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Enough Empty Office Space for 160,000 People in San Francisco

Enough Empty Office Space for 160,000 People in San Francisco

As we outlined yesterday, the amount of vacant office space in San Francisco has just hit a new pandemic-era high of nearly 21 million square feet. For context, the 1,070-foot-tall Salesforce/Transbay tower at First and Mission, which is the tallest building in San Francisco, contains 1.35 million square feet... Read More »

Price for Over 14 Acres of Paradise Reduced Nearly 70 Percent

Price for Over 14 Acres of Paradise Reduced Nearly 70 Percent

Positioned as “the largest remaining undeveloped residential waterfront parcel in Marin County, and possibly the entire San Francisco Bay Area,” the 14.5-acre parcel at 2800 Paradise Drive in Tiburon, a parcel which includes around 2,000 feet of San Francisco Bay shoreline and has already been entitled for the development... Read More »

Two Modern Mansions and a Driveway with Hidden Parking

Two Modern Mansions and a Driveway with Hidden Parking

With permits to demolish the existing 3,600-square-foot home at 178 Sea Cliff Avenue and build a modern new 8,000-square-foot home on the site having survived a challenge, been approved and recently issued, plans to demolish the adjacent home at 170 Sea Cliff Avenue and build a similar, but slightly... Read More »

Can You Spot the “Buildable” Million Dollar Lot?

Can You Spot the “Buildable” Million Dollar Lot?

Having just hit the market for one million dollars and positioned as a “unique and irregularly shaped interior lot…located in the beautiful Richmond District,” a lot that “IS buildable” and could yield “a very unique residence” (“with some creativity and imagination of a great designer,” all per the lot’s... Read More »

Plans for Pac Heights Mega-Mansion Took a Big Hit

Plans for Pac Heights Mega-Mansion Took a Big Hit

On the market for $29.5 million last year, the Pacific Heights mansion and permits to expand at 2950 Pacific Avenue has just sold for $17 million. Acquired from Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in November of 2015, Troon Pacific subsequently engaged Snøhetta (yes, that Snøhetta) to draft... Read More »

Another Swift $10 Million Price Cut in Pac Heights

Another Swift $10 Million Price Cut in Pac Heights

Quietly acquired from Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in November of 2015, Troon Pacific subsequently engaged Snøhetta (yes, that Snøhetta) to draft plans to transform the Albert Farr-designed home at 2950 Pacific Avenue into a modern 18,000-square-foot mansion with a coveted “2895 Broadway” address, as we first... Read More »

High-End Condo Reduced to Over 30% Below Its 2018 Price

High-End Condo Reduced to Over 30% Below Its 2018 Price

While not recorded on the MLS, the three-bedroom, three-bath unit #60A at 181 Fremont Street appears to have been purchased for $5,772,672 in May of 2018, based on our review of its deed, as we first outlined a couple of years ago. As we also outlined at the time,... Read More »

Sale of Telegraph Hill Hillside and Bigger Plans Pending, Again

Sale of Telegraph Hill Hillside and Bigger Plans Pending, Again

As we outlined back in 2018: With the list price for the 120-foot-wide chunk of Telegraph Hill’s hillside which fronts Sansome Street, below the homes at the end of Alta Street above, having been reduced to $998,000 earlier this year, the sale of the 1235 Sansome Street site (which... Read More »

Showcase Mansion Has Quietly Traded Hands

Showcase Mansion Has Quietly Traded Hands

Acquired for $12 million by way of a forced bankruptcy sale in 2016 and then “dazzingly re-imagined for the 21st Century” to serve as the Decorator Showcase in 2019, the 18,000-square-foot Presidio Heights mansion at 3800 Washington Street, which was modeled after Le Petit Trianon in Versailles France, has... Read More »

Tenant Buyouts Ticked Up In San Francisco Last Year

Tenant Buyouts Ticked Up In San Francisco Last Year

Landlords in San Francisco inked 391 legally recorded tenant buyout agreements last year, as mapped above, up from 333 agreements in 2020 and including a couple of deals which had been in the works since 2016. According to our queries of the City’s database, the highest reported buyout agreement... Read More »