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New Transbay Transit Center to revive San Francisco

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The Bay Area is rapidly transforming, as evidenced by all the new developments and construction sites seemingly at every intersection and high-rises popping up in trendy neighborhoods. The Transbay Transit Center animated video below is really effective in showing the power of transit-oriented development and the increasing density in San Francisco. From Pedestrian bridges overlooking parks and significant public art works to unique …

Square Foot SF: Q1 Review of Sold Homes and Condos in San Francisco

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  As we are embarking on 2014’s second quarter (it’s truly amazing how time flies), let’s check in on the San Francisco and Bay Area real estate market. In 2014, we are looking at about 20 construction projects, changing the landscape of the city with the highlight of the mid-Market and upper-Market Street corridors, along with the “Better Market Street” city …

Green Homes: Plans to develop an eco-friendly district in San Francisco

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San Francisco’s Planning Commission recently was presented with plans by the Eco-District Task Force to develop a Central SoMa “eco-district.”

2001 Market is set to open its condo sales center this fall.

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  2001 Market Street is located in the prime intersection of Dolores Street and Market Street. The final version is now confirmed as a 30,000 sq. ft.  store on the ground floor (Whole Foods??) and 82 condos above. Construction will continue through the year, with the store opening first and the condos sales office following soon after in the fall.   Thanks …

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It’s coming; Tishman Speyer’s new 201 Folsom Street project across from Infinity Towers

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Tishman Speyer has officially sent in paper work for building permits to build two towers rising 37 and 42 stories, and two 8-story plaza buildings, with a total of 669 new residential units over underground parking and street level retail at 201 Folsom. This is essentially the exact same design as the Infinity Towers site across the street. Having missed …

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San Francisco Celebrates Architecture and Design

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Here at Square Foot SF Real Estate, we are proud to service a city that appreciates “out of the box” thinkers. We admire differences and accept them with open arms. In real estate, there is no perfect way to honor the out of ordinary, than an open house tour that celebrates homes with a variety of styles. The 10th annual …

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The glass building trend in SF will effect its overall look and feel

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Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant shift in the design of San Francisco real estate. A modern simplistic look of a building is now widely accepted, with glass being the main material of choice. It seems almost yearly, that a new clear building is developed. Because of their extreme vertical height, they stand out over the rest of what once …

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Frank Gehry set to Design Facebook’s Menlo Park Expansion

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While Apple has their new dome campus deemed “icon” in Cupertino, Facebook has engaged the iconic Frank Gehry to design their Menlo Park campus expansion. There are plans to break ground in early 2013. The proposed design will be one large room like a warehouse. This will provide the open enviornment that Facebook so clearly thrives on. The space will …

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A shopping mall is coming to Mid-Market in San Francisco

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What was once called “CityPlace” is now a closed deal as “Market Street Place“. Bought by Carlyle Group, a New York Private Equity firm that specialized in large retail projects. This will be a 260,000 square foot project will be a mall covered in glass. The neighborhood, once known as dangerous is picking up speed. For Carlyle Group, interest in buying this …

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Looks like 300 Ivy will put Hayes valley on the modern condo map

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  A new mixed use development is currently under consturction at 300 Ivy (aka 401 Grove). Located in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, this modern condo project will have 63 units, consisting of townhomes and flats. Retail will be on the ground level. The center of the building will have a resident’s courtyard with private decks and terraces. …