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The Cove (Candlestick Point)

The Cove (Candlestick Point)

Our first thought upon spying The Cove from 101: “Are they building a prison over there?” And after perusing their website (“Candlestick Point is one of the City’s hottest new neighborhoods,” and “fast becoming one the of the City’s most desirable addresses”), our second thought: “Uh….” The Cove consists... Read More »

TurnHere For San Francisco

TurnHere For San Francisco

TurnHere, a collection of “Sponsored” (advertorial? advidetorial?) and un-sponsored short films “that capture interesting neighborhoods, merchants and travel destinations,” has officially launched its new site with a particular focus on Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. ∙ Advertorial by Wiki ∙ TurnHere: San Francisco Read More »

Spoiler Alert: One Rincon Hill Video

Spoiler Alert: One Rincon Hill Video

Okay, so maybe we were less than impressed by the One Rincon Hill webcam, but their video left us dazed (and yet strangely giddy). Yes, based on the pictures and press (“the tallest residential property west of the Mississippi”) we knew these towers were going to be tall, but... Read More »

The Hayes: 55 Page Street

The Hayes: 55 Page Street

And speaking of Intracorp, The Hayes has launched a new website since we first alerted you to New Condos Starting In The $400,000s. (And yes, the new site is complete with the requisite floor plan porn, their own inside scoop, and a nice little neighborhood map.) ∙ The Hayes... Read More »

The Beacon: 90% Sold

According to Centurion Real Estate Partners, the group that converted the Mission Place apartment development into the 595 condo development named the Beacon, the South of Market condo market remains strong (and the Beacon is 90% sold). Quote: “Every time I check, our numbers are beating our pro formas.... Read More »

At Least They Didn’t Call It Golden Gate Hill

At Least They Didn’t Call It Golden Gate Hill

Real Estate Brokerage Hill & Company blankets Potrero Hill with a glossy mailer touting their ‘locals only’ knowledge of the neighborhood. Based on the reaction from the Potrero Hill, San Francisco Blog, they might have missed their mark:... Read More »

The Californian on Rincon Hill: 375 Fremont St.

The Californian on Rincon Hill: 375 Fremont St.

As we mentioned last week, ‘The Californian on Rincon Hill’ a 40-story and 435 unit luxury condo building is in the works for 375 Fremont St. Richard Keating, “international celebrity architect”, professor of architecture at UC Berkeley, and designer of the Elihu Harris State Building in Oakland is heading... Read More »

Reader Question: What’s Really Going On? (Part I)

We recently received the following question from a reader: “Several large condo complexes are in phase I, II etc and claim rates of 50% – 80% sold after just a few months. Everything else in the area looks like a standstill in my opinion. What is really going... Read More »

A Trip Down Market Street (1905)

A Trip Down Market Street (1905)

Damion Matthews (of Five Star Living Group) tips us off to a youtube link for a short film shot through the window of a cable car rolling down Market Street in 1905. From Damion, “When I watched this footage, I was struck by the fact that this man with... Read More »

Central What Way?

Central What Way?

San Francisco CITYSCAPE has always been one of our favorite local sites – great little nuggets, tight community, and (mostly) intelligent discussions. Case in point: discussion of San Francisco’s on-again, off-again Central Subway. Plus, we can’t resist linking to posts that get us started singing AC/DC tunes… ∙ High... Read More »