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Not So Fast (And Did We Say Fickle?)

Not So Fast (And Did We Say Fickle?)

We report 898 Francisco is on the market, the Wall Street Journal reports it’s off, and now we report…it’s back on! Commission dispute? Publicity stunt? Actual celebrity fickleness? Who knows and who the…well, apparently we do. Read More »

A Reader Reports: Landmark Sarcasm (We Can Only Hope)

A Reader Reports: Landmark Sarcasm (We Can Only Hope)

A reader photographs and reports: Your posting “not for the faint of heart” reminded me about the run-down, boarded up theater in North Beach, opposite the beautiful Washington Square park. What an eyesore! Is this another…landmark? I work nearby, and I heard rumors that efforts to make it a... Read More »

No Flip Or Folly (Perhaps Just Fickle)

No Flip Or Folly (Perhaps Just Fickle)

Last week we dished up the scoop on 898 Francisco hitting the market and a “plugged-in” reader added to the intrigue by noting the celebrity seller (Nicholas Cage). Well, after just seven days on the market, The Wall Street Journal turns around and scoops us (hey, if it’s going... Read More »

555 Mission Rock Apartments: Additional Details And Timing

555 Mission Rock Apartments: Additional Details And Timing

Additional details on 555 Mission Rock, a 192-unit apartment building under construction in South Mission Bay: Eight stories (previously reported as nine); one and two bedroom units ranging in size from 650 to 1,300 square feet; 10,000 square feet of ground floor retail; $95 million dollar budget; and two... Read More »

Who Are These “People” And What The Heck Are They Thinking?

Who Are These “People” And What The Heck Are They Thinking?

Developer AF Evans has proposed to build 282 residential units, 332 parking spaces, and approximately 14,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space in a “seven-story building stretching from 1634 through 1690 Pine St. near Franklin Street, from which one 25-story and one 12-story tower would rise.” Planner Tammy... Read More »

Trinity Plaza: Just One Signature (And Around Three Years) To Go

Trinity Plaza: Just One Signature (And Around Three Years) To Go

San Francisco’s Trinity Plaza project has been approved by the Board of Supervisors. And now it’s in the hands of our Mayor Newsom to add his signature and final approval (he has until April 28th to either approve or veto the project). According to BeyondChron, and as a tipster... Read More »

The Port, The Piers, The Parking And The Terminal

Frederick comes through with the skinny on the potential development of AT&T’s parking lot A (as well as parcels to the north) and a meeting this afternoon concerning the future of San Francisco’s cruise ship terminal: “, April 18, 2007, the Port of SF announced plans to consider development... Read More »

Plug In To One Rincon Hill’s Spring 2007 Newsletter And Update

Plug In To One Rincon Hill’s Spring 2007 Newsletter And Update

Thanks to a couple of “plugged-in” tipsters, we (and now you) have the link to One Rincon Hill’s Spring 2007 Newsletter. A couple of highlights that caught our attention: “Amidst the changing landscape, residents and merchants of the neighborhood have joined to create the Rincon Hill Neighborhood Association (RHNA).... Read More »

It’s All About Upside (And Whether Or Not You Believe)

It’s All About Upside (And Whether Or Not You Believe)

The neighborhood hasn’t developed (yet), and we can’t vouch for the building, but if you buy into in the long-term mid-market redevelopment plan as well as the nearer-term impact of the new Federal Building and the Soma Grand, perhaps our tipster’s words will ring true: “seems like an insane... Read More »

Why You Should Care About All Those New Developments (Part I)

Why You Should Care About All Those New Developments (Part I)

Realtor Malcolm Kaufman’s latest Pulse of the Market focuses on South Mission Bay. And two paragraphs in particular caught our attention: While I have had a casual interest in the unfolding Mission Bay development, my interest became more focused because of clients who currently live in a single-family home... Read More »