“I think they see the action, they see all the programs set up there and they think, ‘We better go somewhere else.’”
Bayview community helps reshape crime-ridden Mendell Plaza [Ex]

“Monday’s deal gives the $97 billion Union Bank the ability to originate and service institutional commercial real estate loans on a national platform”
Union Bank expands commercial real estate lending with deal [Biz Times]

“The addresses are 72 Gough, 825 Post, 1008 Larkin and 750 O’ Farrell.”
Prado Group cashes in on San Francisco apartment portfolio [Biz Times]

“Construction has begun on a new Hampton Inn in the Mid-Market neighborhood. The hotel, located at 942 Mission St, a site known for formerly housing a Kink.com porn studio, will feature 174 hotel rooms distributed among 15-stories.”
Construction Watch: Construction Begins on 15-Story Hotel Located at Former Porn Studio Site [Curbed]

“We are not some anomic impoverished rabble waiting for rich newcomers to save us. We are neighbors living in existing established neighborhoods that we value both for what they are and for what they can become.”
“A neighborhood just like our Mid-Market” [Lodging in Public]

“Truly, the property could make even the most jaded of high-end luxury condo buyer speechless; for awhile, at least until he or she remembers to ask if it’s worth paying $5,250,000 (plus HOA of $3,893 per month) to live in the heart of San Francisco’s Tenderloin.”
$5.25 million to live in the ‘Loin? An SF penthouse stuns the MLS [Chron]

“Moscone center is looking to expand and that means they’re asking to take over part of the Children’s Playground (since it sits on top of the building)”
Public meeting to discuss Moscone expansion plans [SOMA Leadership]

“Features of the units include hardwood floors, stainless-steel appliances, quartz counters, and ‘exceptionally large closets.'”
Construction Watch: Pacific Terrace Gets Facade, Website [Curbed]

“Sandwiched between taller houses, the neighbors are not happy about the plans, saying it doesn’t jive with their older style homes.”
Turf Wars: Drama-rama Over a One-Story Addition Near Buena Vista Park [Curbed]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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