Articles Filed Under: East Bay

(159 posts)
Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

As we first reported earlier this week, the plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,200 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 81 cars, are closer to reality and... Read More »

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,000 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 91 81 cars are closer to reality, and the development is tentatively slated to break... Read More »

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again While East Bay Gains

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again While East Bay Gains

For the second month in a row, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped. And while it was a nominal drop of a hundred, from 534,700 to 534,600, it was the first December without a gain since 2009 and versus an average December increase... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Jumped in December

Bay Area Home Sales Jumped in December

Buoyed by closings delayed from the month before as lenders adjusted to new mortgage disclosure rules, the recorded sales volume of single-family homes and condos in San Francisco jumped 19.2 percent from 490 in November to 584 in December, up 23.7 percent versus the same time last year. Sales... Read More »

Raiders Abandon Bid for Los Angeles Move

With team owners voting 30-2 in favor of the St. Louis Rams moving back to Los Angeles and granting the San Diego Chargers the option of joining them in Inglewood, the Oakland Raiders appear to have abandoned their bid to make the move as well. That being said, the Raiders... Read More »

Futuristic East Bay Estate Fetches $20.5M

Futuristic East Bay Estate Fetches $20.5M

The modern 14,000 square-foot Berkeley/Oakland Hills mansion which sits atop a ridge at 6889 Devon Way and is visible from Highway 24 has just traded hands for $20.5 million having been listed for $21 million early last year. Built for Robert Felton, an OG tech entrepreneur and engineer, the four-bedroom home... Read More »

Oakland Tipped in 2015

Oakland Tipped in 2015

Near the end of 2014 we outlined why Oakland was at a tipping point with respect to demand for office space and growth. As we wrote at the time: “In San Francisco, the demand for office space is at an all-time high and office rents have increased 15 percent... Read More »

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

With plans for razing the iconic Flax Art & Design store at 1699 Market Street to make room for a nine-story building with 162 units of housing, 97 parking spaces and 4,000 square feet of commercial space pushing forward, Flax will be moving its signature signage and flagship store... Read More »

New Condos Buoyed San Francisco Home Sales Last Month

New Condos Buoyed San Francisco Home Sales Last Month

Buoyed by closings of contracts for new construction condominiums which are now ready for occupancy, recorded sales of condos and single-family homes in San Francisco were 13 percent higher in November as compared to the same time last year but dropped 14 percent from October, which is twice the... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job dropped by 1,600 in November to 534,800, the first November without a gain since 2012. But with the labor force having dropped by 2,100 as well, the unemployment rate in the city remained at 3.4 percent for the... Read More »