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Recommendation For Oakland’s Shuttered Convention Center Appealed

Recommendation For Oakland’s Shuttered Convention Center Appealed

While Oakland’s City Council is slated to choose between two proposals for reviving the city’s long-shuttered 215,000-square-foot Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center across from Lake Merritt next month, the City’s official recommendation as to which proposal the Council should select has been formally challenged. Earlier this month, Oakland city... Read More »

Record High Rents In San Francisco, East Bay Rents Accelerating

The average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco ticked up to a record-setting high of $3,458 per month in the first quarter of 2015, up 2 percent since the end of 2014 and 13 percent higher versus the same time last year. The average asking rent in... Read More »

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

With approved plans for a nine-story building to rise on the corner, the former Giant Burgers site, which has recently been remodeled and re-opened as “Space Burger,” at Telegraph Avenue and 22nd Street in Oakland’s Uptown is back on the market and seeking a buyer interested in redeveloping the... Read More »

East Bay Modern On The Market For $4.25M

East Bay Modern On The Market For $4.25M

A $2.5 million renovation and expansion led by architect Stanley Saitowitz transformed the former 1940’s ranch house at 25 Tanglewood Road into a “breezy, light-filled contemporary box” (per Met Home in 2005), with 4,250 square feet of living space on a Claremont District double lot. Stripped down to the... Read More »

Record-Setting Demand For East Bay Office Space

The vacancy rate for office space in Berkeley, Emeryville and Downtown Oakland has dropped from 11.2 percent to 8.2 percent over the past year, and the active demand for East Bay office space measures nearly 2 million square feet, enough space to add over 7,000 full-time employees and feet... Read More »

Live/Work Lofts For Makers Proposed For Former Animal Shelter Site

Live/Work Lofts For Makers Proposed For Former Animal Shelter Site

The permit to demolish the former Municipal Animal Shelter at 2013 Second Street in Berkeley has been issued.  And if approved, a four story building with 19 live/work lofts dedicated to “Arts and Crafts” uses will rise on the site a few blocks from the Fourth Street retail corridor.... Read More »

Bay Area Bike Share Planning Big Expansion, East Bay Bikes

Bay Area Bike Share Planning Big Expansion, East Bay Bikes

A proposal to increase the number of bikes in the Bay Area Bike Share program from 700 to 7,000, and expand the network to include Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville, will be considered by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Administration Committee next week. Motivate, the current operator of Bay Area Bike Share pilot program,... Read More »

Plans And Timing For 200 More Units Near Lake Merritt

Plans And Timing For 200 More Units Near Lake Merritt

A block from the proposed 24-story tower to rise at 2270 Broadway Street in Oakland, Wood Partners has submitted plans for a 196-unit building to rise six stories along Valdez, between 23rd and 24th Streets, with parking for 209 cars, including 62 parking spaces for five new retail spaces... Read More »

24-Story Oakland Tower Could Be Fast-Tracked For Development

24-Story Oakland Tower Could Be Fast-Tracked For Development

Lakeshore Partners has submitted plans for a 24-story building to rise on the parking lot at 2270 Broadway in Oakland.  The existing “80 Grand” medical office building and parking lot on the south half of the block would remain in place. As designed by MBH Architects, the proposed building... Read More »

New Plans For Another 330 Apartments Near Jack London Square

New Plans For Another 330 Apartments Near Jack London Square

With Ellis Partners already working on plans for two residential towers, with over 600 units combined, to rise over 20 stories on either side of Oakland’s Jack London Square, San Francisco-based Carmel Partners is in contract to purchase the two parcels at 200 4th Street and 431 Madison and plans... Read More »

$42 Million For Serenity Now

$42 Million For Serenity Now

If you’re in the market for nearly 27,000 square feet of space, including a 13,000-square-foot main home, a designer 12,000-square-foot “car barn” with office and staff quarters, and a 1,600-square-foot pool house with a one-bedroom apartment, the 101-acre East Bay estate at 10 Serenity Lane in Alamo has been... Read More »

Raiders Sign One-Year Extension For The Coliseum

The Oakland Raiders have signed a short-term lease and will remain at the Coliseum through the 2015-2016 NFL season, a move which should help extend the runway for the city of Oakland and Alameda County to pursue their proposed $2 billion “Coliseum City” plans. As currently envisioned, the 800-acre Coliseum... Read More »

Revised Designs And Timing For 18-Story Berkeley High-Rise

Revised Designs And Timing For 18-Story Berkeley High-Rise

The revised plans for a less-bulky, 18-story building that’s proposed to rise in Downtown Berkeley were presented to the community last night. As proposed, the 2129 Shattuck development, which would raze the existing Bank of America building on the site, includes a replacement Bank of America and 8,000-square-feet of... Read More »

Millennial Buyers Rule The  Roost At Emeryville Development

Millennial Buyers Rule The Roost At Emeryville Development

It took eight years, including a two-year hiatus from 2009 to 2011 when the unsold units were lost to foreclosure, but the 424-unit Bridgewater complex in Emeryville, a complex which was originally developed as a rental property in 1988, is now officially “sold out.” A few numbers to note:... Read More »

Former Raiders Head Coach Ditching East Bay Home

Former Raiders Head Coach Ditching East Bay Home

Fired four games into the 2014 season with a cumulative 8-28 record and 0-4 season start, former Oakland Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen is returning to the New Orleans Saints as a defensive assistant and ditching his 5,336-square-foot East Bay pad in Alamo. Listed for $3,499,000, the five-bedroom home... Read More »