181 Fremont Penthouse featured in The Registry
March 8, 2017
Jay Paul Company Debuts Penthouse at 181 Fremont, the Tallest Residence West of the Mississippi
$42 Million Penthouse Designed by Orlando Diaz-Azcuy Sits 700’ Above San Francisco, Delivering Unparalleled 360-Degree Views
SAN FRANCISCO (March 8, 2017) – Jay Paul Company today released its full-floor, 6,941 square foot Penthouse at the 181 Fremont Residences. Located on the top floor of the West Coast’s tallest mixed-use building, the Penthouse sits at an elevation of 700’ providing unprecedented 360-degree views of the City and beyond, which residents will appreciate for generations to come. Personally designed by master talent Orlando Diaz Azcuy, the penthouse, which will be ready for move-in in 2018, is being offered for $42 million.
“We are thrilled to debut the Penthouse at the 181 Fremont Residences. As the West Coast’s tallest and most spectacular residence, this home is without compare,” said Matt Lituchy, CIO of the Jay Paul Company. “The Penthouse is the pinnacle of a rare and special building located in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities. The buyer of this home will live at heights never before experienced in San Francisco with unparalleled views, extraordinary design and superb amenities on top of the most resilient and seismically sound structure around.”
The 6,941-square-foot Penthouse encompasses the building’s entire top floor, comprised of five bedrooms, five bathrooms and two powder rooms, with sweeping floor-to-ceiling window views in all directions. Meticulously designed by Diaz-Azcuy, the floor plan is extraordinary thoughtful. Upon stepping off the elevator, residents will be welcomed into a grand entry gallery via a private lobby that leads to an impressive foyer featuring checkered stone flooring. A look to the left through sliding pocket doors immediately spotlights dramatic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Transamerica Building from the study. The neighboring living room sits at a corner overlooking Sausalito to the left and Treasure Island to the right; within, a stacked stone transparent fireplace connects to a den and wet bar with a wine tower. The formal dining room enjoys access to the wet bar as well as a secondary service kitchen ideal for entertaining.
On the Penthouse’s east side, a great room caters to everyday needs and enjoyment with a family room, breakfast nook, and kitchen featuring a Sub-Zero full tower refrigerator and freezer, two dishwashers, double ovens, and a kitchen island for cooking or casual dining. Residents will be rewarded with sunrise views over coffee and breakfast in the mornings from any area of the great room. The master bedroom on thenorthwestern side of the Penthouse features two oversized master baths, walk-in closets, a separate study, and stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Pacific Ocean reaching the Farallon Islands and beyond. All bedrooms boast stunning sunset views and 10’ tall ceilings, a spacious private bath with stone, and individualized layouts. The fourth bedroom and bath are separated for additional guests. They neighbor the kitchen and laundry room within a wing that can be locked off to afford other areas of the home complete privacy.
Celebrated as one of the world’s greatest design talents, Diaz-Azcuy’s impeccable attention to detail extends well beyond the Penthouse’s impeccable layout. He traveled the globe to personally select the most exquisite materials, ensuring the Penthouse’s resplendent interiors represent the utmost in timeless yet modern luxury. Diaz-Azcuy’s mastery can be found in his uniquely designed gold sconces in the entryway, a polished brass front-door handle custom-crafted by Parisian artisans Série Rare which will connect to the front door encased in a Paldao wood sustainably sourced from New Guinea, polished Italian Calacatta Carrara marble selected for its distinct beauty, and Valcucine glass cabinets crafted in Italy and making their West Coast debut in the kitchen at the 181 Fremont Residences, among so many other extraordinary touches.
“This is the first-ever opportunity to live 700’ above San Francisco. Jay Paul Company, Orlando Diaz-Azcuy, Arup and other renowned partners have spent years perfecting the building and Penthouse for residency by one distinguished owner. Ownership of this home is truly one-of-a-kind; it’s our privilege to represent the Penthouse at the 181 Fremont Residences,” said Alan Mark, President and Founding Partner of The Mark Company.
Since 181 Fremont topped out late last year, prospective buyers from around the world have been wowed by sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay Area during recent tours. Hard hat visits to the building that take place 700’ from the heart of the City spotlight the most astonishing views in San Francisco and feature dramatic sunsets, unobstructed skies ahead, and stunning cityscape surrounded by ocean below.
Penthouse residents will also be afforded access to exceptional amenities within the home and building. The Penthouse is equipped with a dedicated A/V closet and integrated touch screen control panel to manage cutting-edge technology features, including precision lighting control from Lutron and Lutron QS automated roller sun shades throughout. The elevator, which goes directly from the Penthouse to the parking garage for the utmost privacy, also provides access to the building’s residential lobby which will lead directly to the 5.4-acre park above the Transbay Terminal. Owners have access to 181 Fremont’s 52nd story Sky Lounge amenities floor as well, featuring a wrap-around observation terrace, fitness center with yoga room, four distinctive lounge spaces, a library, conference room, bar and catering kitchen.
Developed by Jay Paul Company, 181 Fremont is a new 70-story office and residential tower in San Francisco’s cultural SOMA neighborhood that is set to transform the skyline. The $630 million tower features a state-of-the-art exoskeleton designed in a saw tooth pattern, with a magnificent spire that ascends from the crown of the building. 181 Fremont will be the centerpiece of the new downtown and reaffirm San Francisco as a global city on the forefront of innovation and design. It stands to redefine not only the neighborhood, but also the very definition of San Francisco living. Residents will have the best of the city at arm’s reach, plus incredible access to transportation when it is time to hit the road and explore other parts of the Bay Area. Exclusivity at its finest, 181 Fremont provides access to the entire city all from the privacy — and security — of home.
Offered at $42 million, the Penthouse at the 181 Fremont Residences will be ready for move-in in 2018. For more information on 181 Fremont, visit www.181Residences.com.
About Jay Paul Company
Jay Paul Company is a San Francisco-based privately held real estate firm. Over the past 35 years, the company has developed more than 8 million square feet of prime office and research space throughout California—with an additional 6 million square feet in active development—for the high tech, bio science, defense and retail industries. Led by industry leader Jay Paul, the company specializes in the acquisition, development and management of large scale, environmentally sustainable projects for such companies as Apple, Comcast, Northrop Grumman, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Google and Amazon. For more information, visit www.jaypaul.com.
About The Mark Company
The Mark Company is one of the nation’s premier urban residential marketing and sales firms. Founded by Alan Mark in 1997, The Mark Company provides a full range of core consulting services including analytics, design, marketing and sales for urban high-rises and suburban attached properties throughout the Western United States. The firm is a trusted partner to global leaders in residential development and finance, providing buyer-driven sales and marketing strategies that produce industry-leading results. The Mark Company has represented more than 10,000 residences and generated over $5 billion in sales for some of the nation’s most notable and successful developments including The Infinity in San Francisco, Evo in Los Angeles and The Martin in Las Vegas. Along with 181 Fremont Residences, other current projects include The Austin in San Francisco and Cavalleri in Malibu. A subsidiary of Pacific Union International, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s top-performing resale brokerages, The Mark Company benefits from an enriched leadership team, enhanced technology and added global reach through its affiliation with Christie’s International. For more information, please visit www.themarkcompany.com.
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