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Remodeled Oriental Warehouse Unit Returns

Remodeled Oriental Warehouse Unit Returns

Purchased for $1.85 million in mid-2015, the remodeled two-bedroom, 1,565-square-foot unit #216 in the Oriental Warehouse building at 650 Delancey Street (“the premier historic live/work loft conversion building located in San Francisco’s hip South Beach neighborhood”) returned to the market priced at $1.875 million this past October. In addition... Read More »

Plans for Condos Atop Iconic Union Square Building (And More)

Plans for Condos Atop Iconic Union Square Building (And More)

Purchased from Macy’s for $250 million early last year, plans to redevelop the iconic I. Magnin Building on the southwest corner of Geary and Stockton, across from Union Square, have been drafted by Handel Architects for the Sand Hill Property Company, as newly rendered below. As envisioned, the proposed... Read More »

Commissioners Grant Forgiveness for Reimagined $9.4M Home

Commissioners Grant Forgiveness for Reimagined $9.4M Home

Following seven months of debate, proffers and delay, San Francisco’s Planning Commission has rejected the requested Discretionary Review (DR) that would have required a redevelopment of the under-permitted designer home at 3847 18th Street. As we first outlined back in May: Purchased for $1.5 million in August of 2014,... Read More »

Fully Remodeled and Striking a Thanksgiving Pose

Fully Remodeled and Striking a Thanksgiving Pose

Designed by Charles Lewis Hinkel and built in 1883, the Lower Pacific Heights Victorian at 1709 Broderick Street, or at least its façade, gained widespread notoriety for having played the role of the Tanner’s home in the late 80’s to early 90’s sitcom titled Full House. Purchased by the... Read More »

Rarely Available Condo Trades Anew

Rarely Available Condo Trades Anew

Having sold for $1.4 million in October of 2014, the 1,700 square-foot condo #812W at 101 Lombard Street, which features a private terrace, high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and deeded parking, returned to the market five weeks later listed as a “rarely available” unit for $1,499,000 and re-sold for... Read More »

Designer Nordic Dwelling Now on the Market in Mission Dolores

Designer Nordic Dwelling Now on the Market in Mission Dolores

Purchased as a 1,500 square-foot condo with an uninhabitable attic for $910,000 back in 2011, the top two floors of the Mission Dolores Victorian at 1983-1985 15th Street have since been transformed into an award-winning modern “Nordic” dwelling by Mork Ulnes Architects. Completed in 2017, the now nearly 3,000... Read More »

Game On

Game On

Purchased for $1,192,999 in January of 2016, plans to redevelop the “charming” one-bedroom, one-bath home at 264 Grand View Avenue, on the northwestern edge of Noe Valley, were soon in the works. At the end of last year, a permit to “renovate” the home’s existing main floor and basement... Read More »

Officially Over Asking at the Oriental Warehouse

Officially Over Asking at the Oriental Warehouse

Purchased for $1.125 million in 2006, the 1,548-square-foot unit #218 within the Oriental Warehouse at 650 Delancey Street was subsequently remodeled and now sports a modern kitchen and two remodeled baths. Eight months ago, the two-bedroom unit, which comes with two deeded parking spaces and secured storage in the... Read More »

City Investigating Unpermitted Pods in the Tendernob

City Investigating Unpermitted Pods in the Tendernob

Hidden away behind an imposing looking gate off Post Street, between Hyde and Larkin in the Tendernob, the 3,500 square foot home at 3 Meacham Place traded hands for $1.63 million back in 2014, listed as a “one-of-a- kind residence” which has been “a source of inspiration through the... Read More »

Context for a Recent 25 Percent Over Asking Sale

Context for a Recent 25 Percent Over Asking Sale

We first took note of the well-designed unit #1 at 236 States Street back in 2008, a few years before it was marketed as a short-sale near the bottom of the Great Recession, foreclosed upon, and then sold by the bank for $600,000 in early 2012. Having since been remodeled,... Read More »