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Neighborhood Changing Development(s) Poised to Break Ground

Neighborhood Changing Development(s) Poised to Break Ground

With the San Francisco Tennis Club at 645 5th Street having been fenced and Alexandra Real Estate Equities poised to break ground for the 243-foot-tall, 775,000-square-foot “88 Bluxome” Street development to rise on the Central SoMa site, over half of which Pinterest had pre-leased, demolition permits have been issued... Read More »

Upgraded Victorian Drops Below Its 2015 Price

Upgraded Victorian Drops Below Its 2015 Price

The nearly 3,000-square-foot, “exceptional” Victorian home at 559 Douglass Street, on the border of Eureka and Noe Valley, was purchased for $2.85 million in October 2015, with a previously remodeled “chef’s kitchen” and lower-level bedroom suite which opens to a large deck and flowering backyard. The home’s kitchen, adjoining... Read More »

How Up is Down for a Sleek Condo in San Francisco

How Up is Down for a Sleek Condo in San Francisco

The two-bedroom, two-bath Unit C in the converted Jackson Square building at 845 Montgomery Street, which is located in the heart of the “coveted Jackson Square Historic District,” “surrounded by world class art galleries, tree lined streets, charming alleys, and distinctive eateries,” just sold for $1.3 million having been... Read More »

Exceptional Noe Home Trades for Its 2016 Price

Exceptional Noe Home Trades for Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $4.94 million in June of 2016, the 3,600-square-foot, 4-bedroom Noe Valley home at 481 Jersey Street returned to the market priced at $5.6 million this past February, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 13.3 percent for the “exceptional modern home…on one of the... Read More »

Densified Polk Street Development Slated for Approval

Densified Polk Street Development Slated for Approval

In the works since 2018 and since further densified, plans to level the Jug Shop complex on the northeast corner of Polk and Pacific and develop a six-story, mixed-use building on the 2030 Polk Street site, which is to be rebranded “1580 Pacific Avenue,” despite a lobby which is... Read More »

Former Drug Den Redeveloped, Fetches $4.8 Million

Former Drug Den Redeveloped, Fetches $4.8 Million

As we outlined back in 2017: Purchased for $440,000 in 1995, the Castro District duplex at 517-519 Sanchez Street has been raided numerous times over the past seven years, resulting in the seizure of large quantities of crystal meth, heroin, ketamine, cocaine and cash. Two years ago the City... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill on the Boards

Western SoMa Infill on the Boards

With the big redevelopment of the former German Motors Collision Center building behind the arched brick façade along Berwick Place underway, plans to raze the little, 13-foot-tall industrial building on the corner of Berwick and (10) Heron Street are in the works. And as rendered by rg-Architecture, a four-story... Read More »

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Plans for a 5-story, 48-unit apartment building to rise on the odd-shaped parking lot parcel at 98 Pennsylvania Avenue in Lower Potrero Hill were approved back in 2016 and building permits for the project were secured and issued in December of 2018. But the ground has yet to be broken.... Read More »

Luxury One-Bedroom Marked to Market, Down Over $200K

Luxury One-Bedroom Marked to Market, Down Over $200K

Listed for $1.15 million three months ago, the sale of the 851-square-foot, one-bedroom unit #16H on the 16th floor of the Lumina tower at 201 Folsom Street, which features “panoramic views,” wide plank hardwood floors, Siematic cabinetry, Gaggenau & Bosch appliances, custom closets, and a parking space in the... Read More »

Revised Plans for Building up in the Mission

Revised Plans for Building up in the Mission

As we revealed back in 2017, plans to demolish the two-story building at 2976 Mission Street, which then contained two 1900s-era residential units, one of which was unpermitted, over a commercial space that was occupied by the Old Jerusalem restaurant, and develop a new six-story building, with eight residential... Read More »