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Lembis Look To Cut Another Twelve Loose As Rental Market Drops

“The troubled Lembi real estate empire has put 12 San Francisco apartment buildings up for sale at prices well below what it paid for the properties in 2006 and 2007.” “The buildings the family is attempting to sell include 2185 Bay St., a 24-unit complex the Lembis bought in... Read More »

Name That “Noe Valley” House (And Architect)

Name That “Noe Valley” House (And Architect)

From the Craigslist post (by way of a tipster): This recently remodeled 2900 square foot home sits on a quiet, tree-lined street overlooking Noe Valley, downtown and the Bay Bridge. Built in the 1960s, this home is currently the private residence of a well-known San Francisco architect. The double-wide... Read More »

The Straight Scoop: Millennium To Offer Select Rentals

A plugged-in tipster reports The Millennium has started pitching a few rentals, in part to make the building “feel more alive” (our tipster’s words, not theirs). The rentals don’t represent an official change in operations, however, but are being rolled out as part of a sales strategy to hook... Read More »

Uttering The “F” Word In An Attempt To Extend Eviction Protections

In addition to Supervisor Daly’s proposed legislation to limit rent increases on rent controlled units based on tenant income, expand renters’ rights to add roommates and cap “banked” rent increases, San Francisco Supervisor Avalos is expected to introduce legislation today to extend eviction protections to non-rent control tenants. Avalos’... Read More »

A Plugged-In Reader’s “Feel Good” Rental Story (And Shout Out)

A plugged-in reader reports: A feel good story (for me, not my new landlord). From reading a large majority of the posts and comments and just from walking around Cow Hollow/Marina it was pretty obvious there was a lot of rental supply. My wife and I had... Read More »

It Goes No Higher: 1188 Mission (AKA Trinity Place Phase I) Tops Off

It Goes No Higher: 1188 Mission (AKA Trinity Place Phase I) Tops Off

With a ceremonial bucket of cement hoisted atop 1188 Mission, Trinity Properties officially topped off the 24-story Phase I of the 1,900 unit Trinity Place development this afternoon. If all goes as planned, the 440-unit building will open in two phases with residents of the lower twelve floors occupying... Read More »

A Relative Value Of Two High-Rise Rentals Around $12,000 Redux

In December we featured a mid-floor three bedroom, three bath at the St. Regis with a view of One Rincon asking $11,950 a month and a high-floor two bedroom, two bath at One Rincon with a view of the Bay Bridge for fifty bucks more ($12,000 a month). Today... Read More »

RealFacts Reports (Not So Real) Asking Rents Flat In San Francisco

Based on a RealFacts survey of “professionally managed apartment complexes with 50 or more units,” The Chronicle reports that average rents in San Francisco are off by a nominal 0.1 percent on a year-over-year basis and 95.8 percent occupancy (down 1.9 percent). Unfortunately, and not too ironically, the RealFacts... Read More »

T-Minus Four Weeks For 260 New Mission Bay Apartments (355 King)

T-Minus Four Weeks For 260 New Mission Bay Apartments (355 King)

The scaffolding is down (although a few barriers remain), and on May 18 Avalon Mission Bay III (355 King) will officially open its doors on 260 new rental units. From J.K. Dineen: Rents in the building range from $2,100-$4,900 for one bedrooms, $2,100-$3,300 for two bedrooms and from $3,300-$4,900... Read More »

Same Design And Views, Only Now For Rent: 333 Greenwich #3

Same Design And Views, Only Now For Rent: 333 Greenwich #3

On the market a little over a year ago asking $1,650,000 (subsequently reduced down to $1,495,000), it’s a plugged-in reader that notices 333 Greenwich #3 is once again listed. Only this time they’re going the rental route and asking $4,500 per month. In the words of our tipster: “Wouldn’t... Read More »