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Watermark Signs Of Weakness?

Watermark Signs Of Weakness?

Despite strong initial sales, the Watermark (501 Beale) appears to be showing subtle signs of weakness. According to ZipRealty, the list price for Watermark unit #14D was reduced $10,000 to $975,000 and unit #20M is currently listed for $1,725,000 ($5,000 below the advertised price range of $1.730M to $1.9M... Read More »

188 King Street: An Update

188 King Street: An Update

Seven weeks ago we alerted our readers to the opening of 188 King Street and provided a complete rundown of “Phase I” pricing (16 units). At the time, 3 units were already being advertised as “pending,” and only two units were listed on the MLS. Today, 9 units are... Read More »

Where’s The Simulated Tower?

Where’s The Simulated Tower?

On the heels of one tipster noting that the “view” from the model unit in The Infinity Sales Center might actually be from the 9th floor of the Gap, another tipster notes that while the simulated views on the One Rincon Hill touchscreen kiosks are a nice touch, they... Read More »

The Infinity Sales Center: SocketSite’s Inside Scoop

The Infinity Sales Center: SocketSite’s Inside Scoop

While the sales center for The Infinity opened last week, no units have been offered for sale. In fact, the first release of units isn’t scheduled to occur for another couple of weeks. That being said, the sales center is accepting pre-qualification letters from one of The Infinity’s preferred... Read More »

The Tale Of Two Developments: Chapter 1

The Tale Of Two Developments: Chapter 1

Despite the fact that The Infinity opened its Sales & Design Center last week (160 Folsom), and launched a “flashy” new website this week (the-infinity.com), most eyes still seem to be focused on One Rincon Hill. Or as The Infinity’s own website states, “Press + News: Coming Soon.” ∙... Read More »

One Rincon Hill: 301 Deposits

One week, three hundred and one deposits, 80% sold. Will the South Tower of One Rincon Hill be “sold out” by the end of the second week? Are the developers kicking themselves for not pricing it higher? And what’s going to happen in 18-24 months when it comes time... Read More »

Arterra: Less Sex, More Green

Arterra: Less Sex, More Green

The placeholder “sex sells” website for Arterra has been replaced by a new site that offers more details (and fewer glamour shots). All the requisite content: floor plans, features, amenities, and attributes; with virtual tours, news and updates coming soon. One of the many new nuggets: Arterra will consist... Read More »

Quote Of The Day: One Rincon Hill Style

“It seemed like the people were staged better than the furniture. Then again, I might have had one too many ‘Gincons’.” (One reader’s first impression of the One Rincon Hill Sales Center and its clientele) Read More »

First Impressions: One Rincon Hill Sales Center

First Impressions: One Rincon Hill Sales Center

Well, we finally made it over to the multi-million dollar One Rincon Hill Sales Center (511 Harrison) last night for the “Select One” (i.e., not quite VIP) “Preview Event.” It lived up to all the hype. And all of a sudden, the sales center at The Palms (amongst others)... Read More »

Free Plasmas Coming Soon?

Free Plasmas Coming Soon?

Two months ago we introduced you to Alamo Square at which time the sales office was reporting “approximately 60% sold” with one-bedrooms from $535,000 and two-bedrooms from $695,000. Well, it appears that selling at least a portion of that last 40% is proving to be a bit of a... Read More »