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Prestigious High-Rise Unit Trades for 23 Percent Less

Prestigious High-Rise Unit Trades for 23 Percent Less

Speaking of “San Francisco’s best condominium project,” the apples-to-apples-to-apples re-sale of the three-bedroom, three-bath unit #32E in the Lumina tower at 338 Main Street has closed escrow. Purchased for $3.25 million in May of 2016, the 1,791-square-foot unit resold for $3.5 million in August of 2019, representing total appreciation... Read More »

Make That 2031, at the Earliest

Make That 2031, at the Earliest

Plans for over 100 condos to rise over a newly stacked garage on the prominent parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of Second and Howard were approved back in 2006 but the development was then waylaid by the Great Recession and the 19-story tower never broke ground. With... Read More »

Reductions, Rent and a Harsh Reality

Reductions, Rent and a Harsh Reality

Purchased for $1.650 million in July of 2016, the 1,366-square-foot, two-bedroom unit #7E in the Lumina tower at 201 Folsom Street, an interior facing unit with “peaceful garden views,” returned to the market priced at $1.899 million in 2019 but was withdrawn from the MLS without a sale having... Read More »

Prestigious High-Rise Unit Drops Further Below Its 2016 Price

Prestigious High-Rise Unit Drops Further Below Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $3.25 million in May of 2016, the three-bedroom, three-bath unit #32E in the Lumina tower at 338 Main Street, which “exemplifies the prestige of highrise (sic) living,” resold for $3.5 million in August of 2019, representing total appreciation of 7.7 percent despite the short-term hold and the... Read More »

Pricing Versus Reality

Pricing Versus Reality

As we outlined back in April: Purchased for $2.4 million in September of 2018, the two-bedroom, two-bath unit #40E near the top of the Infinity tower at 338 Spear Street, a 1,588-square-foot unit which features an open floor plan, large bedroom suite, two private decks, panoramic views and a... Read More »

Another Upgraded Penthouse Just Listed at a Loss

Another Upgraded Penthouse Just Listed at a Loss

We’ve been fans of penthouse unit #613 atop the historic Embarcadero Lofts building at 300 Beale Street since we first featured the condo back in 2008. Having last traded hands for $1.92 million in September of 2017, “over $350K” has since been spent to further improve the upscale three-bedroom,... Read More »

San Francisco’s Downtown Rail Extension Is Now “The Portal”

San Francisco’s Downtown Rail Extension Is Now “The Portal”

As we outlined last year, the projected $6 billion extension of Caltrain to San Francisco’s new Transit Center, which was based on 2017-era dollars and had been dubbed San Francisco’s “Downtown Rail Extension” (DTX), was in the process of being rebranded in an attempt to “raise awareness and public... Read More »

Approved Tower Pushed Back, Parking Lot Extension Sought

Approved Tower Pushed Back, Parking Lot Extension Sought

As we outlined back in September of 2020: Having been approved back in 2016 but yet to break ground, the entitlements for a skinny 495-foot-tall tower to rise at 524 Howard Street, a development which could yield up to 334 condos, or 72 condos over a 273-room hotel, “depending... Read More »

High-End Condo Finally Trades for 30.8% Below Its 2018 Price

High-End Condo Finally Trades for 30.8% Below Its 2018 Price

As we outlined last month: While not recorded on the MLS, the three-bedroom, three-bath unit #60A at 181 Fremont Street appears to have been purchased for $5,772,672 in May of 2018, based on our review of its deed, as we first outlined a couple of years ago. As we... Read More »

Exceptional and Luxurious View Condo Fetches…

Exceptional and Luxurious View Condo Fetches…

As we outlined back in March, the 2,053-square-foot, three-bedroom unit #3501 in The Avery at 488 Folsom Street, which was purchased for $3.75 million in July of 2019, features “an extra wide open floor plan that creates a light-filled, airy and elegant lifestyle,” with expansive views, three full bathrooms... Read More »