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Officially 25 Percent “Over Asking!” in Bernal Heights, But…

Officially 25 Percent “Over Asking!” in Bernal Heights, But…

As we outlined last month, the “epic” Bernal Heights view home at 149 Bradford Street, which was purchased for $2.25 million in April of 2018, having been newly expanded and remodeled, returned to the market this past January listed for “$1,995,000.”   The three-bedroom, two-bath home is outfitted with... Read More »

Exceptional and Luxurious View Condo Reduced, Listed Anew

Exceptional and Luxurious View Condo Reduced, Listed Anew

Purchased for $3.75 million in July of 2019, the 2,053-square-foot, three-bedroom unit #3501 in The Avery at 488 Folsom Street features “an extra wide open floor plan that creates a light-filled, airy and elegant lifestyle,” with expansive views, three full bathrooms and parking in the tower’s garage. Having returned... Read More »

Plans to Eliminate San Francisco’s Industrial Protection Zone

Plans to Eliminate San Francisco’s Industrial Protection Zone

Created in 2001 to protect industrial businesses from being displaced by higher-paying residential, retail and office developments in San Francisco’s Eastern Neighborhoods, the City’s Industrial Protection Zone (IPZ) Special Use District applies Manufacturing (M) zoning controls to a large swath of land in Bayshore and western Bayview, generally bounded... Read More »

Plans for Massive New Distribution Center(s) Closer to Reality

Plans for Massive New Distribution Center(s) Closer to Reality

It was that back in 2014 that we first noted that the LaSalle Industrial Park complex at 749 Toland Street, upon which four single-story warehouse buildings with a total of 448,000 square feet of space currently sit, bisected by I-280, was on the market in western Bayview.  And as... Read More »

Amended Plans for More Parking and a Gated Mid-Block Mews

Amended Plans for More Parking and a Gated Mid-Block Mews

With construction on the five-story development on the northeast corner of Howard and Ninth nearing completion and pre-sales of the building’s 129 condos underway, the project team is seeking a modification of the entitlements for the project which were approved back in 2017. If approved, the number of off-street... Read More »

How That Happened on Ripley Street

How That Happened on Ripley Street

Access to the garage of the little Bernal Heights home at 237 Ripley Street was blocked when Ripley, which had been a dirt street, was re-graded and paved in the 1960s to facilitate access for emergency services and fire trucks. While a curb cut was provided when the street... Read More »

Plans for Bayview to Get Lucky Proceed

Plans for Bayview to Get Lucky Proceed

The formal application to convert the shuttered 9,549-square-foot Walgreens within the Bayview Plaza Shopping Center at 3801 3rd Street into a supermarket has been submitted to Planning. And while the conversion would yield a smaller than average store, the plans for the proposed Lucky include fresh produce, meat, baked... Read More »

Another Modern Unit Just Listed for 15 Percent Less

Another Modern Unit Just Listed for 15 Percent Less

The sleek 653-square-foot unit #507 in the Rowan building at 338 Potrero Avenue features a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows with a Juliette balcony and city views; modern finishes and upgrades; and an efficient layout with an office/den space and dual entrances to the bathroom. And having been purchased for... Read More »

Modernized Four Seasons Condo Takes a Big Hit

Modernized Four Seasons Condo Takes a Big Hit

As we outlined at the end of last year: Purchased for $1.7 million in June of 2017, the 947-square-foot, one-bedroom unit #30C in the Four Seasons Residences at 765 Market Street was subsequently remodeled – from its floor to ceiling and kitchen to bath – in an all-white “Modern... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples Versus Index for that “Miraloma Stunner”

Apples-to-Apples Versus Index for that “Miraloma Stunner”

As we outlined last month: Purchased by an interesting group of investors for $1,152,000 in July of 2015, the 1,550-square-foot Miraloma Park home with panoramic views and expansion potential at 701 Teresita Boulevard was foreclosed upon in June of 2016, selling for $942,000 in cash on the courtyard steps,... Read More »