CurbedSF Loves Top-Floor Living with Views of North and South Bay
Nob Hill, San Francisco – April 21st, 2017
Nestled just off Sacramento Street in Nob Hill, Ten Miller Place is one of the city’s quietest high-rises. The duplex penthouse inside the tony tower lands on the market this week, asking a cool $7,900,000. Coming in at three beds, four and a half baths, and approximately 3,150 square feet, unit #2400 features a wraparound balcony, renovated interiors, wood-burning fireplace, windowed bathrooms, and views of the bay.
CurbedSF Announces Gregg's New Noe Valley Listing
CurbedSF – March 9th, 2017
Ah Noe Valley, the classic neighborhood for idyllic family living in San Francisco. Provided it’s the sort of family with $3.25 million to drop on a house.

That’s the price for the three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath, roughly 4,000 square foot house at 318 27th Street, arguably as iconic a specimen of Noe Valley residence as any. Heck, even the site for the listing simply calls itself “Noe Home.”
Gregg Lynn Talks SF Home Prices with The Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle – March 1st, 2017
The San Francisco Chronicle explores the factors affecting home prices in the City, and chats with Gregg Lynn about the drop in sales prices in January.
What is a Prime or Super-Prime Property
Financial Times – February 27th, 2017
In a world of superlatives, just what is a prime or super-prime property? Ten million dollars will buy you a San Francisco penthouse with spectacular views or a 20,000 sq ft luxury villa in Dubai. Yet prime seems less apt for the 45 sq m apartment that $1m buys you in an unfashionable Hong Kong neighbourhood, or the diminutive two-bedroom terraced house it stretches to in one of London’s better suburbs.
CurbedSF Notices Gregg Lynn's Second Four Seasons Penthouse in Six Months Hit the Market
CurbedSF – February 3rd, 2017
Down in SoMa on Market Street, a top-floor penthouse inside the too-chic Four Seasons Hotel & Residences lands on the market this week. And it’s a whopper. The east, south, and west walls are made of floor-to-ceiling glass, which gives the lucky owner sunrise to sunset views. The penthouse has three entrances (residential, main, and staff); the ceilings reach up to 9”6’; and the master bathroom comes with—gasp—a window, the unicorn of San Francisco high-rise living.
Who Will Pay for San Francisco's $750 Million Tilting Tower?
Bloomberg Real Estate – February 1st, 2017
Nina Agabian, a retired director of research in global health science at the University of California, bought a 29th-floor apartment in San Francisco’s Millennium Tower in 2010. “It was supposed to be a wonderful building,” she said in January, sitting in a leather chair in the building’s vast, low-lit, owner's-club level. “For many of us, who left our business lives to start our older years, this had become a nice, comfortable place.”
The Record Sale of The Grand Penthouse at Millennium Tower
The Wall Street Journal – December 16th, 2016
San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, the ultraluxury building which has been beset by reports that it is sinking and tilting, has managed to post a big sale: the late venture capitalist Tom Perkins’s penthouse has traded hands for $13 million.
The Record-Breaking Sale of the Millennium Tower Grand Penthouse is Storied by CurbedSF
CurbedSF – December 16th, 2016
Marking the most expensive condominium sale in San Francisco in more than five years, since the $28 million sale of bonkers the St. Regis penthouse, the penthouse inside the Millennium Tower, a lavish pad once owned by noted VC Tom Perkins, sold this week for a cool $13 million. The 5,500-square-foot home comes with two bedrooms, two and one-half baths, and sunrise-to-sunset views of the city.
Tech Executive Buys Millennium Tower Grand Penthouse for $13M
Business Insider – December 16th, 2016
The penthouse apartment in San Francisco's leaning, sinking skyscraper just sold for a whopping $13 million to a longtime fixture of Silicon Valley, Wall Street Journal reports. Buyer Craig Ramsey, who worked at Oracle for 16 years, is moving on up from a unit he owns on a lower floor to the two-bedroom home on Millennium Tower's 60th floor.
SF Business Times Features the Record Sale of The Millennium Tower Penthouse
SF Business Times – December 16th, 2016
A penthouse at the sinking, tilting Millennium Tower previously occupied by late venture capitalist Thomas Perkins has been sold for $13 million, the most expensive condo sale in five years. Craig Ramsey, a veteran tech executive, bought the 5,000-square-foot unit that includes an outdoor terrace. The deal moved forward despite a flurry of lawsuits at the tower, which is sinking faster than expected and tilting.
Overbid SF Properties Featured on SFGate
San Francisco Chronicle – December 12th, 2016
Over-bidding: that phenomenon by which buyers, pitted against one another for a limited stock of homes, not only meet but exceed the asking price– sometimes by many millions of dollars. The year of 2016 was no stranger to dramatic over-bidding. Among the top ten over-asking sales for the year, San Francisco placed three times. Eight of the ten closed in California. The list below gives the specifics, and the gallery above shows photos of the top three sales (3rd was in SF) as well as a peek at the SF homes that placed at 5th and 7th on the list.
Curbed Features a View Co-Op on Russian Hill, On the Market for the first time in 48 Years!
