June 2014 San Francisco Condominium Prices Increase 13 Percent Over Previous Year

The Mark Company Trend Sheet Tracks New Construction and Resale Market Trends

San Francisco – July 15, 2014 – San Francisco condominium prices rose 13 percent in June 2014 over the previous year, according to the Condominium Pricing Index released today by The Mark Company, a leading urban residential marketing and sales firm.

The Mark Company Condominium Pricing Index for June was $1,144 per square foot, which is up 2 percent from May.  New construction inventory was 63 percent higher than a year ago, but down 2 percent from the previous month, with 401 units now available.

“While several new developments have begun selling recently in San Francisco, including Arden by Bosa and 8 Octavia, the additional inventory has not been sufficient to stop the persistent appreciation in prices in recent months,” noted Erin Kennelly, senior director of research, The Mark Company.

The Condominium Pricing Index, part of the firm’s monthly Trend Sheet (available at www.themarkcompany.com), represents the price per square foot of a new 10th floor, 1,000-square-foot condominium.  It is based on recent sales data, and uses a proprietary quantitative method to measure trends in market demand.  It tracks the value of a new construction condominium without the volatility of inventory changes.

The Mark Company Penthouse Pricing Index, which applies the same methodology to a new 30th floor, 2,000-square-foot condominium, was $1,964 per square foot in June, up 13 percent year over year.

The condominium price per square foot was $953 for resales, up 23 percent year over year and up 2 percent from May 2014, according to The Mark Company Trend Sheet for San Francisco.  In addition, there were 268 condominium resales in San Francisco in June, 274 active condominium listings representing approximately one month of inventory, and 168 pending condominium listings, the Trend Sheet found.

Available units include less than 117 residences at Arden in Mission Bay, 29 residences at 8 Octavia in Hayes Valley, 16 condominiums at 1645 Pacific in Nob Hill, 23 units at Fifteen Fifteen in the Mission District, 20 condominiums at Millwheel North in the Dogpatch, 11 units at the Mint Collection in the South of Market neighborhood, and 74 residences at Vida in the Mission District.

The Mark Company has also released the June Downtown Los Angeles Trend Sheet and Pricing Index, as well as the Downtown Seattle Trend Sheet and Pricing Index.  Both are available for download at www.themarkcompany.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, 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 leading residential developers and financial institutions such as Tishman Speyer, iStar Financial and Bosa Development.  Since 1997, 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 300 Ivy in San Francisco, Spire in Denver, Evo in Los Angeles, and The Martin in Las Vegas.  Current projects include The San Francisco Shipyard, Park 181 in San Francisco, and SL70 in Los Angeles.  For more information, visit www.TheMarkCompany.com.

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