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Apples-to-Apples for a Pac Heights Home (With Bonus Plans)

Apples-to-Apples for a Pac Heights Home (With Bonus Plans)

Having “slashed” its list price from $7.9 million to $6.9 million in the second quarter of 2017, the five-bedroom, 4,200-square-foot Pacific Heights home at 2727 Vallejo Street, “just below the coveted Gold Coast,” ended up selling for $6.0 million that July. In addition to offering “a rare blend of... Read More »

The Draft Plans and New Timing for Temporary Terminal Site

The Draft Plans and New Timing for Temporary Terminal Site

The draft plans for the redevelopment of the southern third of the shuttered Temporary Terminal Site, a nearly 43,000-square-foot block bounded by a future extension of Clementina Street to the north, Main Street to the east, Folsom Street to the south, and Beale Street to the west, have been... Read More »

Seeking Forgiveness for the Former Abby Hotel

Seeking Forgiveness for the Former Abby Hotel

With the master lease to the San Francisco Art Institute, which had been using the building for student housing, having expired last year, and 52 of the 54 units, 27 of which had private bathrooms, having been delivered vacant, the former Abby Hotel at 630 Geary Street traded for... Read More »

Hayes Valley Trader Joe’s Closer to Reality

Hayes Valley Trader Joe’s Closer to Reality

Following a major false start by Portland-based New Seasons Market, which was aiming to open in 2018, Trader Joe’s has now formally submitted their application to build-out and operate the roughly 17,000-square-foot ground floor grocery store space at 555 Fulton Street in Hayes Valley. If approved by the City,... Read More »

Landmark Doelger Building Relisted, Reduced

Landmark Doelger Building Relisted, Reduced

The landmarked Art Deco building with a Streamline Modern addition at 320-326 Judah Street, which was built for the San Francisco builder extraordinaire, Henry Doelger, back in 1932 is now back on the market with a reduced $7.45 asking price having been listed for $8 million near the end... Read More »

Creative Central SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality

Creative Central SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality

The creative plans for two equal-sized, but slightly offset, buildings to rise up to 85 feet in height upon the through-block Central SoMa parcel at 470-474 Bryant Street have just qualified for a streamlined review. As we outlined last year, the proposed development includes a demolition of the adjacent,... Read More »

Foreshadowing the Fight for a Telegraph Hill Infill Project

Foreshadowing the Fight for a Telegraph Hill Infill Project

As we revealed last month, plans to the redevelop the parking garage parcel at 955 Sansome Street, at the intersection of Vallejo, have been drawn. And as envisioned, a seven-story building with an additional “mezzanine” level would rise up to 84 feet in height on the lower Telegraph Hill... Read More »

Officially 20 Percent “Over Asking!” in the Bayview

Officially 20 Percent “Over Asking!” in the Bayview

Renovated in 2017, incorporating original detailing while opening up the main floor, “to accommodate today’s living needs,” the 2,112-square-foot, four-bedroom Bayview home with a garage at 1343 Palou Avenue was listed for $1,359,000 last March. When an acceptable over-asking offer failed to materialize, the list price for the home... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Modern Two-Bedroom

Apples-to-Apples for a Modern Two-Bedroom

Purchased for $1.05 million in December of 2017, the two-bedroom, two-bath unit #504 in the Rowan building at 338 Potrero, which “exemplifies modern living,” returned to the market priced at $999,000 two months ago. In addition to being outfitted with an open and efficient floor plan, floor-to-ceiling windows, and... Read More »

Corona Heights Castle, Cleaned Up and Flipped

Corona Heights Castle, Cleaned Up and Flipped

Purchased in a state of disrepair, with “years of deferred maintenance,” for $1.11 million in March of last year, the three-bedroom, one-bath Corona Heights “Castle” at 253 States Street has since been cleaned up and flipped. In addition to having cleaned up the interior and exterior of the 1,687-square-foot... Read More »