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Oaklanders Could Benefit from Preferences for Affordable Housing

Oaklanders Could Benefit from Preferences for Affordable Housing

While the City of Oakland already provides a general preference for those who live or work in the city to qualify for affordable housing which was built in conjunction with the City’s Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) program, a proposed ordinance would greatly expand the scope of projects for... Read More »

Designs for Proposed 448-Unit Auto Row Development in Oakland

Designs for Proposed 448-Unit Auto Row Development in Oakland

As proposed and working its way through Planning, the Oakland Acura Dealership at 277 27th Street will be razed and a 18-story building with 448 residential units over 66,500 square feet of retail space will rise across the Auto Row site which covers the majority of the city block... Read More »

Prohibiting Street Parking for Residents of New Developments

Early next month Oakland’s Planning Commission is slated approve a comprehensive update of the City’s Planning Code that sets the parking requirements for new developments throughout the city, allowing buildings to be constructed with fewer off-street parking spaces. While San Francisco has been restricting the number of off-street parking... Read More »

Sale of $39M East Bay Estate Is Going to the Dogs

Sale of $39M East Bay Estate Is Going to the Dogs

Built for Dave Duffield, the co-founder of PeopleSoft (which was acquired by Oracle in 2005) and Workday, the 22-acre Fieldhaven estate at 7 Country Oak Lane in Alamo is now on the market with a $39 million price tag. The East Bay property features “stonework imported from Europe, an... Read More »

Contemporary West Oakland Infill at $367 per Square Foot

Contemporary West Oakland Infill at $367 per Square Foot

The lot upon which the contemporary West Oakland dwelling at 862 Wood Street has been built was purchased for $160,000 early last year, along with the approved and permitted plans for the 2,245 square foot home designed by Baran Studio Architecture. Listed for $824,500, or roughly $367 per square... Read More »

No Atlas Shrug, More Like a High Five (or Six)

No Atlas Shrug, More Like a High Five (or Six)

Listed for $232,000 less than the price which was paid for the rather exceptional Mid-Century Modern home at 10 Atlas Place two years ago, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that the listing agent for the Berkeley Hills pad was able to achieve an “Over Asking!”... Read More »

Massive East Bay Compound Listed for $22.5M

Massive East Bay Compound Listed for $22.5M

The massive East Bay estate at 10 Winding Lane in Orinda, which is owned by the CEO of McKesson and has been on the market, but never officially listed, for nearly a year, has just been added to the MLS and is now official inventory with “1” day on... Read More »

Office Rents in Oakland Hit an All-Time High

While demand for office space in San Francisco slipped last quarter, asking rents in Oakland’s Central Business District gained 8 percent, are up 36 percent versus the same time last year and have hit an all-time high, eclipsing the dotcom era peak at the end of 2000. In addition,... Read More »

Appeal Challenges Development of Oakland’s Auto Row

Appeal Challenges Development of Oakland’s Auto Row

While the plans for a seven-story Oakland development with 225 apartments over 23,000 square feet of retail space at 2400 Valdez Street were granted a key neighborhood plan-based exemption from having to complete a project specific environmental review in March, an appeal of the exemption has been filed. Leading... Read More »

Modern Oakland Development with a Rooftop Farm Ready for Review

Modern Oakland Development with a Rooftop Farm Ready for Review

The plans for a modern six-story Oakland development to rise at the corner of 51st Street and Telegraph Avenue, with 204 apartments over 34,000 square feet of ground floor retail space, including 28,000 square feet for a full-service grocery store, could be approved by the City’s Planning Commission in... Read More »