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The Past, Present and Future for This Historical HQ

The Past, Present and Future for This Historical HQ

Designed by Andrew H. Knoll and built in 1922, the two-story, Renaissance Revival-styled building at 678 Mission Street, on the northwest corner of Mission and Annie, was initially leased to the Phoenix Desk and Chair Company. The San Francisco Builders Exchange took over the building in 1926 and stayed... Read More »

A Two-Bedroom in One of the Hottest Neighborhoods Returns

A Two-Bedroom in One of the Hottest Neighborhoods Returns

Purchased for a million dollars, or roughly $698 per square foot, back in April 2015, the “beautiful new construction residence” unit #6 at 4132 3rd Street, “in one of the hottest neighborhoods in San Francisco,” returned to the market listed for just $1.075 million in February of 2017 and... Read More »

$135 Million East Bay Estate Trades (For $116 Million Less)

$135 Million East Bay Estate Trades (For $116 Million Less)

As we outlined last year: According to the agent for the 22-acre “Fieldhaven” estate at 7 Country Oak Lane in Alamo, David Duffield, the co-founder of PeopleSoft and Workday, invested over $135 million in building out the property, a build-out which was completed in 2013 by a team of... Read More »

Down on Marina Boulevard

Down on Marina Boulevard

Purchased for $8.6 million in July of 2015, the fully remodeled six-bedroom home on a double-wide lot at 663 Marina Boulevard features sweeping Marina, Golden Gate Bridge, and Bay views, with “a wonderfully flexible floor plan,” four en-suite bedrooms, an elevator servicing all three levels of the home, a... Read More »

Completely Remodeled and Facing Foreclosure

Completely Remodeled and Facing Foreclosure

Purchased as a 975-square-foot Noe Valley home with plans to nearly quadruple its size for $1.929 million in August of 2015, the now 3,750-square-foot home at 438 29th Street returned to the market as a “completely remodeled, redesigned & reinvented residence” with a $4,388,888 price tag in November of... Read More »

Skyline-Defining Plans for Hearst Parking Center Site

Skyline-Defining Plans for Hearst Parking Center Site

Plans to raze the 11-story Hearst Parking Center complex at 45-53 Third Street, which extends all the way to Annie and currently provides “a pleasant and safe place to park” for up to 800 cars, along with a car wash and California Pizza Kitchen, are in the works. And... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples for a Coveted One-Bedroom with Views

Apples-To-Apples for a Coveted One-Bedroom with Views

As we outlined at the end of last year: Purchased for $1,055,500 in June of 2017, the 819-square-foot unit #11G at 401 Harrison Street, a “highly coveted corner 1br home w/ water & marina views at The Harrison,” returned to the market priced at $1,149,000 [near the end of... Read More »

Insert Modern View Home Here

Insert Modern View Home Here

Built in 1906 and expanded over the years, the roughly 2000-square-foot home at 159 Laidley Street, which is recorded at 1,312 square feet per the city, quietly sold for $2.7 million in November of last year having been acquired for $251,000 in 1995. And yes, with a 5,500-square-foot “manor”... Read More »

Up and Down for a Designer Noe Valley Retreat

Up and Down for a Designer Noe Valley Retreat

Designed by Dumican Mosey, the “modern Noe Valley masterpiece,” with “unobstructed panoramic VIEWS” and “high-end designer finishes,” at 4326 Cesar Chavez Street hit the market priced at $5.495 million in February of 2016 and ended up selling for $4.5 million that April. Having returned to the market two years... Read More »

Massive Redevelopment of Balboa Reservoir Approved

Massive Redevelopment of Balboa Reservoir Approved

As we outlined earlier this year, with the detailed Design Standards and Guidelines (DSG) document for the proposed redevelopment of San Francisco’s Balboa Reservoir having been drafted, the project team was positioning to secure approvals for the proposed 1,100-unit, 17-acre project in the second half of this year. And... Read More »