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Plans For Condos To Rise On Embattled Lombard Street Site

Plans For Condos To Rise On Embattled Lombard Street Site

When Pet Food Express lost their battle to occupy the former Blockbuster space on Lombard Street, a non-chain pet store (Wolf & Lion) was granted a lease, but it’s likely not for long.  For behind the scenes, plans to level the site and construct a four-story building with 53 condos... Read More »

Meticulously Restored, Renovated And On The Market For $6.9M

Meticulously Restored, Renovated And On The Market For $6.9M

Managing to restore and preserve its original architecture while “bringing the home into the 21 century,” the current owners of the 5,900-square-foot Spanish Mediterranean home at 3560 Baker Street have meticulously and extensively remodeled the property. The home’s new kitchen is contemporary and clean.  And it fits right in.... Read More »

Marijuana Coming To The Marina?

Marijuana Coming To The Marina?

The new owners of a Lombard Street building have hired an attorney to explore the possibility of opening the first (legal) medical marijuana dispensary in the Marina. If opened, the store would boost the local economy, providing dispensary jobs as well as a place for people to purchase cannabis... Read More »

Four-Story Marina Building Approved To Rise

Four-Story Marina Building Approved To Rise

The proposed four-story building to be built on the south side of Lombard between Pierce and Scott has been approved to rise with 21 market rate dwelling units over ground floor retail and parking. Read More »

From Failed Bites To Building Up On Lombard Street A Bit

From Failed Bites To Building Up On Lombard Street A Bit

A long suffering space for a slew of failed restaurants, the one-story building at 2353 Lombard between Pierce and Scott will be razed and a four-story building with 21 residential units over 2,700 square feet of commercial space will be constructed on the site if approved. The proposed mix... Read More »

Former Giants Party Pad Facing Strike Three

Former Giants Party Pad Facing Strike Three

The one-time Marina party pad of former San Francisco Giants’ pitchers Brian Wilson and Barry Zito, 3157 Baker Street was on the market in 2008 for $5,000,000 before being relisted for $3,695,000 in 2010 as the “former residence to celebrity chef, CEOs, professional athletes” and then offered for... Read More »

Lack Of Diversity Cited As Reason To Deny Marina Store

Lack Of Diversity Cited As Reason To Deny Marina Store

Back in 2009, Pet Food Express was blocked from renovating and occupying the former Blockbuster Video store on Lombard at Divisadero due to “public opposition based on the competitive advantage of Formula Retail” and the Lombard Street site has sat vacant ever since. As we wrote last month with... Read More »

A Flip-Flop For Pet Food Express And Formula Retail In SF?

A Flip-Flop For Pet Food Express And Formula Retail In SF?

Due to “public opposition based on the competitive advantage of Formula Retail,” San Francisco’s Planning Commission voted 5 to 2 to deny Pet Food Express’ application to renovate and occupy the former Blockbuster Video store on Lombard at Divisadero in 2009. The site has sat vacant since. With a... Read More »

Marina Chateau Vintage 2009

Marina Chateau Vintage 2009

As we wrote this past August: Purchased for $639,000 in early 2009 after which the kitchen was completely remodeled and an electrical subpanel moved, the 785 square foot number 409 in the Marina Chateau at 2701 Van Ness Avenue returned to the market in late 2010 asking $649,999. Withdrawn... Read More »

Coming Up Short At The Marina Chateau

Coming Up Short At The Marina Chateau

As we noted in August, 2701 Van Ness Avenue #711 was purchased for $671,000 in 2006, hit the market listed for $599,000 this past February, and was eventually reduced to $449,000 as an approved short sale. This past Wednesday, the sale of the 768 square foot top floor condo... Read More »