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Fully Remodeled Four-Bedroom Home Fetches $1.15 Million

Fully Remodeled Four-Bedroom Home Fetches $1.15 Million

Purchased for $950,000 in February of last year, the 1,700-square-foot, four-bedroom Bayview Heights home at 1119 Hollister Avenue was subsequently taken “down to the studs” and subfloors. A structural wall was removed to open up the floor plan, a third bathroom was added, the electrical was upgraded (along with the... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples for a Luxury Unit in the Marina

Apples-To-Apples for a Luxury Unit in the Marina

Fitting the profile of a “luxury” unit, the “two-level house-like condominium in the heart of the Marina” at 2330 Francisco Street was purchased for $2.875 million in February of 2017. The renovated 2,200-square-foot unit features high-end finishes, three bedrooms and two and a half baths (along with two-car parking... Read More »

The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

A decade ago there were over 20 antique stores dotting San Francisco’s Jackson Square District. Today, there is one. Originally focused on antique furnishings and decorative objects, the Foster Gwin Gallery opened at 38 Hotaling Place back in 1984 and expanded into the expressionist painting and sculpture trade, which... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

As we first reported last year, plans to redevelop the iconic Buon Gusto Sausage Factory building at 535 Green Street, which was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west, and its adjacent parking lot parcel, were in the works. The draft plans had envisioned that... Read More »

An Average $351,000 “Over Asking” Sale

An Average $351,000 “Over Asking” Sale

As we outlined way back in June: Outfitted with three-bedrooms, two baths and “plenty of upgrades,” the roughly 1,500-square-foot home at 738 Banks Street, on the southern edge of Bernal Heights, was listed for $1.650 million back in the fourth quarter of 2015, an above-average list price of $1,093... Read More »

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans to raze the white two-story garage/warehouse building at 262 7th Street, adjacent to Sightglass Coffee, between Folsom and Howard, are in the works. And as envisioned, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Western SoMa site, which stretches to Langton, with... Read More »

Getting Schooled in the Mission

Getting Schooled in the Mission

As we first reported two years ago: While plans to convert the Mission District garage at 3140-3150 16th Street into a massive 20,000-square-foot restaurant and event space dubbed “The Albion on 16th” have been drawn, the building is now back on the market as “an excellent opportunity for an... Read More »

Looking for an Unfinished 19,000-Square-Foot Oakland Hills Home?

Looking for an Unfinished 19,000-Square-Foot Oakland Hills Home?

Sited on a nearly one-acre Chabot Park Highlands parcel in the Oakland Hills, the unfinished 19,000-square-foot home at 11270 Lochard Street is now back on the market as “a rare opportunity” to finish as you please. Designed with seven bedrooms, including a 3,600-square-foot master suite, and bays views, but... Read More »

Supersized Plans for Building up on Geary Boulevard

Supersized Plans for Building up on Geary Boulevard

As we first reported last year: Plans to raze the one-and-a-half-story building at 3565 Geary Boulevard, which is currently home to Grand Hot Pot Lounge, are in the works. And as envisioned, a seven-story building will rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Lone Mountain site which... Read More »

Big Hub District Plan and New Heights Closer to Reality

Big Hub District Plan and New Heights Closer to Reality

On the heels of the adoption of San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan, the legal challenges of which have yet to be resolved, San Francisco’s Planning Department has just finished drafting the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City’s equally ambitious, and synergistic, Hub District Plan. In addition to improving... Read More »