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‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’, ‘L.A. Law’ creator’s Napa home hits the market

By Ted Andersen  – Digital Editor, San Francisco Business Times Feb 13, 2020, 11:01am EST Peek inside the Wine Country estate that TV writer and producer Steven Bochco and his widow made as their escape from Hollywood. If you were a rich and famous Hollywood writer and producer, where would you buy a second home to get away from Tinseltown? Steven Bochco, who developed a number of hit ...more


Author: Philip Ferrato There are unobstructed views of the North Bay and San Francisco from this sleek cliff-side tower, set well back from the street– and directly above– the Sausalito waterfront. The 3-bed, 3.5-bath property, a free-standing unit in a condominium designed by Michael Rex + Associates, is located on Bridgeway, Sausalito’s main boulevard along its harbor and Richardson Bay. With jaw-dropping views across the ...more

Empty lot in Steve Jobs’ old neighborhood listed for $9 million

An empty lot in the heart of Old Palo Alto, a tiny neighborhood in Silicon Valley, went on the market in April 2019 for $9 million. The leafy neighborhood of Old Palo Alto that Steve Jobs once called home is among the most coveted places in the Silicon Valley to own property. A vacant quarter-acre lot that hit the market for $9 million is a ...more

950 Lombard Street, A $45M Masterpiece on Russian Hill

Author: Philip Ferrato The most extraordinary (and currently, also the most expensive) property in San Francisco, 950 Lombard Street was created over the past five years by the design/build firm Troon Pacific– a project combining  sophisticated engineering and construction with the most aspirational amenities– in an incomparable setting. With an asking price of $45,000,000, this project stands out, even in the rarefied world of San ...more

Tech floats to create record $138bn bonanza and thousands of new millionaires, experts claim

Uber’s market debut on Friday means that 2019 is already the biggest year on record for American tech floats, creating an unprecedented amount of new wealth for their early investors, according to research. A report from the market analysis firm CB Insights put the total “exit value” of this year’s US floats at $130bn (£105bn), narrowly beating the current record of $129bn in 2012, which was mainly ...more

Sunny condo on street made famous by ‘Tales of the City’ listed for $795,000

By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 9:49 am PDT, Monday, May 13, 2019 Photo: Open Homes Photography A cozy and sunny one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo is tucked away at 66 Macondray Lane, the fabled alleyway that inspired Armistead Maupin to write “Tales of the City.” Less than a month before Netflix brings back Armistead Maupin‘s charmingly eccentric “Tales of the City” characters with a new miniseries, a bright and sunny condo ...more

Enjoy life on Lombard Street’s alluring curves (Sponsored)

advertising feature | COVER STORY Updated 2:41 pm PDT, Friday, May 3, 2019 Imagine stepping out to a deck overlooking an instantly recognizable street that’s inspired countless paintings, postcards and photographs. That’s the reality at 1028 Lombard St. in Russian Hill, a four-bedroom condominium perched over the iconic curves of the city’s most famous street. Aside from its landmark location, the 2,725-square-foot residence hosts a welcoming floor plan, large ...more

‘Unapologetically modern’ view home is a contemporary jewel of Pacific Heights (Sponsored)

advertising feature | COVER STORY Elegant, tech-savvy and home to postcard vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts and Alcatraz from multiple levels, 2833 Vallejo St.offers a definitive example of contemporary, luxury living in one of San Francisco’s most celebrated neighborhoods. “Perhaps the most valuable aspects of the property are the views,” said Ana T.L. Dierkhising of Compass, who is co-listing the sleek, urban five-story ...more

Housing prices drop in tech-heavy counties

Runaway Bay Area housing prices — fueled by strong employment and scarce inventory — have started stalling in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, hinting that even well-salaried professionals have had enough. Resale home prices dropped year-over-year in February in Santa Clara County by 16 percent and in San Mateo County by nearly 6 percent, according to a report released Thursday by real estate data ...more

The Mark Company Sets New High Water Mark in San Francisco with $4500 per Square Foot Sales for 181 Fremont

The Mark Company Sets New High Water Mark in San Francisco with $4500 per Square Foot Sales for 181 Fremont Projects Sales Topping $1 Billion for DTLA’s Oceanwide Plaza  San Francisco, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 The Mark Company, Pacific Union International’s game-changing sales and marketing team for new urban luxury residential developments announced record setting sales results this week for the landmark development, 181 Fremont. ...more