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Proposed Uptown Oakland Hotel and Apartments Closer to Reality

Proposed Uptown Oakland Hotel and Apartments Closer to Reality

The refined designs for a 159-unit hotel, 72 apartments and 16,000 square feet of ground floor retail space to rise up to six stories in height at 2401 Broadway, stretching from 24th to 25th Street along the former Auto Row in Uptown Oakland, will be presented to the city’s... Read More »

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

While last listed for $3.195 million, which was down from $3.7 million last year, the final contract price for the 7,520-square-foot Walnut Creek pad which Steph and Ayesha Curry purchased for $3.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 wasn’t “at asking.” In fact, it appears as though the... Read More »

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

The formerly developed Caltrans site between lower Pine Street and Frontage Road, on the western edge of West Oakland and its Prescott neighborhood, is slated to hit the auction block on September 7. In addition to the potential for housing to rise along Pine Street, the approved West Oakland... Read More »

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

In the works since 2015 and approved for development late last year, the plans for an eight-story building with 25 residential units and a 23-car garage to rise upon the former Holy Ground Fellowship building turned taggers paradise at 605 9th Street in Old Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales and Prices Moved Rather Unevenly in June

Bay Area Home Sales and Prices Moved Rather Unevenly in June

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco inched up 0.7 percent from 566 in May to 570 in June versus a typical seasonal gain of closer to 3 percent. And on a year-over-year basis, sales actually slipped a percent versus an 11.0 percent... Read More »

Tower to Rise over Historic Key System Building Closer to Reality

Tower to Rise over Historic Key System Building Closer to Reality

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in people by surprise the plans for an 18-story building to rise at 1100 Broadway in Downtown Oakland, the top floors of which would be cantilevered over the historic Key System Building have once again been redesigned. As we first reported last... Read More »

Refined Designs and Renderings for a Big and Bigger Oakland Tower

Refined Designs and Renderings for a Big and Bigger Oakland Tower

Having been completely redesigned “to break down the bulk” of the proposed development and be “more consistent with the rectilinear forms” of the existing high-rise buildings in the area, SCB has further refined the designs for either a 21 or 34-story tower to rise upon the 2 Kaiser Plaza... Read More »

RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

Facing pushback with respect to the lack of a pronounced step back along 15th Street, which was seen as being inconsistent with “the lower height context of the buildings within 15th & Webster Historic District,” as well as its dark colors, “over use of boxy forms,” and... Read More »

SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

With no growth in the number of people living in San Francisco with a job last month (542,100), despite an increase in the labor force by 2,800 to 559,800, the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked up from 2.7 to 3.2 percent in June. And for the first time... Read More »

Fire Consumes Major Development near Oakland’s Auto Row

Fire Consumes Major Development near Oakland’s Auto Row

A fire has consumed Wood Partners’ 193-unit development under construction at 2302 Valdez Street, one of the largest projects in the works or anticipated to rise within Oakland’s Broadway Valdez District and along the city’s burgeoning Auto Row. In addition to the 193 market-rate units, which were to average... Read More »