Redevelopment of Lyft’s Old HQ Slated for Approval

Redevelopment of Lyft’s Old HQ Slated for Approval

As we first reported two years ago: Plans to double the size of the 68,500-square-foot Mission District office building at 2300 Harrison Street, which was leased to Lyft before their move to China Basin, are in the works. As proposed, a five-story addition would rise over the building’s current... Read More »

Seeing Red on Front Street

Seeing Red on Front Street

Having traded for $1.445 million in the first quarter of 2017, the “light infused One Bedroom + Den corner residence” #507 at 733 Front Street, a doorman building in the “highly sought after Jackson Square” neighborhood, returned to the market priced at $1.395 million last month. The 1,122-square-foot unit... Read More »

Pace of Home Sales in San Francisco Slips

Having started picked up steam in late March, the pace of home sales in San Francisco was running 8 percent higher on a year-over-year basis by the middle of April, as we first reported at the time. While the number of homes in contract is still running around 4... Read More »

Much Bigger Plans for this Central SoMa Gas Station Site

Much Bigger Plans for this Central SoMa Gas Station Site

While plans for an eight-story hotel to rise up to 85 feet in height upon the eastern three-quarters of the Central SoMa Shell Station site on the southwest corner of Fifth and Folsom were in the works, those plans appear to have been abandoned. At the same time, plans for... Read More »

East Bay BONE Home Listed for $2.995 Million

East Bay BONE Home Listed for $2.995 Million

Listed as Project 16-693 in Bone Structure’s portfolio of buildings, the contemporary Claremont Pines home at 6226 Acacia Avenue, which sits above Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood and overlooks the Claremont Country Club, was built with steel framing and finished in 2017. The main floor of the five-bedroom home, which measures... Read More »

Affordable Units about to Rise on Previously Prohibited Site

Affordable Units about to Rise on Previously Prohibited Site

Having successfully rezoned the north side of 16th Street, between Folsom and Shotwell, to both allow housing to be built on the previously zoned Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR) site (a designation which explicitly prohibits housing) and raise its height limit from 58 to 90 feet, the ceremonial ground... Read More »

Inventory of Homes on the Market in SF Continues to Inch Up

The inventory of homes listed for sale in San Francisco inched up another 2 percent over the past week to 640. That being said, while inventory levels are now 39 percent higher than at the beginning of May back in 2015, they’re now 1 percent lower than at the... Read More »

A Resale Round Trip for a Contemporary Mission District Condo

A Resale Round Trip for a Contemporary Mission District Condo

Priced at $1.879 million in early 2014, two-bedroom unit #206 at 3500 19th Street, at the corner of Valencia, sold for an even $1.800 million, or roughly $1,157 per square foot, that March. Featuring “an expansive open floor,” high-end finishes and a private deck overlooking the building’s courtyard, the... Read More »

Developer Seeks Forgiveness for Reimagined $9.4 Million Home

Developer Seeks Forgiveness for Reimagined $9.4 Million Home

Purchased for $1.5 million in August of 2014, when bank-owned, two legal units and partially tenant occupied, the “classic Victorian” at 3847-3849 18th Street, half a block from San Francisco’s Mission Dolores Park, has since been rather spectacularly “reimagined for 21st-century living, adding contemporary and high-tech conveniences behind a... Read More »

Recommendation to Prioritize Development in Central SoMa

Recommendation to Prioritize Development in Central SoMa

Approved by voters in 1986, Proposition M limits the amount of new office space that can be built in San Francisco and provides San Francisco’s Planning Commission with the sole authority to allocate the pool of entitlements. As of the end of March, the pool of allocable space for... Read More »