and... Read More »

Number of Homes for Sale in San Francisco Poised to Jump

Number of Homes for Sale in San Francisco Poised to Jump

Having effectively plateaued over the past couple of weeks at above recession-era levels, the number of homes on the market in San Francisco, net of all new sales and contract activity, has ticked up to 1,600, which is twice as many homes on the market than there were at... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Barneys Building

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Barneys Building

With Barneys New York having declared bankruptcy and shuttered its flagship Union Square store at 77 O’Farrell Street (a.k.a. 48 Stockton) that it had occupied since 2006, plans to redevelop the historic 60,000-square-foot building are in the works. Designed by Lansburgh & Joseph and built for the Newman &... Read More »

Mid-Market Infill Hotel Slated for Approval, Demand Questioned

Mid-Market Infill Hotel Slated for Approval, Demand Questioned

As we outlined back in July: The refined plans for a 12-story hotel and office building to finally rise upon the long-vacant lot at 1125 Market Street, upon which the former Bell/American/Embassy Theater once stood adjacent to the newly renovated Strand, are one big step closer to reality, with... Read More »

Muted Plans for Historic Mission District Garage

Muted Plans for Historic Mission District Garage

As noted by a plugged-in reader, Planning Department notices have been hung on the historic Mission District garage at 3140-3150 16th Street and a public hearing is in the works. But having been thwarted in their attempts to build condos, convert the garage into a 20,000-square-foot restaurant and event... Read More »

Parking Lot Slated for Extension as Tower Entitlements Expire

Parking Lot Slated for Extension as Tower Entitlements Expire

Having been approved back in 2016 but yet to break ground, the entitlements for a skinny 495-foot-tall tower to rise at 524 Howard Street, a development which could yield up to 334 condos, or 72 condos over a 273-room hotel, “depending upon market conditions,” were quietly sold, along with... Read More »