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Looking for an Incentive to Purchase a Penthouse Shell?

Looking for an Incentive to Purchase a Penthouse Shell?

Technically it’s not a price cut, the prevalence of which has been on the rise in San Francisco, as the list price for the 5,700-square-foot penthouse shell #41A atop the LUMINA tower at 201 Folsom Street remains at $11.495 million. But the listing notes for the two-level unit have... Read More »

Prestigious Penthouse Trades at a Loss

Prestigious Penthouse Trades at a Loss

Priced at $12.5 million and listed as “one of the city’s largest, highest & most prestigious view Penthouses” back in mid-2016, following a major renovation by Saint Dizier Design, the 4,600-square-foot penthouse unit #2A atop the Four Seasons Residences at 765 Market Street ended up trading for $9.0 million... Read More »

Penthouse BLUs, Take Two (And Three)

Penthouse BLUs, Take Two (And Three)

Purchased for $2.4 million in the third quarter of 2012, the 2,285-square-foot Penthouse Unit C (PHC) atop BLU at 631 Folsom Street has just resold for $2.89 million, representing total appreciation of 20.4 percent over the past six years on a straight-line basis. Missing from that two point timeline,... Read More »

Even More Exclusive in San Francisco

Even More Exclusive in San Francisco

While the Business Times has just broken the “exclusive” news that a 3,326-square-foot condo atop the new tower at 181 Fremont Street has sold for “$15 million or about $4,509 per square foot, setting a record as the highest price-per-square-foot condo sale in San Francisco,” it’s time for a... Read More »

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.535 million at the end of 2014, prior to which it had been listed for rent at $18,000 per month, the three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse unit #5204 atop One Rincon Hill at 425 1st Street was subsequently upgraded, with new hardwood flooring in place of carpet in the... Read More »

YouTube Co-Founder’s Penthouse Newly Listed for $2 Million Less

YouTube Co-Founder’s Penthouse Newly Listed for $2 Million Less

Purchased as an empty shell atop the Ritz-Carlton Residences in San Francisco for $4.85 million in 2007, the co-founder of YouTube, Steve Chen, proceeded to have the 3,000-square-foot penthouse unit #2402 built-out as an überswank bachelor pad, the build out budget for which was estimated to have been nearly... Read More »

Oakland Loft with Penthouse Addition Fetches $2.75 Million

Oakland Loft with Penthouse Addition Fetches $2.75 Million

We first featured (and gushed over) the 5,361-square-foot unit #405 atop the converted Phoenix Iron Works building, on the western edge of Oakland’s Jack London Square, back in early 2008 when it was listed for $2.2 million and sold for $1.975 million that July. As we noted at the... Read More »

Penthouse in Palo Alto Priced at $34K a Month

Penthouse in Palo Alto Priced at $34K a Month

Built on a former Downtown Palo Alto parking lot and finished in 2016, the 5,165-square-foot penthouse atop the four-story Foundation Capital building at 550 High Street is now seeking a new tenant. The unit’s open living room, which is flanked by a high-end kitchen on one side and a... Read More »

Potrero Penthouse Fetches 4.3 Percent over 2014 Price

Potrero Penthouse Fetches 4.3 Percent over 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.725 million in May of 2014 and dubbed “the best penthouse in the Onyx,” the two-bedroom unit #407 at 415 De Haro Street, in the flats of Potrero Hill, returned to the market listed for $1.850 million this past November. The corner unit features an open floor... Read More »

An Ironic $320K Hit for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

An Ironic $320K Hit for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

Having been completed remodeled from the studs up, with custom finishes throughout and the phrase “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm” prominently stenciled near the ceiling of the 2,000-ish-square-foot loft’s main room, 767 Bryant Street #403 sold for $1.87 million this past June.... Read More »