280 Square feet for $245,000 (54B Woodward, a reader reports)


This is kindly brought to us by a reader with [our comments] thrown in. “Check this out. 56B Woodward, which is on the boundary between western SoMa and the Mission is all of about 280 square feet and they want $245k. The studio apt looks to me like a cruise ship cabin, being on the … Continue reading 280 Square feet for $245,000 (54B Woodward, a reader reports)

Second tower at One Rincon Hill going up…soon.


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.

Stump the Stammtisch: When new developments begin listing on MLS, is this a sign of a weakening in sales?


This is a very good question that recently came from a reader. Let’s see if our Stammtisch can help her out. If you don’t know the answer, maybe someone next to you does. If we get stumped, we’ll find someone who can help. “Hi, I saw your blog and have a question for the experts… … Continue reading Stump the Stammtisch: When new developments begin listing on MLS, is this a sign of a weakening in sales?

The Montgomery (74 New Montgomery) 107 New condo residences


“Unveiled to San Francisco in 1914 as The Call Building, The Montgomery has long been an architectural gem. Now, having undergone a [$70MM conversion from office to residential space], seismic retrofit, and complete interior redesign, The Montgomery combines the finest elements of interior modern craftsmanship to complement its elegant architectural exterior. It stands as the … Continue reading The Montgomery (74 New Montgomery) 107 New condo residences

A reader asks, we hopefully answer (888 Seventh Street resale restriction for BMR.)


A reader recently came to our post regarding 888 Seventh Street, and asked a great question, which we’ll get to below. Rather than email her directly, thus hogging all the glory, we thought we’d use her question as a beta test of our vision of what this site could be. So…we’re posting her question, and … Continue reading A reader asks, we hopefully answer (888 Seventh Street resale restriction for BMR.)

BLŪ (631 Folsom), Sales Office Opening in September


BLŪ, San Francisco’s newest new is planning on opening their sales office in September (so we’re told), and they’re claiming “fresh concepts, crisp lines, attention to detail, clarity of purpose…in an intimate high-rise community.” The development will be one hundred eight condominium units total, and there will be six residences per floor. On the top … Continue reading BLŪ (631 Folsom), Sales Office Opening in September

zūm llc: a 3D “picture medley”


Ever hear the Jane’s Addiction song, “L.A. Medley”? If not, you should. We recently discovered zūm llc as the company that has done some 3D renderings for some of the new developments around town (The Potrero, Blū, Fairmont Heritage Place at Ghirardelli Square, 733 Front Street) and we decided they are deserving of our first … Continue reading zūm llc: a 3D “picture medley”

Learning Something about BMRs for Infinity and 888 Seventh


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

The Infinity vs. One Rincon Hill 29th Floor Smackdown


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

Soma Grand, First release May 12th, 2007


Just got word of the first release (waiting for details, but scheduled for May 12th) of one of the city’s newest developments, Soma Grand.  Pricings start in the $500,000, and if you’d like to know the skinny, well…we did that a long time ago.  They’ll gladly take that 3% deposit now.  They would have loved … Continue reading Soma Grand, First release May 12th, 2007

Tower of Power


According to the most recent One Rincon Hill newsletter as of April 9, construction on Phase I (tower 1) “zoomed past the 45th floor”, and is expected to top out in July. Initial move-ins are scheduled for late 2007. We had a nice sit-down with some folks at One Rincon Hill about a week ago, … Continue reading Tower of Power

Art selling condos at 170 Off Third


170 Off Third announces the completion of South Beach’s newest public/private art installation. The 170 Off Third sales team will be hosting a special reception on Tuesday April 24th between 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm. You are welcome to attend. They are showcasing Alexei Kazantsev’s vision for the 120-foot “Gods of Baseball” sculpture that stretches … Continue reading Art selling condos at 170 Off Third

Pricing and Scoop for 170 Off Third


Follow up to yesterday’s post. Why not start with the name, in case you were wondering.  170 King St., off the third base line or third street, depending on how you look at it.  http://www.170offthird.com Two entrances, 170 King, and 177 Townsend (sales office)  Database of 4000 “interested” people Fastest selling new development 198 Total … Continue reading Pricing and Scoop for 170 Off Third

170 Off Third Opens Sales Office March 10th, at 11 a.m.


Rolling out the red carpet this weekend is 170 Off Third, yet another new condo development South of Market.  Sales office opens at 11:00 a.m., located at 177 Townsend.  Amenities: -Club room with screening theater and chef-grade kitchen -Outdoor barbeque area -Roof deck with city views -Fitness Center -Sun deck and lap pool -Landscaped courtyard … Continue reading 170 Off Third Opens Sales Office March 10th, at 11 a.m.