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S.F.’s Housing Pipeline Slips, but Still Building Above Average

S.F.’s Housing Pipeline Slips, but Still Building Above Average

Having hit a record high in the first quarter of this year, the total number of units in San Francisco’s housing pipeline, including affordable units that are slated to be rebuilt, slipped back under 80,000 in the second quarter of 2022, driven by a 22 percent drop in the... Read More »

It’s Alive! Proposed Mid-Market Parking Lot Tower Take Two

It’s Alive! Proposed Mid-Market Parking Lot Tower Take Two

While the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 27-story, 495-unit infill tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street was certified by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in July of last year, the certification was subsequently appealed and overturned by San Francisco’s Board... Read More »

Foreshadowing Shrinkage for That Wall of Townhomes

Foreshadowing Shrinkage for That Wall of Townhomes

As we first reported earlier this year, plans for a wall of ten townhomes to rise on the 3,571-square-foot lot at 1151 Washington Street, adjacent to the Betty Ong Recreation Center’s playground, have been drawn. And as we outlined at the time, while the development would technically rise up... Read More »

Million Dollar (Plus) Price Cut for a Modern Day Classic Home

Million Dollar (Plus) Price Cut for a Modern Day Classic Home

Designed by Bruce E. Heiser, built in 1970 and since “transformed into a modern day classic,” the 4,057-square-foot West Clay Park home at 164 24th Avenue, which features a mid-century modern vibe and ethos, with some beautiful woodwork, a retractable central skylight and views of the Golden Gate Bridge... Read More »

Bernal Heights Dwelling Appreciated 1.5 Percent per Year

Bernal Heights Dwelling Appreciated 1.5 Percent per Year

As we highlighted last month: 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... Read More »

Light-Filled Inner Mission Loft Approaches Its 2014 Price

Light-Filled Inner Mission Loft Approaches Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $711,000 in November of 2013, the one-bedroom unit #17 at 350 Alabama Street, a “light-filled oasis with views to the west and Twin Peaks” in the “vibrant and hip Inner Mission,” resold for $780,000 in December of 2014, representing appreciation of 9.7 percent in just over a... Read More »

High-End Jackson Square Condo Trades Down Over $300K

High-End Jackson Square Condo Trades Down Over $300K

As we outlined back in April: Purchased for $2,305,000 in February of 2019, the two-bedroom, two-bath unit #3G at 288 Pacific Avenue, across from The Battery in Jackson Square, returned to the market priced at $2,538,000 , a sale at which would have represented total... Read More »

Plans for Pac Heights Mega-Mansion Took a Big Hit

Plans for Pac Heights Mega-Mansion Took a Big Hit

On the market for $29.5 million last year, the Pacific Heights mansion and permits to expand at 2950 Pacific Avenue has just sold for $17 million. Acquired from Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in November of 2015, Troon Pacific subsequently engaged Snøhetta (yes, that Snøhetta) to draft... Read More »

Where Does Laidley Lay?

Where Does Laidley Lay?

Hidden behind a relatively modest but sleek façade on “a coveted block of prestigious Laidley Street,” which offers panoramic downtown views, the now four-bedroom home at 131 Laidley was redeveloped in 2014 and then sold for $3.0 million in August of 2017. Measuring a little over 3,000 square feet,... Read More »

Timing for Approved 966-Unit Development Pushed Back

Timing for Approved 966-Unit Development Pushed Back

Deemed an Environmental Leadership Development Project by Governor Brown back in 2018, which limited the scope and timeline for any EIR-based challenges of the project, the plans for a 55-story tower with nearly 1,000 units of housing to rise up to 590 feet in height on the former San... Read More »