Search Results for:

You are here

Office Rents in San Francisco Ended 2018 at a Record High
News 5 days ago
Office Rents in San Francisco Ended 2018 at a Record High
Source Socket Site

Driven in part by the delivery of a record 3.7 million square feet of shinny new office space over the past year, all of which was delivered pre...

Share
Mortgage Rates Drop to a 9-Month Low, Application Volume Jumps
News 5 days ago
Mortgage Rates Drop to a 9-Month Low, Application Volume Jumps
Source Socket Site

Having shed 6 basis points over the past week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has dropped to 4.45 percent, which is 49 basis...

Share
Newly Proposed Development Hit a 7-Year Low in SF Last Year
News 1 week ago
Newly Proposed Development Hit a 7-Year Low in SF Last Year
Source Socket Site

Having peaked at 116 in 2014, the number of newly proposed plans for major developments in San Francisco has been trending down ever since, a trend...

Share
Big Plans for a Brand New Mid-Market Hotel to Rise Right Here
News 1 week ago
Big Plans for a Brand New Mid-Market Hotel to Rise Right Here
Source Socket Site

Plans to raze the two, two and three-story, buildings on the northwest corner of Mission and Ninth Streets are in the works. And as envisioned, a...

Share
Quick Resale at The Pacific Fetches $2,320 per Square Foot
News 1 week ago
Quick Resale at The Pacific Fetches $2,320 per Square Foot
Source Socket Site

Purchased for $4.675 million in October of 2017, the 2,112-square-foot unit #501 in “The Pacific” at 2121 Webster Street returned to the market...

Share
Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Reversed Course in 2018
News 1 week ago
Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Reversed Course in 2018
Source Socket Site

Having dropped in 2017, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco and Oakland ticked up in 2018 but both markets remain...

Share
Mortgage Rates End 2018 Half a Percentage Point Higher
News 2 weeks ago
Mortgage Rates End 2018 Half a Percentage Point Higher
Source Socket Site

Having hit a 7-year high of 4.94 percent last month, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since dropped 39 basis points, including...

Share
Refined Timing for Affordable Development to Rise in Mission Bay
News 3 weeks ago
Refined Timing for Affordable Development to Rise in Mission Bay
Source Socket Site

The ground for the 152-unit development which will rise up to 74 feet in height, not including its parapets, on the western half of Mission Bay...

Share
Formal Plans for a Decaying City Block Have Been Drawn
News 3 weeks ago
Formal Plans for a Decaying City Block Have Been Drawn
Source Socket Site

Formerly owned by the Garibaldi family, the 2.2 acre Portola District block bounded by Woolsey, Hamilton, Wayland and Bowdoin streets, which is...

Share
The Fed Raises Rates, Signals Two More Hikes in 2019
News 3 weeks ago
The Fed Raises Rates, Signals Two More Hikes in 2019
Source Socket Site

As projected, the Federal Reserve has just raised its benchmark Federal Funds rate, upping its target range by another 25 basis points to between 2...

Share
Mission District Parking Lot Positioned for Big Development
News 4 weeks ago
Mission District Parking Lot Positioned for Big Development
Source Socket Site

Plans to develop the 20,000-square-foot parking lot parcel at 321 Florida Street, between 16th and 17th Streets in the Mission, are in the works....

Share
Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Ticks Up, Construction Too
News 4 weeks ago
Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Ticks Up, Construction Too
Source Socket Site

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that recently finished up...

Share
Folsom Street Development and Its Shadow Closer to Reality
News 1 month ago
Folsom Street Development and Its Shadow Closer to Reality
Source Socket Site

Having been redesigned to look less “muddled,” while adding a floor, last year, the proposed seven-story development to rise on the northwest...

Share
Benchmark Mortgage Rate Drops to a Three-Month Low
News 1 month ago
Benchmark Mortgage Rate Drops to a Three-Month Low
Source Socket Site

The average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has dropped 18 basis points over the past two weeks to 4.63 percent, which remains 70 basis...

Share
Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed
News 1 month ago
Plans for Transbay District Grocery Store Nixed
Source Socket Site

It’s now been over two years since Related California cut 99 residential units from their development plans for Transbay Block 8 and reduced the...

