Decades ago, City Hall planners envisioned a soaring new downtown San Francisco district in the shadow of the Bay Bridge, built around a revamped Transbay Terminal and featuring inspired (and expensive) office towers that would transform the city skyline forever. Today, that dream is largely a reality–though ironically, those towers sit mostly abandoned, and the … Continue reading Whatever Happened To the Last Transbay Towers?
As always, our friends and followers get the first look at some of our listings coming to market, so here you go. Hits MLS tomorrow or Friday. — Looking for an amazing home in an amazing location? Thinking you want to be near the action, but not “IN” the action? Looking for an easy commute … Continue reading For Sale | 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,395,000
Perhaps you’ve seen the glass high rise under construction at 488 Folsom Street named The Avery, this soaring tower currently holds the record seeking price of $41 million for its penthouse. The crown jewel sits atop a sculpted glass tower on the 56th floor. Perhaps the most astonishing feature (out of many) is the unprecedented … Continue reading Record Setting Penthouse with Award Winning Views
Your wait is over… Situated in the heart-center of San Francisco in oh-so hip Mission Dolores, and walking distance to countless shops and restaurants, this wonderful flat at 64 Rosemont Place is sure to delight and charm, and check every box: Circa 1928 barrel front; 1458 square feet; two bedrooms; one split bathroom w/ stall … Continue reading Not on MLS | 64 Rosemont Place | Mission Dolores
Another amazing off market opportunity for my dear readers…not going on MLS for a few weeks, but definitely available for immediate purchase and viewing. Like some of my other listings at the moment, this is off market, so we don’t have pictures to share. You gotta see it in person. Property Details: 215 Cole St … Continue reading NOPA Is Calling You!
I have the home you have sought for so long. We will not be going to MLS anytime soon, so consider yourself lucky you found yourself on theFrontSteps. Since this is a totally off market and “pocket” listing, we have no pictures to share. Get yourself in for a look, it’s as simple as that. … Continue reading Off Market Cole Valley Victorian Single Family Home
Originally built in 1884 as the gardener’s cottage for Adolph Sutro, first Mayor of San Francisco, 542 46th Ave is not your average beach “cottage”…it’s amazing in every way, and you, my dear readers, are the first to see it.
Potrero Hill is one the sunniest neighborhoods in San Francisco and the center of some of the city’s most intense urban development and renewal. After selling for $111 million in 2012 to Equity One, leasing has already begun for a completely reimagined commercial heart planned for Potrero Center. Equity One describes the new planned 227,000 square … Continue reading Rendering Reveal For New Potrero Center Mixed Use Development
Continuing to bring you all the updates on one of San Francisco’s most hyped and happening new developments, Lumina SF, I wanted to quickly follow up on the last post I did with updated pricing on the first release of units. For full details about the Lumina SF development, including amenities and finishes, check out … Continue reading Lumina SF | 200 Offers On First 52 Units Released | Second Release Happening Now
No…I have not been hacked. My assistant is fluent in Chinese, so we wanted to give you overseas readers something to consider. We’re here to help. 我最近收到关于Lumina豪宅的定价，面积和销售情况 (详细英文版): 定价如下（第1阶段） ： Studios ：约 650平方英尺，695000 至 825000美元 1房 ：约 850 至 870平方英尺（高塔）及约 880 至 1100平方英尺（广场） ，865000 至 1150000美元， 1房 + 书房：865000 至 1160000美元 2房 ：约1170 至 1570平方英尺（高塔）及约1400 … Continue reading LUMINA SF ：定价，面积和销售新信息
I received new information regarding pricing, square footage, and timing of the Lumina residences, which I have edited and put in the original post, which you can find here, but if you’re on the email drip system, here you go: Pricing (Phase 1): -Studios: approximately 650 square feet, from $695,000 to $825,000 -1BR: approximately 850 … Continue reading Lumina SF: Pricing, Square Footage, And Timing Of Sales – An Update
Labor Day is just around the corner, and that means we can expect an influx of listings to hit the market. Just like everyone else, we’ve been waiting and preparing a couple properties ourselves. We’ll be putting this beauty on the market 9/5, but as is always the case, my readers get first crack. Situated … Continue reading NOPA Flat For Sale: You Get First Dibs
A Look At Some New Developments Popping Up Around Town San Francisco median home sales prices have increased dramatically since 2012. Beginning from a low-$600k with an average price per sqft of mid-$500, and then accelerating in the first half of 2013 close to $800k with an average price of mid-$600 per sq ft, to … Continue reading San Francisco New Developments And Luxury High Rise Condominiums
San Francisco New-Housing Construction Trends Within its 47 square mile envelope, San Francisco is already the 2nd most densely populated city in the United States, and it’s growing denser, more affluent and more expensive. May 2014 report with 13 custom charts The following charts are mostly based on the San Francisco Planning Department’s excellent Housing … Continue reading San Francisco New-Housing Construction Trends
This top floor, one bedroom, one bath, ultra luxury condominium in the heart of San Francisco will be hitting the market (with any luck) on Friday August 9th [It’s now officially on the market], but since you’re a fan of theFrontSteps, you get to see it here first. This unit is not only on the … Continue reading Coming Soon: 16 Jessie (1 Ecker) Unit 409 – Early Century Brick Meets 21st Century Modern In The Heart Of San Francisco
What it is now: What it could be: The view you might see: The Deets: “The property consists of 5,415 square feet of vacant land slated for subdivision and situated on the northwest corner of Broadway and Taylor Streets. The property offers spectacular views over San Francisco, including North Beach, the Financial District, the Bay … Continue reading Renderings Revealed For Vacant Corner Lot Development Opportunity At 1000 Broadway, Russian Hill… Bids Due Sealed