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First Building of Massive Brooklyn Basin Development Ready to Rise

First Building of Massive Brooklyn Basin Development Ready to Rise

While the ground was broken for Signature’s massive Brooklyn Basin project (a 64-acre East Bay development which will yield up to 3,100 units of housing, 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space and 30 acres of open space along Oakland’s waterfront) back in 2014, the focus has been on preparing... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area dropped an above average 10.5 percent from June to July and the recorded sales volume (7,900) was 13.5 percent lower than at the same time last year, the fifth straight month with increasing year-over-year declines,... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Jumped Like Kris Kross in July

Bay Area Employment Jumped Like Kris Kross in July

With school year seasonality and an influx of interns in play, both the labor force and number of people living in San Francisco with a job jumped like Kris Kross in July. While the jumps were to be expected, the 9,900 person increase in the labor force was 65... Read More »

Oakland Conditionally Approves Contentious Chinatown Development

Oakland Conditionally Approves Contentious Chinatown Development

The contentious redevelopment of the entire Oakland block bound by Webster, 11th, Harrison and 12th Streets, on the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown, has been approved by the City’s Planning Commission. But as a plugged-in reader notes, as a condition of its approval, the development team behind the proposed 416-unit... Read More »

Coalition Challenges Redevelopment of a Chinatown Block

Coalition Challenges Redevelopment of a Chinatown Block

While the “W12” project site, which includes the entire Oakland block bound by Webster, 11th, Harrison and 12th Streets, along with the quarter-block parcel on the northwest corner of Harrison and 12th, was designated as a prime “Opportunity Site” for redevelopment within the City of Oakland’s Lake Merritt Station... Read More »

West Oakland Infill Home Easily Breaks the Million Dollar Mark

West Oakland Infill Home Easily Breaks the Million Dollar Mark

As we wrote in June: “The nearly identical sister home to 862 Wood Street in the Lower Bottoms neighborhood of West Oakland, which was listed for $824,500 in April and sold for $1,025,000 last month, has just been listed as well. While the best comp for 864 Wood Street... Read More »

Another East Bay Giant Burgers Site for Sale

Another East Bay Giant Burgers Site for Sale

While plans to redevelop the former Giant Burgers site on the corner of Telegraph Avenue and 22nd Street in Oakland’s Uptown have been drawn and approved, the Laurel District Giant Burgers site at 4125 MacArthur Boulevard is now on the market as well, with the owner, who is “ready... Read More »

Add 127 Apartments to Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row Tally

Add 127 Apartments to Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row Tally

Speaking of new developments to rise along Oakland’s burgeoning Auto Row, plans to demolish everything but the façades of the existing buildings at 3000 Broadway (which wraps around the corner of 30th Street) and 3012-3020 Broadway have been granted an Broadway Valdez District Plan-based exemption from having to complete... Read More »

Plans for 218 Apartments and Retail on Oakland’s Auto Row Progress

Plans for 218 Apartments and Retail on Oakland’s Auto Row Progress

The formal application to build two seven story buildings on either side of Broadway at 28th Street, along Oakland’s Auto Row, has been filed. And as proposed, the “Broadstone on Broadway” project would yield a total of 218 new apartments, 263 parking spaces, and 18,000 square feet of new... Read More »

Governor Jerry Brown Sells $2.4M Oakland Hills Home for $50K Less

Governor Jerry Brown Sells $2.4M Oakland Hills Home for $50K Less

Governor Jerry Brown has just sold the Japanese inspired Oakland Hills home at 7257 Skyline Boulevard which he purchased for $2.425 million in 2007 for $2.375 million having listed it for $2.595 million earlier this year. Designed by Sallie Lang of Bliss Building, the three-bedroom, four-level home measures a... Read More »