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2001 Market Street: Let’s Get Ready To Rubble And Build!

2001 Market Street: Let’s Get Ready To Rubble And Build!

Demolition and excavation permits have been granted, as a plugged-in tipster reports, a construction fence now surrounds the former S&C Ford dealership at Market and Dolores, and the Prado Group has started clearing the way for 2001 Market Street to rise. Once again, an eight story building along Market... Read More »

ESPN Source: Warriors Are Committed To Moving To San Francisco

ESPN Source: Warriors Are Committed To Moving To San Francisco

While Golden State Warriors Owner Joe Lacob isn’t make any statements, other to state they “are not prepared to make any announcements at this time,” according to an ESPN source, the team is close to making a deal to move to San Francisco: The team wants to make the... Read More »

North Beach Pagoda Theater Set To Be Sold To New Yorkers Today?

North Beach Pagoda Theater Set To Be Sold To New Yorkers Today?

According to a tipster, Joel Campos who purchased the long shuttered North Beach Pagoda Theater in 2004 and waged a long battle to secure approvals to develop the blighted building is in contract to sell the shell to a New York based developer today. While we haven’t been able... Read More »

A Piers 30-32 Warriors Stadium Pipe Dream

A Piers 30-32 Warriors Stadium Pipe Dream

With an estimated $50 million to simply prepare Piers 30-32 for any major development (on top of the $8 million the port has already committed for the America’s Cup) and only five years before the team’s Oracle Arena lease runs out over in Oakland, we’ll put the odds of... Read More »

Scoop: A Record $3,000 Per Square Foot In San Francisco Within Sight

Scoop: A Record $3,000 Per Square Foot In San Francisco Within Sight

Quietly delisted from the MLS last week, tongues are wagging, and lips are being licked, with respect to Penthouse B atop 1170 Sacramento Street. And yes, it’s in contract. According to our sources, the sale of 1170 Sacramento #19B should close at $6 million and set a new all-time... Read More »

From A $7 Million View Home To A $4 Million View?

From A $7 Million View Home To A $4 Million View?

Purchased for $7,000,000 in 2004, the 4,836 square foot home at 333 Belvedere Avenue across the bridge in Belvedere returned to the market in early 2009 listed for $12,900,000. The property had been been refinanced in 2008 with a first mortgage for $4,650,000 and a second for $2,100,000 to... Read More »

2840 Broadway Quietly Sells On Billionaire’s Row (And Not To Ellison)

2840 Broadway Quietly Sells On Billionaire’s Row (And Not To Ellison)

The sale of the late Dodie Rosenkrans’ Pacific Heights mansion at 2840 Broadway, the Willis Polk designed 17,000 square foot home adjacent to Ellison’s modern manse on San Francisco’s Billionaire’s Row, has quietly closed escrow. While the buyer’s identity was hidden behind an LLC (“2840 Broadway Street”) managed by... Read More »

Plugged-In To A Bottle Of Johnnie Walker?

From Sam Singer with respect to the Ellison and von Bothmer view settlement we reported: The story on Socketsite regarding a payment of $2 million is wholly false and incorrect, according to a conversation I just had with the family. Socketsite’s “plugged in” source must be plugged into a... Read More »

Ellison Report Kicked To The Curb

Ellison Report Kicked To The Curb

We took some offline heat from various readers for not jumping on a report by Curbed that Larry Ellison was buying 2840 Broadway (center above) for $40,000,000, a report that was republished on Yahoo! and picked up by others without apparently being fact checked. So why didn’t we run... Read More »

The Rumored Price Behind The Confidential Sale Of 2550 Lyon

The Rumored Price Behind The Confidential Sale Of 2550 Lyon

Listed for $9,800,000 in 2007, relisted in 2008 for $7,950,000, and last listed for $6,500,000 before being withdrawn from the MLS in 2010, the sale of 2550 Lyon quietly closed escrow last month hidden behind a confidential sale price at the Recorder’s office. That being said, if a plugged-in... Read More »