Stories about Condos

Investigation: New condos aren’t owned by San Francisco residents

When condos in a triplet of luxury towers near the Embarcadero called The Brannan began selling in 2000, wealthy buyers snapped them up. Nine...

Politics on Tuesday: The Transbay deal gets slammed by the Chron — and may be dead anyway

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 – The staid and pro-development ol' Chron has gotten all feisty and populist on its editorial page, with a...

SF planners decide it’s just fine to demolish rent-controlled housing

By Tim Redmond It’s not, by San Francisco development standards, a terribly big project. It’s not in the Mission or Soma, ground zero for development...

What the housing “dashboard” shows: Too many luxury condos

By Tim Redmond Sup. Jane Kim wanted the city to develop a housing “dashboard” – an ongoing report that would link the development of market-rate...

Newsom says he voted to sue San Francisco

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 15, 2014 – We solved one mystery today. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom showed up for the State Lands Commission meeting at the...

Even Therapy can’t pay the rent; is there any hope for Valencia St?

By Tim Redmond I’m not going to cry for Wayne Whelan. He’s been a very successful business owner in San Francisco; starting with $40 and...

We’re back — with housing battles, the mayor vs. Wiener, Airbnb … it never ends

By Tim Redmond AUG. 4, 2014 – So many things happened while we were away – and no surprise, much of it had to do...

Mayor’s housing plan is a complete, utter bust

Mayor Ed Lee and Sup. Jane Kim: Very different visions of housing in SF   By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee has responded to Sup. Jane Kim's...

Politics on Tuesday: Deals on minimum wage, health-care accounts; something screwy going on with housing proposal

Supervisors London Breed and Mark Farrell worked with David Campos to craft a health-care bill that everyone could accept. By Tim Redmond JUNE 10, 2014 --...

What to look for on Election Night

David Campos and David Chiu face off tonight in round one of a two-round election By Tim Redmond By Tim Redmond JUNE 3, 2014 -- The most...