Curbed SF – November 30th, 2016
First time on the market in 48 years, this two-bedroom and two-bath unit is up for grabs, featuring a wraparound terrance, interiors by Val Arnold, and 1,622 square feet.
Curbed Features the Unique Home of a Prominent San Francisco Family
Curbed San Francisco – October 28th, 2016
When Tyler Mitchell moved to San Francisco to take over upscale clothier Wilkes Bashford, he was tired of cramming himself into standard-sized lofts.
“I dreamed of a loft with more space,” Mitchell told Curbed SF. “I didn’t even really think there were lofts in San Francisco at all. One day my friend sent me the link to this one as a joke.”
The Wall Street Journal Breaks the Story of The Bernice Penthouse
The Wall Street Journal – October 27th, 2016
The Wall Street Journal breaks the story of The Bernice Penthouse, a 7,000sqft Mega Penthouse Loft with 17ft ceilings, two living rooms, a glass-encased wine display and a screening room.
Gregg's Modern Listing on Mariposa Catches the Eye of The SF Chronicle
SFGate – October 7th, 2016
Built from the ground up in 2006, 1218 Mariposa is a super modern home that is all about indoor-outdoor living. The home is set back from the street and is most dramatically accessed through two-car garage, which has a frosted glass door up front and a clear glass door in the back. So even though the asking price is $2,950,000, make sure you leave some room in the budget for a nice car. You’ll be looking right at it every day.
This Modern Masterpiece is Too Cool for CurbedSF
Curbed San Francisco – October 4th, 2016
Billed as an "entertainer’s masterpiece," this contemporary home at 1218 Mariposa keeps things sleek and slick in Potrero Hill. Best of all, it boasts a wind-shielded courtyard with outdoor movie screening possibilities. Ideal for windswept Potrero Hill. If you like modern constructions and interiors, but are exhausted with many of the newfangled renovations, this place could be for you. Provided you’re wildly wealthy, that is.
Curbed San Francisco is Loving the Four Seasons Grand Penthouse
Curbed San Francisco – September 14th, 2016
This corner penthouse inside of the downright luxe Four Seasons building in SoMa should get your downtown-lifestyle fantasies flowing. Gushing, in fact. Because this place is a doozy in the best way possible.
Virtual Reality is the New Open House
CNN Monday – August 19th, 2016
Realtors are taking home sales beyond glossy pictures. Potential buyers can now 'step foot' into more homes in a shorter amount of time by viewing listings in 3D and virtual reality.
What A Difference A Foot Makes
The Wall Street Journal – August 11th, 2016
In a crowded luxury-condo market, developers are betting there’s at least one way to rise above the competition—add a few extra inches. The end of the standard 8-foot-high ceiling may be near, as builders tout ceiling heights of 11, 12 and even 20 feet. And buyers are paying a premium for the extra head space.
Quadruplex Penthouse Offers Vertical Living From A Lofty Perch
The Wall Street Journal – July 13th, 2016
This four-level penthouse with private elevator is larger than most single-family homes in the area. It has 950 square feet of outdoor space over seven terraces that overlook the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.
Dramatic Views, Proportions Await Inside the Telegraph Terrace Penthouse
SFGate – July 5th, 2016
Palatial dimensions, sleek finishes, spacious terraces and peerless views await inside this five-bedroom penthouse in Telegraph Hill. Located in San Francisco’s northeastern corner, the luxury listing basks in bay views and natural light.
Are Luxury Condo Sales Dragging Down the SF Real Estate Market?
San Francisco Business Times – June 21st, 2016
New condos in San Francisco are hitting the market at eye-popping prices as high as $3,000 to $4,000 per square foot — and that’s not even penthouse level
Curbed SF Announces Gregg's 5,600SF Condo Listing
Curbed San Francisco – June 8th, 2016
The penthouse at Telegraph Terrace—a swanky, rose stucco-bedecked 1988 building at 175 Francisco, right around the mark where Telegraph Hill rolls down to meet North Beach—clocks in at a massive 5,600 square feet.
Bloomberg Real Estate Features Gregg's Eco-Friendly Luxury Listing
Bloomberg Real Estate – May 24th, 2016
In the pre-crash days, sustainable building materials and low-flow toilets became part of the common real estate conversation: Slap "eco" on a home, the thinking went, and it was more valuable, not just to the earth but to the homeowner.
SF's Falls in Love with this Pacific Heights Home – May 23rd, 2016
If it's your dream to nest inside a Pac Heights manse where you can play sommelier by night and take your Lulu-clad buns for a jog up the Lyon Street steps by day, then this is the house for you.
Curbed SF Can't Believe This Sale Price
– April 20th, 2016
A few weeks ago Curbed SF featured this this extravagant 2600 Jackson Street mansion directly across the street from Alta Plaza Park. Well, less than two weeks later the envy-inducing pad sold for an astounding $11 million. It originally landed on the market for $7.9 million.
Mansion Across from Alta Plaza Park Lists for $7.9M
San Francisco, California – April 5th, 2016
To take your paltry lifestyle to the next level, we offer this jewel at 2600 Jackson Street, directly across from Alta Plaza Park. It features four floors of jarring opulence in Pacific Heights, one of the city's most lavish (albeit polarizing) neighborhoods.

