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Waylaid RFP for Temporary Terminal Site About to Be Released

Waylaid RFP for Temporary Terminal Site About to Be Released

Waylaid by the emergency closure and required fix of San Francisco’s new Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center, a refined request for proposals (RFP) to build around 250 units of below market rate (BMR) rental housing on the southern third of the shuttered Temporary Terminal Site, a nearly 43,000-square-foot site bounded by... Read More »

Modified Plans for Condoless Hotel Tower Closer to Reality

Modified Plans for Condoless Hotel Tower Closer to Reality

While plans for a luxury hotel and condo tower designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Mark Cavagnero Associates were previously approved and permitted to rise up to 405-feet in height at 555 Howard Street, the 69 condos which were to top the development have since been eliminated from... Read More »

A High-End Rent Versus Buy (At a Sub-2018 Price)

A High-End Rent Versus Buy (At a Sub-2018 Price)

While not recorded on the MLS, the three-bedroom unit #60A at 181 Fremont Street appears to have been purchased for $5,772,672 in May of 2018 based on a review of its deed. In addition to three bedrooms, each of which is outfitted with an en-suite bath, the 1,992-square-foot unit... Read More »

800-Foot-Tall Tower Slated for Planning’s Approval

800-Foot-Tall Tower Slated for Planning’s Approval

San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to approve the refined plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height at 542-550 Howard Street (a.k.a. Transbay Parcel F) next week, a development which would yield a 189-room hotel, 275,000 square feet of office space and 165... Read More »

Luxury Two-Bedroom Fetches $225K Less

Luxury Two-Bedroom Fetches $225K Less

As we outlined in September, having sold for $2.425 million in April of 2016 (with 35 percent down and a below average 2.848 percent interest rate on a $1.58 million loan), the two-bedroom unit #22E in the LUMINA tower at 338 Main Street returned to the market priced at... Read More »

Refined Plans and Timing to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower

Refined Plans and Timing to Save the Sinking Millennium Tower

As we first outlined earlier this year: With the initial round of testing having proven successful, the plans to permanently stabilize the sinking Millennium Tower by adding a series of 52 new piles around the tower’s perimeter have been further refined, building permits for the fix have been requested,... Read More »

A Signature Two-Bedroom Just Slipped Below Its 2016 Price

A Signature Two-Bedroom Just Slipped Below Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $1.895 million in the first quarter of 2016, the 1,401-square foot unit #21G in the LUMINA tower at 338 Main Street returned to the market priced at $2.195 million this past July, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 15.8 percent for the “coveted... Read More »

Timing for Another Approved Tower Pushed Back, Again

Timing for Another Approved Tower Pushed Back, Again

As we outlined early last year, while plans for a skinny 495-foot-tall tower with up to 334 condos, or 72 condos over a 273-room hotel, “depending upon market conditions,” were approved to rise on the downtown parking lot parcel at 524 Howard Street back in 2016, the ground has... Read More »

Tower Under Construction Put on Hold

Tower Under Construction Put on Hold

Oceanwide Holdings has officially suspended development of one of the two Oceanwide Center towers under construction at First and Mission Streets. While development of the faceted, 910-foot-tall tower fronting First Street, which will yield 109 condos over 1.1 million square feet of office space and a ground floor “urban... Read More »

Proposed 800-Foot-Tall Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed 800-Foot-Tall Tower Closer to Reality

Having been further refined by Pelli Clark Pelli Architects over the past year, the plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height upon Transbay Parcel F at 542-550 Howard Street could be approved by the City next month and yield the fourth tallest building... Read More »