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So, You Think This Site Is Simply Too Small For A Tower?

So, You Think This Site Is Simply Too Small For A Tower?

As we noted yesterday and a few years ago as well, the 220 Battery Street site upon which a two-story office building current sits, and upon which a modern three-story residential addition is now proposed to be built, is zoned for development up to 300-feet in height. And while... Read More »

Plans For A 34,000-Square-Foot Villa In Marin

Plans For A 34,000-Square-Foot Villa In Marin

An assemblage of six Marin parcels stretching from Kentfield to Larkspur and encompassing 140 acres, the “King Mountain Estate” site has been listed for sale with an “undisclosed” address (it’s 128 Ridgecrest Road) and asking $39 million.  The price includes approved entitlements, but not the budget, to construct a private... Read More »

Asking $37 Million In Atherton

Asking $37 Million In Atherton

Newly built on a 1.9-acre West Atherton lot, between the main residence, one-bedroom guest house, cabana and loggias, 119 Tuscaloosa Avenue includes nearly 20,000 square feet of living space. Designed by Arcanum Architecture, the three-level home is finished with steel sash windows and doors which open to the grounds.... Read More »

$550K Cut For Record-Seeking Cole Valley Home

$550K Cut For Record-Seeking Cole Valley Home

Aiming for a record-shattering $7.7 million sale earlier this year, the listing for the completely re-built Cole Valley home at 150 Carmel Street was withdrawn from the MLS after two and a half months on the market and has just been relisted for $7.15 million and an official “one”... Read More »

A Glen Park Lot For Under $200K But Buyer Beware

A Glen Park Lot For Under $200K But Buyer Beware

Billed as a “vacant lot zoned (for a two unit building) in the Glen Park Area” with views for only $199,900, the listing for “2785 Diamond Street” also casually mentions that the buyer is “advised to investigate potential use of this property,” a piece of property which is... Read More »

Near Record Stinson Beach Sale At Over $3K Per Square Foot

Near Record Stinson Beach Sale At Over $3K Per Square Foot

While it sold for under asking, the $5.3 million contract price for the 1,688-square-foot Stinson Beach house at 13 Walla Vista Road was still a near record-setting sale at $3,139 per square foot. Built in 1980, the three-bedroom pad has since been completely remodeled, with walls of accordion glass... Read More »

Locksley Hall Fetches $47.5 Million

Locksley Hall Fetches $47.5 Million

Locksley Hall, the 9,235 square foot mansion perched on an acre of land with a pool at the southern tip of Belvedere, overlooking San Francisco with bridge to bridge views, has sold for a record setting $47.5 million. Built around 1900 for a prominent banker, the sellers who acquired the... Read More »

San Francisco And East Bay Employment Rocket To Record Highs

San Francisco And East Bay Employment Rocket To Record Highs

Having slipped by about a thousand in June, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job jumped by 6,500 in July and now totals a record 532,100, up 20,900 versus the same time last year and an increase of 95,400 since January 2010, a 22 percent... Read More »

The Six Million Dollar Stinson Beach Price Cut

The Six Million Dollar Stinson Beach Price Cut

Listed on the MLS with an undisclosed address and an eye-popping $18 million price tag in May, the asking price for the 5,500-square-foot Stinson Beach home at 266 Seadrift Road has just been slashed by $6 million. That being said, the two undeveloped lagoon-facing lots across the road which... Read More »

Purchase Of Land To Build $889K Affordable Apartments Approved

Purchase Of Land To Build $889K Affordable Apartments Approved

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved the City’s $18.5 million purchase of the corner parcel at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission, a site which is approved for the development of a 72-unit building. The City intends to build permanently affordable apartments... Read More »