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And Scene! in The Mission

And Scene! in The Mission

While plans for a modern addition to rise atop the historic commercial building at 2965-2967 Mission Street had been drawn, said plans were panned by Planning, as we outlined last year. And the 3,400-square-foot Mission District building, which was purchased by Endgames Improv for $2 million back in March... Read More »

Delays for Supersized Development Articulated

Delays for Supersized Development Articulated

Approved last August, the entitlements for the 1,032-unit “Hub” development designed to rise upon the 3-acre Caltrans lot at 500 Kirkham, across from The Crucible and a block from the West Oakland BART station, are slated to expire on August 21, 2021, if the ground isn’t broken. And while... Read More »

Foreclosed Upon Noe Flop Liquidated at a Loss

Foreclosed Upon Noe Flop Liquidated at a Loss

The failed “Dreambuilders” flip of the Noe Valley home at 639 Grand View Avenue, which was foreclosed upon earlier this year and taken back by the financiers who were owed $3,576,411 on the investment, returned to the market with a $3,195,000 price tag in May having been completed and... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Contemporary Cow Hollow Home

Apples-to-Apples for a Contemporary Cow Hollow Home

Purchased for a below-asking price of $4.35 million in November of 2014, the contemporary Cow Hollow home on a “coveted tree-lined block” at 2837 Greenwich Street returned to the market priced at $5.5 million this past April, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 26.4 percent... Read More »

Price for Hacker Church and Rectory Dropped Nearly 50 Percent

Price for Hacker Church and Rectory Dropped Nearly 50 Percent

As we outlined in October of last year: Built in 1912, the 15,000-square-foot Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 906 Broadway was designated San Francisco Landmark #204 back in 1993. The Archdiocese of San Francisco sold the church along with the adjacent 4,700-square-foot residential building, uphill at 908 Broadway,... Read More »

Refined Plans for New Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality, But…

Refined Plans for New Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality, But…

The refined plans for a 12-story hotel and office building to finally rise upon the long-vacant lot at 1125 Market Street, upon which the former Bell/American/Embassy Theater once stood adjacent to the newly renovated Strand, are one big step closer to reality, with the project having effectively been cleared... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for an Updated Noe Edwardian

Apples-to-Apples for an Updated Noe Edwardian

Purchased for $2.8 million in April of 2015, the updated Noe Valley Edwardian with “an ideal layout” at 936 Noe Street, three blocks from the main drag, returned to the market priced at $2.995 million thus past March, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of only... Read More »

When Up is Down: Apples-to-Apples in the Mission

When Up is Down: Apples-to-Apples in the Mission

As we outlined last month, the signature 1,886-square-foot end unit #203 in the three-unit building at 201-207 Guerrero Street, which was designed by Kennerly Architecture and built in 2004, features an open main floor with a double height living room and corner windows; a total of three bedrooms and... Read More »

Plan to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower Approved

Plan to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower Approved

The refined plan to permanently stabilize and potentially right the sinking Millennium Tower, by adding a series of 52 new cast-in-place reinforced concrete piles around the tower’s perimeter, has been approved and permits should soon be issued. As we outlined last year, the project will take an estimated 22... Read More »

Revised Designs for Bonus-Sized Development in the Mission

Revised Designs for Bonus-Sized Development in the Mission

As we outlined last year, the proposed redevelopment of the shuttered Mission District garage site at 1721 15th Street had been put on hold pending a Density Bonus-based supersizing of the project which was originally envisioned to yield a total of 24 residential units over 2,700 square feet of... Read More »