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Plans for SRO Units To Rise on Phoenix Site Closer To Reality

Plans for SRO Units To Rise on Phoenix Site Closer To Reality

Plans to level the Phoenix Irish Bar & Gathering House at 811 Valencia Street and build six stories of single-room occupancy (SRO) units on the Inner Mission site have been in the works since mid-2108, as we revealed at the time. While the project was close to being approved,... Read More »

Even Bigger Plans for Assembled SoMa Site

Even Bigger Plans for Assembled SoMa Site

As we outlined back in 2014: Residents in north-facing condos at the Palms – or fans of the Marina Auto Body shop – take note: plans to raze the auto shops at 565-585 Bryant Street, between 3rd and 4th, have been submitted to planning for review. And in their... Read More »

One Percent Appreciation for a Modern Noe Valley Home

One Percent Appreciation for a Modern Noe Valley Home

Completely remodeled by Zack | de Vito Architecture in 2016, the “spectacular Noe Valley home” at 725 Duncan Street, which features “stunning Downtown, Bay, and Bridge views, paired with dramatic modern architecture and design,” sold for $4.1 million in January of 2017. The modern 3,200-square-foot home was then further... Read More »

Infamous Dolores Park West Home Avoids Foreclosure, But…

Infamous Dolores Park West Home Avoids Foreclosure, But…

As we outlined back in February: With the project team having successfully secured forgiveness for the under-permitted redevelopment of their rather spectacularly “reimagined” home at 3847-3849 18th Street at the end of last year, the property recently returned to the market with a newly reduced list price of $8.5... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples-To-Index for a Remodeled Bernal Home

Apples-To-Apples-To-Index for a Remodeled Bernal Home

Listed for $1.995 million in October of 2016, the completely remodeled, four-bedroom Bernal Heights home at 136 Bradford Street ended up selling for $1.85 million, or roughly $1,022 per square foot, that December. Since repainted and now sporting a Bertazzoni range, but otherwise apples-to-apples, the 1,810-square-foot home returned to... Read More »

Belden Lane Landmark on the Market

Belden Lane Landmark on the Market

Cafe Bastille, which opened back in 1990, was the first restaurant on Belden Place and led the revolution of the lane. And while the restaurant is offering outdoor dining and curbside pickup, and has 10 years left on a favorable, non-triple net, lease, it’s also quietly on the market... Read More »

Proposed Terraced Tower and Expectations Take Three

Proposed Terraced Tower and Expectations Take Three

As we first revealed back in early 2017: The designs for a modern 200-foot-tall hotel and condo building to rise at 447 Battery Street, a site which is currently occupied by the three-story Cort Furniture Rental building at the corner of Battery and Merchant, have been drawn and formally... Read More »

Plans To Transform the Dilapidated ‘Station A’ Into an Icon

Plans To Transform the Dilapidated ‘Station A’ Into an Icon

While plans to raze the dilapidated, but historic, “Station A” building on the Potrero Power Plant site were in the works, the Station A structure is now slated to retained, adapted and added upon to yield “an iconic” and signature element of the massive Power Plant redevelopment, thanks in... Read More »

Massive ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Mansion Trades at a Loss

Massive ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Mansion Trades at a Loss

As we outlined in March of last year: Designed by John Hudson Thomas and built for John Hopkins Spring, a real estate developer, in 1914, the 12,000-square-foot Spring Mansion which sits at 1960 San Antonio Avenue in the Berkeley Hills and was modeled on the Achilleion Palace in Greece,... Read More »

Revised Timing for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment

Revised Timing for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment

Independent of any ongoing impact related to the pandemic or economy in general, the proposed phasing and building timeline for the massive redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site has been amended and approved. Rather than building in six phases over the course of 16 years, the team... Read More »