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San Francisco’s Downtown Rail Extension Is Now “The Portal”

San Francisco’s Downtown Rail Extension Is Now “The Portal”

As we outlined last year, the projected $6 billion extension of Caltrain to San Francisco’s new Transit Center, which was based on 2017-era dollars and had been dubbed San Francisco’s “Downtown Rail Extension” (DTX), was in the process of being rebranded in an attempt to “raise awareness and public... Read More »

Plans for This $7 Million Presidio Heights Teardown Progress

Plans for This $7 Million Presidio Heights Teardown Progress

The “wonderful mid-century home” at 3555 Pacific Avenue, which is “located right on the Presidio Wall in a gorgeous garden setting” and currently measures close to 4,000 square feet, with four bedrooms, a remodeled interior and a 600-square-foot, two-car garage, hit the market listed for $7.5 million in May... Read More »

If You Think You Know the Mission, Now’s the Time to Tell

If You Think You Know the Mission, Now’s the Time to Tell

Purchased for $2.6 million in late 2014, the two-level, 2,215-square-foot Mission District condo at 859 Alabama Street, which “epitomizes sophisticated San Francisco city living and a rare opportunity to own an architecturally significant home,” returned to the market listed for $2.75 million in early 2016 and ended up... Read More »

Boutique Loft Reduced to Within 5 Percent of Its 2014 Price

Boutique Loft Reduced to Within 5 Percent of Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.125 million in September of 2017, the multi-level South Beach loft unit #5 at 340 Ritch Street, which features dual catwalks, designer finishes and a private sunroom with access to the building’s rooftop deck, returned to the market priced at $1.129 million this past July. In addition... Read More »

Prominent Cultural District Site in the Mission Has Sold

Prominent Cultural District Site in the Mission Has Sold

As we first revealed earlier this year, the single-story House of Brakes building/garage on the southeast corner of 24th Street and South Van Ness, a rather nondescript concrete structure above which the iconic Carnaval (a.k.a. Golden Dreams of the Mission) mural was painted and subsequently restored on the building... Read More »

$10 Million Reduction for Record-Setting Pac Heights Penthouse

$10 Million Reduction for Record-Setting Pac Heights Penthouse

Speaking of “recalibrating,” the list price for the record-setting Penthouse Unit #10 atop the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street has just been reduced from $45 million to $35 million in one fell swoop. As we first revealed and reported at the time, the 5,400-square-foot unit was... Read More »

Plans to Expand and Convert Central SoMa Data Center Into…

Plans to Expand and Convert Central SoMa Data Center Into…

Built in 1924 and acquired for $9.25 million in March of 2006, plans to expand and convert the Colgate Building at 620 3rd Street, which also fronts Rich, is a contributor to the historic Clyde and Crooks Warehouses District and is currently being used as a data center, have... Read More »

New Plans for a Wall of Townhomes to Rise Right Here

New Plans for a Wall of Townhomes to Rise Right Here

Challenged by neighbors and the City alike, albeit for very different reasons, plans to double the size of the 2,200-square-foot Nob Hill home which sits on the front of a 3,571-square-foot lot at 1151 Washington Street, adjacent to the Betty Ong Recreation Center’s playground, have been shelved.  And significantly... Read More »

Approved Tower Pushed Back, Parking Lot Extension Sought

Approved Tower Pushed Back, Parking Lot Extension Sought

As we outlined back in September of 2020: Having been approved back in 2016 but yet to break ground, the entitlements for a skinny 495-foot-tall tower to rise at 524 Howard Street, a development which could yield up to 334 condos, or 72 condos over a 273-room hotel, “depending... Read More »

Amazing Eureka Valley Home Further Improved, Just Reduced

Amazing Eureka Valley Home Further Improved, Just Reduced

Purchased for $2.325 million in May of 2018, the already “amazing” single-family home at 4540 20th Street, a “prime Eureka Valley location” with views, a “chef’s kitchen” and a private “outdoor oasis,” was subsequently further improved, with a new internal stairway connecting the home’s top two floors, an upgraded... Read More »