We haven’t done a Battle Royale in a while, but we thought this recent email could not only shed some light on the steals and deals being thrown out by The Infinity to get their Towers sold, but also a bit of debate as to whether it’s better to put your money in San Francisco, … Continue reading Battle Royale: San Francisco’s Infinity Towers Versus Some Peninsula Townhouse
Where readers ask and we (the community) try to answer: Any idea on the price to get into the top 12 floors [of the Infinity Tower II] that have the upgraded cabinetry? That’s a good questions and we did a bit of digging. This reader has already received their answer via email, but we promised … Continue reading Ask Us: The Infinity Condos San Francisco Top Floor Upgrades (And Pricing)
Coming on the heels of our recent jaunt down to The Infinity, there were a couple questions that needed some clarification. Let’s get through those first, and then we’ll share our experiences of the much-hyped Tower II. From “anon”: What’s the price on those lovely midrise units? Are they willing to deal and if so, … Continue reading Pictures, Pricing, Scoop, And Rumors Squashed For The Infinity Tower II San Francisco
The day is near for the Infinity to offer luxury condominiums in their second tower to the public and we’re heading in to view some units and ask questions today. If you have questions you’d like answered, ask them in the comments below and we’ll see what we can dig up, including some pricing. If … Continue reading The Infinity Gearing Up For Tower II Release, We’re Going In!
We get all kinds of good search words driving traffic to theFrontSteps, but “MonsterTruck” still leads the pack for consistency. Recently we had quite a few people find the site searching “Bedrock SF” and more specifically “Is the Infinity condo sf built on bedrock”? For exact details, we’d suggest you contact the folks at the … Continue reading Is the Infinity Condo SF Built on Bedrock?
Truth be told, I recently had a client in contract to “take over” a unit above the 50th floor at One Rincon Hill from a “seller” that had purchased their unit via the sales office on the very first night said sales office opened. Yes, that means it was an attempted “flip”, a “cancellation”, a … Continue reading A failed flip at One Rincon Hill, and what we know about high rise “resales”
Following on the heels of our latest post on Millennium Tower, today’s Chronicle/SF Gate provides the latest on all the glass going up on many of the other buildings we’ve featured. Have a look at this audio slideshow by John King of the SF Chronicle. And of course, feel free to share your thoughts. –One … Continue reading Glassing Off: Downtown and a Bottle of Windex
Sophie on Millennium Tower…”: Close of Escrow [for units at the Millennium Tower] is scheduled for Spring of 2009. I have a question. Close of escrow is when title is given [for] a big chunk of money. Right? So if they advertise “58% sold” what does that mean? That you can buy an “option” lasting … Continue reading Comment du Jour: Does sold mean sold?
I just had to put this up. My favorite quote: “Ten years ago, when he retired, he and his wife migrated south to a bedroom community in Cary, N.C., where it was quiet and green–everything retirement is supposed to be. But ‘I was bored out of my gourd, frankly,’…” Guess where he’ll be living? The … Continue reading San Francisco as retirement destination? Huh?!
J.K. Dineen of the San Francisco Business Times (highly recommend getting a subscription if you haven’t already) reported in their latest issue, “Developer Michael Kriozere plans to begin construction on the second tower of One Rincon Hill by the end of the year…” (photo credit: sfcondo.org, this is a view from The Infinity to One … Continue reading Second tower at One Rincon Hill going up…soon.
Recently, we reported about the brisk selling of the BMR (Below Market Rate) units at 888 Seventh Street, and how they were snatched up in a matter of seconds. Thanks to a reader’s inquiry in the comments of that post, we dug a little deeper and learned that of those 170 BMR units, only 27 … Continue reading Learning Something about BMRs for Infinity and 888 Seventh
A reader kindly pointed out the following: -One Rincon Hill- 3 bedroom, 3 bath on 29th and 30th floors with just under 2000 square feet. It is 200 feet up the hill with un-obstructed views for $2,190,000. -The Infinity- 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2-story home on 28th and 29th floor with approximately 1,679 square feet. It … Continue reading The Infinity vs. One Rincon Hill 29th Floor Smackdown
So you think you’ve got what it takes to design a la modern. Here’s your chance: “Dwell™ invites [their] readers to submit design proposals for one of three varied floor plans for homes in The Infinity. A panel of industry experts, including Dwell owner and founder Lara Hedberg Deam, will review designs. Winning designers … Continue reading 1 Part Dwell, 1 Part The Infinity, 2 Parts YOU!