The Beacon

“A Caltrain commuter’s dream, especially if you dream of a dog run and outdoor pool.” – Matt


The Beacon was built in 2004, and it’s home to 595 residences at 250 and 260 King Street in the  Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco.

Home sizes at The Beacon include studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom layouts with mostly one- and two-bedroom options. Building amenities include an on-site dog park, 24-hour door-person, concierge services, fitness center (open 24 hours), full-size pool, two spas (one for each building), business center, conference room, clubhouse with kitchen and television, and 24-hour security.


Developer: Catellus | Builder: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill | Architect: HKS Architects


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    250 & 260 King in Mission Bay

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    Outdoor Pool


    MLS Listed Homes in the Building

    $1,195,000 | 2, 2, 1
    MLS# 422663318
    One of the largest outdoors courtyards in all of The Beacon. This lush garden two-bedroom, two bathroom residence, is located on the amenity floor nearby the resort style pool, spa and gym. Unit #444 features an open kitchen, living and...
    $769,000 | 1, 1, 1
    MLS# 422660631
    Residence #948 is a highly sought-after view home at The Beacon overlooking an impressive manicured courtyard, lap pool, spa and Twin Peaks. This top floor condo benefits from privacy with no neighbors on either end. As one enters the home,...
    $1,199,000 | 2, 2, 1
    MLS# 422659792
    Amazing Price! Designer's View Corner 2BR/2BA Home + Office/Den w private balcony! Broad windows create a bright picturesque living space showcasing iconic Oracle Park views! Expansive living/dining area is graced by floor to ceiling windows, new modern light fixture &...
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    More About the Building

    With 595 condos in two 16-story buildings, the Beacon SF fills an entire city block bordered by 3rd Street to the east, Townsend to the north, 4th Street to the west, and King Street to the south. The development was completed in 2004 as a rental project but was sold as condominiums starting in 2005.

    On the ground floors of the buildings are a Safeway grocery store as well as restaurants and retail stores. Parking is in a shared garage that also provides parking for the businesses in the development. There is a monthly fee for parking. On higher floors the homes have views over AT&T Park to San Francisco Bay, south and west to Twin Peaks and the southern hills and north to downtown.

    The Beacon is located in the heart of SOMA, across the street from AT&T Park (home of the 3-time World Series-winning San Francisco Giants) and close to public transportation, the Bay Bridge, 280 and 101. Residents of the Beacon also enjoy easy access to the Embarcadero, the Ferry Building, and downtown San Francisco.

    Dog-owning residents at the Beacon don’t have to go far to give Fido an outdoor break; there’s an on-site private dog run area available for four-legged members of the community.


    Number of Homes


    Construction Schedule
    Completed in 2004


    Leased parking within the building for most units; a small number of homes do not have parking.


    Amenities and Finishes
    On-site dog park, 24-hour doorperson, concierge services, fitness center (open 24 hours), full-size pool, two spas (one for each building), business center, conference room, clubhouse with kitchen and television, 24-hour security