Constructed in 1895 by Irving Murphy Scott as a wedding gift to his daughter, the brick home has yet to be gutted and rendered antiseptic like many a San Francisco mansion these days.

A Tudor Revival addition was tacked on in 1929 to the north side of the abode; otherwise, its character is still in tact.
CNBC “Street Signs” anchors interview Gregg about technology and the future of buying/selling homes…
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – March 28th, 2014
Click on the link to watch the full segment.
SF Business Times Profiles Gregg
San Francisco, CAlifornia – September 18th, 2015
Meet Gregg Lynn , one of the leading sellers of San Francisco luxury condominiums at Sotheby’s International Realty, and the city’s real estate agent to the rich. Ranked one of the top 75 real estate agents in the United States by the Wall Street Journal and one of the top three by the San Francisco Multiple Listing Service, Lynn represented his clients in deals valued at more than $125 million total last year. He says the best part of his job is learning about his clients and their personal stories.
In San Francisco’s Bidding Wars, Home Prices Go Ballistic
San Francisco, California – August 27th, 2015
In the San Francisco Bay Area’s hot real-estate market, the question for many sellers isn’t whether they’ll get an offer. It’s how much over the asking price the offer will be.

“It’s easy to sell,” said Ken DeLeon, a real-estate agent based in Palo Alto. “The key is getting the extra $100,000.”

Even in an extreme seller’s market where bidding wars are common, upfront prep work and smart marketing are essential to getting top dollar for a property, homeowners and real-estate agents say. Sellers who invest $15,000 or more when listing their homes can recoup their costs many times over.
These 8 Local Agents Sold $830 Million in Homes Last Year
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – July 15th, 2015
Throwing shade, stabbing backs, and cutting deals. That's a typical day in the life of a San Francisco real estate agent, according to what you see on "Million Dollar Listing San Francisco," the must-see TV show which premiered on Bravo last week.

But off-screen, the business of real estate is a bit less theatrical and a whole lot of hard work as agents compete in a crowded market for the best listings. Few make it to the top.

We combed through the annual Real Trends ranking of the nation's top real estate agents (not including teams) to determine who made the most sales in San Francisco in the last year. Over $75 million in transactions is required to get on the list.

Here are the top eight residential agents in the City, who together sold over $830 million worth of homes and condos!
Holiday Sales: Real-Estate Deals Often Surge in December
San Francisco, California – December 17th, 2015 – December 28th, 2015
This holiday season, some real-estate agents get the gift of overtime.

In the last weeks of the year, a surge of luxury homeowners make big moves. With fewer listings for sale, some last-minute shoppers go on the hunt for bargains, while others take advantage of tax benefits for year-end planning. For luxury real-estate agents, whose weekend getaways might cost them a six-digit commission, vacation is a relative term.
This $4 Million Modern Apartment Is the Highest Home in Northern California
San Francisco, California – February 24th, 2016 – February 29th, 2016
At the top of San Francisco’s tallest condominium, One Rincon Hill, is a spectacular penthouse unit—the highest living space in all of Northern California at 650 feet above the ground. Built in 2008, the 60-story tower is located in the South of Market neighborhood near some of the city’s top restaurants. The apartment’s contemporary interiors feature 11-foot-high walls of windows with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Pacific Ocean beyond and hardwood flooring throughout the main areas. There’s an open-plan kitchen and living-dining room, as well as a large master suite. A 24-hour doorman, a fitness center, landscaped gardens, and a pool are just some of the amenities available to homeowners.
Why this $38 million Napa Valley spec home is a big deal
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – July 14th, 2015
A 20-acre wine estate being built on spec in Napa Valley is on the market for $38 million.

The estate is under construction until 2016, but already there are interested buyers, said listing agents Gregg Lynn and Ginger Martin of Sotheby’s International Realty.

