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Depreciated Mission District Penthouse Trades for $261K More

Depreciated Mission District Penthouse Trades for $261K More

As we outlined last month: Purchased for $2.595 million or roughly $1,433 per square foot in July of 2015, the three-bedroom penthouse unit #504 atop the Mission District development at 3590 20th and Valencia Street (a.k.a. the “V20” building) returned to the market priced at $2.8 million in 2016,... Read More »

Neighbors at Odds Over Potential “Devaluing” (Of Views)

Neighbors at Odds Over Potential “Devaluing” (Of Views)

Plans to triple the size of the little 1,093-square-foot, two-bedroom Noe Valley home at 762 Duncan Street have been drawn and environmentally approved, plans which would yield a modern 3,229-square-foot home, designed “to accommodate an elderly parent moving in with the property owners,” with a three-bedroom addition atop the... Read More »

Design Standards for the Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

Design Standards for the Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

The detailed Design Standards and Guidelines (DSG) document for the proposed redevelopment of San Francisco’s Balboa Reservoir has just been released, with the project team aiming to secure approvals from the City’s Planning Commission, Public Utilities Commission and SFMTA Board over the next two quarters and final approval from... Read More »

Rare Yerba Buena Unit Trades Below Its 2015 Price

Rare Yerba Buena Unit Trades Below Its 2015 Price

As we outlined this past August, the upgraded 1,400-square-foot Yerba Buena Loft unit #523 at 855 Folsom Street, which was designed by Stanley Saitowitz and is “one of the area’s most sought after addresses,” is outfitted with two bedrooms, two baths and a private 400-square-foot south facing terrace (along... Read More »

Semi-Massive Redevelopment Refined, Slated for Approval

Semi-Massive Redevelopment Refined, Slated for Approval

As we first revealed back in the third quarter of 2018: With an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the formally proposed semi-massive redevelopment of CPMC’s nearly 5-acre California Hospital Campus at 3700 California Street about to be drafted, the project team has refined their plans and projected timing for... Read More »

Below Market Rate Modular Studios Closer to Reality

Below Market Rate Modular Studios Closer to Reality

The ground for the 141-unit modular development to rise on Mission Bay South Block 9, adjacent to San Francisco’s new Public Safety Building and across the street from Phase 2 of the Giants’ massive Mission Rock development, is tentatively slated to be broken this June. If everything goes as... Read More »

Fore-Shadowed Problems for Proposed North Beach Project

Fore-Shadowed Problems for Proposed North Beach Project

As we first reported last year, big plans to demolish the façade of the burned-out Verdi Building at 659 Union Street, between Columbus and Powell, and redevelop the site in the heart of North Beach have been drawn. And as we revealed, the project team is positioning to secure... Read More »

Proposed Church Street Project Closer to Reality

Proposed Church Street Project Closer to Reality

To answer a reader’s question, while plans to raze the former Sparky’s and current Thorough Bread and Pastry building and build up to six stories in height upon the 240-250 Church Street site have yet to be approved, they are working their way through Planning. As recently rendered by... Read More »

Setting the Stage for Caltrain’s Realignment and SNACS in SF

Setting the Stage for Caltrain’s Realignment and SNACS in SF

With the City having selected the Pennsylvania Avenue Alignment as the path by which trains should eventually reach San Francisco’s new Salesforce Transit Center, the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is about to set the stage for securing environmental clearances for the project, the foundational study for which is... Read More »

Historic Auto Row Resource in Play, Zoned for 130 Feet in Height

Historic Auto Row Resource in Play, Zoned for 130 Feet in Height

Designed by the O’Brien Brothers and built to serve as a public garage back in 1925, the three-level building on the northwest corner of Franklin and Pine was recently identified as “one of the best examples of a public garage in area, due to... Read More »