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Pacific Union International Moves into New Offices in Napa

First Street Napa announces first new tenants in downtown After almost five years of planning and development of First Street Napa, the first national retailer has been announced. Lush, the U.K.-based company that sells “fresh, handmade cosmetics,” will open a store in the revamped downtown shopping center, according to Todd Zapolski, principal of Zapolski Real Estate, LLC. A second new First Street Napa tenant was ...more

SF Chronicle Highlights Grand Architecture of Piedmont Estate

There’s a historic estate available in Piedmont with more than 7,000 square feet of living space. But don’t let its scale fool you, the house readily accommodates a close-knit family. “It’s both a grand house for entertaining and a flexible, adaptable home,” said Debi Fitzgerrell of Pacific Union Real Estate, who is co-listing 15 Muir Ave. with Anna Bahnson for $4.375 million. Erected in 1916, the home has ...more

Tracy McLaughlin Featured in WSJ Sales Story

Does Sex Sell? Properties For Sale That Bare It All Real-estate agents describe uncomfortable experiences showing homes where the owners have furnishings that could be rated X   Q: Have you ever had a listing that was challenging or awkward to show?Tracy McLaughlin, luxury-property specialist, Pacific Union International, Christie’s International Real Estate, Marin County, Calif. I had a $3.25 million listing about six years ago ...more

7×7 Focuses on Grand Luxury Condo on Lafayette Park

Life Would Be Grand at This $4.5 Million Luxury Condo on Lafayette Park What could be lovelier than a spacious, sun-filled room with a view of Lafayette Park? Well, how about four graceful bedrooms, a plush library, and ample living space with crown moulding and bay windows—all overlooking the 11 landscaped acres of one of San Francisco’s most beloved parks? Sold? It goes on the ...more

Architectural Digest covers Broadway masterpiece

This $40 Million Mansion Has the Best Views in San Francisco It’s located on the famous “Billionaires Row” Listed for $40 million, this newly-constructed mansion occupies an unparalleled plot overlooking the San Francisco Bay. The seven-bedroom, eight-bath home is situated in the exclusive subset of the city’s Pacific Heights neighborhood known as “Billionaires Row.”Notable neighbors include Apple’s Jony Ive, Oracle founder Larry Ellison, and Ann and Gordon ...more

Jeff Schween’s Commentary Featured in Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Playing The Markets This week the “No Fun League” will be hosting its annual rite of passage – Draft Day. On this day, and the following two, there will be 253 college football players chosen by hopeful teams to join their new football family. Players, franchises, sport analysts and the like have already been discussing this lauded event and creating scripts about who will end ...more

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The Registry Highlights New Dogpatch Development Marketed by The Mark Company

DM Development Announces 815 Tennessee in San Francisco Sales slated to begin in Fall 2017 on 69-unit building San Francisco, Calif. (April 21, 2017) – San Francisco real estate developer DM Development announces the newest addition to its growing, design-driven portfolio of projects, 815 Tennessee. The 5-story, 69-unit building will be open for sales in the Fall of this year and will be completed in early 2018. ...more

PacUnion Digital Campaign Results Reported in Overseas Property Professional

How global ad campaign has helped Pacific Union boost business A global digital advertising campaign has helped a United States brokerage grow sales by 23% to $10.16billion. The coverage, which saw a “remarkable” international traffic rise by 171% in 2016 helped Pacific Union become the eighth-largest residential real estate brokerage in the US, moving up one place in the RISMedia and REAL Trends ranking. Another major factor ...more

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Mansion Global highlights Broadway Smarthouse for Earth Day

Luxury and Green: 8 Eco-Friendly Homes That Embody the Earth Day Spirit Properties across the U.S. that exemplify sustainable living and don’t sacrifice luxury or style April 22 is the 47th annual celebration of Earth Day, when people worldwide raise awareness for preserving the environment. Many within the real estate industry have joined the effort to protect the planet for future generations. The United States ...more

Price Point: $4.45 million in Sausalito

 BK Interior Design reimagined this home — one of Sausalito’s original estates — with the help of Robert Long’s interior lighting and Jessie Marti Gardening and Design. The home comes equipped with multiple Nest thermostats, upgraded infrastructure, fire sprinklers, a new roof and outdoor security cameras. The master suite enjoys an adjacent den/study and an expansive walk-in closet, while the home boasts exquisite views of ...more