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Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Having been banned from the church for being disruptive, a protester has been stationed outside the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist’s building at 450 O’Farrell Street on a near daily basis for over a year, accusing the Church of having turned a blind eye to the boarded-up property it... Read More »

Making The Most Of 520 Square Feet

Making The Most Of 520 Square Feet

Purchased in need of work for $262,500 in 2004, the work has been done to the 520 square foot Hamilton building studio #1406 with a deconstructed wall between the alcove and living area and an open kitchen with concrete countertops under which the refrigerator has been stashed: Back on... Read More »

Banking On Renewed Appreciation For The Hamilton

Banking On Renewed Appreciation For The Hamilton

Purchased for $221,000 in January of 2001, the 480 square foot condo #311 at The Hamilton (631 O’Farrell) was refinanced in 2006 with a new loan for $280,000. With a notice of default filed in February 2012, at which point the owner was $17,500 past due, this past November... Read More »

More Than Five Stories Behind The Delayed Development Of 180 Jones

More Than Five Stories Behind The Delayed Development Of 180 Jones

The parking lot at the corner of Jones and Turk (aka 180 Jones Street) was purchased in 2004. In 2005, the owner filed for permits to build a 5-story building at 180 Jones Street, a building height which the Planning Department deemed to be too short for the site.... Read More »

Designs For A Market Rate Tenderloin High-Rise At Mason And Turk

Designs For A Market Rate Tenderloin High-Rise At Mason And Turk

Speaking of market rate development in the Tenderloin, and the demise of surface area parking lots, a plugged-in tipster reports that Heller Manus has been working on plans for a twelve-story high-rise with 110 residential units over ground floor retail and a 23-space garage to be built on the... Read More »

Affordable Housing Headwinds And TNDC’s New Tack In San Francisco

Affordable Housing Headwinds And TNDC’s New Tack In San Francisco

From Don Falk, Executive Director at Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC), with respect to the challenges of financing affordable housing development in San Francisco and the development of 168-186 Eddy Street at the corner of Taylor: In a short time, we have seen dramatic changes in the world of... Read More »

Fresh Groceries In The Tenderloin Stymied By Poor Fiscal Conditions

Fresh Groceries In The Tenderloin Stymied By Poor Fiscal Conditions

Approved for development in 2009 but stymied by “the continuing poor fiscal conditions of local, State, and Federal government, and the associated difficulties in securing financing for an affordable housing project,” the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation is seeking a five year extension of their three year performance period to... Read More »

Twitter Central Market/Tenderloin Tax Break Vote This Afternoon

The proposed ordinance “amending Article 12-A of the Business and Tax Regulations Code by adding Section 906.3 to establish a payroll expense tax exclusion for businesses located in the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area,” unfortunately better known as the Twitter Tax Break, is on the agenda for San... Read More »

Planning Poised To Disapprove Developments On Ellis And Eddy

Approved for development in December 2004, the entitlements to develop two five-story buildings with a total of 46 affordable housing units at 519 Ellis and 430 Eddy expired three years later in December 2007. In March of 2008 the project sponsors requested a three-year extension to start construction, a... Read More »

An ’06 Stack (Not Year) Sale And History At The Hamilton

An ’06 Stack (Not Year) Sale And History At The Hamilton

While nothing fancy but perfectly livable and in good condition with all appliances in place, the sale 631 O’Farrell #906 closed escrow this past Friday with a reported contract price of $235,000 for the 520 square foot Hamilton studio. In terms of past ’06 stack Hamilton sales and comps,... Read More »