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Mid-Market Infill Tower Closer to Being Entitled, But…

Mid-Market Infill Tower Closer to Being Entitled, But…

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 27-story infill tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street has just been released by Planning and hasn’t raised any extraordinary red flags (other than with respect to a further shadowing of Mint Plaza). While... Read More »

$13.5 Million Pac Heights Home Has Been Seized

$13.5 Million Pac Heights Home Has Been Seized

It was back in April of 2018 that we tied the eye-popping sale of 2755 Fillmore Street for $13.5 million to Michael Lacey, the co-founder of Backpage.com, and two counts of money laundering with respect to the purchase of said home. As we noted at the time, the federal... Read More »

Decidedly Modern Infill Dwellings Closer to Reality

Decidedly Modern Infill Dwellings Closer to Reality

First envisioned back in 2016, when the parcel was purchased for $375,000, the refined plans for a decidedly modern infill development of four single-family dwellings to be built on the undeveloped, mid-block “flag lot” at 1846 Grove Street, which is effectively bounded by the back yards of the homes... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Historic City Lights Site on the Boards

Bonus Plans for Historic City Lights Site on the Boards

With the 8-story, 200-unit micro unit development having topped out and finishing up construction next door, plans to redevelop the City Lights parcel at 1585 Folsom Street, on the corner of Folsom and 12th in Western SoMa, are in the works.  And as preliminarily massed by Ankrom Mosian Architects... Read More »

Up and Down for Another Depreciated Mission District Penthouse

Up and Down for Another Depreciated Mission District Penthouse

On the heels of the penthouse unit #504 atop the V20 building at 3590 20th having just resold for $2.5 million, up $261K (11.7 percent) versus its depreciated resale for $2.239 million in 2017 but still $95K (3.7 percent) below its sale for $2.595 million in mid-2015, an adjacent... Read More »

Dolores Heights View Home Drops Further Below Its 2015 Price

Dolores Heights View Home Drops Further Below Its 2015 Price

As we outlined in October of last year: Joining the ranks of newly reduced homes is 4085 20th Street, a modern 3,720-square-foot Dolores Heights home perched above Dolores Park, with “breathtaking views” from each of its three levels, “outstanding craftsmanship, thoughtful design and ethereal beauty,” and a two-car garage... Read More »

Plans for 966-Unit Hub District Tower Closer to Reality

Plans for 966-Unit Hub District Tower Closer to Reality

While originally expected to occur last year, the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 55-story tower to rise up to 590 feet in height, not including a 20-foot-tall parapet, on the former San Francisco Honda site at 10 South Van Ness Avenue is now slated to be certified... Read More »

Back up (To Early 2016 Pricing) on Nob Hill

Back up (To Early 2016 Pricing) on Nob Hill

As we outlined at the end of 2017: Purchased for $1.2 million or roughly $1,136 per square foot in January 2016, the 1,056-square-foot one-bedroom condo #1212 within Gramercy Towers at 1177 California Street returned to the market priced at $1.275 million this past July, a sale at which would... Read More »

Detailed Plans for SF’s First Drug Sobering Center

Detailed Plans for SF’s First Drug Sobering Center

Having eschewed an interim proposal for the parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of Jones and Turk to host a temporary village of tiny homes until the City’s planning for a below market rate building to rise on the Tenderloin site is completed, the detailed plans for a... Read More »

Third Street Corridor Site (Begrudgingly) in Play

Third Street Corridor Site (Begrudgingly) in Play

With plans for a modern five-story, 21-unit development to rise across the four Bayview parcels at 5210-5216 3rd Street, at the corner of 3rd and Thornton, having been drawn, the adjacent six parcels at 5222-5250 3rd Street are now (begrudgingly) in play as well. The six contiguous parcels are... Read More »