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Landmark Firehouse 8 on the Market for $7.35 Million

Landmark Firehouse 8 on the Market for $7.35 Million

Built in 1917 and landmarked in 1988, the Russian Hill firehouse at 1648 Pacific Avenue was sold in a city auction for $1.8 million in 2007. The buyers, Gavin Jefferies and Teresa Nittolo, spent the next six years upgrading, expanding and converting the space – which had been home... Read More »

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

Purchased by MXB Battery LP, which shares the same Pacific Heights address as Michael and Xochi Birch, the founders of The Battery, for $4.2 million in 2014 and transferred to the MXB Family LP last year, plans to convert the former Bee Automotive garage at 1522 Bush Street into... Read More »

New Life for Delucchi in North Beach as Proposed

New Life for Delucchi in North Beach as Proposed

Café Delucchi is losing its lease for the restaurant space at 500 Columbus Avenue which it has occupied for the past 16 years. But if approved by the City next week, 4,000 square feet of the 10,000-square-foot Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street will be converted... Read More »

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

A major renovation of the 62,000-square-foot Bemis Bag Building at 1088 Sansome Street, which was formerly fully-leased to LeeMah Electronics, is well underway.  And plans to convert the industrial building, which was built in 1906 and is a historic resource for the Northeast Waterfront Landmark District, into three floors of... Read More »

Proposed East Bay Live-Work Lofts on Aisle Five

Proposed East Bay Live-Work Lofts on Aisle Five

Plans to convert the former Temescal Safeway and A&F auto parts store at 490 40th Street in Oakland into 19 live-work lofts have been drafted and submitted to the city’s Planning Department for review. And if approved, the proposed plans for the site, which is a block from the... Read More »

Neighbors Refuse to Yield in Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

Neighbors Refuse to Yield in Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

With the nearly five-year fight over the proposed redevelopment of the two-story Nob Hill warehouse at 1469 Pacific Avenue having been continued for at least another week, another round of design changes and concessions for the project have been prepared. The mass of the building as previously proposed and... Read More »

New Plans to End a Five-Year Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

New Plans to End a Five-Year Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

The nearly five year fight over the proposed redevelopment of the two-story Nob Hill warehouse at 1469 Pacific Avenue will be continued for at least another couple of weeks. But with the plans for a two-story addition and conversion of the building into nine condos, nine parking spaces (down... Read More »

The High-Tech Conversion of Saint Joseph’s Church Is Underway

The High-Tech Conversion of Saint Joseph’s Church Is Underway

The plans to rehab Saint Joseph’s Church at 1401 Howard Street, and convert the Western SoMa building into a high-tech office space, with a restaurant and 2,500-square-foot assembly hall in its parish and rectory, were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission early last year. The construction crew is now... Read More »

Massive Second Church of Christ Condo Fetches $6.5 Million

Massive Second Church of Christ Condo Fetches $6.5 Million

Built as the Second Church of Christ at 651 Dolores Street, overlooking Mission Dolores Park, the 22,000-square-foot building has been converted into four massive three-bedroom condos and newly dubbed The Light House, as plugged-in people first knew to expect. And having been listed for $6,490,000 in February, 651 Dolores,... Read More »

A Galvanizing SoMa Proposal

A Galvanizing SoMa Proposal

Plans to gut the San Francisco Galvanizing Works building at 1176 Harrison Street are in the works. And as proposed, a second floor would be added within the envelope of the existing building and the then 19,000-square-foot warehouse would be converted to office use. In general, the conversion of... Read More »