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Planning for Contentious Central SoMa Development Proceeds

Planning for Contentious Central SoMa Development Proceeds

In the works since 2012 and dependent upon the survival of San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan, at least with respect to its new height limits, the application to proceed with the mass redevelopment of 12 contiguous parcels stretching from 400 Second to 665 Harrison Street has formally been submitted... Read More »

Much Bigger Plans for this Central SoMa Gas Station Site

Much Bigger Plans for this Central SoMa Gas Station Site

While plans for an eight-story hotel to rise up to 85 feet in height upon the eastern three-quarters of the Central SoMa Shell Station site on the southwest corner of Fifth and Folsom were in the works, those plans appear to have been abandoned. At the same time, plans for... Read More »

Recommendation to Prioritize Development in Central SoMa

Recommendation to Prioritize Development in Central SoMa

Approved by voters in 1986, Proposition M limits the amount of new office space that can be built in San Francisco and provides San Francisco’s Planning Commission with the sole authority to allocate the pool of entitlements. As of the end of March, the pool of allocable space for... Read More »

Appreciation for a Historic Heublein Building Loft

Appreciation for a Historic Heublein Building Loft

Purchased for $930,000 in March of 2016, the 953-square-foot unit #101 in the historic Heublein building at 601 4th Street, across the street from a new Central Subway stop at the intersection of Brannan, returned to the market listed for $995,000 at the end of February, configured as a... Read More »

Even Bigger Plans for Prominent SoMa Gas Station Site

Even Bigger Plans for Prominent SoMa Gas Station Site

As we first reported last year: Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing... Read More »

Lusk Street Penthouse Loft Fetches its 2015 Price

Lusk Street Penthouse Loft Fetches its 2015 Price

Purchased for $1.45 million in July of 2015, the 1,614-square-foot unit #4 atop 38 Lusk Street returned to the market priced at $1.475 million this past October. The penthouse level loft features high ceilings with an abundance of natural light, new appliances in the kitchen, a full bathroom on... Read More »

Detailed Plans for a Key Central SoMa Site and a Non-Tower Design

Detailed Plans for a Key Central SoMa Site and a Non-Tower Design

Up-zoned for development up to 200 feet in height, assuming the adoption of San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan is upheld, detailed plans for redeveloping the nearly one acre parcel at 490 Brannan Street, at the corner of Fourth and upon which a Wells Fargo, Starbucks and 116-space parking lot... Read More »

Chic Central SoMa Loft Nearly Fetches its 2016 Price

Chic Central SoMa Loft Nearly Fetches its 2016 Price

Purchased for $1.2 million February of 2016, the “chic” penthouse unit #801 at the Palms on 4th Street, returned to the market listed for $1.295 million at the end of last year, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 7.9 percent over the past three years... Read More »

Home of the Largest Sex Club in SF on the Market in SoMa

Home of the Largest Sex Club in SF on the Market in SoMa

Hidden behind a rather nondescript industrial façade at 933 Harrison Street, the “largest sex club in San Francisco,” the 6,000-square-foot Blow Buddies club, has operated for nearly 30 years. And while the operators of the club would like to continue their business if possible, the building, which was purchased... Read More »

Designer Central SoMa Loft Nearly Fetches its 2014 Price

Designer Central SoMa Loft Nearly Fetches its 2014 Price

Designed by Adele Naude Santos, blending raw concrete walls with modern finishes, walls of windows, tiered ceiling heights and a “massive, sun-filled west facing deck” extending its living area, the 2,100-square-foot, two-bedroom loft at 236 Ritch Street traded for $1.895 million in the fourth quarter of 2014. This past... Read More »