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Pre-Pandemic Pricing Versus Spot Value for a Twisty Two

Pre-Pandemic Pricing Versus Spot Value for a Twisty Two

Priced at $1.93 million, or $1,596 per square foot, in September of 2019, the listing for the brand new two-bedroom, two-bath unit #24C with southwest corner views in the twisty MIRA tower at 280 Spear Street was removed from the MLS in January of 2020. Listed anew for $1.835... Read More »

Newfound Transparency Near the Top of an Infinity Tower

Newfound Transparency Near the Top of an Infinity Tower

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 parking spot in the building’s garage... Read More »

Exceptional and Luxurious View Condo Reduced, Listed Anew

Exceptional and Luxurious View Condo Reduced, Listed Anew

Purchased for $3.75 million in July of 2019, the 2,053-square-foot, three-bedroom unit #3501 in The Avery at 488 Folsom Street features “an extra wide open floor plan that creates a light-filled, airy and elegant lifestyle,” with expansive views, three full bathrooms and parking in the tower’s garage.   Having... Read More »

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

As we first outlined this past November: Engineered by Planning and adopted back in 2012, San Francisco’s Transit Center District Plan (TCDP) was designed to limit the number of tall buildings that would rise above the city’s downtown core, with building heights stepping down from the Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples Versus The Index for a Luxury One-Bedroom

Apples-to-Apples Versus The Index for a Luxury One-Bedroom

Purchased for $1.245 million in May of 2018, the 876-square-foot, one-bedroom unit #23D in the Lumina tower at 201 Folsom Street, “the most premier residential building in San Francisco,” returned to the market listed for $1.299 million in May of this year, a sale at which would have represented... Read More »

Tower May Conflict with Skyline Policy, Alternatives Sought

Tower May Conflict with Skyline Policy, Alternatives Sought

Engineered by Planning and adopted back in 2012, San Francisco’s Transit Center District Plan (TCDP) was designed to limit the number of tall buildings that would rise above the city’s downtown core, with building heights stepping down from the Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center Tower to establish a rolling skyline when... Read More »

Plans for a New 800-Foot-Tall Residential Tower Revealed

Plans for a New 800-Foot-Tall Residential Tower Revealed

Plans to demolish the two-story, 153-space parking garage at 50 Main Street, between Market and Mission, are in the works. And as envisioned and newly massed below, a 75-story tower could rise up to 818 feet in height upon the Transbay District site, with Hines having engaged Foster +... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples Versus The Index for a Luxury Two-Bedroom

Apples-to-Apples Versus The Index for a Luxury Two-Bedroom

Purchased for $1.945 million in April of 2018, the two-bedroom, two-bath unit #27B in the Lumina tower at 201 Folsom Street, which “exemplifies urban luxury,” with high-end finishes and city views, returned to the market listed for $2.099 million in February of 2019. Subsequently reduced to $1.999 million while... Read More »

Activation of the Shuttered Temporary Terminal Site on Tap

Activation of the Shuttered Temporary Terminal Site on Tap

As we revealed earlier this year, the conceptual plans for the redevelopment of the southern third of the shuttered Temporary Terminal Site, a nearly 43,000-square-foot block bounded by a future extension of Clementina Street to the north, Main Street to the east, Folsom Street to the south, and Beale... Read More »

Appreciation for a Signature Condo with Bridge Views

Appreciation for a Signature Condo with Bridge Views

Purchased for $1,795,000 in August of 2017, the 1,317-square-foot unit #23D in the Infinity tower at 301 Main Street, a signature two-bedroom, two-bath with Bay Bridge and water views has just resold for $1,945,000 having been “listed” for $1,999,000 two weeks ago. The resale represents total appreciation of 8.4... Read More »