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Shuttered Brewery Hits the Market, Towering Plans Shelved

Shuttered Brewery Hits the Market, Towering Plans Shelved

As we revealed earlier this year, a team was exploring the possibility of demolishing the Thirsty Bear Brewery building at 661 Howard Street and developing a bonus-sized residential tower rising over 250 feet in height on the skinny site with the idea of overhanging the two adjacent buildings at... Read More »

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Hits a New High

San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline Hits a New High

The total number of units in San Francisco’s housing pipeline, including affordable units that are slated to be rebuilt, hit a record high of over 80,000 in the first quarter of this year, according to our queries of Planning’s databases as mapped and distributed above. In addition to around... Read More »

Contemporary Two-Bedroom Listed Below Its Early 2014 Price

Contemporary Two-Bedroom Listed Below Its Early 2014 Price

Back in 2014, two-bedroom units in the Linea building at 8 Buchanan were being flipped for six figures more than their original contract prices mere months after the building opened, which isn’t uncommon when values are actually going up. Purchased for $1.2 million in April of 2014, the 989-square-foot,... Read More »

If You Think You Know Bernal, Now’s the Time to Tell

If You Think You Know Bernal, Now’s the Time to Tell

Purchased for $1.5 million in November of 2013, the 1,253-square-foot Dwell-ing at 330 Banks Street resold for $1.7 million in February of 2017, representing total appreciation of 13.3 percent over those three and a quarter years on an apples-to-apples basis, despite the “short term hold” and the property being... Read More »

Supersized Tower with a Floating Upper Mass Closer to Reality

Supersized Tower with a Floating Upper Mass Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, the preliminary plans for a 575-foot-tall, 623-unit apartment tower to rise on the South of Market parcel at 620 Folsom Street hadn’t raised any red flags or Code issues that couldn’t be overcome if the State’s Density Bonus Law was invoked. In fact,... Read More »

Amazing Eureka Valley Home Now Listed for $500K Less

Amazing Eureka Valley Home Now Listed for $500K Less

Speaking of price reductions in San Francisco and a decline in the price per square foot, the list price for the single-family home at 4540 20th Street, a remodeled home which boasts a “prime Eureka Valley location,” a “chef’s kitchen,” and a private “outdoor oasis”/ rear yard, has been... Read More »

Cathedral Hill Infill Closer to Reality

Cathedral Hill Infill Closer to Reality

As we first outlined earlier this year, plans for a 7-story building to rise up to 75 feet in height upon the St. Mark’s Square and Martin Luther Tower parking lot parcels which front Ellis Street, between Franklin and Gough were in the works, the formal application for which... Read More »

Another Swift $10 Million Price Cut in Pac Heights

Another Swift $10 Million Price Cut in Pac Heights

Quietly acquired from Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in November of 2015, Troon Pacific subsequently engaged Snøhetta (yes, that Snøhetta) to draft plans to transform the Albert Farr-designed home at 2950 Pacific Avenue into a modern 18,000-square-foot mansion with a coveted “2895 Broadway” address, as we first... Read More »

Rare and Exquisite Pac Heights Home Drops 10 Percent

Rare and Exquisite Pac Heights Home Drops 10 Percent

The “rare and exquisite” Pacific Heights at 1809 Lyon Street, an “architecturally distinctive” three-bedroom home with nearly 20-foot-high ceilings in the living/dining room, a European-style side courtyard, and a side-by-side garage for two (plus) cars, which is steps from Sacramento Street’s boutique shops and restaurants, sold for $4.01 million... Read More »

Mount Olympus on the Market

Mount Olympus on the Market

The assembled site and plans for a proposed 10-unit development to rise on the northwest corner of 17th and Roosevelt, below the summit of San Francisco’s Mount Olympus on the southern border of Ashbury Heights, are now on the market with a $7.495 million price tag. In the works... Read More »