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Newly Reduced at the Ritz (To 35 Percent Below Its 2015 Price)

Newly Reduced at the Ritz (To 35 Percent Below Its 2015 Price)

As we outlined earlier this year: Purchased as new for $1.53 million, or roughly $1,284 per square foot, in early 2008, right as the Great Recession was picking up steam, the two-bedroom Ritz-Carlton Residences unit #1702 at 690 Market Street returned to the market in early 2015 priced at $1.75... Read More »

Déjà Vu All over Again at the Ritz in San Francisco

Déjà Vu All over Again at the Ritz in San Francisco

Purchased as new for $1.53 million, or roughly $1,284 per square foot, in early 2008, right as the Great Recession was picking up steam, the two-bedroom Ritz-Carlton Residences unit #1702 at 690 Market Street returned to the market in early 2015 priced at $1.75 million. Reduced to $1.65 million... Read More »

Puttin’ on the Ritz for $325K Less

Puttin’ on the Ritz for $325K Less

Purchased as new for $2.2 million in early 2008, right as the Great Recession was picking up steam, the two-bedroom, two-bath Ritz-Carlton Residences unit #2101 at 690 Market Street quietly resold at the end of 2014 with a $2.125 million contract price. Boasting “expansive windows to capture stunning city... Read More »

YouTube Co-Founder’s Penthouse Newly Listed for $2 Million Less

YouTube Co-Founder’s Penthouse Newly Listed for $2 Million Less

Purchased as an empty shell atop the Ritz-Carlton Residences in San Francisco for $4.85 million in 2007, the co-founder of YouTube, Steve Chen, proceeded to have the 3,000-square-foot penthouse unit #2402 built-out as an überswank bachelor pad, the build out budget for which was estimated to have been nearly... Read More »

Ritz-Carlton Club Planning to Convert Hotel Rooms to Condos

Ritz-Carlton Club Planning to Convert Hotel Rooms to Condos

When the Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences project was originally approved for development, adding eight stories to the old Chronicle Building at 690 Market Street and converting it to residential use, roughly half of the project’s 106 units were to be condos and the other half “hotel rooms,” structured as... Read More »

Scoop: YouTube Co-Founder’s Ritz-Carlton Penthouse Up For Grabs

Scoop: YouTube Co-Founder’s Ritz-Carlton Penthouse Up For Grabs

YouTube co-founder Steve Chen purchased one of four penthouse shells atop the Ritz-Carlton Residences in San Francisco for $4,850,000 in 2007 and proceeded to have the 3,000 square foot, two-level condo built-out as an überswank one-bedroom bachelor pad. Having since gotten married and had two kids, the family has... Read More »

A Violation Of Trust

A Violation Of Trust

As we wrote last month: The rather ironic line from the listing for 690 Market Street #1505, a one-bedroom at San Francisco’s Ritz-Carlton Residences: “The world’s most trusted luxury brand has brought a new measure of service to one of the world’s most fascinating and engaging cities.” While we’ll... Read More »

A Concerning Comp (And Empty Shell) At The Ritz-Carlton Residences

A Concerning Comp (And Empty Shell) At The Ritz-Carlton Residences

Last week #1805 at San Francisco’s Ritz-Carlton Residences (690 Market) closed escrow with a reported contract price of $1,300,000. Not too shabby considering it’s a one-bedroom. But perhaps a bit concerning considering the sales office was asking $1,505,000. It’s definitely something to consider if you’re interested in #1905 one... Read More »

JustQuotes: Putting On The Ritz-Carlton Residences On The Spot

JustQuotes: Putting On The Ritz-Carlton Residences On The Spot

“As long as you don’t look up, the restoration of San Francisco’s de Young Building is the architectural feel-good story of the year. Eleven stories of ruddy sandstone and brick command the corner of Kearny and Market streets every bit as robustly as they did in 1890, when the... Read More »

The Ritz-Carlton Adds Five More Private Residences (Now 57)

The Ritz-Carlton Adds Five More Private Residences (Now 57)

According to a notice distributed by the developer of the San Francisco Ritz-Carlton Residences late Wednesday: “…we have received ongoing requests about the Private Residences in the project in spite of being sold out. As a result, the decision has been made to convert five residences on the 11th... Read More »