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A’s Pitch 10-Year Extension For The Oakland Coliseum

A’s Pitch 10-Year Extension For The Oakland Coliseum

The Oakland A’s have proposed a 10-year lease extension for the Oakland Coliseum. The deal which could help keep the team in the East Bay until at least 2024 calls for $10-12 million in stadium improvements. According to the Chronicle, the “most notable” improvements include a new electronic scoreboard... Read More »

Demand For Office Space Around Oakland Doubles

While the vacancy rate for office space in the East Bay Oakland market was relatively unchanged in the first quarter of 2014, demand for office space in the East Bay has spiked over the past three months. The active demand for office space around Oakland now measures nearly one... Read More »

The Gentrification Of San Francisco And Oakland By Neighborhood

The Gentrification Of San Francisco And Oakland By Neighborhood

The Development Without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area report by Causa Justa maps the gentrification of San Francisco and Oakland by zip code and stage. While the report aims to highlight which neighborhoods in the Bay Area are “vulnerable or at risk to gentrification” and is positioned... Read More »

Berkeley High-Rise Hotel Ready For Review And Design Debate

Berkeley High-Rise Hotel Ready For Review And Design Debate

The members of Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board are slated to offer their advisory comments with respect to the proposed 16-story hotel to rise on the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Center Street this week, the 2129 Shattuck Avenue project. The development would replace the existing Bank of America building... Read More »

Brooklyn Basin Breaking Ground, Oakland Planning For Growth

Brooklyn Basin Breaking Ground, Oakland Planning For Growth

With Signature’s big Brooklyn Basin project slated to break ground next week, a 66-acre East Bay development which will yield over 3,000 new housing units and 30 acres of open space, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will outline her plans for attracting 10,000 new residents to the city as part... Read More »

Rebuilding Of Bay Bridge Ramps To The Islands Ready To Roll

Rebuilding Of Bay Bridge Ramps To The Islands Ready To Roll

The rebuilding of the access ramps from the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge to Yerba Buena and Treasure Island is set to commence on Friday. Phase one of the Yerba Buena Island I-80 Interchange Improvement Project will construct new westbound on and off ramps to the new eastern span... Read More »

Forward Progress For Proposed Moorish Fortress Hits A Wall

Forward Progress For Proposed Moorish Fortress Hits A Wall

The plans for “El Jardin,” the six-story Moorish fortress proposed to rise on the long vacant Berkeley lot at the corner of Haste and Telegraph Avenue are once again slated for a public hearing this Thursday. Berkeley’s Design Review Committee (DRC) provided comments on the proposed development eight months... Read More »

Oakland In Negotiations For Mixed-Use City Center Development

Oakland In Negotiations For Mixed-Use City Center Development

Having purchased two office buildings in Oakland’s City Center late last year, Strada Investment Group has entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement with the City of Oakland to develop the city-owned parcels behind the 1111 Broadway office building, fronting Clay Street between 11th and 12th. According to the Business... Read More »

Affordable Apartments And Retail To Rise On Grand Avenue

Affordable Apartments And Retail To Rise On Grand Avenue

Bridge Housing and the Oakland Housing Authority will officially break ground for 68 affordable apartments to rise at 460 Grand Avenue in Oakland next week. Located at the corner of Bellevue Avenue across from Lakeside Park in the Adams Point Neighborhood, the AveVista Apartments building will include 3,000 square... Read More »

East Bay Asking Rents Slip Overall, But Studios Set A New Record

The average asking rent for an apartment in the East Bay ticked down a few dollars from $1,686 to $1,674 a month in the fourth quarter of 2013 but remains 8 percent higher on a year-over-year basis, according to Cassidy Turley. The average asking rent for a studio in... Read More »