Rendering Reveal For New Potrero Center Mixed Use Development


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

San Francisco New-Home Construction Report


The SF Planning Department just released updated Q3 information regarding the new-housing development pipeline. San Francisco is in the midst of one of its biggest new-housing construction booms in history. (The same is occurring on the commercial development side, but this report won’t deal with that.) Indeed, it often seems that new projects of one … Continue reading San Francisco New-Home Construction Report

The Scoop: Seven Arden Estates Have Risen from the Earth


Some time ago, I noted the construction in West Portal and asked around the Front Steps for the scoop. Those folks on the steps always know a lot, and more importantly, they like to argue. We had ideas that the construction would yield five- no, six- no, seven- no,  eight homes. They were to be made of … Continue reading The Scoop: Seven Arden Estates Have Risen from the Earth

Coming Soon! And, Coming Later!


Realtor Kevin Gueco writes a very sunny review for the coming soon Mosiaica 601 condo project (pictured above) in his SFNewDevelopments blog. There’s definitely some room for pleasant surprise in the announced price  (pleasant to me, anyway, since I selfishly find all condos I cannot afford to be unpleasant): “Mosaica 601 announced last week that … Continue reading Coming Soon! And, Coming Later!

New Developments Face a New Reality in SF


  I’ve heard from multiple sources that SF real estate is, for the most part, immune to the havoc wreaked on other parts of the US. But sales at our most recent condo complexes show that happy-smile-don’t-worry line of rhetoric is about as reliable as the clown’s was in Poltergeist (Happy Halloween!).     Socketsite … Continue reading New Developments Face a New Reality in SF

Modern, Big, and Beautiful, 2915 and 2917 Laguna Go Buy Buy


We’ve been told that 2915 and 2917 Laguna (two very sweet modern condominiums), have been purchased, all cash. Here’s the kicker…to the same buyer! The top unit living area (notice that big red bridge?) Lower unit bath… One buyer, two buyers, three buyers four. Who really cares! Five million seven hundred twenty five thousand dollars … Continue reading Modern, Big, and Beautiful, 2915 and 2917 Laguna Go Buy Buy