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Déjà Vu All over Again at the Ritz in San Francisco

Déjà Vu All over Again at the Ritz in San Francisco

Purchased as new for $1.53 million, or roughly $1,284 per square foot, in early 2008, right as the Great Recession was picking up steam, the two-bedroom Ritz-Carlton Residences unit #1702 at 690 Market Street returned to the market in early 2015 priced at $1.75 million. Reduced to $1.65 million... Read More »

Puttin’ on the Ritz for $325K Less

Puttin’ on the Ritz for $325K Less

Purchased as new for $2.2 million in early 2008, right as the Great Recession was picking up steam, the two-bedroom, two-bath Ritz-Carlton Residences unit #2101 at 690 Market Street quietly resold at the end of 2014 with a $2.125 million contract price. Boasting “expansive windows to capture stunning city... Read More »

Refined Plans for “Too Tall” Hotel Tower

Refined Plans for “Too Tall” Hotel Tower

Having rejected the Planning Department’s recommendation that the height of a proposed tower to rise upon the Il Massimo building’s parcel at 439 Washington Street, which sits in a “transitional zone” between Downtown and the Jackson Square historic district, should be cut in half, Peninsular Realty is pushing forward with plans... Read More »

Plans to Develop “Too Tall” Hotel Tower Progress (And Grow)

Plans to Develop “Too Tall” Hotel Tower Progress (And Grow)

Plans to demolish the two-story Il Massimo building at 439 Washington Street and construct a skinny 22-story hotel with 189 rooms over 3,500 square feet of retail space upon the Financial District site have been in the works since 2015. While the site is principally zoned for development up... Read More »

Want to Buy a Weed Shop in San Francisco?

Want to Buy a Weed Shop in San Francisco?

No, it’s not a typo nor fat finger error. The 7,640-square-foot building on the southwest corner of 2nd and Jessie Streets in downtown San Francisco has been priced at $25 million or nearly $3,275 per square foot. But the asking price includes…the five-year-old Flower Power medical cannabis dispensary (MCD)... Read More »

Planning Recommends Proposed 200-Foot Tower Be Cut in Half

Planning Recommends Proposed 200-Foot Tower Be Cut in Half

While principally zoned for development up to 200-feet in height, Peninsular Realty’s plans to demolish the two-story Il Massimo building at 439 Washington Street and construct a 22-story hotel, with 189 rooms over 3,500 square feet of retail space, have been tentatively deemed too big for the site. And... Read More »

Plans For An Urban Townhome Addition Downtown

Plans For An Urban Townhome Addition Downtown

The owner of the little two-story office building at 220 Battery Street has engaged Winder Gibson Architects to design a modern three-story addition, with two urban townhomes, to rise over the existing Financial District structure. As designed and recently submitted to Planning for review, the two proposed units would... Read More »

Downtown Loft Doubles In Price, Harbors A Serious Handbag Habit

Downtown Loft Doubles In Price, Harbors A Serious Handbag Habit

Purchased for $530,000 in early 2011, the three-level loft condo #108 at 16 Jessie Street (a.k.a. One Ecker) returned to the market listed for $998,000 eight days ago and is already in contract. Expect the gain to help feed, or perhaps pay off, the seller’s rather serious handbag habit... Read More »

Major Setback For Waterfront Development At 8 Washington

Major Setback For Waterfront Development At 8 Washington

Despite having been approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors in 2012, the planned development of 134 condos at 8 Washington Street was blocked by voters in 2013.  And last week, a judge delivered another blow. As approved, the 8 Washington project included an increase in... Read More »

Glass Tower To Rise Over SF Mining Exchange Building On Bush

Glass Tower To Rise Over SF Mining Exchange Building On Bush

A joint venture has been formed to develop the 19-story office tower to rise at 350 Bush, designed by Heller Manus to incorporate the terra cotta facade and columns of the landmark San Francisco Mining Exchange Building on the parcel along with the long-vacant adjacent lot. China-based Gemdale Corporation... Read More »