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Election Results and Mayoral Frontrunner in San Francisco

Election Results and Mayoral Frontrunner in San Francisco

With 100 percent of precincts having reported in San Francisco, adding 75,266 votes to the early tally of 79,024 mail-in ballots, for a total of 154,290 (32 percent) of 482,000 potential votes, but not yet accounting for provisional nor mail-in ballots received on (or after) election day, the preliminary results... Read More »


As of yesterday, roughly 481,700 people were registered to vote in San Francisco (which is down from 513,400 people in November of 2016); 320,700 mail-in ballots had been issued for today’s election; and 80,600 ballots had been returned. We’ll run the early results for the real estate related measures,... Read More »

Initiative to Challenge Law Which Limits Development

Initiative to Challenge Law Which Limits Development

Approved by San Francisco voters in 1986, Proposition M established an annual cap on the amount of office space that’s allowed to be developed in the city. While the annual allocation of 950,000 square feet can be banked in a down market, the current balance in the account which... Read More »

Anti-Speculation Tax (Prop G) Failing, Pier 70 Redevelopment A Lock

With 100 percent of San Francisco’s precincts reporting but provisional and hand-delivered mail-in ballots yet to be counted, Proposition G, the so-called “anti-speculation tax,” would appear to have failed with 54% voting against the measure while the redevelopment plans and increased height limits for Pier 70 are a lock... Read More »

Prop G Fears Appear To Be In Effect In San Francisco

Since the proposed “anti-speculation tax” on multi-unit buildings in San Francisco qualified for the November ballot in June, the number of buildings with more than one unit listed for sale on the MLS has increased by 68 percent to 151.  While that’s not an overwhelming number of listings in... Read More »

Head Of San Francisco Tenants Union Has Died

The executive director of the San Francisco Tenants Union, Ted Gullicksen, was found dead in his bed today. From the Chronicle’s report: Several friends said they knew of no health problems with Mr. Gullicksen, who recently had been working vigorously for Proposition G, a ballot measure designed to deter... Read More »

Inventory Slips In San Francisco, With One Notable Exception

With a little over 100 homes listed for sale in San Francisco last week, more or less matching the number of homes sold, the overall inventory of homes for sale in the city is relatively unchanged versus the week before but is currently running around 12 percent lower on... Read More »

Stiff “Anti-Speculation” Tax Headed To The Ballot Box In SF

A proposed measure which would establish a stiff tax to penalize real estate speculators in San Francisco appears to be headed for the November ballot. Designed by the San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition and sponsored by Supervisor Mar with the support of Supervisors Avalos, Campos and Kim (the four votes... Read More »