PG&E Building Deal To Oust Famous Falcons From Roof Nest


The big news downtown is that Hines, the developer that bought the longtime headquarters of embattled power utility Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) for $800 million back in May, plans to redevelop the entire block and create a new, 800-foot building with over 700 homes. That’s all well and good, but the question remains: … Continue reading PG&E Building Deal To Oust Famous Falcons From Roof Nest

Whatever Happened To the Last Transbay Towers?


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?

Why Millennium Tower Is Sinking Yet Again


Millennium Tower, the home of multi-million dollar condo views and $100 million headaches at 301 Mission Street, has got that sinking feeling again, as the city has pushed pause on attempts to fix the tilting tower’s structural woes. UC Berkeley engineer Rune Storesund told NBC Bay Area that attempts to repair the sinking luxury highrise’s … Continue reading Why Millennium Tower Is Sinking Yet Again

Historic Penthouse With One of the Largest Private Terraces in San Francisco | $16,000,000


Seems to be the week for historic properties – this time, it’s the famous city landmark, the Clay Jones building (1250 Jones St.) and it’s offering its stunning 2-level penthouse with many incredible features. Perhaps the greatest of these is its exquisite 500 sq. ft. private terrace – one of the largest in the city. … Continue reading Historic Penthouse With One of the Largest Private Terraces in San Francisco | $16,000,000

Rare Russian Hill Eichler Condo


This 2-bedroom, 2 bath, 26th floor condo gives some lucky San Franciscan the chance to live in an historical Eichler building. Named the Eichler Summit, the 32-story building is an icon in the Russian Hill skyline. Tasteful updates leave way for the original Eichler style of open floor plans, lots of glass and natural tones … Continue reading Rare Russian Hill Eichler Condo

Record Setting Penthouse with Award Winning Views


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

For Sale | Eco-Friendly Art Deco In Downtown San Francisco | $749,000


Tastefully, and eco-consciously remodeled 12th Floor one bedroom, one bathroom unit with amazing views of San Francisco in The Crown Towers – an exquisitely maintained & managed elegant Art Deco CO-OP Building built in 1926, and located just two blocks from Union Square.

Bay Area Liquefaction, Landslide, and Seismic Zones – Mapped


Lots of talk in the news these days about landfill, liquefaction, and general stability of property in and around San Francisco’s waterfront, and entire city for that matter (see “SF’s landmark tower for rich and famous is sinking and tilting“that hit newsstands and internets today [SF Gate/Chronicle]). Big news, no doubt, but what about the … Continue reading Bay Area Liquefaction, Landslide, and Seismic Zones – Mapped

SOLD | Lumina SF Unit 11E | $1,625,000


I’m pleased to announce the recent sale of unit 11E in this wonderful brand new Luxury High Rise Residence in Downtown San Francisco, located at 338 Main Street, better known as Lumina SF. My clients are the proud owners of an amazing 2 bedroom, 2 bath, spectacular view home. Property Details:

Lumina Sales Center Says Thanks


It’s not everyday a development runs an ad thanking those that have helped make it a success, but Lumina just did. I’m proud to be one of the many agents bringing buyers through the door, and making it a resounding success. The LUMINA Sales Team & Tishman Speyer would like to extend their sincerest gratitude … Continue reading Lumina Sales Center Says Thanks

SOLD | 1177 California #304, Gramercy Towers | Nob Hill


Congratulations to the buyer and seller of my most recent transaction! What a smooth one it was. If only all of them went this well. Minimum hassle, and sold at $790,000…just a touch over asking. What a wonderful building run by amazing individuals! I felt very lucky to interact with so many of the people … Continue reading SOLD | 1177 California #304, Gramercy Towers | Nob Hill

SOLD | 1177 California #1024, Nob Hill, San Francisco


I’m pleased to announce the successful off market purchase of an awesome unit at Gramercy Towers in San Francisco’s one and only Nob Hill district. My clients got word of this new listing, called me up, and we snagged it before it had a chance to go to MLS. They are thrilled, seller is happy, … Continue reading SOLD | 1177 California #1024, Nob Hill, San Francisco

Feb 2015 SF New Condominium Prices Up 19% YOY


FEBRUARY 2015 SAN FRANCISCO NEW CONDOMINIUM PRICES RISE 4 PERCENT FROM PREVIOUS MONTH, UP 19 PERCENT OVER A YEAR AGO San Francisco – March 10, 2015 – San Francisco new condominium prices rose 4 percent in February 2015 from the previous month, according to the Condominium Pricing Index just released by The Mark Company, a … Continue reading Feb 2015 SF New Condominium Prices Up 19% YOY

San Francisco New Condo Sales Trends


If you’re in the market for a new development condominium in downtown San Francisco, you’re going to want to keep your eye on this type of information. Particularly the number of units available versus the number sold…translation = properties are selling REALLY fast! Thank you Mark Company for these excellent reports…

New Year, New Beginning?


Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great holiday and New Year’s celebration. Let’s kick off the 2015 blogging with some Stats & Numbers via sfnewsletter, which focuses on the past three years of real estate market activity, as well as a look way back to the 1980’s (were you born yet?), and some … Continue reading New Year, New Beginning?