Share
Proposed Chestnut Street Infill Development Closer to Reality
News 1 month ago
Proposed Chestnut Street Infill Development Closer to Reality
Source Socket Site

As we first reported earlier this year, plans to level the long-standing Wells Fargo branch building at 2055 Chestnut Street and redevelop its...

Share
Plans for ‘The Phoenix’ to Rise on Surplus West Oakland Site
News 1 month ago
Plans for ‘The Phoenix’ to Rise on Surplus West Oakland Site
Source Socket Site

Dubbed ‘The Phoenix’ and not to be confused with Phoenix Lofts, plans for a 316-unit development to rise up to 60 feet in height on the western...

Share
New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons
News 1 month ago
New Tower Flagged a Four Seasons
Source Socket Site

The 45-story tower rising at 706 Mission Street will be flagged a Four Seasons development and its 146 Private Residences (condos) will be managed...

Share
Benchmark Mortgage Rate Holding, Odds of a Rate Hike Tick Up
News 1 month ago
Benchmark Mortgage Rate Holding, Odds of a Rate Hike Tick Up
Source Socket Site

Having dropped 13 basis points over the past two weeks, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage is now holding around 4.81 percent, which...

Share
Closer to Fine (But Not Quite) for Supersized West Oakland Project
News 1 month ago
Closer to Fine (But Not Quite) for Supersized West Oakland Project
Source Socket Site

Facing pushback from Oakland’s Planning Department with respect to the “monotonous and bulky massing” of the proposed 1,032-unit “Hub” development...

Share
Proposed Oakland Tower Facade Refined, Sticking Point Remains
News 1 month ago
Proposed Oakland Tower Facade Refined, Sticking Point Remains
Source Socket Site

Responding to feedback from Oakland’s Design Review Committee, the facade of Rubicon Point Partners’ proposed 37-story tower to rise up to 423 feet...

Share
Planning Positioned to Disapprove Whole Foods Redevelopment
News 1 month ago
Planning Positioned to Disapprove Whole Foods Redevelopment
Source Socket Site

Despite having been redesigned to incorporate eight new apartments into their plans, the proposed redevelopment of the shuttered Lombardi Sports...

Share
UCSF Campus Deemed Historic but Developers Have a Plan
News 1 month ago
UCSF Campus Deemed Historic but Developers Have a Plan
Source Socket Site

The bid to formally recognize the modernist building at the center of UCSF’s 10-acre Laurel Heights campus as historic, a move which was initiated...

Share
Asking Rents Slip in San Francisco, Jump in Oakland
News 1 month ago
Asking Rents Slip in San Francisco, Jump in Oakland
Source Socket Site

Having ticked down a couple percent last month, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco – including one-off rentals as...

Share
Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground Today
News 2 months ago
Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground Today
Source Socket Site

As we first reported earlier this year: As we first reported earlier this year: It was back in 2015 that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors...

Share
Executive Park Tower and Condos Closer to Reality
News 2 months ago
Executive Park Tower and Condos Closer to Reality
Source Socket Site

While the three-acre building site above The Cove at Candlestick Point was graded back in 2009, the approved development to rise up to 16 stories...

Share
Benchmark Mortgage Rate Nearing an 8-Year High
News 2 months ago
Benchmark Mortgage Rate Nearing an 8-Year High
Source Socket Site

Having slipped at the end of October, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage increased 11 basis points over the past week to 4.94...

Share
Plans for Nine-Story NoPa Development Progress
News 2 months ago
Plans for Nine-Story NoPa Development Progress
Source Socket Site

As we first reported earlier this year: As we first reported earlier this year: The façade of the F. Lofrano & Son auto body garage at 1355 Fulton...

Share
Preliminary Election Results and Turnout in San Francisco
News 2 months ago
Preliminary Election Results and Turnout in San Francisco
Source Socket Site

Based on a tally of 221,151 votes, which now includes all 102,345 ballots cast at polling places along with 118,806 of a potential 320,207 vote-by...

Share
SocketSite™
News 2 months ago
SocketSite™
Source Socket Site

As of yesterday, roughly 500,400 people were registered to vote in San Francisco, down from 513,400 the day before the election in 2016; 366,000...

Share