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Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

The draft Western SoMa Community Plan which was approved by the Planning Commission this past December and will be before the Board of Supervisors in early 2013 would rezone the corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets to a newly-created Service, Arts and Light Industrial zoning district and change the... Read More »

Big Plans For Harrison Street Between Second And Third

Big Plans For Harrison Street Between Second And Third

Having filed a preliminary application for development with San Francisco’s Planning Department, Cresleigh Development is proposing to build a 478,000-square-foot office building, a 406,000-square-foot residential tower and a 300-room hotel on five parcels along the south side of Harrison Street stretching from 400 Second Street to 665 Harrison. According... Read More »

The Framework for San Francisco’s First Urban Eco-District

The Framework for San Francisco’s First Urban Eco-District

With ideas including the use of the elevated highway along the southern border of San Francisco’s Central Corridor to capture rainwater for community or rooftop gardens, and utilizing the space underneath the highway for stormwater management facilities, Planning’s framework for a Central Corridor Eco-District has been drawn: With the... Read More »

Metreon 1.5 Opens Tomorrow (2.0 And Target In October)

Metreon 1.5 Opens Tomorrow (2.0 And Target In October)

The makeover of the Metreon kicked-off last May. Tomorrow, the new dining terrace and first wave of restaurants and retail will open for business with others following over the next six months. And in October, San Francisco’s first Target, an 85,000 square foot CityTarget with merchandise tailored for city-dwellers,... Read More »

A New Listing (And Bath) For Thirty Eight Lusk Number One

A New Listing (And Bath) For Thirty Eight Lusk Number One

Purchased for $1,250,000 in 2008, the one-bedroom live/work loft number one at 38 Lusk returned to the market in July 2009 with a splashy new bath and listed for $1,499,000. Withdrawn from the market that December without a reduction or reported sale, the 1,850 square foot (per its current... Read More »

Still Nearly 30 Percent Short At 310 Townsend Versus 2007

Still Nearly 30 Percent Short At 310 Townsend Versus 2007

As the apples-to-apples “Regular Sale!” of 310 Townsend #108 closed escrow earlier this month selling for 26 percent ($136,000) under its 2007 purchase price, the “short sale” of 310 Townsend #411 closed escrow this past Friday with a reported contract price of $575,000. Call it 29 percent ($235,000) less... Read More »

Metreon Makeover Breaks Ground Today

Metreon Makeover Breaks Ground Today

The makeover of the Metreon breaks ground today. The expansion and relocation of the Metreon’s food court which will overlook Yerba Buena Gardens should be done by the end of the year while San Francisco’s first Target remains on target for a spring 2012 opening. Read More »

Hotel Utah On The Market, Saloon To Stay (We Hope)

Hotel Utah On The Market, Saloon To Stay (We Hope)

While it’s not listed on the MLS, a plugged-in tipster notes San Francisco’s iconic Hotel Utah (500 4th Street) is on the market and asking $2,350,000 for its 28 “Tourist Rooms” and Hotel Utah Saloon. When the Hotel Utah opened its doors in 1908, San Francisco and the Barbary... Read More »

SocketSite’s Straight Scoop On The Collapse Of Cubix (766 Harrison)

SocketSite’s Straight Scoop On The Collapse Of Cubix (766 Harrison)

As a plugged-in reader noted this morning, the sales office at Cubix (766 Harrison) never managed to re-organize and re-open and a trustee sale of the unsold condos is scheduled for the courthouse steps this afternoon at 2 p.m. The outstanding developer’s loan balance on the building is $21,050,440.... Read More »

870 Harrison Update: Development Unanimously Approved

870 Harrison Update: Development Unanimously Approved

It’s a plugged-in tipster that notes the development of 870 Harrison Street by JS Sullivan was unanimously approved last week. Design by Leavitt Architecture, as rendered by ZŪM: As previously summarized by us: Twenty-six residential units (18 one-bedroom, 8 two-bedroom) over either 4,050 or 2,560 square feet of ground-floor... Read More »