The St. Helena single-family residence, called the Whitehall estate, is likely the most expensive listing without a winery in the region, but realtors Lynn and Martin don’t expect it to stay on the market long.
Forbes interviews Gregg about his listing of the one of the most expensive homes in America.
SAN FRANCISCO, California – June 18th, 2013
There are many reasons the de Guigne estate in Hillsborough, Calif., could be called a trophy property. For starters the 16,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion was...
Gregg shares his insight on Condo buyers in the region
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA - May 28th, 2015 – May 28th, 2015
In San Francisco, the smart money is on condos.

In a survey of about 1,215 luxury-condo owners in six cities, San Francisco had the highest-educated residents, according to the Mark Company, a San Francisco-based consultancy that managed sales and marketing for the buildings represented in the data.
The SF Chronicle spoke to Gregg about high profile new condo developments
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – November 12th, 2014
The migration of medical institutions toward downtown San Francisco is creating rare opportunities to add housing in three of San Francisco’s most prosperous neighborhoods: Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights and Laurel Heights.
Gregg Lynn advises readers on what matters when purchasing a second home or vacation property in San Francisco.
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – April 1st, 2014
If you want to stay close to home and are looking for a second property in San Francisco...
Gregg’s iconic view apartment, designed by Kendall Wilkinson, on the cover of Gentry Magazine’s Home; Gregg emotes on working with partner Glenn Risso to select the team and build the dream.
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – May 20th, 2014
San Francisco based-interior designer breathes new life into condominium owned by luxury real estate professional Gregg Lynn ....
Gregg shares his thoughts on his listing of “One of The Priciest Top 10 Homes Ever…”
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – June 4th, 2014
It’s been 10 years since the editors of Unique Homes debuted Ultimate Homes. And this year, we find ultra-high-end real estate selling at prices never seen before.
Forbes commissions Gregg to lead us on a tour of his $49M penthouse listing atop the St. Regis Hotel…
SAN FRANCISCO, California – October 1st, 2011
Take a tour of the St. Regis Penthouse with Gregg Lynn and Forbes!
Gregg has something to say about Silicon Valley's elite scrambling for San Francisco's best luxury condos…
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – April 11th, 2014
Affluent buyers from Silicon Valley have been scooping up luxury condos here, looking for places where they can crash after a late night at work, a dinner party or an outing to the opera...
Gregg’s Annual Luxury Condo Report featured on Curbed SF…
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – March 5th, 2014
San Francisco luxury condo broker Gregg Lynn has compiled all of the facts and figures for 2013 and determined...
Gregg makes the Gentry Magazine's list of Top Bay Area Brokers…
SAN FRANCISCO, California – November 13th, 2013
Each summer, The Wall Street Journal and Real Trends, Inc. compile a summary of the 1,000 real estate professionals in the United States...
Gregg’s comments on Millennium Tower in the SF Business Times
SAN FRANCISCO, California – April 5th, 2013
Five years and $750 million later, the West Coast’s most luxurious condo project is sold out.

Silicon Valley's wealthy scramble for San Francisco's luxury condos
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – April 11th, 2014
Considered a bit stodgy in years past by the tech elite, San Francisco has changed dramatically in recent years and become an alluring tech and cultural center that's...
The SF Examiner interviews Gregg on real estate in San Francisco
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA – February 11th, 2014
San Francisco loves its condos, and so do buyers...
One of Gregg's sales makes the WSJ! In January 2014 Gregg & this property were featured on House Hunters.
SAN FRANCISCO - California – April 1st, 2013
Located on the waterfront, the 1,953-square-foot unit at The Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square, has three bedrooms...
The WSJ breaks the news of Gregg’s $100M listing…
SAN FRANCISCO – February 26th, 2013
A Beaux-Arts style home in San Francisco's Pacific Heights is coming on the market with an asking price of $16.5 million. The seller is the estate of Frances D. Alioto...
One of Gregg’s listings makes the blogs… and sells shortly thereafter at a record price.
SAN FRANCISCO, California – February 5th, 2013
The Millennium Tower at 301 Mission Street wasnt built with any fireplaces in place, but that didn’t stop the buyer of 301 Mission Street #48B from adding one.
The New York Times reporter travels to SF to tour the best properties with Gregg
SAN FRANCISCO, California – October 18th, 2012
ROUGHLY two decades ago, during an earlier Internet start-up boom, many entrepreneurs and fast-typing coders and engineers set up shop in a still-gritty area of this city:
One of Gregg’s sales makes the Wall Street Journal
SAN FRANCISCO, California – December 16th, 2011
The sale of a bank-owned San Francisco penthouse apartment closed Friday for $28 million, what...
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